IND vs ENG, 2nd Test: Ravichandran Ashwin Posts Snaps From Chennai Test Win, Says “Picture Says It All”


2021-02-16 11:51:52

India vs England, 2nd Test: Ravichandran Ashwin Posts Images From Chennai Test Win, Says

IND vs ENG, 2nd Test: Ravichandran Ashwin made his presence felt with the bat scoring 106.© Instagram




Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took to Instagram on Tuesday, following a triumph against England in the second Test of the ongoing four-match series. “The picture says it all,” read the caption on a post by the cricketer on the social media platform. The post comprised of some pictures from the game, with Ashwin seen in all of them. The hosts emerged victorious by a margin of 317 runs in the game held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The triumph saw them draw level 1-1 in the four-match series, after a defeat against England by 227 runs in the opening game of the longest format. The opener had similarly been held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

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Ashwin was named as the Player of the Match, for his impactful performances with both bat and ball in the second Test. The 34-year-old registered a five-wicket haul in England’s first innings, after India were bowled out for 329 in 95.5 overs. 

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The spinner’s performance helped the hosts dismiss the English batsmen for a total of 134. Ashwin made his presence felt with the bat in the second innings, scoring 106 off 148 deliveries which comprised of 14 boundaries and a six. India posted a total of 286 with none of the other batsmen barring Virat Kohli able to make much of an impact, handing England a target of 482 runs. 

Ashwin followed up his ton with three wickets in the second innings, as England failed to cross the 200-run mark in both innings having been bowled out for 164.

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