Left-arm spinner and debutant Axar Patel claimed a five-wicket haul as England were skittled out for 164, while chasing a mammoth 482.
India’s premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin bagged eight wickets in the match and scored a brilliant 106 with the bat. Ashwin was adjudged Man of the Match for his stupendous all-round show.
Former India cricketers took to social media and lauded India’s big win in Chennai.
Congrats Team Indian on a resounding win. The whole team showed a lot of skill and will to win this game. While the… https://t.co/z3lZ2qkqMP
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) 1613463138000
India played well to win to this test and will win the series too. #INDvENG
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) 1613460497000
Better team wins Test and are now favourite to take the series. New Zealand, see you soon at Lord’s #WorldTestChampionship
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) 1613464171000
Congratulations @BCCI for winning the 2nd test #INDvENG congratulations @akshar2026 for ur 1st 5 wickets haul..wish you many more
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) 1613459834000
Rohit’s century was THE most defining performance on this surface. It was almost impossible to better it, I thought… https://t.co/gnBg6Lm87o
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) 1613464980000
Congratulations from a fellow SLA @akshar2026 5 fer on debut I’m sure this will be one of your favourites memories #INDvsENG #INDvENG
— Monty Panesar (@MontyPanesar) 1613464416000
Handshakes after a hard few days 🤝#INDvENG https://t.co/qc0EjKZtCL
— ICC (@ICC) 1613461263000