In the second Test match of the series against England, the Indian cricket team (India vs England Chennai Test) registered a big win by 317 runs. In this victory, the role of debutant bowling all-rounder Akshar Patel was also important, who took 5 wickets in the second innings.
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Left arm spinner Akshar has become India’s sixth spinner to take 5 wickets in an innings of his debut test (Axar Patel Test Debut) while becoming the 9th bowler overall. The 27-year-old Akshar showed the path of pavilion to the 5 batsmen of the visiting team with 60 runs in 21 overs.
IND vs ENG: Team India took ‘revenge’ in Chennai, beat England by 317 runs
This is India’s biggest ever win against England in terms of runs. With this, India have achieved 1-1 draw in the four-match Test series. In the second Test match played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India had a target of 482 runs in front of the visiting team. England’s team collapsed for 164 runs in the second innings.
8 Indian bowlers have done this feat before Akshar
Before Akshar, VV Kumar (5/64 vs Pakistan, 1960/61), Dilip Doshi (6/103 vs Australia, 1979/80), Narendra Hirwani (8/61 & 8/75 vs West Indies, 1987/88), Amit Mishra (5/71 vs Australia, 2008/09) and Ravichandran Ashwin (6/47 vs West Indies 2011/12), Syed Abid Ali (6/55 vs Australia, 1967), Mohammed Shami (5/47 vs West Indies, 2013) And Mohammad Nisar (5/93 made England, 1932) has taken 5 or more wickets in his first Test. Only three Indian pacers are included in this list.
As a left arm spinner, the second number is the letter
As a left arm India, Akshar is second in terms of taking 5 wickets in his first Test. In this list, Dileep Doshi is in the first place. Akshar took 2 wickets in the first innings of the Chennai Test. The third Test of the series between India and England will be played at Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad from February 24.