Ishant joins Kapil-Zaheer’s club
Ishant Sharma 300 Test Wickets has become India’s third pacer taking 300 wickets in Test cricket. Ishant Sharma, 32, achieved this feat in his 98th Test match. Earlier all-rounders Kapil Dev (434) and Zaheer Khan (311) have done this feat for India.
Washington Sundar played the best innings of the Test
Washington Sundar, playing their second Test match, scored an unbeaten 85 in the first innings on the fourth day. This is the best score in Sundar’s test. Earlier this bowling all-rounder had scored 62 runs in the Brisbane Test in Australia. Sundar hit 12 fours and 2 sixes in 138 balls.
Ashwin Botham left behind
Veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 6 wickets for 61 runs in 17.3 overs in the second innings. Ashwin made it 28th overall in an innings in Test cricket and the fourth 5 wickets against England. For the third time in Chennai, Ashwin has taken 5 or more wickets in an innings. During this period, Ashwin left behind former England all-rounder Ian Botham, who has 5 wickets in 27 Tests.
Indian bowlers bowl 27 no balls
Indian bowlers bowled 20 no balls in the first innings, while 10 were also wide. In the second innings also 7 no balls were made by Indian bowlers, while only 10 were wide. Ashwin bowled the most 6 wide and 3 no balls.
England spinners took 6 wickets in total
Bowling all-rounder Dom Bess took the maximum 4 wickets in India’s first innings. Bes took 4 wickets for 76 runs in 26 overs which included the wickets of captain Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Pant and Ajinkya Rahane. Second spinner Jack Leach took 2 wickets. Overall England spinners took 6 wickets.