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India vs England: Ashwin's Record-Breaking Test, Virat Kohli Creates An Unwanted Stat

Sahil Mathur
By Sahil Mathur
February 16, 2021 • 15:50 PM View: 1510

India defeated England in the 2nd test match played at Chennai by 317 runs on Tuesday. R Ashwin got awarded man of the match for his all-round performance in front of his home crowd. 

Here are the top records made during the India vs England 2nd test match:

1) Rohit Sharma surpassed legendary Sunil Gavaskar when he hit his 35th International hundred as an opener. He is now at the third spot behind Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag with most centuries across formats while opening the batting. 

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2) Virat Kohli, for the very first time in his international career, got out for a duck to a spinner. Moeen Ali dismissed Virat on the fifth delivery of his first innings on day 1. 

3) England did not concede a single extra run in their bowling in the first innings. India’s score of 329 is the highest innings total in Test matches without any extra runs. Previously, India held this record for their bowling performance against Pakistan in Lahore Test 1955 when they conceded 328 runs without giving any extras. 


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