India vs England, 1st Test: England extend Asian dominance

February 9, by Syed Yusuf

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Virat Kohli failed again

England won crucial toss and elected to bat first, on a good batting pitch. (Image: BCCI/Twitter)

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Root loves Indian grounds

Captain Root led from front by scoring double century as England posted 578 runs and made Indian bowlers sweat for wickets. Root averages above 60 in India. (Image: England Cricket/Twitter)

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England's dominance

India lost early wickets before Pujara, Pant, Sundar scored half centuries and took scorecard to 337 runs, falling 241 runs short to visitor's 1st innings score. (Image: England Cricket/Twitter)

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India fought back

Local lad Ashwin registered his second career best figures (61/6), India bundled England for just 178 runs in second innings. (Image: BCCI/Twitter)

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No surreal 4th innings here

Chasing a big target of 420 runs, India never looked comfortable. Half centuries from Gill and Captain Kohli gave some hope but failed to take the team to victory and India lost the match by 227 runs. (Image: BCCI/Twitter)

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Table Toppers England

India have swapped place with England in WTC points table. India is at 4th place with 430 points and England on top with 442 points. (Image: England Cricket/Twitter)

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