IND vs ENG: Axar Patel, enjoying simply his third Test match, claimed his fourth five-wicket haul.© BCCI
Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin picked up five-wicket hauls as India defeated England by an innings and 25 runs within the fourth and the ultimate Test to qualify for the World Test Championship remaining on Saturday. Axar, enjoying simply his third Test match, claimed his fourth five-wicket haul whereas Ashwin reached the landmark for the 30th time in his illustrious profession. The left-arm spinner acquired Dom Bess caught behind stumps by wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant to achieve the landmark, whereas Ashwin cleaned up Dan Lawrence to finish his 30th five-wicket haul.
Apart from Bess, Axar accounted for the dismissals of Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope and Ben Foakes.
Axar, who missed the opening match of the four-Test sequence, has been one of many standout performers for the hosts within the final three matches, selecting up 27 wickets to date.
Apart from his bowling Axar additionally got here good with the bat in India’s first innings, scoring essential 43 runs. He placed on an important century partnership with fellow all-rounder Washington Sundar who remained unbeaten on 96 runs.
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