IND vs ENG, 2nd Test: Ravichandran Ashwin Publishes Snippets of Test Win in Chennai, Says “Picture Says It All”

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IND vs ENG, 2nd Test: Ravichandran Ashwin made his presence felt when the bat scored 106.© Instagram


Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took to Instagram on Tuesday after a victory against England in the second test of the ongoing series of four games. “The picture says it all,” read the caption to a post from the cricket player on the social media platform. The message included some photos of the game, with Ashwin in all of the images. The hosts emerged victorious by a margin of 317 points in the match held at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The triumph saw them draw at level 1-1 in the four-game run, after defeating England by 227 runs in the opening game of the longest format. Similarly, the opener took place at MA Chidambaram Stadium.

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Ashwin said he was grateful to everyone who wished for him during this test.

“I can’t express how I feel right now, but I’m so grateful to everyone who has wished me for the past few days. I also want to thank the #KnowledgableChennaiCrowd for appearing in numbers and making me feel like a hero,” his tweet.

Ashwin was named the player of the match for his impressive performance with both bat and ball in the second test. The 34-year old registered a five wicket in England’s first innings after India was eliminated for 329 in 95.5 overs.

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The spinner’s performance helped the hosts fire the English batsmen for a total of 134. Ashwin made his presence felt with the bat in the second innings, scoring 106 from 148 deliveries, which consisted of 14 boundaries and a six. India posted a total of 286, while none of the other batsmen, except Virat Kohli, were able to make much of an impact, giving England a target of 482 runs.

Ashwin followed up with three wickets in the second innings, as England failed to exceed 200 runs in both innings after being thrown out for 164.

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