India Dominates England in Rajkot, Takes Series Lead 2-1

ByTV10 Punjab

Feb 19, 2024
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18 February
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In a thrilling third Test at Rajkot, India showcased an exceptional performance, securing victory by a massive 434 runs against England, taking a 2-1 lead in the series. Sarfraz Khan’s solid half-century (68) and Yashaswi Jaiswal’s remarkable double century (214) powered India to a formidable total of 430/4. This set England a challenging target of 557 runs.

Unfortunately for England, none of their players managed to make an impact in the face of India’s formidable bowling attack. England’s hopes were further dashed as key player K couldn’t participate, resulting in a substantial loss.

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Earlier in the match, India had posted a commendable first-innings total of 445 runs, while their bowlers dismissed England for 319, securing a crucial 126-run lead. The spinners played a pivotal role in the victory, claiming 5 wickets in the first innings and an impressive 8 wickets in the second innings.

India’s dominant performance has set the stage for an exciting conclusion to the series, leaving cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipating the next chapter in this gripping contest.