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India plummet to 3rd heaviest innings test defeat (Scorecard)

Aug 18 () : India brought on to themselves their third heaviest innings defeat by going down to England by an innings and 244 runs in the fifth and final test at The Oval on Sunday.

The day started in the worst way possible as Root sent the Indian bowlers all over the park helping England score 101 runs in just 10.3 overs. He scored his 5th century, second of the series, ending on 149 n.o. Broad helped himself to 37 runs, thanks to the uninspiring bowling attack.

With India requiring to score 338 runs to make England bat again, the openers yet again failed to give a decent start. For a change, Vijay started the parade as he was dismissed leg before to Anderson for 2 with the team score on 6. Gambhir , who has had a nightmare of a comeback, was run out for 3 when Pujara sent him back on a single.

After the fall of Gambhir’s wicket, rain intervened, but it was not enough to save India the blushes. Pujara was caught behind off Anderson while Rahane was splendidly held at slips by Ballance making it 45 for 4. Dhoni, who helped India avoid a sub 100 score in the first innings, went for a duck this time making it 5 down for 46.

Kohli who has not scored more than 39 this series, was out to Jordan for 20 and the rest of the batsmen soon followed. Jordan helped himself to 4 wickets in just 19 deliveries to blow the death knell as India were bowled out for 94 with Binny remaining not out on 25.

Anderson who has been fired up since the defeat at Lord’s ended up with 2 wickets while Broad and Woakes took one each. The pick of the bowlers as mentioned was Jordan as he ended up with 7 wickets for the match.

Match Highlights

–  India suffer their third worst innings defeat in their test history.

–  The 94 runs they scored was their 6th lowest ever score in England.

–  Cook’s team was the second team ever, after Don Bradman’s invincibles to come back after being down 1-0 after 2 tests.

–  The 242 runs India scored in the match was their lowest in a test in England in 64 years.

–  Kohli was outscored by the team extras – 134 runs in the series in 10 innings to 177.

– Pujara’s average of 22.2 in the series was the lowest ever for an Indian no.3 in England.

– India has now lost 13 of their last 17 tests they have played abroad in the last 3 years.

Scorecard

India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal M Vijay c Root b Woakes 18 92 64 0 0 28.12
View dismissal G Gambhir c †Buttler b Anderson 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
View dismissal CA Pujara b Broad 4 23 19 0 0 21.05
View dismissal V Kohli lbw b Jordan 6 31 18 1 0 33.33
View dismissal AM Rahane c & b Jordan 0 10 8 0 0 0.00
View dismissal MS Dhoni*† c Woakes b Broad 82 209 140 15 1 58.57
View dismissal STR Binny c Cook b Anderson 5 49 30 0 0 16.66
View dismissal R Ashwin c Root b Woakes 13 30 17 1 0 76.47
View dismissal B Kumar c †Buttler b Jordan 5 13 11 1 0 45.45
View dismissal VR Aaron c & b Woakes 1 27 17 0 0 5.88
I Sharma not out 7 71 42 0 0 16.66
Extras (b 6, lb 1) 7

            India plummet to 3rd heaviest innings test defeat (Scorecard)
Total (all out; 61.1 overs; 290 mins) 148 (2.41 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-3 (Gambhir, 0.4 ov), 2-10 (Pujara, 5.6 ov), 3-26 (Kohli, 13.4 ov), 4-28 (Rahane, 15.6 ov),5-36 (Vijay, 18.5 ov), 6-44 (Binny, 30.3 ov), 7-68 (Ashwin, 36.4 ov), 8-79 (Kumar, 39.1 ov), 9-90 (Aaron, 44.5 ov),10-148 (Dhoni, 61.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets JM Anderson 17 4 51 2 3.00
View wickets SCJ Broad 15.1 4 27 2 1.78
View wickets CJ Jordan 14 7 32 3 2.28
View wickets CR Woakes 14 7 30 3 2.14
MM Ali 1 0 1 0 1.00
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AN Cook* c Vijay b Aaron 79 247 183 9 0 43.16
View dismissal SD Robson b Aaron 37 92 70 6 0 52.85
View dismissal GS Ballance c Pujara b Ashwin 64 177 117 13 0 54.70
View dismissal IR Bell c †Dhoni b Sharma 7 28 16 0 0 43.75
JE Root not out 149 263 165 18 1 90.30
View dismissal MM Ali b Ashwin 14 28 24 2 0 58.33
View dismissal JC Buttler c Ashwin b Sharma 45 107 73 9 0 61.64
View dismissal CR Woakes c †Dhoni b Kumar 0 6 3 0 0 0.00
View dismissal CJ Jordan c †Dhoni b Sharma 20 62 33 2 0 60.60
View dismissal SCJ Broad c Kohli b Sharma 37 38 21 5 1 176.19
View dismissal JM Anderson lbw b Ashwin 1 14 5 0 0 20.00
Extras (b 18, lb 3, w 1, nb 11) 33

            India plummet to 3rd heaviest innings test defeat (Scorecard)
Total (all out; 116.3 overs; 535 mins) 486 (4.17 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-66 (Robson, 20.5 ov), 2-191 (Cook, 57.4 ov), 3-201 (Ballance, 62.5 ov), 4-204 (Bell, 63.1 ov),5-229 (Ali, 68.6 ov), 6-309 (Buttler, 93.4 ov), 7-318 (Woakes, 94.5 ov), 8-400 (Jordan, 107.2 ov), 9-463 (Broad, 113.6 ov),10-486 (Anderson, 116.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket B Kumar 24 3 86 1 3.58 (1w)
View wickets I Sharma 30 8 96 4 3.20 (5nb)
View wickets VR Aaron 29 1 153 2 5.27 (4nb)
STR Binny 12 0 58 0 4.83 (2nb)
View wickets R Ashwin 21.3 2 72 3 3.34
India 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal M Vijay lbw b Anderson 2 20 16 0 0 12.50
View dismissal G Gambhir run out (Woakes) 3 28 19 0 0 15.78
View dismissal CA Pujara c †Buttler b Anderson 11 33 19 2 0 57.89
View dismissal V Kohli c Cook b Jordan 20 80 54 2 0 37.03
View dismissal AM Rahane c Ballance b Broad 4 21 15 0 0 26.66
View dismissal MS Dhoni*† c Robson b Woakes 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
STR Binny not out 25 55 28 4 0 89.28
View dismissal R Ashwin c Bell b Jordan 7 10 9 1 0 77.77
View dismissal B Kumar c Bell b Jordan 4 2 4 1 0 100.00
View dismissal VR Aaron run out (Ali/†Buttler) 1 4 3 0 0 33.33
View dismissal I Sharma c Ali b Jordan 2 12 4 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 8, lb 6, w 1) 15

            India plummet to 3rd heaviest innings test defeat (Scorecard)
Total (all out; 29.2 overs; 143 mins) 94 (3.20 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-6 (Vijay, 4.5 ov), 2-9 (Gambhir, 6.1 ov), 3-30 (Pujara, 12.5 ov), 4-45 (Rahane, 17.5 ov),5-46 (Dhoni, 18.4 ov), 6-62 (Kohli, 23.2 ov), 7-70 (Ashwin, 25.2 ov), 8-74 (Kumar, 25.6 ov), 9-84 (Aaron, 26.6 ov),10-94 (Sharma, 29.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets JM Anderson 8 3 16 2 2.00
View wicket SCJ Broad 10 2 22 1 2.20
View wicket CR Woakes 7 0 24 1 3.42 (1w)
View wickets CJ Jordan 4.2 0 18 4 4.15

Scorecard courtesy :espncricinfo.com

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