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4th Test, Day 3: Ashwin-Axar inspire India to huge win over England

Sports Lounge Staff



Ravi Ashwin 4th Test

Ahmedabad: Indian spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel once again spun a web around England and helped the hosts to an innings and 25 runs victory over England in the fourth Test on Saturday.

Trailing by 160 runs, England were in trouble right from the start and were bowled out for 135 in the second innings.

Ravichandran Ashwin (5/47) and Axar Patel (5/48) shared all the 10 England wickets to fall in the second innings.

England were reduced to 91/6 at the tea and trailed by 69 runs.

Earlier, Washington Sundar cracked a fine half century (96 not out) as he drove India’s lead past 160 runs in the morning session.

India’s first innings ended at 365 runs in response to England’s 205 runs.

The duo resumed India’s innings on 294 for 7 on Day 3.

England are 6/0 at lunch, trail by 154 runs.

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