India thrashed England within the fourth Take a look at to clinch the collection 3-1 and ebook their place within the WTC last.
Former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has congratulated Group India for qualifying for the ultimate of the inaugural version of thee ICC World Take a look at Championship. India wanted only a draw within the recently-concluded fourth Take a look at towards England to safe their place within the last in addition to clinch the four-match collection.
However the Virat Kohli-led facet accomplished the duty in type by defeating England by an innings and 25 runs inside three days. Having conceded a first-innings lead of 160, England wanted to give you vastly improved batting efficiency to claw their manner again in entrance of India. However their weak spot towards spin was laid naked once more as India bowled out the guests for simply 135 runs.
Any likelihood of seeing a fightback from England evaporated in a matter of minutes after they began their second innings. Their top-order as soon as once more faltered as England discovered them 4 down for simply 30. At one stage, it appeared like they’d not even cross the 100-run mark after being lowered to 65 for six. Nonetheless, a 44-run stand between Lawrence and Ben Foakes helped them keep away from the embarrassment.
However the lower-order couldn’t delay the inevitable for lengthy as England had been all out for simply 135 runs. The spin duo of Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin wreaked havoc, taking all 10 wickets between them. Axar picked up 5 for 48 whereas Ashwin picked up 5 for47. Lawrence was England’s highest scorer within the second innings with 50 runs.
The rise of Group India’s Golden Younger Era: Danish Kaneria
Following the sport, Danish Kaneria took to Twitter to congratulate Group India. The previous Pakistan spinner, who by no means shies away from expressing his adulation for India, known as the staff the most effective in Asia. He acknowledged that India deserved to be within the WTC last. He additionally opined that the most recent win has marked the rise of ‘Group India’s Golden Younger Era’, tweeting:
“Congratulations staff India for Wining the collection and qualifying in WTC finals and Asia greatest staff to Certified nicely deserved. The Rise of Group India’s Golden Younger Era.”
Congratulations staff India for Wining the collection and qualifying in WTC finals and Asia greatest staff to Certified nicely deserved.
The Rise of Group India’s Golden Younger Era.
— Danish Kaneria (@DanishKaneria61) March 6, 2021
India and England will now lock horns in T20Is and ODIs. The five-match T20I collection will start from March 12. The complete collection will happen in Ahmedabad. The three-match ODI collection will then happen from March 23 in Pune.