3rd Test: India Cruise to Victory in Mohali, Take 2-0 Series Lead
An unbeaten 67-run knock from Parthiv Patel helped India chase down a target of 103 runs and seal an eight-wicket win on Day 4 of the Mohali Test on Tuesday, after bowlers bundled the visitors out for 236 in their second innings.
India started Day 4 of the Mohali Test in search of 6 England wickets. (All images courtesy of BCCI)
Ravindra Jadeja struck early, removing Gareth Batty as England received an early jolt.
A few overs later, Jayant Yadav dismissed Jos Buttler, leaving England rattled.
Joe Root, meanwhile, scored his 25th Test fifty.
Ravindra Jadeja soon gave India the crucial wicket of Joe Root.
Mohammed Shami grabbed two more wickets for India as England came close to being bundled out.
Haseeb Hameed led a lone fight, scoring 59 not out.
India dismissed England for a score of 236 with James Anderson falling victim to a run out.
Chasing 103, India lost Murali Vijay early in their innings.
Parthiv Patel and Cheteshwar Pujara, however, continued the chase with poise, as India closed in on a win.
Parthiv Patel didn't take long to notch up his fifth Test fifty.
India finished things off soon to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.
Ravindra Jadeja was adjudged Man of the Match for his all-round show in Mohali.