Ashley Giles is acting as a Managing Director for ECB. Ashley feels English cricketers’ presence in the lucrative T20 tournament have help England team in achieving the number one rank in white-ball formats. He claims that ” IPL has been extremely lucky for England team.

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At the World’s Largest Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium, Team India defeated England by 10 wickets in 2 days. The test match has ended in 2 days for the 22nd time in 144-year history. India’s second match to end in two days. in, 2018, India defeated Afghanistan in 2 days.

The first international match played at newly built stadium. Let’s go through the short glimpse of series.

  • England won the toss and decided to bat first. 3 spinner’s of the Indian team successfully bowled all out at just 112 runs. Akshar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin were the stars. They grabbed 6 and 3 wickets successfully.
  • In the First Inning, India gets a decent start. Unfortunately, the team cannot score a big number. Fast bowler’s strategy of England didn’t work well. Jack Leach took 4 wickets and Captain Joe root took 5 wickets. The Indian team was all out at 145 runs.
  • With the Lead of 33 runs in India, the second inning started. England lost 2 wickets without opening a run account. The team was reduced to 81 runs and India needs only 49 runs to win now.
  • In response, Team India won the match scoring 49 runs without losing wickets.

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