India wins five-match series against England

Posted on:20 Dec 2016 17:32:04
India wins five-match series against England
20 December 2016 Current Affairs: India won the five-match test series against England, 3-0-1. In the fifth and final test played at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, England wrapped up the second innings at 207 in 88 overs.

Karun Nair’s triple century in first innings of the fifth test-match against England was the key factor in the enormous win of India.

India's first innings total was its highest score in Tests and was the most runs made against England by any team.

1st Match: The first match was played from 9 to 13 November 2016 at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot. The match was declared drawn. England’s Moeen Ali was declared the Player of the Match.

2nd Match: It was played from 17 November to 21 November 2016 at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam. India won the match by 246 runs. India’a Virat Kohli was the Player of the Match.

3rd Match: It was played from 26 to 30 November 2016 at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.  Indian won by 8 wickets. India’s Ravindra Jadeja was the Player of the Match.

4th Match: It was played from 8 to 12 December 2016 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. India won by an innings and 36 runs. India’s Virat Kohli was the Player of the Match.

5th Match: It was played from 16 to 20 December 2016 at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. India won by an innings and 75 runs. India's Karun Nair was declared as the Player of the Match.

 

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