IND vs ENG: In the third Test played in Motera, India defeated England by 10 wickets on the second day. England had given India a target of 49 runs in the second innings, which India achieved in just 7.4 overs without losing any wickets. With this victory, India took a 2–1 lead in this four-match series. This is India’s 22nd victory under Kohli’s captaincy playing at home.
With this, Kohli left former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni behind in terms of winning the most Test matches as a captain in India. Kohli has surpassed former captain Dhoni, captaining the country in fewer matches. While Kohli has captained 29 matches in the country so far, Dhoni was captain in 30 matches. Kohli has now won 22 Test matches in his country as captain, while Dhoni has 21 wins at home.
As captain, Kohli has lost two Tests at home while there have been five draws. At the same time, Dhoni has lost three Tests at home while there have been six draws. Apart from him, former captain Mohammad Azharuddin has won 13 out of 20 Test matches in India, lost four and drawn three. At the same time, Sourav Ganguly has played 21 Test matches in India as captain, in which 10 have won and three have lost while eight have been drawn.
In this way India won the third test
England won the toss in this Test and scored 112 runs in their first innings, batting first. After this, the Indian team could score 145 runs in their first innings. In this way India had gained 33 runs in the first innings. After this, the English team was all out for 81 runs in the second innings and India got a target of 49 runs, which they achieved in 7.4 overs without losing any wickets. Rohit Sharma remained unbeaten on 25 balls with the help of three fours and a six and Shubman Gill remained unbeaten on 15 runs with the help of one four and one six off 21 balls.
Akshar Patel remains the hero of Bharti’s victory
Akshar Patel was the hero of this magnificent victory of India. Playing his second Test, Akshar Patel took five wickets in both innings of this Test. In the first innings, he took six wickets for 38 runs and in the second innings he took five wickets for 32 runs. With this, he has become the highest wicket-taker in a day-night test.