A win for the ages: India v England, 4th Test review

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A win for the ages: India v England, 4th Test review

We review the fourth Test between India and England in Ranchi – where India sealed a series with a magnificent five-wicket win.


Talking Points:

  • The third-innings bowling that capped another brilliant third-day fightback
  • India’s forced accelerated transition – with a team full of youngsters
  • Dhruv Jurel’s expert batting with the tail
  • Ashwin, Jadeja, Kuldeep – an undecipherable trio
  • Bazball sucking all the oxygen out of the England media
  • Did England miss a trick by not bowling Anderson and Robinson enough?
  • How England’s statements often ran opposite to their actions
  • Could England have done better in India if they shelved Bazball?
  • Akash Deep’s dream first spell


Siddhartha Vaidyanathan (@sidvee)

Mahesh Sethuraman (@cornerd)

Ashoka (@ABVan)

Kartikeya Date (@cricketingview) | Substack | ESPNcricinfo page


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  • Ranchi win epitomises current era of India’s Test team with promise for the next one – Karthik Krishnaswamy – ESPNcricinfo
  • India Pull Off Sensational Heist Against Negative England In Ranchi – Kartikeya Date – Cricketingview Substack
  • Fog of post-truth Baz-chat obscures England’s progress under Ben Stokes – Barney Ronay – Guardian
  • England lose series in India – Sky Cricket Vodcast – YouTube

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