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NEW DELHI: Six years in the past on this present day, India received a Take a look at match at Lords‘ cricket floor for the primary time since 1986, after scripting a well-known victory towards England by 95 runs.
Ishant Sharma’s seven-wicket haul guided India to their first Take a look at victory at Lords’ in 28 years. The correct-handed bowler starred with the ball, with career-best innings figures of seven/74 as India folded England for 223 within the fourth innings.
Chasing 319 within the fourth innings of the second Take a look at, England had a worst potential begin as they misplaced the opener, Sam Robson, within the seventh over with simply 12 runs on the board.
The then England skipper Alastair Prepare dinner and Gary Ballance stiched a quick 58 run stand so as to revive England hopes. Nonetheless, Mohammed Shami ended Ballance’s stint on the crease which triggered a middle-order collapse.
England saved on shedding wickets at common intervals and had been folded for 223 runs as Ishant wreaked havoc.
Earlier within the recreation, Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar had smashed 99 runs within the 17 overs for the eighth-wicket which consolidated India’s place within the match.