England fought hard on day three of the second Test against India at Vizag. But, in the end, India moved ahead courtesy solid performances by Ravichandran Ashwin and skipper Virat Kohli. Here’s a look at some significant numbers from the day’s play
India are in a commanding position in the Vizag Test, and will look to seal the match in the remaining two days. Jayant Yadav, who made his debut in the Test, and Jonny Bairstow, who made a half-century in the first innings, have interesting observations on the off-spinner
With the series already won, England would have expected to enjoy themselves by expressing themselves without a fear in the world in the fourth ODI at Headingley, Leeds. Instead, the found were at the receiving end of a hostile spell from comeback man Mohammad Irfan
How fortunes turn around in a matter of a couple of years. It was at this very venue in 2014 that James Anderson walked off in tears, unable to play off the last over, putting Moeen Ali’s valiant century in vain
Having won the first Test against South Africa comprehensively, England went into the New Year Test at Cape Town with their noses ahead. The Proteas are known to fight back hard from tough situations, and nothing different was expected of them at Newlands.