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India cruise to 8-wicket win take 2-0 lead over England

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    Virat Kohli on the fourth day of the third Test match between India and England in Mohali

    India win by 8 wickets and go 2-0 up against England

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    Indian players celebrate the wicket of England batsman Joe Root

    Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami shared four wickets on Day 4

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    England batsman Joe Root celebrates after scoring a half-century

    Parthiv Patel remained unbeaten on 63

  • India vs England, Test match, Mohali, Cricket
    Indian batsman Parthiv Patel ducks a bouncer on the fourth day of the third Test match between India and England in Mohali

    Parthiv Patel played an entertaining knock and remained unbeaten on 67 to cap off a resounding win for India and give his side an unassailable 2-0 series lead

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    Indian bowler Jayant Yadav celebrates with his teammates

    Victory was achieved with 8 wickets and it stretches India's unbeaten streak in Tests to 17 at home - their second-highest.

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    Indian bowler R Ashwin in action

    India needed to knock off a rather easy target. Only two sides in Test history - Australia v England in Aug 1882 & West Indies v Zimbabwe in March 2000 - had successfully defended a target less than 103 runs.

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    Indian captain Virat Kohli and Mohammed Shami celebrate the wicket of England batsman Chris Woakes

    England could not add themselves to the list. India lost the early wicket of Murali Vijay and then of Cheteshwar Pujara 25 away, but Patel and Virat Kohli knocked off the remaining runs.

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    Indian captain Virat Kohli celebrates with Mohammed Shami the wicket of England batsman Adil Rashid

    Parthiv followed his plucky 42 from the first innings with his 5th half-century in Tests and made a serious case in point to be considered for the next Test.

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