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India placed itself in a commanding position by stretching its overall lead to 249 runs at stumps on the second day. Check India vs England highlights here

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Thanks to senior off-spinner Ashwin's effort, India bowled out England for 134 in their first innings for a massive first-innings lead of 195 runs. Photo: Sportzpics for BCCI

India placed themselves in a commanding position by stretching its overall lead to 249 runs at stumps on the second day of the second Test against England at MA Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday.

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At the close of play, and were batting on 25 and 7 respectively, as India reached 54 for one in their second innings on a day when the English batsmen were at sea against the home team's spinners, especially Ravichandran Ashwin, who returned excellent figures of 5/43.

Thanks to senior off-spinner Ashwin's effort, India bowled out England for 134 in their first innings for a massive first-innings lead of 195 runs. India was all out for 329 in their first essay.

Debutant left-arm spinner picked up two wickets, including the big one of England's in-form captain In fact, Root turned out to be Axar's maiden Test wicket.

Lead pacer Ishant Sharma also took two wickets while there was one for

Wicketkeeper Ben Foakes top-scored for England with 42 not out off 107 balls even as his teammates struggled to get starts at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

Earlier, India added only 29 runs to their overnight score of 300 for six as Mooen Ali finished with 4/128 and Olly Stone 3/47 after Rishabh Pant's enterprising 58 with seven fours and three sixes.

India 2nd innings scorecard

Batsmen Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Rohit Sharma not out 25 62 2 1
Shubman Gill lbw b Leach 14 28 0 1
Cheteshwar Pujara not out 7 18 1 0
Total: 54-1 in 18 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Olly Stone 2 0 8 0
Jack Leach 9 2 19 1
Moeen Ali 7 2 19 0

England 1st innings scorecard

Batsmen Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Rory Burns lbw b Ishant 0 3 0 0
Dominic Sibley c Kohli b Ashwin 16 25 3 0
Dan Lawrence c Gill b Ashwin 9 52 0 0
Joe Root c Ashwin b Axar 6 12 0 0
Ben Stokes b Ashwin 8 16 0 0
Ollie Pope c Pant b Siraj 22 57 1 0
Ben Foakes not out 42 107 4 0
Moeen Ali c Rahane b Axar 6 30 1 1
Olly Stone c Rohit b Ashwin 1 4 0 0
Jack Leach c Pant b Ishant 5 34 1 0
Stuart Broad b Ashwin 0 2 0 0
Total: 134-10 in 59.5 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Ishant Sharma 5 1 22 2
R Ashwin 23.5 4 43 5
Axar Patel 20 3 40 2
Kuldeep Yadav 6 1 16 0
Mohammed Siraj 5 4 5 1

India 1st innings scorecard

Batsmen Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Rohit Sharma c Moeen b Leach 136 190 16 2
Shubman Gill lbw b Stone 0 3 0 0
Cheteshwar Pujara c Stokes b Leach 21 58 2 0
Virat Kohli b Moeen Ali 0 5 0 0
Ajinkya Rahane b Moeen Ali 67 149 9 0
Rishabh Pant not out 58 77 7 3
R Ashwin c Pope b Root 13 19 1 0
Axar Patel st Foakes b Moeen 5 14 1 0
Ishant Sharma c Burns b Moeen 0 2 0 0
Kuldeep Yadav c Foakes b Stone 0 15 0 0
Mohammed Siraj c Foakes b Stone 4 2 0 0
Total: 329-10 in 95.5 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Stuart Broad 11 2 37 0
Olly Stone 15.5 5 47 3
Jack Leach 26 2 78 2
Ben Stokes 2 0 16 0
Moeen Ali 29 3 128 4
Joe Root 11 3 23 1

(WTC)

India needs to win second Test against England to keep its hopes alive for ICC WTC final qualification. England is at the top of the ICC WTC points table while India slipped to 4th spot after losing the first Test of four-match series by 227 runs.  

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