Updated: February 17, 2021 3:26:39 pm
India successfully avenged its first Test defeat against England by registering its biggest win against the visitors on Day 4 of the second Test. At the Chennai game, the host won by 317 runs to level the four-match series 1-1, on Tuesday.
The Men in Blue finished the game in style, bowling out England for 164, with more than four sessions to spare. In the first Test, India had lost by a massive 227-run margin.
So, fans took this opportunity to celebrate the massive victory and laud Man of Match, Ravichandran Ashwin, who not only took some crucial wickets but also scored a ton, paving way for India’s win.
From taking a jibe at England players to praising Ashwin for his terrific performance, desi fans are ecstatic after the win. Take a look at some of the reactions:
— Dinesh Kumar (@The_Boss5704) February 16, 2021
— boba☭ (@YouSleepYouDie) February 16, 2021
Yeeee… India is win by 317 runs. 🤘🤘
— Prashant Mishra प्रशांत मिश्रा 🇮🇳 (@Pmishra43) February 16, 2021
— sʜɪᴠᴜ ♡ (@Shivu_Memes) February 16, 2021
— 💲💔〽️ (@Samcasm7) February 16, 2021
— Sahaj Bali (@sahaj_bali) February 16, 2021
India won by 317 runs in #INDvsENG test.
Indian fans : pic.twitter.com/bFgoraVkd7
— Nefeliii (@nefelibataa__) February 16, 2021
Ashwin with Indian team pic.twitter.com/FCM7kPkcg5
— Dr. Gill 2.0 (@ikpsgill1) February 16, 2021
— Arjun 🌼☘️ (@ArjunJosh3) February 16, 2021
— Gud_10 (@Ihsirh) February 16, 2021
मैच जीतने के बाद pic.twitter.com/eZXLU2KX5L
— Professor ngl राजा बाबू 🥳🌈 (@GaurangBhardwa1) February 16, 2021
The victory was crucial for India in the context of the World Test Championship as they needed to win the series at least with a 2-1 margin or better to make the cut for the title clash against New Zealand.
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