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India vs England, 2nd Test: England with mountain to climb in Visakhapatnam

England were 103/5 at stumps against India after Day 2 in Visakhapatnam. Visitors still trail by 352 runs after India's first innings total of 455.

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England were left with a mountain to climb after India made 455 in the first innings of the second Test before returning to blow away the tourists' top order on a spin-dominated second day at Visakhapatnam. At stumps, England were in a tricky position to stand at 103/5 and still 352 runs behind India's score. (Source: Reuters)

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India opened play on the second day at 317/4 with Virat Kohli picking up from 151. He soon brought on his 150 to rake up the applause from the crowd. He was soon dismissed for 167. (Source: AP)

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England's frustration and poor fielding effort continued with Ben Stokes dropping Ashwin early at first slip. And Ashwin made England pay with another great job with the bat. (Source: AP)

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Moeen Ali picked up the vital wicket of Virat Kohli and went on to pick up three wickets in the Indian innings. (Source: AP)

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Ashwin made England pay for their drop catch effort to bring up yet another fifty in the series. (Source: PTI)

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Ashwin found good support in debutant Jayant Yadav who scored 35 runs. The two put together 64 runs for the eighth wicket. This proved to be the final real partnership before India were bowled out for 455. (Source: Reuters)

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Mohammed Shami struck early for India to give England a jolt. After a century in the last Test, Cook was gone for just two in the opening innings. With a peach of a delivery, Cook had his off stump dismantled by the seamer. (Source: Reuters)

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Ashwin provided the goods with the ball too to end Ben Duckett's stay in the middle and begin a mini collapse for England. (Source: Reuters)

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Joe Root scored a fifty for England to rake up the runs for the visitors with good partnership provided by Haseeb Hameed. However, a poor shot by Root off Ashwin brought downfall of his stay. (Source: Reuters)

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Jayant picked up his first Test wicket when he successfully asked for a review on Moeen Ali. The England player charged down the wicket but was caught pad first and review confirmed that with the ball going on to hit the leg stump. This was the final wicket of the day before Bairstow and Stokes slowed things down to bring up stumps. (Source: AP)