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In Pics: Shubman Gill, Dhruv Jurel stand tall, India seal record-extending 17th consecutive series win at home

Updated On Feb 26, 2024 02:35 PM IST
  • England put India under pressure defending 192 but Shubman Gill and Dhruv Jurel grinded out a five-wicket win for the hosts
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Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma scored half-centuries of contrasting nature as India beat England by five wickets and sealed a record-extending 17th consecutive Test series at home. Gill and Jurel put up an unbeaten stand of 72 off 136 balls and led India to victory. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 26, 2024 02:35 PM IST

Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma scored half-centuries of contrasting nature as India beat England by five wickets and sealed a record-extending 17th consecutive Test series at home. Gill and Jurel put up an unbeaten stand of 72 off 136 balls and led India to victory. (PTI)

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The opening duo of skipper Rohit Sharma and young gun Yashasvi Jasiwal threatened to take the game away within a blink of an eye after a slow start to the game. Rohit started to accelerate after he cleared the boundary line in James Anderson's over. Jaiswal joined the party as he followed up with a four.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 26, 2024 02:35 PM IST

The opening duo of skipper Rohit Sharma and young gun Yashasvi Jasiwal threatened to take the game away within a blink of an eye after a slow start to the game. Rohit started to accelerate after he cleared the boundary line in James Anderson's over. Jaiswal joined the party as he followed up with a four.(PTI)

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It was Joe Root who got the breakthrough for England in the form of Yashasvi Jaiswal, with James Anderson taking a sensational catch. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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It was Joe Root who got the breakthrough for England in the form of Yashasvi Jaiswal, with James Anderson taking a sensational catch. (PTI)

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Shubman Gill then came in, set up camp and saw India through to Lunch with Ravindra jadeja at the other end. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Shubman Gill then came in, set up camp and saw India through to Lunch with Ravindra jadeja at the other end. (AP)

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However, Shoaib Bashir got England going early in the second session by getting Jadeja and Sarfaraz Khan off consecutive deliveries. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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However, Shoaib Bashir got England going early in the second session by getting Jadeja and Sarfaraz Khan off consecutive deliveries. (AFP)

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However, that was all the success England could have in that session with Gill and Jurel choosing to not chase boundaries. The pair ended up batting more than 30 overs without hitting a single boundary. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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However, that was all the success England could have in that session with Gill and Jurel choosing to not chase boundaries. The pair ended up batting more than 30 overs without hitting a single boundary. (REUTERS)

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Gill ended up getting to his fifty without hitting a four or a six. However, he then smashed two big ones as Stokes brought the field in when India got closer to the target. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Gill ended up getting to his fifty without hitting a four or a six. However, he then smashed two big ones as Stokes brought the field in when India got closer to the target. (REUTERS)

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Jurel won player of the match, having practically saved India from the brink by scoring 90 in 149 balls in the first innings and then remaining unbeaten on 39 off 77. He knocked off the winning runs for India. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Jurel won player of the match, having practically saved India from the brink by scoring 90 in 149 balls in the first innings and then remaining unbeaten on 39 off 77. He knocked off the winning runs for India. (AP)

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