Virat Kohli and Joe Root recorded disparate marks in their captaincy as England beat India by 227 runs in the first Take a look at in Chennai on Tuesday. For Kohli, the defeat was the fourth consecutive defeat he has led India to. For Root, this was his twenty sixth Take a look at win as captain, probably the most by an Englishman.
The loss was additionally the first time India have misplaced a Take a look at at residence since 2017.
Extra lately, India have now misplaced 4 Exams on the spin underneath Kohli’s captaincy.
India’s final 4 Exams underneath Virat Kohli:
Misplaced by 10 wickets in opposition to New Zealand
Misplaced by seven wickets in opposition to New Zealand
Misplaced by eight wickets in opposition to Australia
Misplaced by 227 runs in opposition to England
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Kohli was the best scorer in the fourth innings, his 72 floating the sinking Indian ship for some time on Day 5. He was ultimately bowled by Ben Stokes, making this the first time Kohli has been bowled in a Take a look at match since January 2018. He had batted 37 innings since then.
For England, who’re buoyant on the heels of their profitable tour of Sri Lanka, have recorded their sixth consecutive win in Asia. The longest profitable streak by a non-Asian workforce in the subcontinent is seven by Australia (2002-04).
No Englishman has received extra Exams as captain than Joe Root’s 26 wins.
England: 578 and 178.
India 337 & 192 all out in 58.1 overs (Shubman Gill 50, Virat Kohli 72; James Anderson 3/17, Jack Leach 4/76 ).