INDIA V ENGLAND PLAYER RATINGS: Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad struggle to make impact whereas Rohit Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin star as hosts degree four-match Test sequence in Chennai
- England star Ben Stokes’ struggles in opposition to Ravichandran Ashwin continued
- Fast bowler Stuart Broad had no impact in these alien circumstances in Chennai
- Rohit Sharma delivered a brutal batting show for his seventh Test hundred
- Ashwin not often put a toe misplaced and confirmed sheer class with bat and ball
England suffered their heaviest defeat in India as Virat Kohli’s males bounced again to degree the sequence with a 317-run victory in Chennai.
Ben Foakes was the standout performer for Joe Root’s facet in a sorry show from the visitors, whereas Ravichandran Ashwin starred with each bat and ball to win the man-of-the-match award on his residence floor.
Here, Sportsmail‘s RICHARD GIBSON charges each units of gamers following a troublesome outing for the vacationers.
India claimed an infinite 317-run victory over England to degree the four-match sequence
Rory Burns – 4
Lacking batting rhythm following two interruptions to his Test career – the soccer harm in South Africa and paternity go away – and now below stress for his place with Zak Crawley and Jonny Bairstow returning. 4
Dom Sibley – 4
Credit within the financial institution after making vital enhancements to approach in opposition to spin this winter, and laying platform in first Test win; was unlucky the ball took a glove in first-innings dismissal.
Dan Lawrence – 4
The one participant to get ‘in’ in each innings, batting multiple hour in every, and needs to be credited for that however continues to look out of his depth in opposition to high-quality spin.
Ben Stokes’ struggles in opposition to Ravichandran Ashwin proceed and doubts linger over his health
Joe Root – 6
Out to two deliveries from the debutant left-arm spinner Axar that acquired large on him, the second ridiculously so to take a glove however continues to impress as a pacesetter and bowled effectively.
Ben Stokes – 4
His struggles in opposition to Ashwin proceed – India’s spin maestro now has him 10 instances, and no batsman has proved extra of a ‘bunny’ – and bowled solely two overs as doubts linger on his health. Rare dropped catch.
Ollie Pope – 5.5
Suckered by a leg-side strangle within the first innings that burst England’s dam following cautious restore work and tried to be busy second innings. Excellent below the lid.
Ben Foakes – 7.5
Teak with the bat; silk with the gloves. Tough in entrance of the stumps both facet of a masterclass behind them; bye-less within the first innings and ‘by heck’ stumpings within the second.
Ben Foakes confirmed dedication with the bat and delivered a masterclass behind the stumps
Moeen Ali – 6.5
Eight wickets and a late cameo that compromised Misbah-ul-Haq’s file 21-ball Test 50 for some time however rustiness on return within the first innings gifted India straightforward runs.
Jack Leach – 7
So constant since Rishabh Pant offered his unwelcoming Indian inauguration, he dismissed his nemesis within the second innings after switching his line of assault.
Stuart Broad – 4
No impact in these alien circumstances, though it was down to two dropped possibilities when he despatched down a set of cutters that he went wicketless.
Olly Stone – 7
Combined tempo with accuracy in what behind Foakes was England’s most heartening show. Early strike with the brand new ball made it a terrific begin to first Test abroad and terrorised the tail.
Stuart Broad had no impact in these circumstances however two possibilities he created had been dropped
Rohit Sharma – 9.5
Showed that if you don’t dismiss him early in India, he’ll make you pay. Brutal batting.
Shubman Gill – 3.5
Two misjudgements in opposition to balls hitting the stumps might be a trigger for concern.
Cheteshwar Pujara – 4.5
Continues to discover freakish methods of involving Ollie Pope in his dismissals.
Rohit Sharma confirmed that if you don’t dismiss him early in India, he’ll make you pay
Virat Kohli – 7.5
A WG Grace-esque response to being bowled by Moeen however majestic batting second time round and snarled his means to victory within the area.
Ajinkya Rahane – 7.5
Crucial anchor-drop within the first innings snuffed out England’s probability of wresting the initiative.
Rishabh Pant – 8
Anything Foakes can do….More nice glove work adopted typical savagery with the bat.
Axar Patel – 8.5
Different gravy to rival Shahbaz Nadeem; all the time a risk, his gradual left-arm reaped seven wickets and simply two-and-a-half runs an over.
Rishabh Pant confirmed extra nice glove work, which adopted typical savagery with the bat
Ravichandran Ashwin – 9.5
Like Root within the first Test, not often a toe misplaced. Sheer class with bat and ball. Huge competitor.
Kuldeep Yadav – 5.5
This was a pitch for the spinners to jam the ball into not loop it however nonetheless struck twice.
Ishant Sharma – 6
Set the tone with first-over wicket and assured that the resting spearhead Jasprit Bumrah was not missed.
Mohammed Siraj – 5.5
Like Yadav, barely required, and despatched down eight overs both facet of some lengthy deal with with the bat.
Ashwin not often put a toe misplaced on his residence floor and was sheer class with bat and ball