#Ajinkya Rahane

17 Feburary.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
India won the second Test by 317 runs. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The third Test will begin on February 24
  • Umesh Yadav will join the team in Ahmedabad and after his fitness assessment
  • The India vs England series is currently level 1-1

16 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
India levelled the four-match series 1-1 with a xx-run win in the second Test on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BCCI)

  • India bowled out England for 164 runs in the second innings
  • Ravichandran Ashwin was adjudged man-of-the-match
  • Axar Patel became sixth Indian bowler to take a five-wicket haul on debut

13 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Rohit Sharma scored a century on the first second of the second Test. (Photo credit: BCCI/PTI)

  • Rohit Sharma said Rahane has been someone who has proved his calibre whenever the team has been in need
  • India had lost three wickets before lunch on the first day, before the Sharma-Rahane partnership fired up the innings
  • The skipper noted that 350 would be a good total of defend on the particular surface

13 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Rohit Sharma scored his seventh Test hundred. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane added 162 runs for the fourth wicket
  • Rahane looked comfortable during his knock of 67 off 149 balls
  • Rishabh Pant's dangerous presence could take India to a solid total

13 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Ajinkya Rahane bounced back from a disappointing first Test against England with a fifty on the opening day of the second. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • This was Ajinkya Rahane's 23rd Test fifty
  • Rahane has amassed 4,472 run in 119 Test innings at an average of 41.79
  • India's score was 189/3 at Tea

13 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Indian cricket fans holding a tri-colour cheer outside the M.A. Chidambaram Cricket Stadium before the start of the second Test between India and England, in Chennai. (PTI Photo)

  • Authorities allowed a 50% capacity crowd in the MA Chidambaram Stadium for the second Test
  • For the first time in a decade, the 'I', 'J' and 'K' stands were opened to fans
  • "I waited for a whole day to get my ticket redeemed," a fan said

12 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Ajinkya Rahane said the team has to forget what happened in the first Test. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • With a darker and drier look, the pitch promises to be a spinners' paradise in the game starting Saturday
  • India lost the first Test by 227 runs that saw the pitch have nothing for the bowlers
  •  Ajinkya Rahane hinted that left-arm spin bowling all-rounder Axar Patel is available for selection

10 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
England recorded their sixth consecutive away Test win, beating India by 227 runs in the series opener on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BCCI)

  • Indian skipper Virat Kohli top-scored for India with 72
  • Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin stitched together a 52-run stand
  • Jack Leach was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 4/76

5 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Dom Sibley and Joe Root helped England recover from a double jolt. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • Jasprit Bumrah trapped Dom Sibley in the last over of the day
  • England were in driver's seat thanks to Joe Root's ton 
  • Rory Burns and Dom Sibley added 63 runs for the first wicket

5 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India will host England for four Test matches. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

England are set to take on India in a four-match Test series starting Friday. Virat Kohli returns as captain for the Men in Blue and will look to build on the momentum following the stunning series win in Australia