#Test series

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Ravichandran Ashwin said everyone is entitled to their opinion. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Ravichandran Ashwin said people should talk about the quality of play rather than the pitch
  • He questioned whether there were such speculations about the pitch when India played in other countries
  • He reminded of an instance when Virat Kohli refused to comment on the pich in South Africa

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
India registered a 10-wicket win in the third Test against England on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • The pink-ball Test between India and England ended in two days, leading to a lot of criticism
  • BCCI understands that another rank turner will not bode well for the new venue
  • If there has been one good and one bad pitch at the same venue, the ICC is unlikely to take any action

.Motera, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
A total of 30 wickets fell in the third Test with spinner taking 28 of them. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • ICC rules state that a pitch is rated 'poor' if it favours the bowlers or batsmen
  • But ICC has clarified pitch and ground ratings will not impact the World Test Championship points table
  • This means that India will not lose any points even if the Motera pitch is deemed 'poor'

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Patel took a total of 11 wickets in the two innings of the third Test. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The video displays the left-arm spinner narrating his experience during the time when he was out of the squad
  • Axar Patel pointed out that his situation did not always resemble the present bout of celebration
  • Hardik Pandya  appreciated Patel's performance, saying the team was waiting for his debut

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Ravichandran Ashwin was one of the leading wicket takers for the Indian side. (Photo: PTI)

  • Virat Kohli now has a total of 22 victories after having played 29 Tests as the skipper
  • Former Indian captain MS Dhoni, having played the same number of matches, had 21 victories
  • Since making his captaincy debut in 2013, Kohli has won 63 out of a total of 92 matches

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
India beat England by 10 wickets in the third Test to take a 2-1 lead in the series. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Virat Kohli joked about Ishant Sharma not getting to bowl much in his 100th Test
  • He said a lack of application from the batsmen led to the early finish of the match
  • He praised Axar Patel for his performance 

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Virender Sehwag has been entertaining his followers with his online commentary on Twitter on the England versus India Test series. (Photo Credit: Facebook/Virender Sehwag)

  • Virender Sehwag took a jab at England's disastrous performance at today's match
  • He mocked how quickly the bastmen were getting out
  • Harbhajan Singh also reweeted Sehwag's meme

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
England's second innings on Thursday was cut short by brilliant spells from Indian spinners Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India won the match by 49 runs
  • The second innings saw England being finished off with a score of 81
  • A total of 139.4 overs were bowled in the match, the third lowest in the history of Test cricket

The third Test between India and England was completed on Thursday, with India winning the match by 10 wickets. (Representational image: Unsplash)

  • The top listed match in the list between Australia and South Africa in 1932 lasted just five hours and 53 minutes
  • The second took place between West Indies and England in 1935
  • The third shortest Test is the recently concluded Test between India and England in 2021

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
India won the third Test by 10 wickets and are now leading the series with a score of 2-1. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • England's second innings ended with a meagre 81-run score
  • India need 38 more runs, heading into the dinner break, to secure a win in the third Test
  • India's Axar Patel picked up a total of 11 wickets in the two innings