Team India tightened its grip over the English team in the second test match at Vizag. Thanks to the spinner R.Ashwin who took five wickets. England team fell a victim to the Indian bowlers who only could manage 255 runs. India got a lead of 200 runs. Jadeja and Jayanth supported Ashwin with their spells.
Ben Stokes (70) and Jonny Bairstow (53) tested the Indian bowlers patience. Ben Stokes fell to Ashwin in the form of LBW while wicket keeping batsman Bairstow was bowled by Umesh Yadav. Overall it was Ashwin’s 22nd –five-wicket –haul in just 41 test matches.