India vs England 2nd Test Day 4 Lord’s: India cricket team surrendered in an unexpected matter against England at Lord’s to lose by an innings and 159 runs. Wity the 3rd Test at Trent Bridge five days away, Joe Rot’s England are now sitting in the box seat in the five-Test series after clinching a 2-0 lead. It was India’s batting that failed them, with Ashwin (29, 33) at No 8 registering the highest scores for the visiting side in two innings.
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It was Virat Kohli’s first defeat by an innings since becoming captain and leading the national side 37 times. It is a loss that the ICC No 1 team cannot take lightly, there are some serious concerns with the Indian batting. Indians were found wanting when it came to playing some quality bowling in overseas conditions, a problem that has troubled them in the past as well.
Here is how the Twittersphere reacted to the embarrassing loss.
There is a lot of thinking to be done in the Indian camp as their strength is turning out to be their weakness. Chris Woakes bagged the Man of the Match for his century and four wickets in the match.