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One-off Test, India vs Afghanistan: Day 2 at Bengaluru

This was the first time that India won a Test match in two days while it has now happened for the 21st time in the 141-year-history of the traditional format.

India TV Sports Desk [ Published on: June 15, 2018 20:31 IST ]
  • Afghanistan's dreams of scripting a fairytale turned into a virtual nightmare as a ruthlessly professional India demolished them by an innings and 262 runs inside two days to win the historic one-off Test match at Bengaluru.
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    Afghanistan's dreams of scripting a fairytale turned into a virtual nightmare as a ruthlessly professional India demolished them by an innings and 262 runs inside two days to win the historic one-off Test match at Bengaluru.

  • Umesh Yadav completed 100 wickets in Test matches while Ashwin (316 wickets) surpassed Zaheer Khan (311 wickets) to become India's fourth highest wicket-taker after Anil Kumble (619 wickets), Kapil Dev (434 wickets) and Harbhajan Singh (417 wickets).
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    Umesh Yadav completed 100 wickets in Test matches while Ashwin (316 wickets) surpassed Zaheer Khan (311 wickets) to become India's fourth highest wicket-taker after Anil Kumble (619 wickets), Kapil Dev (434 wickets) and Harbhajan Singh (417 wickets).

  • Once the top-order was blown away by Umesh and Ishant, Ashwin and Jadeja made short work of the middle and lower-order as the second day turned into a total mismatch.
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    Once the top-order was blown away by Umesh and Ishant, Ashwin and Jadeja made short work of the middle and lower-order as the second day turned into a total mismatch.

  • Every Afghan batsman seemed to be in a limited-overs mode without any respect for an aspect called patience, which is an integral component of Test cricket.
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    Every Afghan batsman seemed to be in a limited-overs mode without any respect for an aspect called patience, which is an integral component of Test cricket.

  • Batting was always going to be Afghanistan's 'Achilles heel' as the inexperienced line-up simply didn't have the technique or the temperament to face either quality pace bowling from Ishant Sharma (2//28 and 2/17) and Umesh Yadav (1/18 and 3/26) or the spin of Ravichandran Ashwin (4/27 and 1/32) and Ravindra Jadeja (2/18 and 4/17).
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    Batting was always going to be Afghanistan's 'Achilles heel' as the inexperienced line-up simply didn't have the technique or the temperament to face either quality pace bowling from Ishant Sharma (2//28 and 2/17) and Umesh Yadav (1/18 and 3/26) or the spin of Ravichandran Ashwin (4/27 and 1/32) and Ravindra Jadeja (2/18 and 4/17).

  • This was the first time that India won a Test match in two days while it has now happened for the 21st time in the 141-year-history of the traditional format. India, however, did become the first team to claim 20 wickets in a day.
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    This was the first time that India won a Test match in two days while it has now happened for the 21st time in the 141-year-history of the traditional format. India, however, did become the first team to claim 20 wickets in a day.

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