India trounced England by an innings and 25 runs on the third day of the fourth and final Test to complete a 3-1 series victory at Narendra Modi Stadium, popularly known as Motera Stadium, in Ahmedeabad on Saturday. With series win India secured its place in the ICC World Test Championships final against New Zealand.
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Resuming the day at 294 for seven in reply to England's first innings total of 205, the hosts put on board 365 for a big 160-run lead.
Washington Sundar stayed unbeaten on 96 while Axar Patel scored 43.
For England, the script did not change much as their batsmen yet again found it tough to negotiate the challenge posed by the Indian spinners.
Dan Lawrence (50) though showed the required temperament to counter the spinners. Once their 44-run stand was broken, India did not take long to wrap up the match and the series.
Left-arm spinner Patel (5/48) and Ravichandran Ashwin (5/47) shared all the England wickets between them.
The two team will now play a five-match T20 series, starting March 12 at the same venue.
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