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India won the Test series 4-1 with Yashasvi Jaiswal – Player of the Series | India defeating England in the fifth test

India won the Test series 4-1 : The series of 5 test matches between India and England, which started on January 25, has now concluded. The fifth test match of the India-England Test series was being played at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala, from March 7, in which Team India won with great ease by an innings and a significant lead of 64 runs.

With this victory, Team India has also clinched the series by 4-1. Kuldeep Yadav, who displayed a splendid performance in this match, has been awarded the Player of the Match. Alongside, Yashasvi Jaiswal, who dominated English bowlers throughout the series with his batting, has been awarded the Player of the Series. With this win, India has set a record of winning the Test series by 4-1 after trailing 0-1 in 112 years. So let’s know in detail about this historic victory of India.

India won the Test series 4-1 | India defeating England in the fifth test

England batting first after winning the toss

In the fifth Test match between India and England, English captain Ben Stokes won the toss and decided to bat first, a decision that proved to be quite wrong to a large extent. While batting first, England managed to score only 218 runs. During this innings, English opener Zak Crawley scored the most with 79 runs. Meanwhile, the second top run-scorer was Jonny Bairstow, who played an innings of 29 runs.

Among the English batsmen, Kuldeep Yadav troubled them the most. Kuldeep took the wickets of 5 batsmen in the first innings. Meanwhile, R Ashwin, who was playing his 100th Test match for Team India, took 4 wickets. England could only bat for 57.4 overs in the first innings. After that, the rampage of the Indian batsmen began.

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Yashasvi Jaiswal – Player of the Series

England tour of India 2024 : Player of the Series – He also became only the second Indian to score 700 in a series.

IND vs ENG: Yashasvi Jaiswal’s Outstanding Performance in Nine Innings In the thrilling Test matches between India and England, Yashasvi Jaiswal showcased his prowess with an impressive display, achieving two double centuries and three half-centuries in just nine innings. His outstanding contributions amounted to a staggering 712 runs, solidifying his impact on the series.

Sharing his thoughts on the remarkable performance, Yashasvi Jaiswal stated, “I truly enjoyed the experience, and it provided me with invaluable lessons. I am genuinely delighted with the way I played. Regarding hitting sixes, I believe in playing my shots. If I feel I can score runs, I will go for it. My approach is to take one match at a time, enjoy the game, and contribute something meaningful to support my team.”

Indian batsmen thrashed the English bowlers

In response to England’s first innings score of 218 runs, Indian opening batsmen Yashasvi Jaiswal and captain Rohit Sharma formed a century partnership. This partnership was broken in the 21st over with Jaiswal’s dismissal at a personal score of 57. Then once again, Rohit Sharma formed a century partnership with Shubman Gill.

In this match, Rohit scored 103 while Gill made 110 runs. Not only these top three batsmen but Sarfaraz Khan (56) and Devdutt Padikkal (65) also played half-century innings, taking Team India’s score to 477. As a result, the Indian team gained a lead of 259 runs over England, which proved to be quite significant for England. During this period, the young spinner Shoaib Bashir took the most wickets for England. Bashir showed the way to the pavilion to a total of five Indian batsmen. Meanwhile, James Anderson and Tom Hartley claimed 2 wickets each. With these wickets, Anderson completed his 700 wickets in Test matches.

England team choked in the second innings

For a long time, the England team, known for spreading terror in the hearts of all teams with their unique batting style in Test cricket, couldn’t produce any special brilliance in the second innings against India, and the English batsmen were all out for 195 runs. In England’s second innings, Joe Root scored the most runs. Root played an innings of total 84 runs. However, he didn’t receive any support from other batsmen. As a result, England was all out in just 48.1 overs. As soon as the English team was all out, India won the match by an innings and a significant lead of 64 runs.

During this period, Ravichandran Ashwin showed the way to the pavilion for 5 English batsmen. Against England, he achieved his 36th 5-wicket haul in Test cricket. He became the first Indian to do so. Ashwin made a significant contribution throughout this entire series, and not only Ashwin but many players from the Indian team played important roles in winning this series. Let us take a look at the top performers of India VS England Test series 2024.

England tour of India 2024
Result India won the 5-match series 4–1
Most runsYashasvi Jaiswal (712)Zak Crawley (407)
Most wicketsRavichandran Ashwin (26)Tom Hartley (22)
Player of the seriesYashasvi Jaiswal (Ind)

Top performers India vs England Test series

Most Runs

Yashasvi Jaiswal (IND) – 712 Runs, 5 Matches, 9 Innings, Avg. 89, 100s – 2, 50s – 3, 4s – 68, 6s – 26
Shubman Gill (IND) – 452 Runs, 5 Matches, 9 Innings, Avg. 56.5, 100s – 2, 50s – 2, 4s – 45, 6s – 11
Zack Crawley (ENG) – 407 Runs, 5 Matches, 10 Innings, Avg. 40.7, 100s – 0, 50s – 4, 4s – 54, 6s – 6

Most Wickets

R Ashwin (IND) – 26 Wickets, 5 Matches, 10 Innings, BBI – 5/51
Tom Hartley (ENG) – 22 Wickets, 5 Matches, 9 Innings, BBI – 7/62
Jasprit Bumrah (IND) – 19 Wickets, 4 Matches, 8 Innings, BBI – 6/45

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Faq’s About Ind vs Eng Test Series 2024

Who won the India vs England test series?

Team India has won the test series between India and England by 4-1.

Who is the player of the series IND vs ENG?

In the series of five Test matches between India and England, the Player of the Series has been Yashasvi Jaiswal, who has scored a total of 712 runs, including two double centuries.

Who is the man of the match in 5th Test?

In the 5th Test match between India and England, Kuldeep Yadav was awarded the Player of the Match. He took a total of 7 wickets and also scored 30 runs.

Who took the most wickets in the India vs England test series?

The player with the most wickets in this series was the star spin-bowling all-rounder of the Indian team, Ravichandran Ashwin, who took a total of 26 wickets.

Where to watch highlights of the fifth test match between India and England?

You can watch the highlights of the fifth test match between India and England on Jio Cinema or BCCI TV.

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