Nair and Jadeja scripts win for India
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Virat men once again stole the show in the fifth and final show here at Chennai's Chepauk stadium. England which stood strong in the first innings could not deliver the same in the second innings resulting a innings 75 run victory to India. With this India win the series with 4-0.
After a massive triple century by Karan Nair and Lokesh Rahul's 199 India put up a strong score of 759 which then declared the first innings. The English team which started their second innings was collapsed by Ravindra Jadeja Who shined with the ball taking 7 wickets just giving away 48 runs. With this win India recorded a 18th straight win.
Though the English opening pair gave a good opening, the hosts had to wait until the score reached 103 runs before Jadeja could pull out Cook. After the fall of Cook, England team lost all its wickets in a span of 104 runs. Cook(49),Jennings(54), Root (6) and first innings hero Moeen Ali (44) all fell a prey to Jadeja.
After the 4th wicket when the score was 129, India had to wait till 192 runs for another wicket. Straight after the tea session Moeen Ali was sent to pavilion and from then on Benstokes was dismissed by Jadeja and Amith Mishra took the wicket of Dawson . Within 11 runs England's innings came to an end. To one's surprise Ashwin has not taken a single wicket in his home ground Chepauk stadium.
Captain Virat Kohli who scored 655 runs in the series was declared the Man-of-the-series while the triple century hero Karan Nair was named the Man - of-th-Match.
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