A very crucial match came to an adventurous end. England defeated India in 4th test at Southampton. This match was really important for both the teams because if England had lost this match then Indian team would get the chance to win the last match. Also this five match test series by 3-2 but all their efforts seemed less in front of English team. In the end, England won the 4th test against India by just 60 runs.
It was a very close chase but England’s Brilliant Spinner Moeen Ali ruined India’s party. Moeen took two important wickets of Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane.
He didn’t stopped at this and continued to keep Indian batting line up under pressure. Ali took the wicket of aggressive batsman Rishabh Pant and fine hitter of the ball Shami.
Moeen Ali took total 9 wickets in this match 5 wicket in the first inning and four in the second inning and missed his 10 wicket haul by one wicket. His bowling powered England’s hope in the match despite of Indian team’s outstanding effort in bowling.
England Sam Curran :
Sam Curran became the hero for England’s team. His special knock of 78 runs given them the way to fight back and later this fight back succeeded into a victory.
Sam Curran shone with both bat and ball. He showed that he is one the best all rounders England team ever had. Sam Curran started the struggle with his batting and finished it by taking the last wicket of Indian team.
The Pacers from both teams have been superb, almost cancelling each other out. But another major difference area between the teams have been their lower-orders. India were right on top on Day 1 with England reeling at 86/6, but they got away through Curran. Moeen Ali became the man of the match as he took 9 wickets.