England make record, beat India by seven wickets in second Test
Cristiano Ronaldo’s shock interest to leave Manchester United has tossed Erik ten Hag’s arrangements into disorder as he scrambles to contain the dropout from the Portugal star’s show of dominance. Only one year subsequent to getting back to United in a blockbuster move from Juventus, Ronaldo has previously developed so disappointed that he is attempting to compel right out of Old Trafford.
Britain beat India by seven wickets as they finished a record-run pursuit to win the Covid-deferred fifth Test at Edgbaston on Tuesday. Britain, set 378 to win, completed on 378-3 with Joe Root 142 not out and Jonny Bairstow 114 not out. The Yorkshire partners shared a solid stand of 269, with Bairstow the main England batsman since Andrew Strauss against India at Chennai in 2008 to score 200 in a similar Test after he made 106 in the primary innings at Edgbaston.
Triumph saw England square the five-match series 2-2. No England side had recently made more to win in the fourth innings of a Test than their 359-9 against Australia at Headingley a long time back. This decider ought to have been played in Manchester last September just a short time before the beginning in light of Covid worries inside the India camp.