Unbeaten India close to history in 5th Test against England at Chennai

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Saturday, December 17th, 2016 | 0

Men in Blues are scheduled to play their fifth Test against England in next 16th December, 2016 at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai where they won last three Test consecutively and drawn the inaugural match. So, they have already won the series. It is the very first time for Virat Kohli who is the current Test skipper of Indian team to win a long format series against England. Last time they played against the English side in 2014 when India visited England by when England won the series by 3 – 1.

Unbeaten India close to history in 5th Test against England at Chennai

Now, India is seems completely unbeaten and on the verge of history in their fifth Test at Chennai. Before win the series against England, team India won against Sri Lanka, South Africa, West Indies and New Zealand. Through this winning, they have consecutively won five Test series which has placed them to the history. However, most credit goes to their current captain Virat Kohli who led India to the world’s no. 1 in Test according to the ICC ranking. Now, they are looking forward to their final test in Chennai and wants to win the match too. Through this win, they have a chance to take their team an unique upper level and also can strengthen their ranking position.

Men in Blues lost three tosses out of the four matches but won the series by 3 – 0. Besides, according to the reports, they shown better performance than English crickets in every fields. Though, earlier English players like Alastair Cook and others thought they could defeat India in their own condition but after four Tests, they have now realised that they should not take India team so lightly. Now, it would be so difficult for English team to turn around in Chennai.

However, the next match could be cancelled due to bad weather. Recent weather forecasts that a storm Vardah has altready made a landfall  near the Chennai and due to that reason, heavy rains started over the coastal area like Tamil Nadu and some other parts and also MA Chidambaram Stadium has already damaged somewhat. But, according to the TNCA reports, Chennai stadium is almost ok and ready for the final Test.

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