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India beat England by 106 runs in 2nd Test, level series at 1-1

Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah took a match haul of nine wickets as India beat England by 106 runs in the second Test on Monday to level the five-match series at 1-1.

Chasing a record 399 for victory, England were bowled out for 292 in the second session on day four, after an attacking start and Zak Crawley’s 73 in Visakhapatnam.

Resuming at 194 for six, England lost the remaining four wickets in the post-lunch session to be bowled out in 69.2 overs as India levelled the five-match series 1-1.

While England skipper Ben Stokes (11) was run out, Jasprit Bumrah got rid of Ben Foakes (36) and Tom Hartley (36), while Mukesh Kumar removed Shoaib Bashir (0).

In the morning session, India took five wickets, with R Ashwin (3/72) claiming two and Kuldeep Yadav (1/60) and Axar Patel (1/75) accounting for one each. R Ashwin stayed one wicket away from completing 500 Test wickets after his three-wicket haul.

India had scored 396 and 255 in their two innings, while England were dismissed for 253 in their first essay.

India had lost the opening Test by 28 runs in Hyderabad. The third Test starts on February 15 in Rajkot.

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