India vs England: Moeen Ali bowls England to series win over India

Published: 03rd September 2018 09:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd September 2018 10:27 AM  

Ali's match figures of 9-134 led England to a 60-run victory in the fourth Test as the hosts completed a series victory on Sunday with an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-game contest. (Photo | AP)
Chasing a tricky target of 245, India were bowled out for a paltry 184 on the fourth day on a pitch where survival wasn't a problem but run-scoring definitely was. (Photo | AP)
India have never chased a target of 200 plus outside the sub-continent in the past three decades and the script didn't change this time round. (Photo | AP)
What will hurt Virat Kohli and his men most is the fact that they were beaten by one of the weakest teams in recent times. (Photo | AP)
An ageing bowling attack of Jimmy Anderson-Stuart Broad along with off-spinner in Moeen Ali (5/63 and 4/71) tormented the Indians just like they did during the 2014 series. (Photo | AP)
Under Ravi Shastri's coaching, India have now lost Test series in all those countries, which are considered to be tough places for touring teams. (Photo | AP)
While the Indian coach has repatedly stressed about being a good travelling side, save Trent Bridge Test, there hasn't been indications enough to show that Kohli's team is ready to beat the best when conditions are alien. (Photo | AP)
Under Shastri-Kohli duo, India have lost in Australia (where MS Dhoni captained in two Tests), in South Africa and now in England. The inconsequential final Test will be played at the Oval from September 7. (Photo | AP)
England's Joe Root, right,leads his players from the pitch after England defeated India on the fourth day of the 4th cricket Test match between England and India at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England. (Photo | AP)
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