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Ep. 157 India v England: Ashwin and Rohit inspire fightback to win second Chennai test (ft. Nishad Pai Vaidya)

Normal service resumes as India beats England in the second Chennai test to level the test series 1-1. We talk about the important of the toss, the “unplayable” Chennai pitch, Rohit’s hundred, Kohli’s first innings dismissal, Kohli’s on-field antics, Ashwin’s genius and much more.

We pick the CEAT SecuraDrive player of the week – Ravichandran Ashwin for his eight wickets and second innings hundred – and our favourite player Rishabh Pant gets the CEAT puncture resistant performer of the week for his exciting batting and excellent keeping.

After the CEAT strategic time-out we talk with Nishad Pai Vaidya – sports anchor, broadcaster and writer on the Chennai crowd, the Chennai pitch and the importance of the toss.

Link to Episode 157 

Polls for E&S X CEAT SecuraDrive player of week and E&S x CEAT puncture resistant performer of the week

Kimber’s article on Ashwin against Dan Lawrence

Edges & Sledges episode on India’s first pink ball test

Edges & Sledges episode with Snehal Pradhan

Links to articles about pitches:

Kimber

Snehal Pradhan

George Dobell

Sid Monga

Enter the #BatWithCEAT contest for February 2021 by answering the question we ask on the show.

Find Nishad on Twitter

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