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After A Historic Win In D/N Test, Sachin Tendulkar Urges India To Seal Four-match Series

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar has urged Team India to seal the four-match series by winning the next and final Test match against England

Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has come forward and congratulated Team India after an outstanding 10-wicket win over England in the third Test match at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on Thursday. The high-octane D/N Test ended inside just two days on a raging turner where the hosts came out on top riding on an outstanding performance. 

'Let’s make it 3-1': Sachin Tendulkar

Taking to the micro-blogging site, the Master Blaster congratulated the Indian team on taking a 2-1 lead in the four-match series and at the same time, also urged Kohli & Co. to seal the series by a 3-1 margin by winning the next Test match as well. 

Pink-ball Test wrapped up in two days 

Team India survived the demons on the pitch in their second innings on Day 2 with a comprehensive win in the third Test match to take a 2-1 lead in the four-match series.

Chasing a paltry total of 49, the Indian batsmen never looked uncomfortable as they made easy work of this small run chase as openers Rohit Sharma, and, Shubman Gill counter-attacked the English spinners with their aggressive batting display as the hosts comfortably got past the finish line by 10 wickets. 

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Meanwhile, India have also registered their second Day-Night Test victory after their heroics in Ahmedabad. Prior to this contest, they had won their first pink-ball Test against Bangladesh at the iconic Eden Gardens, Kolkata in November 2019 and suffered an eight-wicket defeat at the hands of Australia at the Adelaide Oval in December 2020 where the Indian team also ended up registering their lowest-ever Test score of 36. 

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All eyes on the final Test match

The fourth and final Test match will be played at the same venue from March 4-8 and even if the contest ends in a stalemate, not only will the Virat Kohli-led side end up sealing the series, but will also consolidate their spot in the finals of the ICC World Test Championship and will face New Zealand at the 'Mecca of Cricket' Lord's. The summit clash will be played between June 18-22.

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