Seven-star Ravindra Jadeja helps India clinch series 4-0 against England

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India defeated England by an innings and 75 runs in the Chennai Test to clinch the series 4-0 against England (BCCI)

India defeated England by an innings and 75 runs in the Chennai Test to clinch the series 4-0 against England (BCCI)

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England faced an uphill task on day 5 of the Chennai Test as they aimed for survival against India. (BCCI)

England faced an uphill task on day 5 of the Chennai Test as they aimed for survival against India. (BCCI)

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Alastair Cook survived some close moments against Ravindra Jadeja as he and Keaton Jennings hung in. (BCCI)

Alastair Cook survived some close moments against Ravindra Jadeja as he and Keaton Jennings hung in. (BCCI)

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Keaton Jennings employed the reverse sweep well as he and Cook neared fifties. (BCCI)

Keaton Jennings employed the reverse sweep well as he and Cook neared fifties. (BCCI)

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India missed some catches in the morning session, with Alastair Cook being dropped by Parthiv Patel and Jennings also surviving a close catch. (BCCI)

India missed some catches in the morning session, with Alastair Cook being dropped by Parthiv Patel and Jennings also surviving a close catch. (BCCI)

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Virat Kohli did not lose hope as he continued to attack with the spinners. (BCCI)

Virat Kohli did not lose hope as he continued to attack with the spinners. (BCCI)

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Keaton Jennings notched up his first fifty as England entered into the lunch session at 103/0. (BCCI)

Keaton Jennings notched up his first fifty as England entered into the lunch session at 103/0. (BCCI)

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However, Cook fell to Jadeja for 49 as he was dismissed by the left-arm spinner for the sixth time in the series. (BCCI)

However, Cook fell to Jadeja for 49 as he was dismissed by the left-arm spinner for the sixth time in the series. (BCCI)

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Ravindra Jadeja got the massive wicket of Joe Root as India continued to make in-roads. (BCCI)

Ravindra Jadeja got the massive wicket of Joe Root as India continued to make in-roads. (BCCI)

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Ravindra Jadeja got rid of Jennings for 54 as England collapsed. (BCCI)

Ravindra Jadeja got rid of Jennings for 54 as England collapsed. (BCCI)

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Ravindra Jadeja took a magnificent catch running back as India suddenly sensed a magnificent victory. (BCCI)

Ravindra Jadeja took a magnificent catch running back as India suddenly sensed a magnificent victory. (BCCI)

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Following the tea break, Jadeja continued to cause havoc as he dismissed Moeen Ali, with the batsman playing a poor shot. (BCCI)

Following the tea break, Jadeja continued to cause havoc as he dismissed Moeen Ali, with the batsman playing a poor shot. (BCCI)

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Ravindra Jadeja picked up his sixth five-wicket haul in Tests as England continued to collapse. (BCCI)

Ravindra Jadeja picked up his sixth five-wicket haul in Tests as England continued to collapse. (BCCI)

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This was Jadeja’s maiden five-wicket haul against England and India were closing in on a win. (BCCI)

This was Jadeja’s maiden five-wicket haul against England and India were closing in on a win. (BCCI)

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Amit Mishra joined the wickets column as he dismissed Liam Dawson with a googly. (BCCI)

Amit Mishra joined the wickets column as he dismissed Liam Dawson with a googly. (BCCI)

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Umesh Yadav got the wicket of Adil Rashid as England continued to lose wickets. (BCCI)

Umesh Yadav got the wicket of Adil Rashid as England continued to lose wickets. (BCCI)

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Jadeja got the final two wickets as he finished with 7/48, his best figures in Tests as India completed an innings and 75-run victory. (BCCI)

Jadeja got the final two wickets as he finished with 7/48, his best figures in Tests as India completed an innings and 75-run victory. (BCCI)

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India had won the series 4-0 and they finally sealed their series win over England after a gap of eight years. (BCCI)

India had won the series 4-0 and they finally sealed their series win over England after a gap of eight years. (BCCI)

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Virat Kohli registered his fifth straight series win as captain and continued his unbeaten run at home as Test skipper. (BCCI)

Virat Kohli registered his fifth straight series win as captain and continued his unbeaten run at home as Test skipper. (BCCI)

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Virat Kohli also equalled Sunil Gavaskar’s feat of 18 consecutive Tests without defeat as India ended the year on an ultimate high. (BCCI)

Virat Kohli also equalled Sunil Gavaskar’s feat of 18 consecutive Tests without defeat as India ended the year on an ultimate high. (BCCI)

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Thanks to this series win, Virat Kohli’s Indian team ended the year as the top-ranked Test team. (BCCI)

Thanks to this series win, Virat Kohli’s Indian team ended the year as the top-ranked Test team. (BCCI)

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Virat Kohli was named the Man of the series for smashing 655 runs, including two centuries while Karun Nair was the Man of the Match for his historic 303*. (BCCI)

Virat Kohli was named the Man of the series for smashing 655 runs, including two centuries while Karun Nair was the Man of the Match for his historic 303*. (BCCI)

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Virat Kohli’s India have not lost a Test series at home since losing to England in 2012. (BCCI)

Virat Kohli’s India have not lost a Test series at home since losing to England in 2012. (BCCI)

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