|Second Test, Chennai (day two)|
|India 329 (Rohit 161; Moeen 4-128) & 54-1|
|England 134 (Foakes 42*; Ashwin 5-43)|
|India lead by 249 runs|
England’s batting crumbled in the Chennai dust as India moved on course for an emphatic win in the second Test.
With the ball biting, fizzing and spitting off a rapidly deteriorating pitch, England had few answers against India’s skilful spinners, slipping to 52-5 in response to the hosts’ 329.
Ben Foakes provided admirable resistance with an unbeaten 42, saving a follow-on that probably would not have been enforced, before England were bowled out for 134.
Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin ended with 5-43, while debutant left-arm spinner Axar Patel and pace bowler Ishant Sharma claimed two wickets apiece.
Rohit Sharma, who made a sparkling 161 on day one, survived a stumping chance on 20 and overturned an lbw decision on 22 to end the second day 25 not out,…
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