Moeen Ali's Six Wickets Help England Decimate India, Draw Level in Series

Moeen Ali picked up 6/67 as England defeated India by 266 runs in the third Test at Southampton to draw level in the five-match series 1-1.

updated: July 31, 2014 18:23 IST
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England's Moeen Ali (top R) celebrates after dismissing India's Virat Kohli during the third Test match at the Rose Bowl.

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Southampton: Spinner Moeen Ali claimed six wickets to inspire England to a crushing 266-run win over India on Thursday to level an absorbing series at 1-1 with two matches to play. (Highlights | Matchcentre)

Spinner Moeen took six for 67, the first five-wicket haul of his test career, and India crumbled to 178 all out in their second innings on the final morning of the match.

England took the six wickets they needed to secure a first test win since they beat Australia at Durham last August, ending a dismal run of 10 matches without victory.

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