Cheteshwar Pujara, Pragyan Ojha power India to 9-wicket win over England

India made a triumphant start to the series after beating England by nine wickets in the first Test in Ahmedabad.

updated: November 19, 2012 15:24 IST
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Ahmedabad: Virender Sehwag and Cheteshwar Pujara turned in an exhilarating batting display on a fifth-day track to complement a superb performance by the bowlers on the final morning as India surged to a nine-wicket victory, less than an hour after lunch, in the first Test against England at Motera in Ahmedabad on Monday (November 19).

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After Pragyan Ojha had ended England’s resistance by getting rid of Matt Prior and Alastair Cook, the two overnight batsmen, India lopped off the tail to bowl England out for 406 at the stroke of lunch.

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