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India vs England: At Mohali, Alastair Cook's men had no answer to hosts' prolific lower order

India vs England: At Mohali, Alastair Cook's men had no answer to hosts' prolific lower order

Ashwin enhanced his batting reputation with a defiant 72, Jadeja threatened a maiden test ton before falling 10 runs short and Jayant hit a first test fifty to give India a 134-run first innings lead which effectively took the match away from England.

India vs England 2016: Ravichandran Ashwin's 5-ball over goes unnoticed on Day 4 of 2nd Test

India vs England 2016: Ravichandran Ashwin's 5-ball over goes unnoticed on Day 4 of 2nd Test

Amid all these record breaking performances in the 2nd Test, what went unnoticed was a rare over bowled by R Ashwin, wherein the offie bowled just five deliveries.

India vs England, 2nd Test: Spinners shine as Virat Kohli & Co thrash visitors by 246 runs to take 1-0 lead

India vs England, 2nd Test: Spinners shine as Virat Kohli & Co thrash visitors by 246 runs to take 1-0 lead

After the first Test ended in a draw, Indian team bounced back to thrash England by 246 runs.

2nd Test: India vs England 2016 - As it happened...

2nd Test: India vs England 2016 - As it happened...

While Virat Kohli & Co have now taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

India vs England, 2nd Test, Day 3 — As it happened...

India vs England, 2nd Test, Day 3 — As it happened...

Coverage of day 3 of second Test match of the India-England 2016 series, being played at Visakhapatnam.

India vs England, 2nd Test, Day 2 — As it happened...

India vs England, 2nd Test, Day 2 — As it happened...

At stumps, England were 103/5, still needing 352 runs to make India bat again.

2nd Test: India vs England, Preview - Focus on Ashwin & Co as hosts eye better show on rank turner

2nd Test: India vs England, Preview - Focus on Ashwin & Co as hosts eye better show on rank turner

Questions are being raised about Ravichandran Ashwin's ability to get wickets on a good track after finishing with underwhelming match figures of 3/230 at Rajkot.

2nd Test, Vizag: Anil Kumble backs Indian spinners despite under-par performance in Rajkot against England

2nd Test, Vizag: Anil Kumble backs Indian spinners despite under-par performance in Rajkot against England

Kumble defended the bowlers, stating that it was a good wicket to bat on and six tons from either side proved that.

Indian seamers need to lift their game as spinners can't claim fifers everywhere, says Sourav Ganguly

Indian seamers need to lift their game as spinners can't claim fifers everywhere, says Sourav Ganguly

He also pointed out that it will be impossible for Ashwin to get five-wicket hauls consistently.

India vs England 2016: Ravindra Jadeja backs R Ashwin, says it's not always his responsibility to take wickets

India vs England 2016: Ravindra Jadeja backs R Ashwin, says it's not always his responsibility to take wickets

While praising the hundred made by Stokes, Jadeja also pointed out that the left-hander was dropped twice by Wriddhiman Saha on individual scores of 60 and 61 respectively.

India vs England 2016: Virat Kohli, Joe Root and other players to watch out for

India vs England 2016: Virat Kohli, Joe Root and other players to watch out for

Virat Kohli loves to take up new challenges and he would be very keen to amend his poor Test record against England.

1st Test: India vs England, PREVIEW - Payback time as Virat Kohli & Co seek revenge for series loss in 2012

1st Test: India vs England, PREVIEW - Payback time as Virat Kohli & Co seek revenge for series loss in 2012

Coach Anil Kumble said India would not be weighed down by memories of their last encounters with England, insisting recent form was more important.

England spinners treated as third class citizens; stand no chance against India, says Graeme Swann

England spinners treated as third class citizens; stand no chance against India, says Graeme Swann

India play England in a 5-match series with the first Test starting on November 9 in Rajkot.

ICC reveal latest Test Rankings, Ravichandran Ashwin & India maintain numero uno spots

ICC reveal latest Test Rankings, Ravichandran Ashwin & India maintain numero uno spots

Ashwin's spin partner Ravindra Jadeja was at seventh place with 805 points.

Not Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh or R Ashwin; but Ramesh Powar is Bangladeshi spinner Mehdi Hasan's idol

Not Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh or R Ashwin; but Ramesh Powar is Bangladeshi spinner Mehdi Hasan's idol

The 18-year-old offie also took 6 wickets in 1st innings against England in the debut Test.

IND vs NZ 2016: Don't think anyone could lead our team like Brendon McCullum, says Trent Boult

IND vs NZ 2016: Don't think anyone could lead our team like Brendon McCullum, says Trent Boult

Trent Boult said that the quality of spin bowling that they encountered during the Test series is something that they are not used to.

On Harbhajan Singh's 'tailor-made pitches' tweet: Here's what Ravichandran Ashwin has to say

On Harbhajan Singh's 'tailor-made pitches' tweet: Here's what Ravichandran Ashwin has to say

While Harbhajan Singh's remark, where he took a dig an Indian pitches, was criticised by fans, R Ashwin took to Twitter on Monday to react to the controversy.

Yasir Shah, joint second fastest to 100 Test wickets, wants match with Ravichandaran Ashwin

Yasir Shah, joint second fastest to 100 Test wickets, wants match with Ravichandaran Ashwin

With India number one in Test rankings and Pakistan number two, there was a suggestion of having a one-off Test to determine a world Test champion.

R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami rested for the first three ODIs as long Test season awaits

R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami rested for the first three ODIs as long Test season awaits

Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul were unavailable for 1st three ODIs due to injuries.

India vs New Zealand: Hosts need to win ODI series 4-1 to move up in ICC rankings

India vs New Zealand: Hosts need to win ODI series 4-1 to move up in ICC rankings

In the batsmen rankings, Virat Kohli remains in number two spot behind A B de Villiers.