England’s win on the Rajiv Gandhi Worldwide Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday was hailed as one in all their “best ever” and offers them a 1-0 lead within the five-match collection.
India had within the field seat after taking a lead of 190 of their first innings, however Pope’s epic innings of 196 runs resuscitated England, who posted 420 all out of their second innings to roar again into the competition.
That left the hosts needing 231 to win the match. However sluggish left-arm bowler Hartley’s 7-62 in his debut Take a look at wrecked India, who had been all out for 202 in an prolonged closing session on the penultimate day.
India captain Rohit Sharma’s 39 was the highest rating by an Indian batter within the second innings because the hosts misplaced 4-24 in a mid-innings collapse.
Ravichandran Ashwin (28) and Srikar Bharat (28) added 57 runs for the eighth wicket to attempt to take the match into its closing day, however that was to not be.
The match went into the additional half hour of the day with each side closing on victory and India attempting to keep away from solely a fourth house defeat in 47 Exams.
England captain Ben Stokes mentioned he was “extremely proud” of the efficiency.