The Sun – UK – JOE ROOT hailed his greatest win as England captain after Moeen Ali routed India’s batting with nine wickets in the Fourth Test.

Summary

  • JOE ROOT hailed his greatest win as England captain after Moeen Ali routed India’s batting with nine wickets in the Fourth Test.
  • Captain Root insisted his team can continue their upward curve after beating India by 60 runs at the Ageas Bowl and seizing an unbeatable 3-1 series lead.
  • Moeen took 4-71 – and 9-134 in the match – and his haul in his first Test of the summer included the match-changing wicket of Indian skipper Virat Kohli for 58.
  • It means England have beaten the world’s No.1 ranked Test team with Friday’s final match at the Oval still to be played.
  • Kohli played with Moeen for Bangalore Royal Challengers in this year’s Indian Premier League – and they became big mates.


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