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India achieve historic win at Lord's

Posted on Jul 21 2014 | IANS

London, July 21 : India registered a historic 95-run win over England on the fifth and final day of the second cricket Test at Lord's here Monday.

Resuming the second session at 173/5, England were bowled out for 223 while chasing a target of 319 runs.

Pacer Ishant Sharma was the pick of the Indian bowlers with career best figures of 7/74.

With the win, the visitors have taken a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

This is India's second win at the 'home of cricket' since a Kapil Dev-led team won here back in 1986.

Brief scores: India 295 and 342 beat England 319 and 223 (Joe Root 66, Moeen Ali 39; Ishant Sharma 7/74).

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