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In doing so, Ashwin went past South African great Dale Steyn while tying with James Anderson and Ian Botham on the seventh spot on the list of players with the most 5-wicket hauls in Tests.

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India got two wickets in succession as both Shahmar Brooks and Jahmar Hamilton were sent back to the pavilion. Skipper Virat Kohli displayed good fielding skills to run-out Brooks (50) whereas Jadeja had Hamilton (0) caught at second slip to leave Windies at 177/7.

The 26-year-old took his first wicket in the form of Cheteshwar Pujara (6). Pujara was caught at point by Shamarh Brooks. Cornwall bowled 27 overs in which he gave away 69 runs while bowling eight maiden overs.

Labuschagne was the highest scorer from the Australian side and was scalped by Ben Stokes. Tailenders too failed to add some runs to the scoreboard as the whole team was bundled out for 179 in 52.1 overs.

Kohli had a record-breaking run in the ODI series as he scored 234 runs in the ODIs. He became the first batsman to record 20,000 international runs in a single decade. During the ODI series, he also became the highest run-getter against Windies in the 50-over format.

England and Australia will be the first two cricketing nations to wear names and numbers on their jerseys for the first time in the 142 year history of Test cricket.

The skipper Joe Root took the field but failed to leave a mark on the field as he was sent back to the pavilion in the 12th over after scoring two runs. Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes all were sent back to the pavilion on a duck by Murtagh.

Murtagh returned in the 13th over and bagged two more wickets. The Irish fast bowler bowled Jonny Bairstow for a golden duck on the fourth ball and then Chris Woakes got leg-before for a two-ball nought on the last ball of the over. In the 15th over, Murtagh completed his five-wicket haul as he got Moeen Ali caught behind for a duck.

The Dronacharya awardee, has trained Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli among others at Shivaji Park in Dadar. The stalwart coach passed away at the age of 87 in January this year. Upon Achrekar's death, Tendulkar said that his childhood coach had built the foundation of the master blaster's cricketing career.