Axar Patel and Ravi Ashwin wrap up two-day win for India in Ahmedabad Test against England

England dismissed for 81 after captain Joe Root picks up five wickets on manic day

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Spinners ruled the roost on an incredible day for bowlers as India wrapped up a 10-wicket win inside two days against England at the third day-night Test in Ahmedabad.

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin became the second fastest to 400 Test wickets while left-arm spinner Axar Patel finished with 11 in the match as England were shot out for just 81 in their second innings.

Earlier in the day, it was England who were in control when a hot streak of seven for 31 saw them dismiss India for 145 - just 33 in front.

Captain Joe Root's stunning haul of 5-8 had raised England's hopes but India's spinners turned the tables in a matter of minutes.

Patel took 5-32 while Ravichandran Ashwin bagged four, including his magical 400th.

Left needing just 49 to take a 2-1 series lead, Rohit charged for the line and ended things with a booming six off Root, whose side cannot now qualify for the World Test Championship final.

India began the day on 99-3 in reply to their opponent's 112, moving into the lead after 15 undramatic minutes at the start of the day. Things would never return to that kind of calmness, with Jack Leach setting in motion a phase of trial by spin.

Ajinkya Rahane was first to fall, pinned in front by Leach, before the left-armer had the overnight half-centurion Rohit lbw on the sweep for 66.

Then came the Root show. The off-spinner snapped up three wickets without conceding a run.

His first ball was good enough to take care of the dangerous Rishabh Pant, tossed up into the left-hander's rough and snaring the outside edge, and his next was one to treasure. Drifting in from round the wicket to Washington Sundar, he got bite off the pitch, beat the bat and pinged the top of off.

Patel took a different route to the same destination, swinging heartily at his second ball from Root but picking out the man at short cover. Root won the race with Leach to complete a first career five-for, with Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah falling into his trap.

At the change over England must have felt a mixture of joy at their comeback and trepidation at what awaited them. The joy would soon be gone.

Patel started in stirring style by cleaning up the source of almost half of England's first-innings runs – Zak Crawley – with the first ball of the innings.

Patel thought he had a hat-trick, dating back to his last ball on day one, when he won an lbw decision against the sweeping Jonny Bairstow but when that was overturned he simply bowled the Yorkshireman outright at his next attempt.

England were still in arrears when Dom Sibley followed but Root and Ben Stokes shared a precarious stand of 31 to ensure there would be some sort of chase.

The pair joined the long list of lbw victims, Ashwin getting Stokes (25) for the 11th time in Tests and Patel finally worming his way through Root's defence.

Once Ollie Pope lost his off stump to Ashwin, the end was nigh and none of the last five got to double figures as the spinners ran riot.

After the match, India captain Virat Kohli said poor batting from both sides resulted in such an early finish.

"To be honest, I don't think the quality of batting was at all up to standard from both teams," Kohli said.

"The batting was below-par from both sides. It was bizarre that out of 30 wickets, 21 were to straight balls. It was down to lapse in concentration."

England captain Root said his team simply needs to accept the defeat and move on.

"It is disappointing [to lose this Test] and it has been a tough week. We will take the feelings from this week and harness it. But this shouldn't define us as a team and one defeat will not change us overnight. We have to accept it, move forward, and get better."