India will play a five-match Test series in England after the limited-overs series comes to an end. Although the T20I series is still on, all eyes are on the Test series as India rank No 1 in Test cricket. And England would look to challenge this India’s rankings and take revenge of the 0-4 series loss to India in the sub-continent in 2016. Cricwizz takes a look at the stats in India vs England Test series.
3 India have won only three Test series in England in 32 series overall. India won the Test series 1-0 (3) in England in 1971. India won another Test series in England 2-0 (3) in 1986. India won the third series 1-0 (3) in 2007.
25-43 India won 25 Tests against England in 117 Tests. They have lost 43 Tests and drew 49.
759/7 India have scored the highest team’s total in India vs England Test series. They scored 759/7 declared against England at Chennai in 2016.
10 times India have been dismissed 100 or lower against England in Tests. England have never been dismissed below 100 against India.
innings and 285 runs England have posted the biggest win in India vs England Tests. England defeated India by innings and 285 runs in the Lord’s Test in 1974.
10 wickets England have posted 10-wickets victory against India 10 times in Tests. But India have posted a 10-wicket one only once against England in Tests.
2535 Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most runs in India vs England Tests. Tendulkar scored 2535 runs @ 51.73 in 32 Tests. For England, Alastair Cook has scored the most runs against India, 2104 runs @ 50.09 in 25 Tests.
2 There have been two triple tons recorded in India vs England Tests. Graham Gooch, Karun Nair have scored the two triple tons in India vs England Tests.
333 Gooch scored the highest Test score of 333 against India at Lord’s in 1990. For India, Karun Nair scored 303* against India at Chennai in 2016.
7 Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar have scored seven centuries each against England, the most by any player in India vs England Tests.
11 Bishan Singh Bedi has recorded 11 ducks against England in 22 Tests, the most by any player in India vs England Tests.
95 BS Chandrasekhar took 95 wickets @ 27.27 in 23 Tests against England, the most by any player in India vs England Tests. James Anderson took 86 wickets @ 28.17 in 22 Tests against India.
8/31 Fred Trueman took 8/31 against India at Manchester in 1952, the best spell in India vs England Tests. There have been three eight-wicket hauls in India vs England Tests.
67 MS Dhoni has effected 67 dismissals (63 catches, 4 stumpings) in 21 Tests against England, the most by any keeper.
35 Sunil Gavaskar took 35 catches against England, the most by either team in Tests.
350 Ian Bell and Kevin Pietersen posted 350-run stand for third wicket at The Oval in 2011, the highest partnership in India vs England Tests.
15 MS Dhoni has captained in 15 Tests against England, the most by any player from either team. Dhoni won 3, lost 9 and drew 3 Tests against England.