India will take on England in the first Test at Birmingham on August 1. It will kickstart a highly anticipated Test series between the two nations. India have beaten England in the 2016 Test series 4-0 at home. England will look to take revenge of the series loss. On the other hand, India would be targetting just their second Test series win on English soil in the 21st century. Cricwizz takes a look at the records that are likely to be created or broken during the Test series between England and India.
23 Virat Kohli needs another 23 runs to total 1000 runs against England in Tests. He currently has 977 runs @ 44.40 in 14 Tests against England.
241 Murali Vijay needs 241 runs to total 1000 runs against England in Tests. He currently has 759 runs @ 42.16 in 10 Tests against England.
2 Alastair Cook needs two tons to become the highest century maker in England vs India Tests. He has scored 6 tons so far against England in Tests. Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar are tied at top spot with 7 tons each.
10 James Anderson needs 10 wickets to become the leading wicket-taker in England vs India Tests. Anderson currently has 86 wickets in 22 matches. He is behind Anil Kumble’s tally of 92 wickets and BS Chandrasekhar’s record of 95 wickets.
2 Virat Kohli needs two wins as skipper to become the most successful captain in England vs India Tests. He currently has four wins as skipper, one short of Cook’s tally of 5 wins against India.
469 C Pujara needs 469 runs to total 5000 runs in Test cricket. He currently has 4531 runs @ 50.34 in 58 Tests.
29 Ravindra Jadeja needs 29 wickets to total 200 wickets in Test cricket. He currently has 171 wickets in 36 Tests.
1 England need one Test to become the first cricketing nation to play 1000 Tests. England have played 999 Tests so far, winning 357, losing 297 and 345 draws.
40 Joe Root needs 40 runs to score 6000 runs in Tests. He currently has 5960 runs @ 52.28 in 69 Tests.
24 Stuart Broad needs 24 runs to total 3000 runs in Tests. He currently has 2976 in 118 Tests.
2 Ben Stokes needs two wickets to total 100 scalps in Test cricket.