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This will 127th meeting between the two sides and England hold a 48-29 win record over India.
Graham Gooch’s 333 at Lord's in 1990 and Joe Root’s 218 in Chennai 2020-21 remain the highest individual scores for England , while for India 221 by Sunil Gavaskar at The Oval and 303* by Karun Nair in Chennai 2016-17 remain the highest individual scores
Here are Statistical Highlights of the Series
~ The first Test match of the five-match series between India and England will be played at
Trent Bridge, Nottingham from Wednesday (August 4).
~ This will be 35th series between the two teams. England have won 19 series, India 11 and four series were drawn.
~ The first Test match will be the 127th Test match between the two teams, 63rd on England soil and eighth at Trent Bridge, Nottingham
~ England hold a 48-29 advantage in the head-to-head clashes with India. However, a significant percentage of their matches (38.88%) have ended in draws.
~ England also hold the edge at home, winning 34 matches to India’s seven. Since 2000, India have an 15-16 win-loss record against England with their best performance coming in the 2016-17 series when they won five Test series 4-0.
~ Trent Bridge, Nottingham has hosted seven Tests between the two sides, India and England have won two Tests each while three Tests ended in draws.
~ India are currently placed second in the ICC Test rankings with 119 points. However, if India win series 5-0, they would not just regain the Pataudi Trophy, but also become the No.1 ranked side in Tests.
FOR THE RECORD:
** Axar Patel took 27 wickets at an average of 10.59 in six innings of three Test matches
against England at home in 2021.It was also his first Test series.
** James Anderson who has taken 98 catches in 306 innings of 162 Tests, needs just 2 more to
become the tenth England player and 39th overall to reach the 100 catches milestone
INDIA-ENGLAND TEST ENCOUNTERS :
SUMMARY OF RESULTS:
Venue Played Ind won Eng won Drawn
In England 62 7 34 21
In India 64 22 14 28
Total : 126 29 48 49
At Nottingham 7 2 2 3
HIGHEST INNINGS TOTALS :
England in England : 710-7dec at Birmingham 2011
in India : 652-7 dec at Chennai 1984-85
India in England : 664 at The Oval 2007
in India : 759-7 dec at Chennai 2016-17
LOWEST INNINGS TOTALS :
England in England : 101 at The Oval 1971
in India : 102 at Mumbai 1981-82
India in England : 42 at Lord's 1974
in India : 81 at Ahmedabad 2020-21
HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL SCORES :
England in England : 333 Graham .Gooch at Lord's 1990
in India : 218 Joe Root at Chennai 2020-21
India in England : 221 Sunil Gavaskar at The Oval 1979
in India : 303* Karun Nair at Chennai 2016-17
BEST BOWLING IN AN INNINGS :
England in England : 8-31 Fred.Trueman at Manchester 1952
in India : 7-46 John Lever at Delhi 1976-77
India in England : 7-74 Ishant Sharma at Lord's 2014
in India : 8-55 Vinoo Mankad at Chennai 1951-52
BEST BOWLING IN A MATCH :
England in England : 11-93 Alec Bedser at Manchester 1946
in India : 13-106 Ian Botham at Mumbai 1979-80
India in England : 10-188 Chetan Sharma at Birmingham 1986
in India : 12-108 Vinoo Mankad at Chennai 1951-52