IND VS ENG: After 45 years, the Indian team got such a setback, England was beaten by 7 wickets at Edgbaston, 5 big records were broken

Team India’s big defeat in Edgbaston

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India vs England, 5th Test: The Indian cricket team lost the match despite taking the first innings lead in the Edgbaston Test. England won the Test series 2-2 by winning by 7 wickets. In the second turn, Joe Root, Bairstow scored an unbeaten century and snatched the match from Team India.

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TV9 Hindi , Edited By: Anoop Singh

Jul 05, 2022 | 7:16 PM




When a team has to score 378 runs in the fourth innings, believe it, the possibility of its defeat is very strong. Such a big target can be achieved in Test cricket only through miraculous batting and something similar was seen at Edgbaston. Host England in Edgbaston Test (India vs England, 5th Test) team india Despite the big target, he was defeated by 7 wickets. The bowlers of the Indian team appeared helpless in the second innings. England’s batsmen Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow snatched both the match and the series from Team India by hitting centuries. Team India had a chance to win the series in England for the first time since the year 2007, but its hopes were dashed. Let us tell you now about some such records which were made during the Edgbaston Test.

  1. England achieved such a big target for the first time in Test cricket history. In the year 2019, the English team had achieved a target of 359 against Australia in the Leeds Test, but now it proved to be a small challenge of 378.
  2. The Indian team also made an unwanted record in the Edgbaston Test. India has lost a Test match for the first time after scoring more than 350 runs in the fourth innings. Earlier, in 1977 against Team India, Australia had achieved the target of 339 runs, but after 45 years now this record has also been dashed.
  3. The record for the biggest partnership between Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root while chasing in Tests has also been made. Let us tell you that there was a partnership of 269 runs between Bairstow-Root, which is the highest partnership in the third wicket and below while chasing. In 1978, there was a partnership of 251 runs between Australian batsmen C Sargent and G Wood against the West Indies.
  4. For the first time since 1939, two batsmen scored centuries in the fourth innings of a Test for England. Let us tell you that Joe Root scored an unbeaten 142 in the second innings and Bairstow scored 114 runs.
  5. Joe Root scored the highest 737 runs in the Test series between India and England. With this, Joe Root broke the record of Virat Kohli. Joe Root is the highest run-scorer in the India-England series. This record was in the name of Virat in the year 2016-17. The former Indian captain had scored 655 runs in that series.