IND vs ENG, 1st Test: India Record Trent Bridge – India skipper Virat Kohli would like to continue India’s decent run at Trent Bridge in the opening Test against England, starting August 4. Considering India last won a Test series in England in 2007, winning the opening match will be crucial in the five-match series. To do that, India will draw inspiration from its decent record in Nottingham.
India Record Trent Bridge: Will Virat Kohli’s India continue their winning run at Trent Bridge? Check records
IND vs ENG, 1st Test: India Record Trent Bridge: India have played 7 and won two, losing as many matches. Three remaining fixtures have ended in draws. But the last time India faced England in the last Test in 2018, Virat Kohli & Co won the match by 203 runs are yet to lose a Test at the venue since 2011. The second-last Test in 2014 had ended in a draw.
Ishant Sharma is one of India’s impressive bowlers at the venue. He has taken 12 wickets in 3 Tests. Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah had taken a five-wicket haul. He will be aiming to continue his good track record. Other bowlers in the form of Mohd Shami and Umesh Yadav need to pull up their shocks in the pacers-friendly track.
IND vs ENG, 1st Test: India Record Trent Bridge: Can Virat Kohli & Co continue India’s impressive record at Trent Bridge? check stats
India vs England in 1959- England won by inns and 59 runs
India vs England in 1996- Drawn
India vs England in 2002- Drawn
India vs England in 2007- India won by 7 wickets
India vs England in 2011- England won by 319 runs
India vs England in 2014- Drawn
India vs England in 2018- India won by 203 runs
IND vs ENG, 1st Test: India Record Trent Bridge: Notably, India’s last win at the venue had come under the leadership of Virat Kohli. He can lead from the front and take over Clive Lloyd’s record for most wins in Test matches. The Indian captain had slammed 103 and 97 in the last Test at Nottingham. He will be looking to bring an end to his century drought with a ton at the venue.
IND vs ENG, 1st Test: India Record Trent Bridge: The likes of India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane and India’s batting mainstay Cheteshwar Pujara had also done well at the venue. Pujara can use the opportunity to come back in form after missing out on Test fifty in the last eight innings (including practice match in Durham)
Among other wins, Rahul Dravid-led India had defeated England at the venue in 2007 to win India’s only 3rd Test series win England.
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