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India's worst performances in Tests

Rajneesh Gupta | April 03, 2008

From the highs of the Chennai Test, India's batting plummetted to the depths in the second Test in Ahmedabad on Thursday.

Opting to bat first after winning the toss India were bowled out for a paltry 76.

That the innings folded within a session and lasted only 20 overs tells how unpredictable this Indian side is.

Today's performance is among India's worst, as can be seen from the following tables:

India's lowest totals in Test cricket
TotalOpponentVenueSeasonResult
42v EnglandLord's1974Lost
58v AustraliaBrisbane1947-48Lost
58v EnglandManchester1952Lost
66v South AfricaDurban1996-97Lost
67v AustraliaMelbourne1947-48Lost
75v West IndiesDelhi1987-88Lost
76v South AfricaAhmedabad2007-08To be seen

India's shortest innings in Test cricket
OversTotalOpponentVenueSeasonResult
1742EnglandLord's1974Lost
2076South AfricaAhmedabad2007-08To be seen
21.458EnglandManchester1952Lost
26.2+97West IndiesKingston1976Lost
2783New ZealandMohali1999-00Drawn
+ five batsmen were absent-hurt





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