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India's biggest defeats by an innings margin

Last updated on: August 14, 2011 11:42 IST

England beat India by an innings and 242 runs on the fourth day of the third Test at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Saturday to take a 3-0 lead in the four-match series.

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The innings and 336 runs defeat against the West Indies in 1958 remains India's worst in Test cricket.

Rajneesh Gupta looks at India's biggest defeats by an innings margin

Margin

Opponents

Venue

Season

Inns & 336 runs

West Indies

Kolkata

1958-59

Inns & 285 runs

England

Lord's

1974

Inns & 242 runs

England

Birmingham

2011

Inns & 239 runs

Sri Lanka

Colombo SSC

2008

Inns & 226 runs

Australia

Brisbane

1947-48

Inns & 207 runs

England

Manchester

1952

India biggest defeats against England by innings margin

Margin

Venue

Season

Inns & 285 runs

Lord's

1974

Inns & 242 runs

Birmingham

2011

Inns & 207 runs

Manchester

1952

Inns & 173 runs

Leeds

1959

Inns & 124 runs

Lord's

1967

Inns & 83 runs

Birmingham

1979

India losing three Tests on a trot in a series

5 v England in England in 1959 Lost,Lost,Lost,Lost,Lost

5 v West Indies in West Indies in 1961-62 Lost,Lost,Lost,Lost,Lost

4 v Australia in Australia in 1967-68 Lost,Lost,Lost,Lost

3 v Australia in Australia in 1947-48 Lost,Drawn,Lost,Lost,Lost

3 v England in England in 1952 Lost, Lost, Lost, Drawn

3 v West Indies in India in 1958-59 Drawn,Lost,Lost,Lost,Drawn

3 v England in England in 1967 Lost,Lost,Lost

3 v England in England in 1974 Lost,Lost,Lost

3 v England in India in 1976-77 Lost,Lost,Lost,Won,Drawn

3 v Pakistan in Pakistan in 1982-83 Drawn,Lost,Lost,Lost,Drawn,Drawn

3 v West Indies in West Indies in 1988-89 Drawn,Lost,Lost,Lost

3 v Australia in Australia in 1999-00 Lost,Lost,Lost

3 v England in England in 2011 Lost,Lost, Lost