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India, England head-to-head

Last updated on: February 28, 2006 18:06 IST
Test series results:
    Captains    
Season Host India England Tests Winner
1932 Eng CK Nayudu DR Jardine 1 Eng 1-0
1933-34 Ind CK Nayudu DR Jardine 3 Eng 2-0
1936 Eng Maharaj of Vizianagram GOB Allen 3 Eng 2-0
1946 Eng Nawab of Pataudi Sr WR Hammond 3 Eng 1-0
1951-52 Ind VS Hazare ND Howard 5 Drawn 1-1
1952 Eng VS Hazare L Hutton 4 Eng 3-0
1959 Eng DK Gaekwad PBH May 5 Eng 5-0
1961-62 Ind NJ Contractor ER Texter 5 Ind 2-0
1963-64 Ind Nawab of Pataudi Jr MJK Smith 5 Drawn 0-0
1967 Eng Nawab of Pataudi Jr DB Close 3 Eng 3-0
1971 Eng AL Wadekar R Illingworth 3 Ind 1-0
1972-73 Ind AL Wadekar AR Lewis 5 Ind 2-1
1974 Eng AL Wadekar MH Denness 3 Eng 3-0
1976-77 Ind BS Bedi AW Greig 5 Eng 3-1
1979 Eng S Venkataraghavan JM Brearley 4 Eng 1-0
1979-80 Ind GR Viswanath JM Brearley 1 Eng 1-0
1981-82 Ind SM Gavaskar KWR Fletcher 6 Ind 1-0
1982 Eng SM Gavaskar RGD Willis 3 Eng 1-0
1984-85 Ind SM Gavaskar DI Gower 5 Eng 2-1
1986 Eng Kapil Dev MW Gatting 3 Ind 2-0
1990 Eng M Azharuddin GA Gooch 3 Eng 1-0
1992-93 Ind M Azharuddin GA Gooch 3 Ind 3-0
1996 Eng M Azharuddin MA Atherton 3 Eng 1-0
2001-02 Ind SC Ganguly N Hussain 3 Ind 1-0
2002 Eng SC Ganguly N Hussain 4 Drawn 1-1

Notes :
The 1932 Indian touring side was captained by the Maharaj of Porbandar but he did not play in the Test match.

The following deputized for the official touring captain or were appointed by the home authority for only a minor proportion of the series:
• DB Carr (one Test in 1951-52)
• MC Cowdrey (two Tests in 1959)
• Pankaj Roy (one Test in 1959)
• DI Gower (one Test in 1986)
• AJ Stewart (one Test in 1992-93)

Summary of Test results:
  Played Eng Won Ind Won Drawn
In England 45 23 4 18
In India 46 10 12 24
TOTAL 91 33 16 42

Summary of series results:
  Played Eng Won Ind Won Drawn
In England 14 11 2 1
In India 11 4 5 2
TOTAL 25 15 7 3

Highest Innings Totals:
India:
Total Inns Test Venue Season
617 1st 2nd Trent Bridge 2002
606-9d 1st 3rd The Oval 1990
591 1st 3rd Bombay WS 1992-93
560-6d 1st 2nd Madras Chepauk 1992-93
553-8d 1st 5th Kanpur 1984-85
521 1st 3rd Trent Bridge 1996
515 1st 4th The Oval 2002
510 2nd 1st Headingley 1967

England:
Total Inns Test Venue Season
653-4d 1st 1st Lord's 1990
652-7d 1st 4th Madras Chepauk 1984-85
633-5d 1st 1st Edgbaston 1979
629 1st 2nd Lord's 1974
628-8d 1st 3rd Headingley 2002
594 1st 3rd The Oval 1982
571-8d 1st 2nd Old Trafford 1936
564-9d 1st 3rd Trent Bridge 1996
559-8d 1st 5th Kanpur 1963-64
550-4d 1st 1st Headingley 1967
537 1st 2nd Lord's 1952
519 1st 2nd Old Trafford 1990
508 1st 4th The Oval 2002
500-8d 1st 1st Bombay BS 1961-62

Lowest Innings Totals:
India:
Total Inns Test Venue Season
42# 2nd 2nd Lord's 1974
58 1st 3rd Old Trafford 1952
82 2nd 3rd Old Trafford 1952
83+ 2nd 3rd Madras Chepauk 1976-77
92 1st 3rd Edgbaston 1967
93 2nd 1st Lord's 1936
96 1st 2nd Lord's 1979
98 1st 4th The Oval 1952
110# 2nd 2nd Lord's 1967
121 1st 4th Kanpur 1951-52
122 1st 1st Delhi 1976-77
128 1st 1st Lord's 1982
140 1st 5th The Oval 1959
145+ 1st 3rd Madras Chepauk 1933-34
147 1st 1st Lord's 1936
149 2nd 3rd Headingley 1959
149 2nd 1st Bombay WS 1979-80

England:
Total Inns Test Venue Season
101 2nd 3rd The Oval 1971
102 2nd 1st Bombay WS 1981-82
102 1st 2nd Headingley 1986
128 2nd 2nd Headingley 1986
134 1st 1st Lord's 1936
# batted one man short
+ one batsman retired hurt

Highest Match Aggregate: 1614 for the loss of 30 wickets at Old Trafford in 1990
Lowest Match Aggregate: 482 for the loss of 31 wickets at Lord's in 1936

Highest Individual Innings:
India:
Runs Batsman Inns Test Venue Season
224 VG Kambli 1st 3rd Bombay WS 1992-93
222 GR Viswanath 1st 5th Madras Chepauk 1981-82
221 SM Gavaskar 2nd 4th The Oval 1979
217 R Dravid 1st 4th The Oval 2002
203* Nawab of Pataudi Jr 2nd 4th Delhi 1963-64

England:
Runs Batsman Inns Test Venue Season
333 GA Gooch 1st 1st Lord's 1990
246* G Boycott 1st 1st Headingley 1967
217 WR Hammond 1st 3rd The Oval 1936
214* D Lloyd 1st 3rd Edgbaston 1974
208 IT Botham 1st 3rd The Oval 1982
207 MW Gatting 1st 4th Madras Chepauk 1984-85
205* J Hardstaff jr 1st 1st Lord's 1946
201 G Fowler 1st 4th Madras Chepauk 1984-85
200* DI Gower 1st 1st Edgbaston 1979

Individual Hundreds:
India : 73 (Most : 6 by M Azharuddin & SR Tendulkar)
England : 83 (Most : 5 by IT Botham & GA Gooch)

Highest run-aggregate in a series:
India: 602 (avg 100.33) by Rahul Dravid in 4 Tests in 2002
England: 752 (avg 125.33) by GA Gooch in 3 Tests in 1990

Leading run-scorers in India-England Tests:
India: 2483 (avg 38.20) by SM Gavaskar in 38 Tests
England: 1725 (avg 55.65) by GA Gooch in 19 Tests

Record Partnership for each wicket:
India:
Wkt Runs Batsmen Inns Test Venue Season
1st 213 CPS Chauhan & SM Gavaskar 2nd 4th The Oval 1979
2nd 192 FM Engineer & AL Wadekar 1st 5th Bombay BS 1972-73
3rd 316# GR Viswanath & Yashpal Sharma 1st 5th Madras Chepauk 1981-82
4th 249 SR Tendulkar & SC Ganguly 1st 3rd Headingley 2002
5th 214 M Azharuddin & RJ Shastri 1st 3rd Calcutta 1984-85
6th 130 N Kapil Dev & SMH Kirmani 1st 3rd The Oval 1982
7th 235 SMH Kirmani & RJ Shastri 1st 1st Bombay WS 1984-85
8th 128 SMH Kirmani & RJ Shastri 1st 3rd Delhi 1981-82
9th 104 S Madan Lal & RJ Shastri 1st 3rd Delhi 1981-82
10th 63 AB Agarkar & A Nehra 2nd 1st Lord's 2002

England:
Wkt Runs Batsmen Inns Test Venue Season
1st 225 MA Atherton & GA Gooch 1st 2nd Old Trafford 1990
2nd 241 G Fowler & MW Gatting 1st 4th Madras Chepauk 1984-85
3rd 308 GA Gooch & AJ Lamb 1st 1st Lord's 1990
4th 266 WR Hammond & TS Worthington 1st 3rd The Oval 1936
5th 254 KWR Fletcher & AW Greig 1st 5th Bombay BS 1972-73
6th 171 IT Botham & RW Taylor 1st 1st Bombay WS 1979-80
7th 125 PH Edmonds & DW Randall 1st 1st Lord's 1982
8th 168 R Illingworth & P Lever 1st 2nd Old Trafford 1971
9th 103 C White & MJ Hoggard 1st 2nd Trent Bridge 2002
10th 70 PJW Allott & RGD Willis 1st 1st Lord's 1982
# 415 runs were added between the fall of the 2nd and 3rd wickets; DB Vengsarkar retired hurt when he and Viswanath had added 99 runs.

Best Bowling in an innings:
India:
Wkts Runs Bowler Venue Inns Test Season
8 55 MH Mankad Madras Chepauk 1st 5th 1951-52
8 79 BS Chandrasekhar Delhi 1st 1st 1972-73
7 86 L Amar Singh Madras Chepauk 1st 3rd 1933-34
7 115 A Kumble Ahmedabad 1st 2nd 2001-02

England:
Wkts Runs Bowler Venue Inns Test Season
8 31 FS Trueman Old Trafford 1st 3rd 1952
7 46 JK Lever Delhi 1st 1st 1976-77
7 48 IT Botham Bombay WS 2nd 1st 1979-80
7 49 H Verity Madras Chepauk 1st 3rd 1933-34
7 49 AV Bedser Lord's 1st 1st 1946
7 52 AV Bedser Old Trafford 2nd 2nd 1946
7 80 GOB Allen The Oval 2nd 3rd 1936

Five wickets in an innings:
India : 55 (Most : 8 by BS Chandrasekhar)
England : 48 (Most : 6 by IT Botham)

Ten wickets in a match:
India: 5 (Most: one by five bowlers)
Wkts Runs Bowler 1st 2nd Venue Test Season
12 108 MH Mankad 8/55 4/53 Madras Chepauk 5th 1951-52
12 181 L Sivaramakrishnan 6/64 6/117 Bombay WS 1st 1984-85
10 177 SA Durani 6/105 4/72 Madras Corp. 5th 1961-62
10 188 C Sharma 4/130 6/58 Edgbaston 3rd 1986
10 233 A Kumble 7/115 3/118 Ahmedabad 2nd 2001-02

England : 7 (Most : 2 by AV Bedser)
Wkts Runs Bowler 1st 2nd Venue Test Season
13 106 IT Botham 6/58 7/48 Bombay WS 1st 1979-80
11 93 AV Bedser 4/41 7/52 Old Trafford 2nd 1946
11 145 AV Bedser 7/49 4/96 Lord's 1st 1946
11 153 H Verity 7/49 4/104 Madras Chepauk 3rd 1933-34
11 163 NA Foster 6/104 5/59 Madras Chepauk 4th 1984-85
10 70 JK Lever 7/46 3/24 Delhi 1st 1976-77
10 78 GOB Allen 5/35 5/43 Lord's 1st 1936

Highest wicket-aggregate in a series:
India: 35 (avg 18.91) by BS Chandrasekhar in 5 Tests in 1972-73
England: 29 (avg 13.31) by FS Trueman in 4 Tests in 1952
29 (avg 17.55) by DL Underwood in 5 Tests in 1976-77

Leading wicket-takers in India-England Tests:
India: 95 (avg 27.27) by BS Chandrasekhar in 23 Tests
England: 62 (avg 27.40) by DL Underwood in 20 Tests
62 (avg 23.24) by RGD Willis in 17 Tests

Also: The record at Nagpur

Rajneesh Gupta