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India's 6th win in three days

May 27, 2007 17:24 IST
India trounced Bangladesh in the second Test in Mirpur, Dhaka, on Sunday winning by an innings and 239 runs in just three days.
 
It is only the sixth such instance that they have won a Test in three days.
 
 
Margin Opponent Venue Season
Inns & 239 runs Bangladesh Mirpur 2007
49 runs West Indies Kingston 2006
10 wickets Zimbabwe Harare 2005-06
13 runs Australia Mumbai 2004-05
8 wickets New Zealand Bangalore 1995-96
Inns & 70 runs Pakistan Delhi 1952-53
 
Biggest ever win for India
 
The innings and 239 runs win is also India's biggest in Test cricket.
They had previously beaten Australia by an innings and 219 runs at Calcutta in 1997-98.
The following table lists India's biggest Test wins by innings margin.
 
Margin Opponent Venue Season
Inns & 239 runs Bangladesh Mirpur 2007
Inns & 219 runs Australia Calcutta 1997-98
Inns & 140 runs Bangladesh Dhaka 2004-05
Inns & 131 runs Pakistan Rawalpindi 2003-04
Inns & 119 runs Sri Lanka Lucknow 1993-94
Rajneesh Gupta