Did Root break Tendulkar-Ponting's records in Ahmedabad Test?

By Vipin - 2024-01-29 11:58:16
Did Root break Tendulkar-Ponting's records in Ahmedabad Test?

India had to face a 28-run defeat against England in the first test. Team India, which was chasing the target of 231 runs on Sunday, was all out for 202 runs in the second innings. England scored 420 runs in their second innings on the strength of Ollie Pope (196 runs) and took a lead of 230 runs.

Earlier, India scored 436 runs in the first innings and took a lead of 190 runs by restricting England to 190 runs. During this exciting match, some records were made and some interesting facts also came to light. Joe Root has become the top scorer of the India-England Test series in Hyderabad Test. He broke Ricky Ponting's record of scoring most Test runs against India.

Root became the top scorer of India-England series

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England's Joe Root scored 29 runs in the first innings and could score only 2 runs in the second innings. As soon as he scored his 10th run in the first innings, Root left behind Sachin Tendulkar's record. He became the highest run scorer in the England-India Test series. His name reached 2557 runs against India. Sachin has scored 2535 test runs against England.

Root became the top scorer of Test against India, overtook Ponting

Joe Root has become the batsman who has scored the most Test runs against India. He left behind former Australian captain Ricky Ponting. Root broke Ponting's record by scoring 2 runs in the second innings. Root has scored 2557 and Ponting has scored 2555 test runs. Root took 25 matches to score so many runs, whereas Ponting had scored so many runs in 29 matches.

Ashwin completes 150 wickets in WTC

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Ravichandran Ashwin has taken 154 wickets in the World Test Championship (WTC). He is third in the list of top wicket takers of the tournament. Australia's spinner Nathan Lyon (174 wickets) and fast bowler Pat Cummins (169) are jointly in first place. Ashwin has played 31 matches, Cummins has played 40 and Lyon has played 41 matches.

Jadeja completes 550 wickets in international cricket

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Ravindra Jadeja has completed 553 wickets in international cricket. He has taken 280 wickets in Test, 220 ODI and 53 wickets in T-20. He is the 7th Indian bowler to reach this milestone. Before him, Anil Kumble (953 wickets), Ravichandran Ashwin (720 wickets), Harbhajan Singh (707 wickets), Kapil Dev (687 wickets), Zaheer Khan (597 wickets) and Javagal Srinath (551 wickets) have achieved this feat.

KL Rahul's one thousand runs on Indian pitches

Rahul has scored one thousand test runs on Indian pitches. He made this record by hitting a six against Rehan Ahmed. Rahul played an inning of 86 runs in the first innings.

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