IND vs ENG: Team India has been waiting for this opportunity for 89yrs

By Akshay - August 8, 2021 - Last updated on Aug 23, 2021 01:53 PM IND vs ENG: Team India has been waiting for this opportunity for 89yrs

India vs England First Test: Team India has to score only 157 runs and 9 wickets are left on the last day to win the first Test. If the team wins this Test (IND vs ENG), then it will be their third Test win in Nottingham. Captain Virat Kohli would also like to do the same.

Nottingham. Team India has made a great start in the 5-match Test series. On the last day of the first Test (IND vs ENG) on Sunday, Team India has to score 157 more runs to win, while 9 wickets are left. Team India has scored 278 runs in the first innings and 52 runs in the second innings. He has got a target of 209 runs. England scored 183 runs in the first innings and 303 runs in the second innings.

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Team India has been playing Test in England since 1932. This is the teams overall 63rd Test in England. The team has won only 7 Tests while losing 34. 21 matches have been drawn. Team India would not only want to take the lead in the series by winning the first Test of the series but would also like to do a new feat of 89 years. Team India has played Test matches on 7 grounds in England so far, but the record of winning on any ground is not good. For the first time in 89 years, the team can register more wins than losses in Tests at any ground in England.

The first ground will be where the team will get more victory than defeat.

If Team India wins the first test, it will be its third win in 8 matches in Nottingham, the team has lost in 2 matches. 3 matches have been drawn. That is, on this ground, the team will get more victory than defeat. Team India could not do this feat on any such ground in England. At Leeds, the team has won 2 out of 6 matches, lost 3, while at Lords out of 18 Tests, the team has won only 2 Tests, lost 12. Looking at the record of the Oval ground, the team could win only one in 13 Tests. Lost in 5. On the other three venues, the team has not won a single Test so far. Have played 7 Tests in Birmingham and have lost 6. Apart from this, 4 out of 9 have been lost in Manchester while all 3 Test matches have been lost in Southampton.

Australia and Windies also have a good record in Nottingham

Nottingham ground has not been auspicious for the English team. The performance of foreign teams here has been good. Australia has won 7 Tests and lost 6. At the same time, West Indies have also won 4 Tests, losing only one. Now Team India would also like to win. Sri Lanka has also played a test here and won.However, Pakistan has not won here so far. The team has played 4 Tests and lost in 3.

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Team India was defeated by 1-4 in the 5-match Test series played in England in 2018. In such a situation, Team India would also like to erase the stain of this defeat. This series is also the first series of the current season of the World Test Championship.

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