The fifth match of the five-Test series between India and England will be played at Edgbaston from July 1 to 5. Team India went on a tour of England in August-September last year. Then the last match of the five-Test series could not be played. The match was postponed due to coronavirus. The same match will now be held at Edgbaston. Here we are telling you about what happened in the series so far, who took the most wickets and who scored the most runs.
First Test: The series started in Nottingham. England won the toss and decided to bat first. Thanks to Joe Root’s 64, the hosts scored 183 runs in the first innings. For India, Jasprit Bumrah took four, Mohammed Shami took three, Shardul Thakur took two and Mohammad Siraj took one wicket. Team India was reduced to 278 runs in the first innings. For that, KL Rahul scored 84 and Ravindra Jadeja scored 56. For England, Ollie Robinson took five and James Anderson took four. India got a lead of 95 runs.
In the second innings, English scored 303 runs. Joe Root scored 109 runs. For India, Bumrah took five, Siraj-Shardul took two and Shami took one wicket. He set a target of 209 runs for India to win. The team scored 52 runs for one wicket in the second innings. Rahul scored 26, Rohit scored 12 not out and Pujara scored 12 not out. Broad had a breakthrough. The match ended in a draw. Joe Root received the Player of the Match award.
India declared their second innings at 298 for eight. Ajinkya Rahane scored 61, Mohammed Shami scored 56 not out, Cheteshwar Pujara scored 45 and Bumrah scored 34 not out. For England, Mark Wood took three, Robinson and Moeen took two wickets each and Sam Curran took one wicket. England got the target of 272 runs, but they were bundled out for 120 runs. Joe Root scored 33 and Jos Buttler scored 25. For India, Siraj took four, Bumrah took three, Ishant took two and Shami took one wicket. The Indian team went 1-0 up in the series after winning the Lord’s Test by 151 runs. Virat Kohli became the third captain of India after Kapil Dev and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to win a Test at Lord’s. KL Rahul was adjudged the player of the match.
The Indian team was all out for 278 runs in the second innings. Pujara scored 91, Rohit 59, Kohli 55 and Jadeja 30. For England, Robinson took five, Overton three, Anderson and Moeen took one wicket each. Team India lost the match by an innings and 76 runs. England leveled the series at 1-1. Robinson was adjudged player of the match.
India made a great comeback in the second innings and scored 466 runs. Rohit scored 127, Pujara scored 61, Shardul 60, Pant scored 50 and Kohli scored 44. Woakes took three wickets for England. Moeen and Robinson had two successes each. Anderson, Root and Overton took one wicket each. England got a target of 268 runs to win. She was reduced to 210 runs. Team India won by 157 runs. Haseeb Hameed scored 63 and Rory Burns scored 50 for England. Umesh took three wickets for India. Bumrah, Jadeja and Shardul got two successes each. Rohit was adjudged the player of the match.
Talking about the most runs, former England captain Joe Root is at the forefront. Root scored 564 runs in four matches at an average of 94. He scored three centuries. Talking about India, Rohit Sharma is at the forefront. He scored 368 runs in four matches. Rohit’s average was 52.47. He has a century in his account. Interestingly, Root was the captain in those four matches. This time Root will have to play under the captaincy of Ben Stokes. At the same time, Rohit is the captain this time. Kohli will play under his captaincy.
Top 10 batsmen with most runs in the series
Like batting, the first place in the bowling list is also the players of England. Olly Robinson is at the top with 21 wickets in four matches. He took five or more wickets in an innings twice. His average is 21.33. Jasprit Bumrah is on top in this matter from India. He has taken 18 wickets in four matches. Bumrah is with the team in this series. Looking at the overall record, Bumrah is second only to Robinson in the list.
Top 10 bowlers with highest wicket takers in the series
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