Home > Features > Facts and figures >

India vs England 2014, 2nd Test at Lord’s: Ishant Sharma’s feats

Ishant-Sharma-of-India-celebrates-the-wicket-of-Sam-Robson
Ishant Sharma’s 7 for 74 is now the best figures registered by an Indian in England © Getty Images

Ishant Sharma’s performances for India against England helped rewrite several records. Bharath Seervi lists the records created and overcome by Ishant.

Ishant Sharma turned out to be a star with his seven for 74 in the fourth innings at Lord’s to win the match for India by 95 runs. It was the first time in Indian history anyone took seven wickets in an innings in England. He bettered Amar Singh’s six for 35 at Lord’s in 1936.

Best bowling figures in an innings by Indians in Tests in England

Figures Bowler Venue Year Result
7/74 Ishant Sharma Lord’s 2014 Won
6/35 L Amar Singh Lord’s 1936 Lost
6/38 Bhagwat Chandrasekhar Oval 1971 Won
6/58 Chetan Sharma Edgbaston 1986 Drawn
6/82 Bhuvneshwar Kumar Lord’s 2014 Won
6/102 Dilip Doshi Old Trafford 1982 Drawn
6/226 Bishan Bedi Lord’s 1974 Lost

Ishant Sharma’s seven for 74 is the fifth best bowling figure by an Indian in overseas (outside Asia) Tests. Best by an Indian outside Asia is Erapalli Prasanna’s eight for 76 at Auckland in 1976.

Best bowling figures by Indians in Overseas Tests

Figures Bowler Venue Year Result
8/76 Erapalli Prasanna Eden Park 1976 Won
8/106 Kapil Dev Adelaide Oval 1985 Drawn
8/141 Anil Kumble SCG 2004 Drawn
7/59 Irfan Pathan Harare 2005 Won
7/74 Ishant Sharma Lord’s 2014 Won

 

Ishant Sharma’s figures of seven for in the fourth innings of the match are the best figures by any Indian in Tests outside India. The record was held by Bhagwat Chandrasekhar who took six for 52 at Melbourne in 1977. Ishant is only the fifth Indian to take a five-wicket haul in the fourth innings of an away Test match.

Best bowling figures by Indians in the fourth innings of an Away Test

Figures Bowler Venue Year Result
7/74 Ishant Sharma Lord’s 2014 Won
6/52 Bhagwat Chandrasekhar MCG 1977 Won
6/78 Anil Kumble Sabina Park 2006 Won
5/28 Kapil Dev MCG 1981 Won
5/105 Bishan Bedi WACA 1977 Lost

(Bharath Seervi is a cricket statistician who is obsessed with digging numbers, facts and records related to the game. An active member of Society of Cricket Statisticians of India, he blogs atwww.cricketseervistats.blogspot.com. He can be followed on Twitter atwww.twitter.com/SeerviBharath and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SeerviCricket)

India tour of Australia 2014, Practice matches

Nov 24, 2014 (05:29 IST)   at Glenelg, Adelaide

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Nov 26, 2014 (11:30 IST)   at Sharjah

India tour of Australia 2014, Practice matches

Nov 28, 2014 (05:29 IST)   at Adelaide

England tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Nov 29, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

Deodhar Trophy, 2014-15

Nov 29, 2014 (14:30 IST)   at TBC

More

Afghanistan tour of UAE, 2014

Nov 28, 2014  at Dubai

United Arab Emirates won by 5 wkts

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Nov 28, 2014  at Dhaka

Bangladesh won by 21 runs

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Nov 26, 2014  at Dhaka

Bangladesh won by 124 runs

England tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Nov 26, 2014  at Colombo

Sri Lanka won by 25 runs

Hong Kong tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Nov 24, 2014  at Colombo

Hong Kong won by 2 wkts

Photos

Phil Hughes suffers head injury: In photos

Videos

Phil Hughes passes away: Video tribute

Sean Abbott will find the road ahead a living nightmare

Phillip Hughes’ death: What happens to India vs Australia Test series?

Phillip Hughes 63 not out, forever

Phil Hughes: Remembering his most memorable knocks

Phillip Hughes passes away: Crying for Phillip Hughes

Australia England India New Zealand New Zealand tour of UAE 2014 New Zealand vs Pakistan New Zealand vs Pakistan 2014 Pakistan Pakistan vs New Zealand Pakistan vs New Zealand 2014 Phil Hughes Phil Hughes Death Phil Hughes head injury Phillip Hughes Sri Lanka

India tour of Australia 2014-15: 1st Test set to be rescheduled as David Warner, Shane Watson and Brad Haddin not ready

UAE beat Afghanistan by 5-wickets in first ODI at Dubai

Bangladesh edge out Zimbabwe by 21 runs in 4th ODI at Dhaka

Phillip Hughes was destined for greatness: Steve Waugh

Afghanistan set 249-run target against UAE in 1st ODI at Dubai

Brendon McCullum smashes fastest Test century for New Zealand

Pakistan vs New Zealand, 3rd Test at Sharjah, Day Two: Statistical Highlights

Phillip Hughes’ death: Cricket resumes, but with a heavy heart

Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe 2014, 4th ODI at Dhaka: Highlights

Mushfiqur Rahim and Mohammad Mahmudullah record second-highest fifth wicket partnership for Bangladesh in ODIs

Fan of the Day

Niharika Shah

Niharika Shah

682 Posts | 6 Fans

Video: Phil Hughes suffers head injury, collapses on field during New South Wales vs South Australia tie

‘एक्शन-जैक्सन’ मूवी के लिए अजय देवगण ने कैसे वज़न घटाया

वज़न घटाने का नुस्ख़ा #43: वज्रासन से वज़न घटायें

India is becoming our largest overseas market, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun says

More broadband connections to boost GDP growth in Asia Pacific: GSMA

Bigg Boss 8: OMG! Gautam Gulati draggd to the bathroom by Diandra Soares

Bigg Boss 8 highlights: Ali Quli Mirza left alone, Gautam Gulati gets special present from Diandra Soares

Fawad Khan birthday special: Top 3 performances of the handsome Pakistani actor!

Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rdTest, Day 2: 5 interesting highlights of the day’s play

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here