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Heroes of India’s memorable win over England at Lord’s in 2014

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After a draw on the lifeless pitch at Trent Bridge, India were welcomed to a lush green top at Lord's. And India lost the toss, and Alastair Cook put India in to bat © Getty Images

India scripted a memorable win over England at Lord’s defeating the home side by 95 runs on July 21, 2014. This is India’s second win at Lord’s after 1986 and only the sixth Test win in England. India also broke their overseas jinx winning the first Test overseas since 2011 when they defeated West Indies at Jamaica.

This is the first instance of three Indians entering Lord’s Honours board in a single Test. Ajinkya Rahane scored a fighting 103 on a lush green wicket. After that it was Bhuvneshwar Kumar who bagged a six-wicket haul. He ran through the top four batsmen. India conceded a slender 24-run lead. In reply, Murali Vijay lead India’s quest for setting a target. He scored a patient 95 and narrowly missed out on a ton. Ravindra Jadeja hit a sparkling 68 to help the visitors post a target of 319.

It was an even contest on the last day until Ishant Sharma bounced England out with five wickets post lunch and all five were through short balls. He registere his best bowling figures of seven for 74.

This gallery encapsulates the heroes of this India’s memorable win at Lord’s.

Match Report

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Nov 2, 2014 (13:30 IST)   at Cuttack

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Nov 3, 2014 (09:00 IST)   at Khulna

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Nov 5, 2014 (14:05 IST)   at Adelaide

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Nov 6, 2014 (13:30 IST)   at Ahmedabad

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Nov 15, 2014  at Ahmedabad

Match cancelled

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Nov 7, 2014  at Bengaluru

Match cancelled

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 30, 2014  at Hyderabad

Match cancelled

South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 27, 2014  at Hamilton

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Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Oct 25, 2014  at Dhaka

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