IND vs ENG One-Off Test: Head To Head Record At Edgbaston, Pitch Report & Important Stats
IND vs ENG One-Off Test Head To Head Record At Edgbaston, Pitch Report & Important Stats

Birmingham: India are set to take on England in the one-off Test match scheduled to be played at Edgbaston starting on Friday, July 1 2022 which is a part of the deferred five-match series that was rescheduled due to the Covid-19 outbreak in the Indian camp last year. The Test was initially scheduled to happen at Old Trafford but now has been shifted to Edgbaston as India lead the series 2-1 going into the final match of the series.

Here’s a closer look at the Head-to-Head Record Of India & England at Edgbaston:

  • England have so far played 53 matches at the venue, having won 28 of them with 10 losses and 15 draws.
  • India have played 7 Test matches at Edgbaston and have lost six and drawn one.
  • England are yet a lose a Test match against India at this venue. Quite a staggering stat with the series on the line for the Englishmen. India, however, would look to create history at Edgbaston by winning their first Test match at the venue.

Match

Year Result

1

1967

ENG Beat IND By 132 Runs

2

1974

ENG Beat IND By An Innings & 78 Runs

3

1979

ENG Beat IND By An Innings & 83 Runs

4

1986

Match Drawn

5

1996

ENG Beat IND By 8 Wickets

6

2011

ENG Beat IND By An Innings & 242 Runs

7 2018

ENG Beat IND By 31 Runs

Pitch Report: Edgbaston, Birmingham

There is a fair bit of seam movement expected from the Edgbaston pitch and is expected to keep the bowlers in the game for all the five days of the match. Having said that, if the batters are ready to apply themselves, there are runs for the taking for both the sides. It is a no brainer that whichever team bats well will be in a position of dominance in the Test match.

Edgbaston Batting Stats/Team Totals:

  • England’s (710/7) highest total at the venue have come against India.
  • India’s highest total at the venue remains 390/10 achieved in the year 1986
  • South Africa hold the embarrasing record of the lowest total at the venue (30/10 in the year 1924)
  • India’s lowest total at the venue is 92/10 in the year 1967
  • Alastair Cook leads the list of most runs scored by a England batter at the venue with 869 runs
  • Sunil Gavaskar leads the list of most runs scored by an Indian batter at the venue with 216 runs

Edgbaston Bowling Stats

  • Chetan Sharma has been the most succesful bowler for India with best figures of 6 for 58 and a total of 10 wickets at the venue.
  • James Anderson leads the list for England with 45 wickets to his name at the venue.