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India showed tremendous character in beating England in the third Test of the five-match series, at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. The Lord’s defeat, by an innings and 159 runs, had put them 0-2 down in the series (they had earlier lost at Edgbaston). Critics had written India off, what with one top-order disaster following another against James Anderson and co.

Things changed for India at Trent Bridge. Their openers — Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul — got off to solid starts in both innings at Trent Bridge (Rahul also held seven catches); Rishabh Pant, also with seven catches, dazzled on debut; Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah got five-wicket hauls (Pandya also scored a fifty); and Virat Kohli towered above them all with 97 and 103.

The teams will now move to the Rose Bowl, Southampton for the fourth Test. Ahead of the match, here is a statistical preview.

2 previous Tests at the Rose Bowl. Sri Lanka had held on to a draw at the ground in 2011, while India lost comprehensively in 2014.

2 instances of India coming back from 0-2 to level the series 2-2 — against West Indies at home in 1974-75 and in Australia in 1977-78 (during the Kerry Packer era). India lost the fifth Test on both occasions.

6 runs needed by Kohli (5,994) to reach the 6,000-run mark in Test cricket. Kohli will become the 10th Indian and 66th overall to the landmark. He also stands a chance to go past Gundappa Viswanath (6,080) and secure the 9th position on the list.

118 innings played by Kohli in Test cricket. He stands a chance to become the 2nd joint-fastest Indian to the 6,000-run mark, after Sunil Gavaskar (116). Sachin Tendulkar had reached the landmark in 120 innings, while Rahul Dravid had taken 125.

60 runs needed by Kohli (440) to reach the 500-run mark in the ongoing series. Of Indians, only Dravid (602 in 2002) and Gavaskar (542 in 1979) have done this. Dravid had also scored 461 in 2011.

7 wickets needed by Anderson (557) to go past Glenn McGrath and seal 4th spot on the list of all-time wicket-takers (and become the top wicket-takers among fast bowlers). Anderson is currently 6 wickets behind Glenn McGrath.

4 wickets needed by Stuart Broad (428) to go past Rangana Herath and seal 9th spot on the list of all-time wicket-takers. Broad is currently 3 wickets behind Herath, 4 behind Richard Hadlee, and 7 behind Kapil Dev.

1 wicket needed by Ishant Sharma (249) to reach the 250-wicket mark in Test cricket. Ishant will be the 3rd Indian fast bowler, 7th Indian, and 43rd overall to do this.

1 wicket needed by Ishant (49) to reach the 50-wicket mark in Test cricket against England. Ishant will be the 7th Indian to do this. He also has a chance to go past Ravichandran Ashwin (53) and Vinoo Mankad (54).

5 catches needed by Alastair Cook (31) to become the leading catcher among fielders in India-England Tests. The record currently lies with Gavaskar (35).

4 catches needed by Rahul (9) to become the leading catcher among fielders in an India-England series. Only Eknath Solkar (12 in 1972-73), Ian Botham (10 in 1979), Dravid (10 in 2002), and Cook (10 in 2014) have held more.

5 English cricketers have done the 2,500 run-100 wicket double in Test cricket — Ian Botham (5,200 runs, 383 wickets), Tony Greig (3,599 and 141), Andrew Flintoff (3,795 and 219), Broad (3,008 and 427), and Ben Stokes (2,676 and 106). Moeen Ali (2,495 and 133) is very close to the landmark. In all, 22 cricketers have achieved this.

3 uncapped players in the Indian squad — Shardul Thakur, Prithvi Shaw, and Hanuma Vihari. They may add to the list of 291 Indian capped players.

1 uncapped player in the English squad — Jamie Porter. He may become the 688th English Test player.