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After losing the one-day series, India will be keen to do well in the upcoming five-match Test series against India will begin from 1st August. The five-match Test series is named as Pataudi Trophy after the Late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who played for India in the 1960s. England will be keen to turn things around in the longer format of the game. England Test Skipper Joe Root will be keen to continue his good form in this series after producing sublime performances in the 50-over format.
Here are some of the key statistics ahead of the England vs India 2018 Test Series
1 game has been won by India out of nine test matches played in England in 2011. The visitors suffered a 4-0 whitewash at the hands of England in 2011.
2007 was the last time India won a test series in England. India’s only victory came at Trent Bridge, Nottingham courtesy of splendid bowling performances from Zaheer Khan and Anil Kumble.
0 victories for India at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham against England in six games played. The visitors will be keen to break the drought when they take on England at Edgbaston on 1st August in the opening Test of the series.
13.40 is the lowest average for Virat Kohli in a Test playing nation. Kohli only managed 134 runs from 5 Test matches with the best of 39. Kohli will be keen to improve his numbers in England in the upcoming five-match series.
46 wickets taken by England’s premier bowler James Anderson from 9 games played against India in England.
10 wickets needed by England’s premier pace bowler James Anderson to complete 550 wickets in Test Cricket.
40 runs needed by England Test Captain Joe Root to complete 6,000 runs in Test Cricket. He has scored 5,960 runs in 69 matches at an average of 52.28.
12 wickets needed by India’s Ishant Sharma to complete 250 wickets in Test Cricket. He currently has 238 wickets in 82 matches at an average of 35.52.
93 runs needed by India’s Murali Vijay to complete 4,000 runs in Test Cricket. Vijay has scored 3907 runs in 57 matches at an average of 40.69.
107 runs needed by India’s Ajinkya Rahane to complete 3,000 runs in Test Cricket. Rahane has scored 2893 runs in 45 matches at an average of 43.17.