ENG v IND 2018 : 2nd Test - Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and facts from the second Test match between England and India at Lord's.

James Anderson took 9 wickets in the Lord's Test match against India (Photo - getty)

England dispatched team India by an innings and 159 runs in the second Test match at Lord's and took a 2-0 lead in the 5 Test-match series.

England won the toss and opted to field first and against their top quality swing and seam bowling Indian batsmen looked totally clueless and got all out for just 107 runs. And in response England declared on 396/7 in their first innings with a lead of 289 runs.

In second innings also Indian batsmen couldn't put up a fight and team were bowled out for just 130 runs. For England Chris Woakes and Jonny Bairstow scored 137* and 93 runs respectively while in bowling James Anderson took 9 wickets in the match. 

All the major stats and facts from the Second Test match between England and India at Lord's :

1 - This innings and 159 runs defeat is India's first innings defeat under the leadership of Virat Kohli. And also India's first innings defeat since The Oval Test (innings & 244 runs) back in 2014.

6 - R Ashwin (29 and 33*) is the first Indian and sixth overall batsman to top score in each innings of a Test match batting at number 8 or below in both innings. Tup Scott (AUS), Lee Germon (NZ), Guy Whittall (ZIM), Peter Siddle (AUS) and Graeme Cremer (ZIM) are other five batsmen to achieve this feat. 

6 - Murali Vijay became the sixth Indian opener to bag a pair in a Test match. 

Indian openers to bag a pair in a Test match -

Pankaj Roy vs ENG at Manchester, 1952

Farokh Engineer vs WI at Mumbai, 1975

Wasim Jaffer vs BAN at Chittagong, 2007

Virender Sehwag vs ENG at Birmingham, 2011

Shikhar Dhawan vs SA at Mohali, 2015

Murali Vijay vs ENG at Lord's, 2018

33* - R Ashwin's 33 not out is also the joint fourth lowest highest individual score for India in a Test match where India bowled out in both innings. 

Lowest highest individual score for India in a Test match (Bowled out in both innings) -

26 - Chandu Sarwate vs AUS at Brisbane, 1947

27 - Hemu Adhikari vs ENG at Manchester, 1952

27* - Rahul Dravid vs SA at Durban, 1996

33 - Vijay Manjrekar vs AUS at Kolkata, 1956

33 - R Ashwin vs ENG at Lord's, 2018

103 - With 103 Test wickets at Lord's James Anderson became the first pacer and second bowler overall to take 100 or more wickets at a single venue in Test cricket.

Most Test wickets at a venue -

Muttiah Muralitharan - 166 at Colombo (SSC)

Muttiah Muralitharan - 117 at Kandy

Muttiah Muralitharan - 111 at Galle

James Anderson - 103 at Lord's

Rangana Herath - 99 at Galle

494 - India faced only 494 balls in this Test match - the fifth fewest balls they faced in a Test match.

Fewest balls India faced in a Test match -

349 vs ENG at Manchester, 1952

440 vs SA at Durban, 1996

444 vs AUS at Pune, 2018

493 vs NZ at Hamilton, 2002

494 vs ENG at Lord's, 2018

553 - James Anderson (553 wickets) became the second pacer after Glenn McGrath (563) and fifth overall to take 550 or more Test wickets.

1000 - England all-rounder Chris Woakes completed 1000 runs in Test cricket.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 13 Aug, 2018

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