• Thursday, October 23, 2014

After 28 years it came

Afp, London

India's 95-run victory against England on Monday was only the second time in 17 matches stretching back 82 years that they had won a Test at Lord's.
The success of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men, which put them 1-0 up in the five-match series following the drawn opener at Trent Bridge, saw them follow Kapil Dev's 1986 team as a winning India Test side at the 'home of cricket'.
India's Test record at Lord's now stands at played 17, won two, drawn 11 and lost four.
Below is the breakdown of their record in Tests against England at Lord's:
1932: Lost 158 runs
1936: Lost 9 wkts
1946: Lost 10 wkts


1952: Lost 8 wkts
1959: Lost 8 wkts
1967: Lost Inns and 124 runs
1971: Drawn
1974: Lost inns and 285 runs
1979: Drawn
1982: Lost 7 wkts
1986: Won 5 wkts
1990: Lost 247 runs
1996: Drawn
2002: Lost 170 runs
2007: Drawn
2011: Lost 196 runs
2014: Won 95 runs

Published: 12:00 am Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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