India in England Test Cricket Series 2014


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Sunday 18 June 17 @ The Oval
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India in England 2014

23 June to 8 September 2014

India to play 5 Tests, 5 ODIs & 1 T20s

India will play five Cricket Tests, five ODIs and one T20I between June 23 and September 8, 2014. India will begin their tour with two three-day matches against Leicestershire and Derbyshire. The five Test matches have been crammed into just 42 days - from July 9 to August 19. The five ODIs are scheduled between August 25 and September 5, with a 50-over game against Middlesex preceding that.

Results: Test, England won 3-1; ODI, India won 3-1; T20I, England won 1-0.
India vs England Cricket Series 2014

Schedule


India vs England Fifth Cricket Test

5th Test, The Oval

England complete humiliation

India were bowled out for 94 in 29.2 overs, as England won by an innings and 244-runs for a 3-1 series victory.
The Oval Cricket Test, India vs England, Day three: England 486 (Root 149) beat India 148 (Dhoni 82, Woakes 3-30) and 94 (Jordan 4-18) by an innings and 244 runs

England in control of fifth Test

Root was 92 not out and Chris Jordan unbeaten on 19, with the pair having added an unbroken 67 in just 62 balls for the eighth wicket at stumps on day two. England, 2-1 up in the five-match series, were 385/7, a first-innings lead of 237 runs after India had been skittled for just 148 on Friday.
The Oval Cricket Test, India vs England, Day two: England 385/7 (Root 92*) lead India 148 (Dhoni 82, Jordan 3-32, Woakes 3-30) by 237 runs

Dhoni 82, India 148 all out!

At Friday's close, England were 62 without loss in reply to India's meagre 148 all out, a deficit of 86 runs. Earlier, Dhoni made 82 - more than 55 percent of India's runs - in an innings where only Murali Vijay (18) and Ravichandran Ashwin (13) got into double figures.
The Oval Cricket Test, India vs England, Day one: England 62/0 (Robson 33*, Cook 24*) trail India 148 (Dhoni 82, Jordan 3-32, Woakes 3-30) by 86 runs

India vs England Fourth Cricket Test

4th Test, Old Trafford

Day Three: Innings defeat for India after another collapse

England, with Stuart Board in the hospital, thrashed visitors on the third day afternoon, and won by an innings and 54 runs at Old Trafford. The only silverlining for India in this test was Pankaj Singh finally claiming a Test wicket after a long wait of 416 deliveries. With this victory, England have come roaring back to lead this series 2-1.

Old Trafford Cricket Test, India vs England, Day Three: England 367 (Root 77, Buttler 70, Bell 58) beat India 152 (Dhoni 71, Broad 6-25) and 161 (Ashwin 46*, Moeen 4-39) by an innings and 54 runs

Day Two: Rain shortens day's play

England lost three wickets for 124 runs on day two as the match ended earlier due to heavy downpour, and a soggy ground.

Old Trafford Cricket Test, India vs England, Day Two: England 237/6 (Ian Bell 58, Aaron 3-48, B Kumar 3-47) lead India 152 by 85 runs with 4 wickets remaining

Day One: India crash and burn

Six of India's batsmen were out for ducks during the first day of the fourth cricket Test match between England and India at Old Trafford in Manchester on Thursday. The first four wickets fell with the score on eight, in the span of 13 balls, with three of the dismissed batsmen out for nought. Broad's six for 25 were his third best in Test cricket. James Anderson took three.

England lost both openers cheaply, but rallied to reach 113-3 by the close, with Ian Bell unbeaten on 45.

Record: Six ducks in a Test innings

Pakistan vs West Indies Karachi 1980
South Africa vs India Ahmedabad 1996
Bangladesh vs West Indies Dhaka 2002
India vs England Old Trafford 2014
Old Trafford Cricket Test, India vs England, Day One: England 113/3 trail India 152 (Dhoni 71, Anderson 3-46, Broad 6-25) by 39 runs with 7 wickets remaining

India vs England Third Cricket Test

3rd Test, Southampton

Day five: Comprehensive victory for England

Offspinner Moeen Ali completed a six-wicket haul to level the series 1-1 for England, ending the home team's winless run of ten Tests. Ajinkya Rahane remained unbeaten on his second half-century of the Test match.
Ageas Bowl Cricket Test, India vs England, Day Five: England 569/7 decl & 205/4 decl beat India 330 (Anderson 5-53) & 178 (Rahane 52*, Moeen 6-67) by 266 runs

Day four: India need 333 more to beat England

The England team enjoyed another near perfect day at the Ageas Bowl to close in on a series-levelling victory on the fourth day of the third Investec Test. At stumps, India were 112/4, trailing England by 333 runs. Earlier, India were all out for 330 in the first innings with Jimmy Anderson taking five wickets. England led by 239, but chose not to enforce follow on. They declared on 205/4 with Cook and Root scoring fifties.
Ageas Bowl Cricket Test, India vs England, Day Four: England 569/7 decl (Bell 167, Ballance 156, Cook 95, Buttler 85) & 205/4 decl (Cook 70*, Root 56*) lead India 330 (Rahane 54, Dhoni 50, Anderson 5-53) & 112/4 (Moeen 2-33) by 332 runs

Day two: Bell smashes century, England declares at 569/7

Ian Bell (133*) smashed his 21st test century to lead England to a commanding total of 452-5 at tea on day two of the third test against India.
Ageas Bowl Cricket Test, India vs England, Day Two: England 569/7 decl (GS Ballance 156, Bell 167, Cook 95) vs India 25/1 in 14.0 overs

Day one: England 247/2 at stumps

England won the toss, decided to bat first, and their top-order batsmen including the out-of-form Alastair Cook got the runs. England captain Alastair Cook falls for 95 but Gary Ballance hits a century on day one of the third Test against India.
Ageas Bowl Cricket Test, India vs England, Day One: England 247/2 (GS Ballance 104*, Cook 95) vs India

India vs England Second Cricket Test

2nd Test, Lord's

Day five: Ishant Sharma bowls India to victory

Ishant Sharma claimed seven wickets on the final day of the second test at Lord's on Monday, to bowl India to a 95-run victory over England, their first overseas win since 2011. It was India's only second victory in 82 years at Lord's, and it has been 28 years since India last won a Test at this venue. Kapil Dev`s team achieved the feat back in June 1986 winning by five wickets, bringing down curtains on David Gower's captaincy.

Resuming at 105/4 in pursuit of 319, Joe Root and Moeen Ali survived until the final ball before lunch when the latter fell to Ishant Sharma. Man of the Match Sharma finished with career-best figures of 7-74, including five wickets in 33 balls. James Anderson was last to fall, run out by Ravindra Jadeja. The hearing for the Anderson-Jadeja spat starts tomorrow.
Lord's Cricket Test, India vs England, Day Five: India 295 & 342 (M Vijay 95, Jadeja 68, B Kumar 52) beat England 319 & 223 (I Sharma 7-74) by 95 runs

Day three: Murali Vijay Keeps India Afloat

India were 169/4 at stumps in the second innings on Day 3, leading England by 145 runs. Liam Plunkett took two wickets in two balls, as India lost three wickets for five runs in 19 balls to be 123/4 before Murali Vijay (59*) and India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (12*) came together to score 46 runs and steady the innings.

Earlier, England's tail wagged effectively as they added exactly 100 runs to an overnight 219 for six before the hosts were bowled out for 319. Bhuvneshwar's second successive five-for figures helped him get his name on the prestigious Lord's 'Honours Board' after his teammate Ajinkya Rahane got his name up there on the first day.
Lord's Cricket Test, India vs England, Day Three: India 295 & 169/4 (Murali Vijay 59*) lead England 319 by 145 runs

Day one: Rahane century rescues India

Ajinkya Rahane scored a mature and classic century on a difficult surface to help rescue India’s first innings on the opening day of the second test against England at Lord’s on Thursday. England had reduced the visitors to 145 for seven on a bowler-friendly pitch early in the final session, but the 26-year-old Indian batsman playing in just his seventh Test match scored 103 and added 90 for the eighth wicket with Bhuvneshwar Kumar (36), ensuring India had rallied to 290 for nine at the close up from 145 for seven at one stage.

Rahane became only the ninth Indian to hit a century at Lord's and the first in his maiden appearance at the venue since Sourav Ganguly's debut ton in 1996. The toss was won by England, and both teams fielded unchanged teams.
Lord's Cricket Test, India vs England, Day one: India 290/9 (AM Rahane 103, Anderson 4-55) vs England

India vs England First Cricket Test

1st Test, Trent Bridge

Day Five: India and England draw first test

Debutant Stuart Binny scored his maiden fifty to help India steer the first Test against England towards a draw on the fifth and final day at Trent Bridge on Sunday. At tea, Binny made 78, and first-innings batting hero Bhuvneshwar Kumar made 63 not out. Binny fell five short of his father Roger Binny's highest Test score of 83. The pair added 91 for the eighth wicket.

England: Alastair Cook (captain), Sam Robson, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Matt Prior (wkt), Ben Stokes, Stuart Broad, Liam Plunkett, James Anderson.
India: Mahendra Dhoni (capt and wkt), Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammad Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Stuart Binny

Trent Bridge Cricket Test, India vs England, Day Five: India 457 (Vijay 146, Dhoni 82) and 391 for 9 decl (Binny 78, Bhuvneshwar 63*) drew with England 496 (Root 154*, Anderson 81, Bhuvneshwar 5-82)

Day Four: England's Jimmy Anderson and Joe Root stun India

The highest ever 10th wicket stand in Tests - 198 between Joe Root and James Anderson - took England to a highly unlikely first-innings lead against India at Trent Bridge. They came together with England in trouble at 298/9 in response to India’s 457 all out, and the innings finally came to a close when Anderson was eventually out for 81 from 130 balls - 19 short of first Test hundred by a No.11. Root made 154 not out. However, India were 167 for three in their second innings at stumps, a lead of 128 runs.
Trent Bridge Cricket Test, India vs England, Day Four: India 457 & 167/3 (Pujara 55, M Vijay 52) lead England 496 by 128 runs

Day Two: Bhuvneshwar, Shami give India upper hand

A remarkable 111-run partnership between tailenders Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami - who both got their maiden Test fifties - gave India the upper hand after the second day's play as England trailed the visitors by 414 runs in their first innings of the first Test at Trent Bridge here on Thursday. At stumps, England were batting at 43/1 in 17 overs.

India were 342/5 at lunch but lost four wickets – Jadeja (25), Dhoni, debutant Stuart Binny (1) and Ishant Sharma (1) – all in a span of two runs, to collapse from 344/5 to 346/9 in the space of 23 balls. The partnership between the tailenders was India's second best ever for the 10th wicket after Zaheer Khan and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar scored 133 against Bangladesh in December 2004.
Trent Bridge Cricket Test, India vs England, Day Two: England 43/1 (Robson 20, Shami 1/15) trail India 457 (Vijay 146, Dhoni 82, Bhuvneshwar 58, Mohammed Shami 51*, Anderson 3/109) by 414 runs

Day One: India's Murali Vijay frustrates England

Murali Vijay hit an unbeaten 122 as India made slow progress to reach 259/4 against the home team on a lifeless Trent Bridge pitch. He raced to his first 50 in 68 balls, his second took 146 and there were 35 consecutive dot balls until the close of play. Dhoni remained not out on 50, bringing up his 30th Test fifty from 64 deliveries in the final over of the day. Before lunch, India had scored 106 runs for the loss of one wicket, that of Shikhar Dhawan.
Trent Bridge Cricket Test, India vs England, Day One: India 259/4 (Vijay 122*, Dhoni 50*) vs England

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.