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India vs England 1st Test: Test Stats, Records Of Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. India and England are set to face each other in a 5-match test series starting on January 25, 2024. The series will be part of the World Test Championship (WTC) 2023-25. The first match will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad between January 25 and January 29. 

The last times the two teams faced each other in a test match was back in 2022 when they met in England. Back then, the series had ended in a 2-2 draw. The first match ended in a draw, India won the second and fourth tests, while England won the third and the last. 

The England national team is set to face India in a test match away from home after a long time and this is set to be an interesting encounter between the pacers of England and the spinners of India. It will be fascinating to see how Jimmy Anderson performs in Indian conditions. Rohit Sharma and Ben Stokes will be leading the two teams respectively. 

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IND vs ENG-Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad Test Records 

  • First Test: New Zealand vs India (November 12-16, 2010)
  • Highest Total: India – 687/6d (vs Bangladesh)
  • Lowest Total: West Indies – 127 (vs India)
  • Highest Individual score: Brendon McCullum – 225(308) vs India 
  • Biggest margin of victory: India wins by an innings and 135 runs vs Australia (2 March 2013)
  • Most Wickets: Ravichandran Ashwin – 27 (4 matches)
  • Best Figures in an innings: Ravichandran Ashwin – 6/31 vs New Zealand
  • Most Matches:  Ravichandran Ashwin, Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara (shared – all 4 matches)
  • Most Matches as a captain: Mahendra Singh Dhoni 

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India vs England Head-To-Head In Test

India and England have played a total of 131 test matches against each other. India has won 31 out of them (22 at home and 9 away from home) while England has won 50 (36 at home and 14 away from home). The results have been drawn as many as 50 times between these two sides.

Matches Played: 131
India Won: 31
England Won: 50
No Result: 0
Draw: 50
Home Won: India – 22, England – 36
Away Won: India – 9, England – 14
Match% won by India: 23.67
Match% won by England: 38.16
%Draw : 38.16
First Played: 25 June 1932
Last Played: July 2022
Highest Total: India – 759/7d
Lowest Total: India – 42

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India vs England Test Series 2024 Squads

India squad (for 1st two tests): Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Dhruv Jurel (wk), Avesh Khan,  Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah (vc). 

England squad: Ben Stokes (c), Ben Duckett, Ben Foakes, Tom Hartley, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root, Mark Wood, Rehan Ahmed, James Anderson, Gus Atkinson, Jonny Bairstow, Shoaib Bashir, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley.