The highly-anticipated ENG VS IND Test Series will kick start on August 4 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Virat Kohli and Co will be aiming to win their first series in England after a gap of 13 years. They have lost three series on a trot in England since the 1-0 win in 2007. On the other hand, England will be looking to avenge their defeat over India after a 3-1 loss earlier this year. The interesting battle will be a joy for the cricket fans.
The first Test series between England and India (in England) was held in 1932. Moreover, the first Test series was just only a single Test match series. England had won the Test match and the series in 1932. England dominated for the first six Test series in England However, India had played a total of 18 series against England in England. Though, England had won 14 series among those 18. On the other hand, India had won only 3 series among them and the remaining one had drawn in 2002. However, Lets take have a look at ENG VS IND Test Series winners since 1932 to till now.
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England VS India Test Series Winners Since 1932 (In England)
The first Test series win in England for India against England was back in 1971 under captain Ajit Wadekar. India had played three Test matches and surprisingly won the series against England 1–0 with two Tests drawn. Ajit Wadekar (204) scored most runs for India and Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan(13) took most wickets in that series.
The second Test series win in England for India was in 1986 by 2-0 in 3 match Test series. Dilip Vengsarkar (360) scored most runs and Chetan Sharma(16) took most wickets in that series.
And the last time India had won recently in England that was in 2007 under captaincy of Rahul Dravid. Dinesh Kartik(263) scored most runs for India and Zaheer Khan(18) took most wickets in that series.
N.B : The stats are accurate as of 04/08/2021.