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With Virat landing in the next Test, Mahendra Singh will equal Dhoni’s record of captaincy in most 60 matches. (File photo)
The final Test between India and England starts on Thursday. India currently lead 2–1 in the 4-Test series. In this test, 10 records can be created. If Indian captain Virat Kohli scores a century, he will become the batsman to score the most centuries as a captain in international cricket.
Virat will surpass Australian captain Ricky Ponting’s record of 41 centuries. At the same time, spinner Akshar Patel will also have a chance to break the record of veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh taking five wickets in 4 consecutive innings. Akshar has taken five wickets in 3 consecutive innings so far. We are telling you about 10 records that can be made in this test.
1. Kohli will break Ponting’s record
Fans have been waiting for Kohli’s century for the past 15 months. Kohli’s last century was against Bangladesh in November 2019. Ponting-Kohli’s names are 41-41 centuries. With a century they would leave Ponting behind.
2. Virat will match Dhoni’s record
With Virat landing in the next Test, Mahendra Singh will equal Dhoni’s record of captaincy in most 60 matches. In this, he has won Team India in 35 Tests. With winning the next Test, he will be equaling former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd’s record of winning the most Test. He would come in at number four with Lloyd in this case.
3. Characters can break the record of Harbhajan Singh
Akshar made his debut in the current series against England in Chennai. In this, he took 2 wickets in the first innings. At the same time, he took 5 wickets for 60 runs in the second innings. In the third Test played in Motera, he took a total of 11 wickets, including 6 in the first innings and 5 wickets in the second innings.
Indian spinner Ashwin can make these records
4. Ravichandran Ashwin will leave Ambrose behind
Ashwin has taken 401 wickets in Tests so far. He can break the record of 405 wickets of West Indies legend Kurtley Ambrose. By doing so, he will reach number 15 in the number of wicket takers.
5. Ashwin has a chance to set a record against England
Ashwin can overtake Kapil Dev and Bishan Singh Bedi in terms of highest wicket takers against England. Ashwin has taken 80 wickets against England so far. At the same time, Bedi and Kapil have taken 85-85 wickets. By doing so, Ashwin will become the third Indian bowler to take the highest wicket against England.
6. Zaheer’s international wicket-taking record can be broken
Ashwin can also become the fourth highest wicket taker in international cricket. He has so far taken 603 wickets by mixing all three formats. Zaheer Khan (610 wickets), Kapil Dev (687 wickets), Harbhajan Singh (711 wickets) and Anil Kumble (956 wickets) are ahead of him.
England’s Anderson and Broad can make records
7. Anderson has a chance to break Kumble’s record
James Anderson and Stuart Broad will not play together on the spin track in the last Test. However, if this happens, both can record 1–1 to their names. Anderson currently has 611 wickets in Tests and can break Anil Kumble’s record of 619 wickets.
8. Stuart Broad can overtake Courtney Walsh
Broad has 517 wickets and can beat former West Indies fast bowler Courtney Walsh’s record of 519 Test wickets. Breaking the record of Broad Walsh, he will become the third fastest bowler to take the highest wicket in a Test.
9. Team India will become the fourth team to play 550 Tests
The Indian team has played 549 Tests so far. India will become the fourth team to play 550 Tests along with playing the fourth Test. England have played the most 1,033 Tests. At the same time, Australia (834) is second, West Indies (552) is at number three.
10. Chance to be the most successful team in terms of winning matches in the WTC
Both Team India and England also have the chance to become the most successful team in terms of winning matches at the ICC World Test Championship (WTC). India has so far won a total of 11 out of 16 matches in the 6 Test series at the WTC and have lost 4, while England has won 11 out of 20 and lost 6.