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Team India’s position has become stronger in the second Test being played in Chennai. India took a 249-run lead in the second innings over England by the end of the second day’s play. The result of this test is certain from the way the ball is turning in Chepak. The target of more than 100 runs has been scored just 3 out of 14 at Chepak Stadium, Chennai.
The team batting 8 times in Chepak lost the fourth inning. Whereas, there were 2 Test draws and 1 tie. At the same time, only 9 out of 46 teams in India have been able to chase above 200 targets. The team chasing the target 21 times suffered defeat. There were 15 Test draws and 1 Test tie.
387 runs chase the biggest target in India
On the third day of the second Test, India would like to have a target of more than 400 in front of England. More than 300 targets have been chased only once on Indian soil. The record for chasing the biggest target in the fourth innings in India is 387 runs. Team India won the match against England in 2008 by scoring 387 runs for 4 wickets in Chennai.
Foreign team could not chase target above 300
No foreign team has been able to chase more than 300 targets in India. West Indies is the highest team to chase the highest target in India. He chased a target of 276 against India in 1987 in Delhi. It is also the second largest target chase in India.
England chased 208 runs target in India
England has scored the highest score of 241 runs in the fourth innings in India. He scored this score in 1964 in Chennai. However, the match was a draw. At the same time, England’s record of chasing the biggest target in India is 208 runs. This record was made against India in 1972 in Delhi and won the match. Apart from this, England’s team has never been able to chase above 200 targets on Indian soil.
England successfully chase overall 362 runs
England’s overall target is chased by 362 runs. He successfully achieved this goal against Australia in Leeds in 2019. Apart from this, the English team scored the second highest target in 1928 against Australia in Melbourne by 332 runs. At the same time, in 2001, Leeds won the match against Australia by chasing a target of 315 runs.
The record for chasing the biggest target is in the name of Windies
The record for chasing the biggest target in the Test is in the name of West Indies. He scored a target of 418 against Australia in 2003. After this, South Africa won the match against Australia in 2008 by chasing a target of 414 runs in Perth. At the same time, Australia scored a third major target in 1976 against West Indies at Port of Spain, scoring 406 runs in the fourth innings.