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The Indian team will capture the series as soon as they win or draw the last Test of the series against England. With this, the Indian team will lose the first match and set a historical record of winning the second consecutive bilateral Test series. No team of the world has been able to achieve this feat till now. This record is of a bilateral series of 3 or more tests.
Currently, the Indian team is ahead 2–1 in the 4-Test series against England. The first Test was won by England by 227 runs. After this, Team India took the lead by winning the second Test by 317 runs and the third match by 10 wickets.
India won the previous series in a similar way
Team India defeated Australia 2–1 in the previous series despite losing the first Test at their home. This was the first Test series win by the Indian team outside Asia. Between Corona, the Indian team played its first international series on the tour of Australia.
On 17 December last year, Australia defeated India by 8 wickets in the first Test. After the match, Indian captain Virat Kohli had moved on to Paternity Leave. He was followed by Ajinkya Rahane, who won 2 out of the last 3 Tests and won the series 2–1.
England won the series 14 times at most
Along with defeating Australia, the Indian team won the Test series for the 5th time, losing the first match in Test history. Now he is close to defeating England in a similar way. Thus far in history, the England team has won the series 14 times the most. Australia overturned 7 times. However, no team could win two consecutive series after losing the first match.
Indian team beat England 49 years ago in a similar way
Team India has defeated Australia in the series 3 times, losing the first match. England and Sri Lanka have also been beaten 1–1 times in the series. Team India beat England 2–1 in the home series 49 years ago (1972–73).
England beat India 3 times
England is also heavy in this case, as it has defeated the Indian team 3 times in this series. Twice 1985, 2013, India defeated India at their home, while once in 2014, England defeated Team India at their home.
India won 69 test series out of 167 overall
In Test history, Team India played an overall 167 Test series, out of which 69 were won, 65 were lost and 33 were drawn. At the same time, India has played 33 bilateral Test series against England so far, of which 10 won, 19 lost and 4 series draws.
Chance to win first ICC Test Championship title
Team India will reach the final of the ICC Test Championship if they win or draw the last Test of the series against England. The ICC is holding this championship for the first time. The final will take place at Lord’s on 18 June. New Zealand has already secured a place in the finals. England is also out. If the Indian team loses in the last Test and the series draws 2–2, Australia will advance to the final.