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ENG vs IND 5th Test Match Stats Review: 159 centuries in Test cricket since Virat Kohli’s last hundred & much more

Many records were created and broken during the fifth Test match between England and India.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 6 July 2022 7:48 pm

England have won 5th Test match by 7 wickets as Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow smashed scintillating centuries which helped them to level the Test Series 2-2. India despite being at a dominating position in first 3 days of Test match, lost the game and also let down a chance to win a historic Test Series on England soil after 2007.

England openers with a 100-run Partnership set the stage for Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root to chase down 378 runs in 4th innings of the game. Among Indian bowlers, only Jasprit Bumrah managed to pick 2 wickets. 

Numbers and stats from ENG vs IND 5th Test

2 – Rishabh Pant became 2nd Indian wicket-keeper after Farokh Engineer to smash century & fifty-plus score in a Test match.

2 – For the 2nd time after 2002, India have managed to draw a Test Series against England on England soil.

IND vs ENG Test Series Results on ENG soil:
Series Played – 19
ENGLAND – 14
INDIA – 3
DRAWN – 2

3 – Rishabh Pant became 3rd Indian wicket-keeper after Budhi Kunderan and MS Dhoni to smash more than 200 runs in a Test match.

4/66 – Mohammed Siraj recorded 4/66 with the ball against England in 1st innings of Test match.

Best bowling figure for Mohammed Siraj in Test cricket:
5/73 vs Australia in Gabba, 2021
4/32 vs England in Lord’s, 2021
4/66 vs England in Birmingham, 2022

4 –
Rishabh Pant has smashed 4 Test Centuries in SENA Countries but unfortunately none of them came in a winning cause. 

6 – Jonny Bairstow has smashed six Test centuries in 2022.

Most Test centuries in a calendar year while batting at number 5 (or) below:
Jonny Bairstow – 6 in 2022
Michael Clarke – 5 in 2012

Most Centuries in Test Cricket for England in a Calendar year:
Denis Compton – 6 in 1947
Michael Vaughan – 6 in 2002
Joe Root – 6 in 2021
Jonny Bairstow – 6 in 2022

Most centuries for England in Test cricket while batting at number 5 (or) below:
Ian Bell – 16
Ian Botham – 14
Graham Thorpe – 11
Ben Stokes – 11
Jonny Bairstow – 11

6 – England skipper Ben Stokes has dismissed Virat Kohli 6 times in Test cricket.

Bowlers to dismiss Virat Kohli most times in Test Cricket:
Nathan Lyon / James Anderson – 7
Moeen Ali / Ben Stokes – 6
Stuart Broad / Pat Cummins – 5

9 – Joe Root holds the record for smashing most centuries against India in Test cricket.

Most Test cnturies against India:
Joe Root – 9
Gary Sobers – 8
Viv Richards – 8
Ricky Ponting – 8
Steven Smith – 8

23 – Jasprit Bumrah has taken 23 Test wickets in this Test Series against England.

Most Test wickets by an Indian bowler in England-India Series on England soil:
Jasprit Bumrah – 23 in 2021-22
Bhuvneshwar Kumar – 19 in 2014
Zaheer Khan – 18 in 2007
Ishant Sharma – 18 in 2018
Mohammed Siraj – 18 in 2021-22

28 – Joe Root has 28 centuries in Test Cricket which is most among active players.

Most centuries in Test cricket among current players:
Joe Root – 28
Virat Kohli / Steve Smith – 27
David Warner / Kane Williamson – 24

Most centuries in International cricket among current players:
Virat Kohli – 70
Joe Root – 44

David Warner – 43

50 – England have become first team to win 50 Test matches against India.

100 – Jasprit Bumrah became 6th Indian bowler to take more than 100 Test wickets in SENA countries.

269 – Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow had unbeaten 269-run partnership for 4th wicket.

Highest 4th wicket partnership for England in Test cricket:
Colin Cowdrey-Peter May : 411 vs WI in Birmingham, 1957
Paul Collingwood-Kevin Pietersen : 310 vs AUS in Adelaide, 2006
Nasser Hussain-Graham Thorpe : 288 vs AUS in Birmingham, 1997
Ian Bell-Kevin Pietersen : 286 vs SA in Lord’s, 2008
Jonny Bairstow-Joe Root : 269* vs IND in Birmingham, 2022

Highest Partnership in a successful 4th innings run chase in Test Cricket:
Don Bradman-Arthur Morris : 301 vs ENG in Leeds, 1948
Larry Gomes-Gordon Greenidge : 287* vs ENG in Lord’s, 1984
Jonny Bairstow-Joe Root : 269* vs IND in Birmingham, 2022


378 – England have chased down 378 runs in 4th innings of the Test match.

Highest total chased against India in 4th innings of Test match:
England – 378 in Birmingham, 2022
India – 339 in Perth, 1977
West Indies – 276 in Delhi, 1987

Highest total chased down by England in 4th innings of Test match:
378 vs India in Birmingham, 2022
359 vs Australia in Leeds, 2019
332 vs Australia in MCG, 1928/29

159 – 159 Centuries have been hit in Test cricket since Virat Kohli’s last 100 in 2019. 

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