England vs India 1st Test Day-1 Stats Review – Milestone for Root, Another toss loss for Kohli and more

Bumrah and Thakur were too good for English batsmen as they both ended up picking 5 wickets in the last session of day-1.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 5 August 2021 2:26 pm

Indian pacers dominated day-1 of the Test match as they bundled out England for mere 183 runs. Bumrah and Thakur were too good for English batsmen as they both ended up picking 5 wickets in the last session of day-1. Shami also played a key role for India as he took the wickets of Dominic Sibley and Bairstow in the 2nd session. Only Joe Root provided some stability to the England batting lineup since the rest of the batting lineup failed to support him at the other end. Indian openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul started the 2nd innings on a decent note and they ended up posting a score of 21/0 at the end of day-1. 

Numbers and stats from Day-1 of Eng vs Ind 1st Test match :

31 - James Anderson played his 31st Test match against India.

Players to be part of most Eng-Ind Test matches :

Sunil Gavaskar - 38
Sachin Tendulkar - 32
James Anderson - 31

35 - Virat Kohli after losing the toss in 1st Test match, has lost 35 tosses in Test Cricket as captain overall which is the most for an Indian captain.

50 - Joe Root recorded his 50th fifty in Test Cricket. He also became the leading run-scorer for England in international cricket during his knock of 64(108).

Most 50s for England in Test Cricket :

Alastair Cook - 57
Joe Root - 50
Ian Bell - 46
Graham Gooch - 46
Michael Atherton - 46

Most runs for England in international cricket :

Joe Root - 15780
Alastair Cook - 15737
Kevin Pietersen - 13779

183 - England's 183 is the lowest 1st innings total against India on England Soil.

Lowest 1st innings total by England against India (on England Soil) :

183 in Nottingham, 2021
198 in Nottingham, 2007
221 in Nottingham, 2011
246 in Southampton, 2018
259 in Lords, 1932

4 - Both Rory Burns and Dan Lawrence have recorded their 4th Test duck this year, which remains to be most in the year 2021 so far.

Most Test Ducks in 2021 so far (While batting at no.1-7):

Rory Burns - 4 
Dan Lawrence - 4
Jonny Bairstow - 3
Dominic Sibley - 3
Kusal Mendis - 3
Najmul Hossain Shanto - 3
Roy Kaia - 3
Wessley Madhevere - 3

5 - Rohit Sharma & KL Rahul became the 5th Indian opening pair to open in all 3 formats.

Indian batting pair to open the innings in all 3 formats (Tests, ODIs and T20Is) :

Gautam Gambhir & Virender Sehwag
Gautam Gambhir & Irfan Pathan
Gautam Gambhir & Murali Vijay
Shikhar Dhawan & KL Rahul
Rohit Sharma & KL Rahul

22 - Jos Buttler recorded his 22nd duck in international cricket while batting at number 1 to 7 position.

Most ducks in international cricket since 2011 (while batting at no.1-7) : 

Mohammad Hafeez - 28
Virat Kohli - 25 
Kusal Mendis - 24
Jonny Bairstow - 23 
Tamim Iqbal - 23
Jos Buttler - 22

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