England vs India 3rd Test Stats Review: Joe Root becomes most successful captain for England

Veteran England pacer James Anderson became the first bowler to take 400 Test wickets in England.

Sudharshan SridharanAuthor

Updated - 29 August 2021 11:07 AM

James Anderson and Joe Root

England ended up winning the 3rd Test match convincingly by an innings and 76 runs with the help of five-wicket haul from Ollie Robinson. India just managed to add 63 runs to their 2nd innings total on Day-4 of the Test match before getting all-out. Ollie Robinson was awarded Man of the match for his fabulous performance. The series has also become very interesting as it stands at 1-1 with 2 more matches to go.

Numbers and Stats from Eng vs Ind 3rd Test:

400 - James Anderson became only the 2nd bowler to take 400 wickets at home after Muttiah Muralitharan.

Most Test wickets at home soil:

Muttiah Muralitharan - 493
James Anderson - 400
Anil Kumble - 350
Stuart Broad - 341
Shane Warne - 319

27 - Joe Root now has most wins as captain of England in Test Cricket.

Most Test wins as captain for England:

Joe Root - 27
Michael Vaughan - 26
Alastair Cook / Andrew Strauss - 24
Peter May - 20

2 - Only for the 2nd time, India have lost a Test match by an innings margin under Virat Kohli's captaincy.

Innings defeat for India under Virat Kohli's Captaincy:

vs Eng in Lord's, 2018 - by inns & 159 runs
vs Eng in Leeds, 2021 - by inns & 76 runs

5/65 - Ollie Robinson recorded his best bowling figure of 5/65 in Test Cricket. He recorded his 2nd five-wicket haul in Test Cricket and his previous best figures of 5/85 was also against India in this series only.

42 - Before this Test match, India had an unbeaten streak of not losing a Test match for 42 years at Headingley, Leeds Ground. Unfortunately the streak came to an end today.

India's last 4 Test results at Headingley, Leeds:

2021 - Lost to Eng by an innings and 76 runs
2002 - Won by an innings and 46 runs against Eng
1986 - Won by 279 runs against Eng
1979 - Draw


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