eng vs ind 3rd test stats preview

India, after losing a Test match at Hyderabad, made a decent comeback in the second Test match to level the series by a 1-1 margin. Indian team, in the absence of senior batters like Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer, will be facing a challenge on their home soil itself to play against this English side who will be playing with an attacking approach of Bazball way. It will be very interesting to see how this game pans out as this will be a key match for both teams to stay in contention for this Test series.

Numbers and Stats before the start of the IND vs ENG 3rd Test match:

1 - Ravichandran Ashwin needs 1 more wicket to complete the milestone of taking 500 wickets in Test cricket.

Most wickets by a spinner in Test Cricket:

  • Muralitharan - 800
  • Shane Warne - 708
  • Anil Kumble - 619
  • Nathan Lyon - 517
  • Ravichandran Ashwin - 499

2 - Rohit Sharma needs two more sixes to surpass the tally of MS Dhoni for having the most sixes in Test cricket.

Most sixes for India in Test Cricket:

  • Virender Sehwag - 90
  • MS Dhoni - 78
  • Rohit Sharma - 77

3 - Ravichandran Ashwin needs 3 more wickets to become the first Indian player to take 100 wickets against England in Test cricket.

Most wickets for IND vs ENG in Test Cricket:

  • Ravichandran Ashwin - 97
  • BS Chandrasekhar - 95
  • Anil Kumble - 92

5 - James Anderson needs five more wickets to complete the milestone of taking 700 wickets in Test cricket.

Most wickets in Test cricket:

  • Muralitharan - 800
  • Shane Warne - 708
  • James Anderson - 695

29 - Indian skipper Rohit Sharma needs 29 more runs to complete 2000 runs in International cricket.

Most runs for IND vs ENG in International cricket:

  • Sachin Tenulkar - 3990
  • Virat Kohli - 3970
  • MS Dhoni - 2999
  • Rahul Dravid - 2993
  • Sunil Gavaskar - 2919
  • Mohammad Azharuddin - 2189
  • Yuvraj Singh - 2154
  • Dilip Vengsarkar - 2115
  • Rohit Sharma - 1971
  • Gundappa Viswanath - 1970

100 - Ben Stokes will be playing his 100th match in Test cricket. He will become 16th player to achieve this milestone for England.

2016 - England and India played a tied Test match at Rajkot in November 2016.