England over the years have had a very good record against India at The Oval Ground in Test cricket. With Joe Root being in form of life and threatening pace bowlers like Anderson and Robinson, England are expected to dominate India in the 4th Test match as well. India's issues with middle order batting has been a big let-down for them and has affected their results in the recent Test matches. Few Changes are expected in the India's Playing XI with respect to the bowling department. For England side Chris Woakes and Ollie Pope are set to replace Sam Curran and Jos Buttler in the XI.
Stats before England vs India 4th Test match:
95 - If James Anderson plays 4th Test match then he will go past Sachin Tendulkar's record of playing most home Test matches.
Most home Test matches played:
James Anderson - 94 (before England's 4th Test match against India)
Sachin Tendulkar - 94
Ricky Ponting - 92
Alastair Cook / Steve Waugh - 89
Jacques Kallis - 88
1 - India have won only Test match at the Kennington Oval Ground at England. That only win came 50 years back in Aug, 1971.
23000 - Virat Kohli needs 1 more run to become only the 7th batsman to score 23000 runs in international cricket.
3000 - Indian opener Rohit Sharma needs 91 more runs to score 3000 runs in Test cricket. Rohit also needs just 22 more runs to score 15000 runs in international cricket.
84 - Joe Root needs 84 more runs to score most Test runs by an English player in a calendar year.
Most runs in Test cricket by an England player in a calendar year :
Michael Vaughan - 1481 in 2002
Joe Root - 1477 in 2016
Jonny Bairstow - 1470 in 2016
Joe Root - 1398 in 2021
Joe Root - 1385 in 2015
100 - Jasprit Bumrah needs 3 more wickets to take 100 Test wickets and James Anderson needs 3 more wickets to take 100 wickets in Test cricket against India alone on England soil.
1000 - Virat Kohli needs 92 more runs to smash 1000 runs in Test cricket on England soil alone.
200 - Moeen Ali needs 7 more wickets and Mohammed Shami needs 5 more wickets to pick up 200 wickets in Test cricket.
50 - If England win the 4th Test match then England will win 50 matches against India in Test cricket.
7 - If Joe Root manages to score a century at Kennington Oval in 4th Test then he will become only the 2nd captain after Ricky Ponting to smash 7 Test centuries in a calendar year.
Most centuries in Test cricket as a captain in a calendar year:
Ricky Ponting - 7 in 2006
Ricky Ponting - 6 in 2005
Greame Smith - 6 in 2008
Steven Smith - 6 in 2017
Joe Root - 6 in 2021