England vs India Test series 2021 – 2nd Test

England vs India Test series 2021

2nd Test:

Second Test of the 5 match series between England and India is going to be played at Lord’s, London from August 12th 2021.

England vs India History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the thirty fifth bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series 11 times. Whereas the opponent won 19 times. 4 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 15 series in a span of 35 years, from 1967 to 2002, where the English team won 9 times and the Indian team won 6 times.

The series between the teams never resulted in a draw after 2005-06.

The consecutive winning streak for the English team against the Indian team was 4 series from 1932 to 1951-52 and from 1974 to 1981-82.

The longest streak of undefeated for the English team against the Indian team was 7 series from 1932 to 1961-62.

The consecutive winning streak for the Indian team against England was 2 series from 1971 to 1974 and from 2007 to 2011.

The longest streak of undefeated for the Indian team against England was 5 series from 2001-02 to 2011.

Last 5 (completed) series results of England against India are LWLWW.

Matches:

The teams completed 127 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 48 times, whereas the opponent won 29 times with 50 draws.

The teams played 13 consecutive tests without any draw from 2016 to 2021, in which England won 5 games and India won 8 times.

The consecutive winning streak for the English team against India was 6 matches from 1974 to 1977.

The longest undefeated streak for the English team against India was 14 matches from 1932 to 1952.

The consecutive winning streak for the Indian team against England was 4 matches from 2016 to 2018.

The longest undefeated streak for the Indian team against England was 10 matches from 1961 to 1967.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against India are DLLLW.

English Backyard:

Series:

When touring England by India, the teams met to play bilateral series 18 times, out of them, the host won the series 14 times and the visitors won the series just thrice. 1 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 13 series in a span of 70 years, between 1932 to 2002, where England won 11 times and India won just twice.

The consecutive winning streak for the English team against India was 6 series from 1932 to 1971.

The longest undefeated streak for the English team against India was 6 series from 1932 to 1971.

The consecutive winning streak for the India team against England was 1 series in 1971, 1986 and 2007.

The longest undefeated streak for the India team against England was 2 series from 2002 to 2011.

Last 5 (completed) series results of England against India are WWWLD.

Matches:

On the English soil, the teams faced each other 63 times. out of them, England received victory 34 times and defeated only 7 times with 22 draws.

The teams played 9 consecutive tests without any draw from 2014 to 2021, in which England won 7 times and India won just twice.

The consecutive winning streak for the English team against India was 8 matches from 1959 to 1971.

The longest undefeated streak for the English team against India was 21 matches from 1932 to 1971.

The consecutive winning streak for the Indian team against England was 2 matches from 1986 to 1986.

The longest undefeated streak for the Indian team against England was 6 matches from 2002 to 2011.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against India are DWWLW.

Pataudi Trophy:

Since the 2007 series between the teams, when played in England, it has been known as Pataudi Trophy.

Series:

In Pataudi trophy, the teams met to play bilateral series 4 times, out of them, the host won thrice and the visitors won just once.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 4 series in a span of 14 years, between 2007 to present, where England won thrice and India won once.

The consecutive winning streak for England against India was 3 series from 2011 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for England against India was 3 series from 2011 to present.

The consecutive winning streak for India against England was 1 series from 2007 to 2011.

The longest undefeated streak for India against England was 1 series from 2007 to 2011.

Last 5 (completed) series results of England against India are WWWL -.

Matches:

In Pataudi trophy, the teams faced each other 18 times. Out of them, England received victory 11 times and defeated thrice with 4 draws.

The teams played 9 consecutive tests without any draw from 2014 to 2021, in which England won 7 times and India won twice.

The consecutive winning streak for England against India was 5 matches from 2014 to 2018.

The longest undefeated streak for England against India was 6 matches from 2007 to 2014.

The consecutive winning streak for India against England was 1 match in 2007, 2014 and 2018.

The longest undefeated streak for India against England was 3 matches from 2007 to 2011.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against India are DWWLW.

England vs India Test series 2021 – 1st Test

Points and Rankings:

The series is a comparison between the fourth rank (England) and second rank (India) team. The host is 12 points behind the visitors.

England:

In case, the host will win the series by 5-nil, then the host will earn 9 points and be second in the table, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose the 5 points without impact in the position.

If the host will win the series by 4-nil, then the host will earn 8 points and be second in the table, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 4 points without impact in the position.

In case, the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 7 points and be the second in the table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 3 points without impact in the position.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 2 points without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 6 points and be second in the table.

If, in case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranks. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 4 points and be third in the table.

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 2 points and be the third in the table.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England are DLDLL.

India:

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 5-nil, then the team will earn 8 points and be on the top of the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose the 12 points with losing 2 position in the ranking.

If the visiting team will win the series by 4-nil, then the team will earn 6 points and stay in the same position in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose 10 points with losing 1 position in the ranking.

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 5 points and stay on the same position in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 8 points while losing 1 position in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 7 points while losing 1 position in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 3 points with no impact in the position.

If, in case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 5 points without impacting the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 1 point with no impact in rankings.

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 2 points with unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India are DLWWW.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Nottingham shows the weather would be cloudy on the first day of the match and mostly cloudy on the second and the fourth day, partly cloudy on the third day and afternoon showers on the last day of the game. The precipitation percentage would be between 12% and 33%. The temperature would be between 20 to 24 Celsius. The wind would be between 18 – 22 km/h.

Lord's, London

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 100 times out of 140 games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 37 times and lost 26 times. 37 games resulted in a draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are DWLLW.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, the team won 13 times and lost 13 times, as well, with 14 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are DWWLD.

The longest streak without a draw at the venue was 8 matches between 1955 to 1963.

Overall, 50 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 39 times with 51 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are DDWWL.

Particularly, for England, the team won the toss 67 times in 138 games. The team won 29 times and lost 11 times with 27 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWLWD.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue, while losing the toss, are DDWLL.

The first batting team won the matches 50 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 39 times with 51 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are DDWLL.

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 124 in 1988, and the highest successful chase was 342 runs in 1984.

The first innings lowest total was 53 runs in 1896, and the highest total was 653 runs in 1990. For the second inning, the lowest total was 47 runs in 1958, whereas the highest was 729 runs in 1930. For the third inning, the lowest total was 42 runs (completed innings) in 1974, whereas the highest was 537 runs in 2006. And for the fourth inning, the lowest total was 38 runs (completed innings) in 2019, whereas the highest was 406 runs in 2009.

The batting average of the first innings is 32.97 and 30.97 is for the second innings. The batting average of the third innings is 30.99, and 28.25 is for the fourth innings.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 18 times at the venue. The home team won 12 times and the visiting team won twice. The teams had 4 draw results.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against India at the venue are WLWDW.

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The home side has a good record at the venue, as the team won 55 times out of 138 played games and lost 32 times with 51 draws. Whereas, the visiting team has an average record, as the team won twice and lost 12 times with 4 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue are DDWWL.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue are LWLDL.

Selecting XI for both the Teams:

England:

The home side would face a couple of forced changes of S. Broad and J. Anderson. The team may include M. Wood and S. Mahmood, also the team may give chance to H. Hameed in place of Z. Crawley and M. Ali in place of D. Lawrence.

England Eleven: R. Burns, D. Sibley, H. Hameed, J. Root, J. Bairstow, J. Buttler, M. Ali, S. Curran, O. Robinson, M. Wood, S. Mahmood.

India:

The visiting team would also face a forced change of S. Thakur and the team may include I. Sharma.

India Eleven: R. Sharma, K. Rahul, C. Pujara, V. Kohli, A. Rahane, R. Pant, R. Jadeja, I. Sharma, M. Shami, J. Bumrah, M. Siraj.

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.