There have been many good batting performances within the 122 Checks performed up to now between India and England, beginning 1932.
Because the Virat Kohli-captained India put together to conflict with Joe Root‘s England in a much-anticipated four-match Check collection, starting February 5 in Chennai, here is a have a look at the highest 5 prime particular person knocks within the historical past of the 2 groups:
Graham Gooch’s 333: Lord’s, London, 1990
Throughout the first Check of the three-match collection, Gooch performed an excellent knock of 333 — containing a dropped likelihood from wicketkeeper Kiran Extra when he was on 36. Courtesy Gooch’s 485-ball knock, England posted a mammoth complete of 653/four wickets (declared). In reply, India made 454, using on centuries from Ravi Shastri (100), at present the top coach of India, and captain Mohammad Azharuddin (121). England then declared their second innings at 272/four wickets, setting India a goal of 472. India, nevertheless, failed to copy their first innings efficiency and have been bundled out for 224, shedding by 247 runs.
Karun Nair’s 303 not out: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, 2016
Enjoying solely his third Check, Nair grew to become solely the second Indian batsman to attain a triple hundred after Virender Sehwag when he scored unbeaten 303 runs with the assistance of 32 fours and 4 sixes on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai in 2016. His innings helped India publish their highest complete in Check cricket — 759/7 wickets declared in reply to England’s 477. India then bundled out England for 207, thus profitable the match by 75 runs. Nonetheless, curiously Nair represented India in solely three extra Check matches after that, his final look coming in 2017 in opposition to Australia.
Alastair Prepare dinner’s 294: Edgbaston, Birmingham, 2011
After bowling out India for a paltry 224 at Edgbaston, Birmingham, in 2011, left-handed opener Alastair Prepare dinner performed a 294-run knock, for which he confronted 545 balls to assist England publish a big first innings rating of 710/7 declared. England then bowled out India for 244, thus registering an enormous win by an innings and 242 runs.
Geoffrey Boycott’s 246 not out: Headingley, Leeds, 1967
Throughout India’s tour of England in 1967, opener Geoffrey Boycott performed an outstanding knock of 246 not out that helped the hosts declare their first innings for 550/four wickets. India managed simply 164 of their first innings and have been requested to follow-on. Nonetheless, captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi scored 148 runs within the second innings to assist the guests publish 510 of their second innings, thus setting a 125-run goal that England chased down with six wickets in hand.
Ian Bell’s 235: The Oval, London, 2011
Batting first, England posted 591/6 declared within the fourth Check at The Oval, London, in India’s tour in 2011. Ian Bell was the top-scorer for the hosts as he scored 235 runs off 264 balls, with the assistance of 23 fours and two sixes. The hosts then bundled out India for 300 and requested them to follow-on. The Indian staff got here out with an excellent dismal efficiency of their second essay as they have been bowled out for 283, thus shedding the match by an innings and eight runs.