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India vs England, 1st Test – Indian seamers take all 20 opposition wickets for second time

6 - Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah bagged five wickets in the second innings of the Trent Bridge Test match, which is his sixth five-wicket haul in Test cricket.

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The India-England 1st Test at Trent Bridge in Nottingham proved to be an anti-climax as rain played spoilsport on the final day with India being 156 runs short of the target set by England with 9 wickets in hand.


Be that as it may, there were quite a few records set in the match:

1 - This is the first occasion of the Virat Kohli-led Indian team playing a draw in England.


2 - Trent Bridge Test is only the second instance when Indian seamers took the 20 opposition wickets in a Test match. The first occasion of all 20 wickets taken by Indian pacers was the Johannesburg Test against Proteas in 2018. India’s pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah took the highest wickets on both occasions, nine wickets in this Test match while seven wickets in the Johannesburg Test.


143 - English swinger James Anderson remained not out in the second innings of England in this Test. He has remained unbeaten 143 times in international cricket across formats which is the highest among all international players. The previous record-holder was former Indian captain, MS Dhoni, with 142 not outs in international cricket.


21 - English skipper Joe Root notched up an elegant century in the third innings of the first Test. This is the 21st century of Root in Test cricket.


12 - English skipper Joe Root won the Man of the Match award in this Test, which is his 12th Man of the Match award in Test cricket. He equalled the English record previously held by English all-rounder Ian Botham, who also bagged 12 Man of the Match award in Test cricket.


6 - As a captain, Joe Root has now won six Man of the Match awards in Test cricket.


6 - Joe Root, with six Man of the Match awards, is at the sixth position in the list of highest Man of the Match awards as captain in Test cricket. Only Graeme Smith (11), Imran Khan (10), Allan Border (9) and Ricky Ponting (8), Virat Kohli (7) have won more Man of the Match awards as captain in Test cricket than Root.


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6 - With this century, Joe Root also registered six tons against India in Test cricket. Among England players, he equalled the record of Kevin Pietersen (6), while he overtook Graham Gooch and Ian Botham who scored five Test centuries each against India. Former English opener Alastair Cook leads the table with seven Test centuries against India.


9 - Joe Root has now smacked a total of nine centuries against India in international cricket. He surpassed the record of former English opener Alastair Cook, who clobbered eight centuries against India in international cricket.


1 - This is the first Test century at home for Joe Root since 2018. He scored his last Test century at home at Kennington Oval in September 2018, incidentally against India.


5 - Among current Test players, Joe Root has a record of fifth-highest Test centuries. Only Virat Kohli (27), Steven Smith (27), David Warner (24), Kane Williamson (24) have more Test tons than Root.

1 - Joe Root is the first England captain to score twin fifty-plus scores in a Test match at Trent Bridge. This is England's 64th Test here since the first Test match at this ground in 1899.


11 - Joe Root is the 11th English player to bat in 100 Test innings at Home.


29 - Joe Root is overall the 29th player to bat in 100 Test innings at Home.


10 - Jasprit Bumrah became the tenth Indian player to bag two Test fifers in England. Among current Indian players, except Bumrah only Ishant Sharma has two five wicket-hauls in England.


4 - Jasprit Bumrah picked up his fourth five-wicket haul in SENA countries.


9 – Jasprit Bumrah became the ninth Indian player to pick up four fifers in SENA countries. Kapil Dev leads the table with seven fifers in SENA countries.


1 - Bumrah became the highest wicket-taker (16 wickets) at this venue. He outclassed former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan and his teammate Ishant Sharma, who have scalped 12 wickets each at this venue.


The second Test of the series between India and England will be played at Lord’s in London from August 12-16. Read More: India vs England, 1st Test - Match ends in draw due to persistent rain; Joe Root MoM

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