Here is a look at the approaching milestones in the upcoming fixture:
3 – India skipper Virat Kohli is just one run shy of becoming the third Indian player to achieve the 23,000-run milestone in international cricket across formats.
Highest run scorer in International Cricket
7 - Virat Kohli needs only one run in the next match to become the 7th player in the world to record 23,000 runs across formats in international cricket.
15000 – India’s Test opener Rohit Sharma is just 22 runs away from 15000 runs across formats in international cricket.
100 - India’s premier pacer Jasprit Bumrah needs only 3 wickets to reach 100 Test wickets. He has scalped 97 wickets in just 23 Tests.
1 - If Bumrah took three wickets in the next Test, he will be the quickest Indian pacer to reach 100 wickets in Test cricket. As of now, Kapil Dev holds the record of fastest Indian pacer to take 100 Test wickets in just 25 Tests.
No. of Tests taken by Indian Pacer to reach 100 Wicket Mark
200 - India seamer Mohammed Shami is on the verge of completing 200 wickets in Test cricket. The seamer requires only 5 more wickets to achieve this milestone. He has bagged 195 wickets in 54 Test matches till now.
100 - Jasprit Bumrah is just 7 wickets shy of completing 100 Test wickets away from home.
9 - If Bumrah bags three wickets in the Oval test, he will be the 9th quickest India bowler to reach 100 wickets in Test cricket.
23 - If Bumrah scalps three wickets in the next Test, he will become the 23rd Indian player to take 100 wickets in Test cricket.
100 - English pacer James Anderson requires only one field catch to complete 100 field catches in Test cricket.
5 - India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is on the verge of overtaking the Test wicket haul of former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh who has 417 Test wickets to his credit. Ashwin needs just five more wickets to break the esteemed record.
If Ashwin succeeds in breaking the record of Harbhajan Singh, he will be the third-highest wicket-taker among Indians in Test cricket.
The Pataudi Series 2021 is locked 1-1 with two Tests to go in what is the first international series of the World Test Championship 2021-23 cycle.