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Oval Test Records - Bumrah returns second-most economical spell for an India pacer against England

2 - This is only the second instance of the Indian team winning more than one Test match in a series in England. The only other time this happened was in 1986 under the leadership of Kapil Dev.

1 - Indian won their first Test in Kennington Oval after 50 years. India won their first Test match in Kennington Oval way back in 1971 under the leadership of Ajit Wadekar. This is also only the second Test win for India in Kennington Oval in 14 Test matches.

1 - Jasprit Bumrah is the quickest Indian pacer to reach 100 wickets in Test cricket, in just 24 Test matches. The previous record-holder was Kapil Dev who completed 100 Test wickets in 25 Test matches.

9 - Jasprit Bumrah is the ninth-fastest Indian player to reach 100 wickets in Test cricket (24 Test matches). Ravichandran Ashwin holds the record of fastest Indian to complete 100 wickets in Test cricket in just 18 Test matches.

2 – Jasprit Bumrah returned the second-most economical figures for an India pacer/medium-pacer against England in Test history. He returned figures of 22-9-27-2 at an economy rate of 1.22. Legendary former skipper and all-rounder Vijay Hazare had returned figures of 20-9-22-1 at an economy rate of 1.10 at Leeds against England way back in 1952.

Fastest Indian Players to Reach 100 Wickets in Test Cricket

3 - It's only the third time in an away series that India have won the very next Test after suffering an innings defeat. The previous two occasions were in Sri Lanka at Galle in 2008 and South Africa at Durban in 2010.

4 - Virat Kohli completed 1000 Test runs on English soil. He is only the fourth Indian player to reach 1000 Test runs in England after Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. He completed this milestone in just 29 innings which make him the fourth-fastest Indian to reach 1000 Test runs in England after Sachin Tendulkar (15), Rahul Dravid (16) and Sunil Gavaskar (23).

3 - Virat Kohli (1352 & 1002) is only the third Indian subcontinent player to score more than 1000 Test runs both in Australia and England after Sachin Tendulkar (1809 & 1575), Rahul Dravid (1143 & 1376).

6 - Moeen Ali dismissed Virat Kohli six times in Test cricket. Only James Anderson (7) and Nathan Lyon (7) have dismissed Virat Kohli more times than Ali in Test cricket.

38 - Virat Kohli-led Indian team has now won 38 Test matches. Only Graeme Smith (53), Ricky Ponting (48) and Steve Waugh (41) won more Test matches under their leadership for their countries.

3 - Virat Kohli has now won 3 Test matches as captain in England, which is the most by any Indian captain. He surpassed Kapil Dev, under whom India won two Test matches in England.

1 - This is the first-ever win for any team at the Kennington Oval after conceding a lead of 50 runs or more.

0 - India never lost a single Test match after setting a target above 350 runs in front of the opponent. Indian won 35 Test matches and 15 games ended in a draw after setting such target.

1 - Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant completed 1,500 Test runs in just 42 innings which makes him the fastest wicket-keeper batsman from India to achieve this milestone. He is followed in the list by MS Dhoni (49 inns), Farokh Engineer (51 inns) and Syed Kirmani (64 Inns).

4 - Shardul Thakur (57 & 60) became only the fourth Indian player at number 8 or below to score fifty-plus in both innings of a Test match after Harbhajan Singh (69 &115), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (58 & 63*) and Wriddhiman Saha (54* & 58*).

8 - Rohit Sharma has now scored eight Test centuries, all of them led to a win for the Indian team.

India Tailenders (8-11) with Twin Fifties in a Test Match

2 - Shardul Thakur (57 & 60) became only the second Indian player at number 8 or below to score fifty-plus in both innings of an away Test after Bhuvneshwar Kumar who smashed twin fifties against England at Nottingham in 2014.

9 - Shardul Thakur (57 & 60) is only the ninth player in Test cricket history to score fifty-plus scores in both innings of a Test batting at number 8 or lower.

1 – It is the first time in Test cricket history that a batsman has been dismissed for an exact 50 in each of the four innings of a Test. Virat Kohli (1st inns), Chris Woakes (2nd inns), Rishabh Pant (3rd Inns) and Rory Burns (4th Inns) are four batsmen who were dismissed on 50 in this Test match in different innings.

136/6 - Umesh Yadav registered his best Test figures in England- 136-6.

Twitter Reactions: Jasprit Bumrah's record Performance Twitter erupts in joy as Team India beat England by 157 runs at The Oval, London in the fourth Test. A flurry of congratulatory messages for Team India could be seen trending in the matter of time. Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah who turned the game on its head with his two cracking wickets, in the post lunch session instilled the faith in other players to win the game. Here are some of the finest Twitter reactions on Jasprit Bumrah's fiery spell.


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