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India’s History at The Oval


  • A stalemate in the first test at Nottingham followed by an Indian victory at Lords and two consecutive wins for England at Southampton and Manchester. This has been the story of the 2014 Investec series between England and India as the series moves into the final test match that begins at The Kennington Oval, London in a day’s time. India’s history at Oval is not a decorated one the visitors has managed a solitary win in eleven matches that had seen seven draws. Here is the list of matches India played at The Oval in the past.

    Match Number

    Year

    Result

    1

    1936

    Lost

    2

    1946

    Draw

    3

    1952

    Draw

    4

    1959

    Lost

    5

    1971

    Won

    6

    1979

    Draw

    7

    1982

    Draw

    8

    1990

    Draw

    9

    2002

    Draw

    10

    2007

    Draw

    11

    2011

    Won

                                                                 *All Matches are played against England

    The Indian team will look to reduce the deficit at the Venue while going into the field for the first day’s play at The Oval. A victory for India in the fifth test means that series will be at levelled 2-2, the scoreline which the visitors will take happily. 

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