England vs India 2018: India’s Track Record at Ageas Bowl, Southampton
Virat Kohli men will take the field in the fourth Test match at Ageas Bowl, Southampton will their heads held high. India was able to bounce in the third Test match at Trent Bridge to give a new twist to the series which was heading one way.
However, the tourists were able to bounce back stronger as they won the third match by a margin of 203 runs. The visitors were able to tick the right boxes and reaped fruits for their best collective performance in the recent past.
India’s record at Ageas Bowl, Southampton.
India has played a solitary match at the venue of Ageas Bowl, Southampton. The visitors were defeated by a huge margin of 266 runs on their previous tour of 2014. James Anderson was the chief destroyer of the Indian innings as he took a total of seven wickets.
England’s Gary Ballance and Ian Bell scored fine hundreds to post a gargantuan total of 569 in the first innings.
In fact, the venue is just two Test matches old. England played their second match at this ground against Sri Lanka which ended in a stalemate.
Meanwhile, England was able to win the first Test match by 31 runs. The Edgbaston Test went down to the wire as the advantage pendulum swung from one side to the other.
The hosts completely dominated the second Test match at Mecca of Cricket, Lord’s as they won by a margin of an innings and 159 runs.
On the other hand, India made it 2-1 at Trent Bridge. India’s captain Virat Kohli is in sublime form with the bat as he has scored 440 runs in the six innings. He has scored two centuries and two fifties thus far.
The fourth Test match will begin on 30 August.
ICC World Cup 2019: Kumar Sangakkara Sets High Hopes on Dimuth Karunaratne
Since 2017, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has faced tumultuous times owing to their cricketing geography. The chaotic phase has further…
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli Feels Jofra Archer Can Be England’s X-Factor
Indian captain Virat Kohli feels that the new English pace-bowling all-rounder Jofra Archer can be England’s X-factor in the upcoming…