India Vs England Test: Records That Can Be Scripted In 4th Test

India Vs England Test Series
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India vs England 4th Test will start from March 4. The final Test of the four-match Test series will be played in Ahmedabad.

The hosts are leading the Test series 2-1. India need to either win or draw the final Test in order to secure the berth in World Test Championship final.

England and India are among the best of the cricket playing nations. Whenever these two nations play against each other it is bound to be a record-breaking affair. Ahead of the final Test match, lets look at some probable records.

India vs England: Records that await in 4th Test

Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin recently took his 400th Test wickets. He also reached the 600-wicket mark in international cricket.

In the upcoming game, Ashwin (401) need 5 wickets to surpass Curtly Ambrose’s record of 405 Test wickets.

Therefore, if Ashwin (80) picks 5 more wickets, he’ll go past Bishan Singh Bedi and Kapil Dev (85 each). He will be the 3rd highest wicket-taker for India against England (Tests).

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Indian captain Virat Kohli is all set to play his 60th Test as a captain.
When he’ll step on the ground, he will equal MS Dhoni’s record. Dhoni has led India in most Tests (60).

Moreover, Kohli requires 17 more runs to complete 12,000 runs as captain in international cricket.

As a result, he will become only the third international captain after Ricky Ponting (15,440) and Graeme Smith (14,878) to achieve this feat.

England Bowling Masters :
Looking at the pitch, it is unlikely that both James Anderson and Stuart Broad will get a place in the playing eleven of the final Test.

Meanwhile, Anderson (611) needs 9 more wickets to leave Anil Kumble (619) behind and become the third-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket.

On the other hand, Broad (517) can surpass Courtney Walsh (519) by taking three more wickets to become the third-highest wicket-taker among fast bowlers.

On Thursday, India (549) will become the fourth team after England (1,033), Australia (834) and West Indies (552) to play 550 Test matches.

Meanwhile, if India manages to win the Test, Kohli (35) will equal the win tally of Sir Clive Lloyd (36) as Test captain.

Eventually India’s win in the fourth Test, will be the team’s 12th win in the ongoing WTC. India holds the record of most wins in the ICC World Test Championship.

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