Read about the history of India vs. England cricket matches, as well as One Day International records. Test matches dating back to 1932, as well as all One-Day International and Twenty20 International records between India and England. This page will be updated as new information becomes available.
India has played 101 tests against other countries. It started with its first test match on August 1st, 1932 against England at The Oval. This makes India's record against every other country in tests 102 wins and 99 losses (including one tie).
England has also played 101 tests against other countries. Its first test match was also against India at The Oval on August 1st, 1932. Since then, they have played each other once or more in every year except 1938 and 1939 when there were no tests due to World War II. India has a record of 100 wins and 1 loss against England.
There have been 11 draws between India and England. They are as follows: 5 ties and 6 unfinished tests. A tie does not count as a loss nor a win for either team.
In test matches, India averages around 450-500 runs per game.
England In 1952, India won its maiden Test against England in Madras. Later that year, India won its first series against Pakistan. These victories made India the only non-English team to have beaten England on English soil.
India's first Test match was held at the Eden Gardens in Calcutta. India lost its first match 5-94 declared by Australia but saved the follow-on match by scoring over 400 runs and thus retaining the match. This is the highest total ever scored by a runner up in a Test match.
In 1955, India toured England and became the first Asian team to visit the country when it played three Tests. The tour proved to be controversial as England officials refused to meet Nehru due to his political views. However, the issue was resolved later after Gandhi wrote to Queen Elizabeth II asking her to meet with Nehru. India lost the matches 1-4.
Its first win in England came in 1961. In 1967, India won its first series against South Africa by 1-5. It also won its first home series against Pakistan in 1971. India last won a series in West Indies in 1980-81. It has never won a series outside Asia.
England's cricket team represents both England and Wales. Until 1992, the team also represented Scotland. England has held all three international tournament statuses over the years, with the following results: 999 Test matches with 357 wins and 297 losses; 709 ODIs with a 351-win record; and 100 T20 games with a 47-win record.
Unlike other sports, where matches are rotated around big tournaments, the majority of international cricket is played in individual series between only two countries.
In Test cricket, India has met 10 teams, with England being their most frequent opponent, with 122 matches. India has won more one-day internationals against Australia than any other side, with 28 victories.
Pankaj Roy and Mankad batted effectively to help rescue the match, both reaching a half-century. The match ended in a tie, with India ending on 250 for 5. India won the toss and chose to bat in the third test in Calcutta.
During their most recent tour to Australia, India made history by winning a test series for the first time. Across the 12 Test series, Team India has played 48 Test matches, losing 29 and drawing 12. But how many Test matches has Team India won in Australia?
Match 10 / 17/08/1946 1946 England v. India Drawn Australia defeated India by an innings and 226 runs at the Brisbane Cricket Ground on 11/28/11/1947. 12 December 1947 1947-1948 Australia v.
They won their maiden test against England at the Madras Cricket Club Ground in 1952. As of January 7, 2019, India had played 533 Test matches; they had won 150, lost 165, and drawn 217, with one match being tied.
Winner Margin for the Series/Tournament Season 1928 West Indies Test Series in England England In 1929/30, England lost the West Indies Test Series 3-0. 1-1 (4) In 1930/31, Australia won the Test Series 4-1. 2-0 for the West Indies (3) England in the 1933 Test Series won 2-1. First Match Draw Second Match Won by West Indies (137) The West Indies played their first Test against England at Edgbaston on August 5, 1928. They won the match by an innings and 130 runs to claim their first victory over the Englishmen. Charles Frederick Holder scored 100 not out for the winners. This is the only century in Test cricket history made abroad by a West Indian player. No one else reached 50.
They played their second and last match against England at Lord's on July 4, 1929. George Headley scored a rapid century (100 runs in just three hours) and helped the West Indians win the match by an easy margin of an innings and 140 runs. It was indeed a memorable day for the young player as he became the first black man to score a century on English soil. He remains the only player from the Caribbean nation to do so today.
Charles Bannerman was the star performer for the English side with four centuries and he led the team to its first series win in 1928-29. His career ended after the third match of the series due to injury.
"Matches" is the total number of matches + series played in the 12-24 months since May of the previous year, plus half the amount in the 24 months before that. In January 2005, South Africa and England played a test match. The umpires are the two men in black slacks.
This list includes the most notable team and individual records in Test cricket. Australia is the most successful Test cricket team in terms of both victories and win percentage as of January 2019, having won 385 of their 819 Tests (47.00 percent ).