This is the third time that despite being all out for a score of 200 or less in the first innings abroad, Team India has won. Team India has achieved this feat for the first time in England.
Indian cricket team won the Oval Test by 157 runs against England. This victory of Team India is also very important because in this match its first innings was reduced to 200 (191 runs). This is the third time that despite being all out for a score of 200 or less in the first innings abroad, Team India has won.
Team India has achieved this feat for the first time in England. At the same time, Virat Kohli also became the number one Asian Test captain in England. India has done this feat once in West Indies and once in South Africa before this victory. In the first innings in England, the Indian cricket team was all out 12 times within the score of 200 runs. He has won the first of these.
He had lost 10 of the 11 Test matches held before this, while one match ended in a draw. Team India won in 2006 for the first time after being all out for a score of 200 or less in the first innings. Then they defeated West Indies by 49 runs.
In that Test match, India’s command was in the hands of Rahul Dravid. In that Test match played at Kingston from 30 June to 2 July, India’s first innings was all out for 200 runs. However, West Indies’ first innings was reduced to 103 runs in front of Harbhajan Singh’s spin. Harbhajan took 5 wickets for just 13 runs in 4.3 overs.
Team India could not do anything special in the second innings as well. She could only score 171 runs. In this way the target of 269 runs was met for West Indies victory. However, in the second innings of Anil Kumble and Sreesanth, West Indies could only manage 219 runs. In the second innings, Kumble took 6 for 78 and Sreesanth took 3 for 38.
In the year 2018, under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, the Indian team was all out for 187 runs in the first innings at the Wanderers ground. However, due to the tight bowling of Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, South Africa’s team could only score 194 runs. Bumrah took 5 for 54 and Bhuvneshwar took 3 wickets for 44 runs.
Team India scored 247 runs in the second innings. Apart from Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma also wreaked havoc in the second innings. Shami took 5 for 28, Bumrah 2 for 57, Ishant took 2 for 31.
With the win at the Oval, Virat Kohli holds the record for most Test wins as an Asian captain in England. Team India has won this third test match in England under the leadership of Virat Kohli.
Before him, this record is jointly held by Kapil Dev, Imran Khan, Javed Miandad, Misbah-ul-Haq and Wasim Akram. Kapil, Imran, Miandad, Misbah and Akram have won two Test matches each in England under their leadership.