One of the most high profile test match is going to start today between England and India. This match is very special due to some interesting facts and statistics. We are sharing some interesting things regarding this bizarre test match.
Some interesting facts about today’s match are as follows.
- Its 2000th Test match in cricket history
- Its 100 Match of Duncan Fletcher as test coach
- Sachin Tendulkar is just one short of 100 international hundreds
- 100th Test Match Battle between England and India
Its 2000th test match in 134 years of cricket history. The 1000th test match was played in 1984 between Pakistan and New Zealand at Hyderabad (Pakistan) in which Pakistan beat New Zealand. Almost 107 years were required to achieve 1000 matches but the journey from 1000th test match to 2000th test match has completed in just 27 years.
Sachin also hopes to complete his 100th international century at Lords where his highest score is just 37 runs in 7 test innings. On other hand this is 100th test battle between present two giants of test cricket, in 99 matches between England vs. India, England has won 34, India won 19 while 46 matches remained draw.
Awamiweb visitors can also watch this match on live streaming. So don’t miss the chance, watch this match live on web. Match Timing is 10:00 am GMT.
Expected Playing Eleven Players of Both teams are as follows:
England: Andrew Strauss (Captain), Kevin Pietersen, Alastair Cook, Eoin Morgan, Jonathan Trott, Ian Bell, Matt Prior (wk), Graeme Swann, Stuart Broad Bresnan, Chris Tremlett, James Anderson.
India: MS Dhoni (Captain & wk), Rahul Dravid, Gautam Gambhir, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma, Praveen Kumar.