India v England, 2nd Test, stats review: From James Anderson's masterclass to Chris Woakes' Lord's milestone

James Anderson got here on to bowl with clouds on his head, bowled persistently effectively all through the match, took 9 wickets at his beloved Lord’s by breaking many information and England thrashed India to take a lead of 2-Zero in a five-match sequence.

This was the primary time that India misplaced a Take a look at match beneath the management of Virat Kohli whereas batting first and it was additionally their first defeat by an innings margin beneath his captaincy. The match started on the second day as there was a washout on the primary day and each the groups made modifications which turned the turning level of the match. India changed Umesh Yadav with Kuldeep Yadav, whereas England went with a tempo bowling all-rounder in Chris Woakes rather than Ben Stokes. This choice turned out to be a masterstroke as Woakes smashed his maiden century within the first innings, whereas Kuldeep bowled dangerous deliveries all through his spell and with the bat he bagged a pair.

Curiously, this was solely the second time that India misplaced a wicket in every innings of a Take a look at with out scoring a run on the board. Ravichandran Ashwin confirmed higher method than India’s top-order, which has now change into the speaking level within the nation as to who ought to be India’s top-Three for the remaining three Assessments. India might give one other alternative to Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane to showcase their expertise earlier than taking a name on them for the final two Assessments whereas for England, it was like a dream Take a look at the place every little thing labored in-favour of them, from climate to their choice of gamers.

Let’s take a look at just a few of the information created and damaged within the second Take a look at at Lord’s.

James Anderson wants yet one more wicket to change into the primary pacer to take 100 wickets towards an Asian workforce in Assessments.

James Anderson turned the primary pacer to take 100-plus wickets at a venue in Assessments after registering his finest figures at Lord’s in Assessments. He took 9 wickets for 43 runs.

No bowler has taken extra wickets in India-England Assessments than James Anderson. Furthermore, he has taken 139 wickets in all of the worldwide matches performed between India and England and additionally it is a file.


Solely Muttiah Muralitharan has picked up extra wickets than James Anderson at dwelling in Assessments.


India amassed 237 runs within the match shedding all 20 wickets with solely Ravichandran Ashwin scoring 30-plus runs within the second Take a look at which is now their second lowest combination of runs in a Take a look at in England after they had been bowled out in each the innings.


Murali Vijay turned the sixth Indian opener to bag a pair in a Take a look at match. The primary Indian opener to realize the feat was Pankaj Roy. He achieved it additionally towards England at Manchester in 1952.


Ravichandran Ashwin turned the fourth Indian participant to realize the double of 3000-plus runs and 500-plus wickets in worldwide cricket in the course of the second Take a look at.


Chris Woakes turned the ninth participant to have his identify on Lord’s honours board for each batting and bowling. The opposite gamers to realize the identical milestone are Gubby Allen, Ian Botham, Stuart Broad, Andrew Flintoff, Ray Illingworth, Vinoo Mankand, Keith Miller and Ben Stokes.


India confronted solely 494 balls within the Lord’s Take a look at which is their fifth fewest in a Take a look at match.



Revealed Date: August 14, 2018

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Up to date Date: Aug 14, 2018


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