Two years ago, India had defeated England in a thrilling manner in the Lord’s Test.Image Credit source: AFP
New Delhi: In front of Australia in the final of the World Test Championship Indian team The situation has deteriorated. In this final being held at the Oval, Australia first scored a score of 469 runs with strong batting. Then his fast bowlers shook the batting of Team India and got 5 wickets for 151 runs. This is not the first time in England when there is a crisis on the team. Even before this it happened many times and Team India has also registered some memorable victories.
In this final, the Indian team will need a strong performance to make a comeback. Some similar performance was seen in the 1983 World Cup. As it did on previous tours at Lord’s and Oval itself. Let us tell you about some such memorable victories of Team India.
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India-England Test, 1971
The Oval ground on which Team India is struggling today, it was here that India registered its first win in England. In 1971, India had made a comeback at the Oval itself after lagging behind. England had scored 355 runs in the first innings while Team India could score only 284 runs. England’s second innings was reduced to 101 runs on the basis of 6 wickets in the second innings of Bhagvad Chandrasekhar. India finally achieved its first success on England’s soil by winning this match by 4 wickets.
India-Zimbabwe, 1983 World Cup
This is one of the most important and most memorable victories not only of England but also in the history of Indian cricket. In the 1983 World Cup, Team India lost 5 wickets for just 17 runs against Zimbabwe at Tunbridge Wells. Defeat seemed certain. In such a situation, captain Kapil Dev played a sensational inning of 175 runs and took the team to 266 runs. Eventually the team won by 31 runs.
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India-West Indies, 1983 World Cup
This World Cup was written in India’s destiny. After the victory over Zimbabwe, Team India surprised the whole world in the final. West Indies were two consecutive champions in front of Team India at Lord’s. India was piled on just 183 runs. Despite this, India won the World Cup for the first time on the basis of a memorable catch by Kapil Dev and an all-round performance by Mohinder Amarnath.
India-England Final, 2013 Champions Trophy
In this final played in Birmingham, Team India scored only 129 runs in 20 overs while batting first. Due to the effect of rain, this match could be of only 20-20 overs. Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja played strong innings for India. Despite the small score, Team India won the title by 5 runs on the basis of the bowling of Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma and Jadeja.
India-England Test, 2021
In this Test played at Lord’s, India defeated England by 151 runs despite being behind in the first innings. This match is one of India’s best wins on foreign soil in recent years. England had achieved a lead of 27 runs in the first innings. KL Rahul scored 129 runs in the first innings. In the second innings, Mohammad Shami and Jaspreet Bumrah saved the team stuck in trouble with their batting. Both shared a partnership of 89 runs. After this, all the bowlers including Mohammad Siraj won the Test by stacking England for 120 runs.
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