‘Ishant Sharma is just shy of 6 wickets to break the record of Zaheer Khan’- 19 Records that can be broken in England vs India 2nd Test Match at Lords

Kuldeep Chavan
|Published August 10, 2021

36 – Virat Kohli-led the Indian team won 36 test matches till now. With the win in the next test match, Kohli can overtake the record of former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd, who also won 36 matches in test cricket.

Also, he has the opportunity to take the fourth spot in the elite list of most successful test captains. The first three being Graeme Smith (53), Ricky Ponting (48) and Steve Waugh (41) respectively.

6 – India’s veteran pacer Ishandat Sharma is just shy of 6 wickets to break the record of Zaheer Khan who bagged 311 wickets in Test cricket for India. The 32-years-old pacer is on the verge of becoming the fifth-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket among Indian players after Anil Kumble (619), Kapil Dev (434), Harbhajan Singh (417) and Ravi Ashwin (413).

150 – English veteran seamer Stuart Broad will play his 150th test match in the Lord’s test match. He has scalped staggering 524 wickets in 149 test matches.

He will be the only third Englishman and overall 10th player in the world to achieve this milestone.

23000 – Indian skipper Virat Kohli is 125 runs away from completing 23000 runs across the formats in international cricket. He may reach this milestone in the second Test match of the series.

200 – Indian seamer Mohammed Shami is nearing the milestone of 200 wickets in test cricket, he needs just 12 wickets to reach the milestone. He is on the verge of becoming the only 11th Indian bowler to reach 200 wickets in Test cricket.

9000 – English skipper Joe Root needs just 113 runs to complete 9000 runs in Test cricket. He will be the only second Englishman to cross the 9000 run-mark in the longest format of the game after Alastair Cook and overall 16th batsman to achieve this milestone.

Also in the process, he can cross the record of former English opener Graham Gooch, who scored 8900 runs in Test cricket.

2000 Joe Root is also just 38 runs away to complete 2000 runs against India in Test cricket. He will only be the second English player to reach the 2000 runs against India after Alastair Cook, who piled up 2431 runs against India.

2000 – Indian legendary batsman and skipper Virat Kohli needs only 258 runs to complete 2000 test runs against England. He will be the only third Indian player to score 2000 runs against Englishmen in Test cricket after Sachin Tendulkar (2535) and Sunil Gavaskar (2483).

450- Indian allrounder Ravindra Jadeja is just two wickets away from completing 450 wickets in all three formats of international cricket.

5 -Indian off-spinner Ravi Ashwin needs only 5 wickets to break the record of Harbhajan Singh, who bagged 417 wickets in test cricket for India. The 34-years-old spinner is on the verge of becoming the third-highest wicket-taker for India in test cricket after crossing the tally of 417 wickets only after Anil Kumble (619) and Kapil Dev (434).

100 – Ravi Ashwin needs only 12 wickets to complete 100 scalps against England. He has bagged 88 wickets in 19 test matches against the Poms.

Among Indian players, only Bhagwath Chandrasekhar (95) and Anil Kumble (92) took more wickets than Ashwin against England.

1000 – Ravi Ashwin has shown his batting skills from time to time in test cricket. He has scored 2685 runs in test cricket comprising five centuries. He needs only 30 more runs to complete 1000 runs in Tests against England.

50 – English pace bowling all-rounder Sam Curran requires only six dismissals off his bowling to complete 50 wickets in Test cricket.

8000– Indian middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane is just 11 runs away from reaching 8000 runs across the formats in international cricket.

15000 – Indian dashing opener Rohit Sharma needs 204 runs to complete 15000 runs in international cricket.

9000 –English swashbuckling batsman Jonny Bairstow is 103 runs from completing 9000 runs across the formats in international cricket.

100 – Indian pace bowling spearhead Jasprit Bumrah is just eight wickets shy of completing 100 wickets in test cricket. He will be the fourth-fastest Indian to take 100 wickets after tweaker Ravi Ashwin (18) and former cricketers Erapalli Prasanna (20) and Anil Kumble (21) in Test cricket.

100 – James Anderson is just shy of 2 catches to complete 100 catches in Test cricket. He will be the 10th English player and overall 39th player to reach this milestone

100 – Ajinkya Rahane needs only three catches to become the sixth Indian player to reach the 100 catches milestone in test cricket.


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Kuldeep Chavan

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