Indian Team On this day in 2014: The Indian cricket team repeated the 28-year-old history by winning the Test against England at Lord’s ground in 2014 on this day (July 21). In 2014, the Indian team was predicted to win the Test at Lord’s ground after a long wait of 28 years. Earlier, India had won the Test match at Lord’s in 1986. Ishant Sharma played an important role in this historic victory of India.
Team India won by 95 runs under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. This match was played in 2014 from 17 to 21 July. In the match, Ishant Sharma took 7 wickets for 74 runs while bowling in India’s second and England’s fourth innings. He was awarded the title of ‘Man of the Match’ for his brilliant performance.
The condition of the match was like this
In the match, the Indian team had put 295 runs on the board while batting first. For the team, Ajinkya Rahane played an inning of 103 runs with the help of 15 fours and 1 six. In response, England had scored 319 runs in the first innings. For the English team, Gary Ballance played an inning of 110 runs with the help of 15 fours. Liam Plunkett scored an unbeaten 55. In India’s bowling, Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 6 wickets for 82 runs.
In response to this, the Indian team had set a target of 319 runs in front of the English team by scoring 342 runs in their second innings. In the second innings from India, Murali Vijay scored the maximum 95 runs by hitting 11 fours. Apart from this, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja scored 68 and Bhuvneshwar Kumar scored 52 runs while batting at number nine. Jadeja hit 9 fours in his innings, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar hit 8 fours.
Chasing 319 runs, the English team was reduced to 223 runs in the second innings. Ishant Sharma bowled brilliantly for India and took 7 wickets for 74 runs.
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