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Answers: India tour of England

Hey Guys! Thank you for participating in the quiz!
Almost all of you got the correct answers!

Here are the answers that we were looking for and points are given based on these:

Q.1. In which year, did India win their first ever test match against England (in England)?
A.1. In the year 1971! 

Q.2. How many Test Series have India played against England (in England) and in which year?
A.2. Total 16: 1932, 1936, 1946, 1952, 1959, 1967, 1971, 1974, 1979, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1996, 2002, 2007 and 2011.
1932: There was only 1 test match
2011: The series is on-going
(Points are given to all those who have given these explanations and answers.)

Q.3. Name the captains who have led India to "series-wins" in England?
A.3. Ajit Wadekar, Kapil Dev, Rahul Dravid
(Points are also given for even 1 or 2 correct names!)

Q.4. After having played for 17 years and 118 test matches, this Indian legend reached a milestone. Who was the player, what was the milestone and in which year was it achieved?
A.4. Player: Anil Kumble
Milestone: His maiden test century
Year: 2007
Q.5. How many test matches have India won against England (in England)?
A.5. 5

Q.6. Apart from Vengsarkar’s heroics, what still remains significant about India’s win over England in the first test match of the 1986 series?
A.6. It is India’s only win at Lords.
(All the other answers were also considered!)

Q.7. Apart from being the 2000th Test in the history of test cricket, what was the other significance of the 1st test match of the 2011 Test Series against England?
A.7. It was the 100th test match between India and England

Q.8. When was the last, India lost a test series against England (in England)?
A.8. Year 1996

Q.9. What is the highest total by Indian team on English Soil?
A.9. 664 runs

Q.10. What is the lowest total by Indian team on English soil in a completed innings?
A.10. 42 runs

Winners will be announced soon!!

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Nice to see the answers, and getting knowdlege!!!!!!!!!
Princerocky on 03 Sep 2011, 07:30 AM
grt answers
shashi-kumar2 on 19 Aug 2011, 08:33 PM
o missed it
sudhirRCCB on 19 Aug 2011, 07:42 PM
Most probably we may draw this match
shashi-kumar2 on 17 Aug 2011, 08:58 PM
@Sachinbengaluru, No worries! We have considered that point too!!
foram@RCB on 17 Aug 2011, 08:42 PM
Was very bsy.........missed this golden opportunity......
abdul-razak on 17 Aug 2011, 05:00 PM
very less chances of winning but still hoping for the best.... at least a consulation prize
VishwajeetRoyalChallenger on 17 Aug 2011, 08:47 AM
lets see who wins
VishwajeetRoyalChallenger on 17 Aug 2011, 08:45 AM
A4: Sachin reached 11,000 runs 3rd person to reach there.....this is also a milestone
VishwajeetRoyalChallenger on 17 Aug 2011, 08:44 AM
In the earlier post it is mentioned in one of the comments that "@Xtrem15t, if u think about it, Current series is not relevant with the questions. In case of a doubt, plz ignore the on-going series! "
So will the Q2's answer
2011: The series is on-going
(Points are given to all those who have given these explanations and answers.)
be still considered.

I never included anything related to 2011 series ...
Sachinbengaluru on 17 Aug 2011, 08:36 AM
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