Answers: India tour of England
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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
Q.5. How many test matches have India won against England (in England)?
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
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