7 Big Records Broken During The 5th Test Of India Vs England 2022


The new fearless English side has once again shocked the world with yet another unbelievable run chase. India was leading this Test match on the first 3 days and they were the favorites to win the Edgbaston Test. India scored 416 runs in the first innings courtesy of the superb hundreds from Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja. In reply, England was bowled out on just 284 runs in their 1st innings and the men in blue gained a healthy lead of 132 runs.

7 Big Records Broken During The 5th Test Of India Vs England 2022

Chateshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant scored half-centuries for India in the 2nd innings but due to a collapse in the tail they were dismissed on 245 runs but they achieved a huge lead of 377 runs. Chasing 378 runs, the openers gave an excellent start to England scoring 107 runs for the first wicket. England then lost three quick wickets in quick succession and they were again under pressure at 109-3. But the in-form batters Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow played magnificent knocks to win the game for their side. Both of the scored unbeaten centuries to register the highest successful run chase for England in Test cricket against India.

In this entertaining Test match, several records were broken and created and in this article, we will take a look at some of them.

1. The Most Expensive Over In Test Cricket

Jasprit Bumrah created a unique record in this Test match. He came out to bat at the number 10 position and his team was 9 down for 375 runs. Bumrah played an unbelievable cameo to help his team India cross the 400-run mark. The Indian captain stunned the veteran pacer Stuart Broad by smashing him for 35 runs in the 84th over of the innings. Bumrah scored 29 runs including 4 fours and 2 sixes while Broad also bowled 5 wides and a no-ball.

This was the most expensive over in Test cricket and Stuart Broad now holds a unique record of conceding the most runs in an over in both T20 (36 runs) and Test (35 runs) cricket. Jasprit Bumrah has broken Brian Lara and George Bailey's record for most runs in one over (28) of Test cricket.

2. The Youngest Indian To Hit 100 Sixes In International Cricket

Rishabh Pant was the highest scorer for India in the Edgbaston Test as he scored a hundred and a half-century. He smashed 4 sixes in this Test and the first six-hit by Rishabh Pant in this match was his overall 100th six in international cricket. Rishabh Pant now became the youngest batter (24 years) to hit 100 sixes in international cricket. The left-handed batsman has broken the record of the legendary Sachin Tendulkar who achieved this feat at the age of just 25.

3. The 1st Wicketkeeper Batter To Score More Than One Hundred In England

Rishabh Pant is in great form in Test cricket and he is regarded as the best wicket-keeper of team India in Test cricket. He was brilliant against England in the 5th match, he played crucial knocks for his side in both the innings. The left-hander slammed 146 runs in the 1st innings while he scored 57 runs in the second innings. This was Pant’s second Test match hundred in England and he now becomes the first-ever wicket-keeper from a visiting side to score more than one Test hundred in England. 14 wicket-keeper batters from visiting teams have scored a Test hundred in England, but none of them manage to register more than one hundred on English soil.

4. The Youngest Asian To Pick Up 100 Wickets In SENA Counties

Jasprit Bumrah was outstanding in this series against England and he was the leading wicket-taker of this series with 23 wickets in 9 innings. He has now completed 100 Test wickets in SENA countries. He also becomes the youngest Asian (28 years and 211 days) to complete 100 wickets in SENA countries. This record previously belonged to the legendary Wasim Akram who achieved this feat at the age of 28 years and 230 days. Jasprit Bumrah has picked 36 wickets against England, 32 wickets against Australia, 26 wickets against South Africa, and 6 wickets against New Zealand.

5. The Highest Score By A Debutant Captain In Test Cricket While Batting At #10

The Indian skipper Jasprit Bumrah smashed 31* runs in his maiden Test innings as a skipper of team India. With this excellent cameo, the right-hander broke the 46-year-old record of Bishan Singh Bedi for the highest score by a debutant Test captain while batting at the number 10 position. In the year 1976, Bishan Singh Bedi scored 30 runs on his debut as a captain against New Zealand in Christchurch, and now this unique record belongs to Jasprit Bumrah.

6. The Highest 6th Wicket Partnership For India Against England In Test Cricket

Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja played brilliantly knocks in the 1st innings to rescue India when it was struggling at 98-5 and took the total to 320-5 within 40 overs. Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja build up a magnificent partnership of 222 runs for the sixth wicket at Edgbaston. These two now share the highest 6th wicket partnership for India against England in the Red-ball format. The previous best partnership for the 6th wicket was 204 runs between KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant in 2018.

7. The Highest Successful Run Chase By England

England chased down 378 runs in the 4th innings against India in the Edgbaston Test due to some unbelievable batting performance from Joe Root and Johnny Bairstow who both scored unbeaten hundreds in the 4th innings. This was the highest successful chase from England in Test cricket. Their previous best run chase was 362 runs against Australia in 2019. This was also the biggest run chase by any team against India in Test history as the previous best chase was 339 runs by Australia in the year 1977.

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