Joe Root overtook Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar as the highest run-getter in Tests between India and England in the 1st Test on January 19, 2024. Root surpassed Tendulkar’s record and achieved a noteworthy milestone in his career. This feat is significant as Tendulkar is considered one of the greatest cricketers of all time, and surpassing his record highlights Root’s exceptional skills and consistency in Test cricket. The England cricket team and the India national cricket team were competing in a five-match Test series, with the first match taking place at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
Joe Root overtakes Sachin Tendulkar
In the 1st Test between England and India, Joe Root surpassed Sachin Tendulkar as the highest run-scorer in Tests between the two teams. Root’s achievement is remarkable considering Tendulkar’s iconic status in the cricketing world. This milestone solidifies Root’s position as a modern-day legend in English cricket and further cements his reputation as one of the game’s premier batsmen. Root scored 29 runs during England’s first innings, which ultimately helped him surpass Tendulkar’s record.
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Most wickets in 2021 India vs England Test series
Ravichandran Ashwin proved to be the highest wicket-taker in the 2021 India vs England Test series, claiming an impressive 32 wickets in four matches. Ashwin’s excellent bowling performance showcased his skills and effectiveness in Test cricket. His contribution played a crucial role in India’s success during the series against England.
India vs England Test Records: Most Wins, Runs, Wickets, Highest Score – All You Need To Know
The upcoming Test series between India and England is scheduled to begin on January 25, 2024, in Hyderabad. This series holds importance as it will be a highly anticipated clash between two esteemed cricketing nations. England previously toured India in the 2020-21 season, where they faced defeat. The series records include the most wins, runs, wickets, and the highest score achieved by players from both teams.