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Ind vs Eng: Interesting trivia about Old Trafford Tests

Mumbai: After England levelled the 5-match series 1-1 at Southamptom, MS Dhoni and Co. look to take on a resurgent home team at Old Trafford, Manchester, in the fourth Test tomorrow. We take a look at some interesting statistics and figures about India's history at the venue.

Alastair Cook, MS Dhoni
Alastair Cook, MS Dhoni. Pic/ Getty Images

 

  • Out of their eight Tests played here between the two teams, India has won the toss only two times (1936, 1942).

  • India-England have played eight games and England have won thrice and the other five games have ended in a draw.

  • The highest total at this ground is by England when they scored 571/8 decl. in 1936.

  • The lowest score at this ground is by India when they were bowled out for 58 runs in 1952.

  • The highest score by a player between the two teams at Manchester is by Mohammad Azharuddin (179 runs in 1990).

  • The best bowling figures are by England’s Fred Trueman (8/31 in 1952). For India, it was Dilip Doshi with figures 6/102.

  • The highest partnership is held by Mike Atherton and Graham Gooch (225 runs) for the first wicket.

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