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Old Trafford Test: 12 reasons for India's poor show in England

12 depressing facts about India's disappointing show in the Pataudi Trophy

89.4
No of overs in which India were bundled out twice in the Manchester Test - that's just a day's play in normal circumstances!

India opener Murali Vijay walks away dejected after being dismissed by pacer Chris Woakes for 18 on Saturday. Pic/Getty Images
India opener Murali Vijay walks away dejected after being dismissed by pacer Chris Woakes for 18 on Saturday. Pic/Getty Images  

2
No of Indian batsmen who reached double digits in both the innings at Manchester - MS Dhoni
and R Ashwin.

3
Only thrice before in Test cricket annals had a side seen six batsmen getting out for a duck in one innings. India now share this dubious distinction with Pakistan, South Africa and Bangladesh.

5
No of wickets India lost in a span of 29 balls (1-53 in 20.5 overs to 6-66 in 25.4) in the second innings at Manchester. In the first innings India suffered a collapse of four wickets in 13 balls (0-8 in 3.0 overs to 4-8 in 5.1 overs).

14
No of times India have capitulated in a Test inside three days. Six of those have come against England.

66-6
Twice in the Manchester Test the scoreboard showed this score which was the fourth time that they had been six down for a score of 66 or less in both innings of a Test. The last such instance was against West Indies at Kolkata in 1983-84.

12
No of definite chances missed by India in the series which have cost them extra 413 runs. MS Dhoni is the biggest culprit with two dropped catches, one missed stumping and one missed run-out. Virat Kohli has dropped two catches. Murali Vijay, Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja, Shikhar Dhawan and Mohammed Shami are the others to mess up chances.

2
Since winning the World Cup in 2011, India have won only two Tests outside India out of 19; lost 12.

0
No of 50-plus opening stands from India in the series. The average contribution by the opening pair is 26.25, just better than the tenth wicket's 23.42 runs per innings in the series.

15.25
India's average third wicket partnership in the series.

1.75
Virat Kohli's average against James Anderson in the series. He has been dismissed 4 times by him.

38.73
No of balls off-spinner and the scourge of the Indians, Moeen Ali has bowled to take a wicket in the series on an average. He has claimed 19 Indian wickets.

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