Test Your Knowledge: India v England Test Series

Test Your Knowledge: India v England Test Series

India v England: stats, stories and controversies. How much do you know?

Try out this set of posers and then brag to/hide from your friends. Just know that getting them all right will inevitably lead to questions about the number of hours you’ve been spending on Statsguru.

  1. Who captained England in their first official Test match in India?

    • Lord Hawke
    • Douglas Jardine
    • Peter May
  2. Who has taken the most wickets for India in Tests against England?

    • Anil Kumble
    • Bishen Bedi
    • BS Chandrasekhar
  3. On England’s 1976/77 tour, what caused John Lever to become the centre of a major controversy?

    • Vaseline
    • Shoe laces
    • Hair gel
  4. At Chennai in 2008, Virender Sehwag hit a match-defining 83 off 68 balls, before Sachin Tendulkar shepherded a successful chase with 103*. Which England batsman had previously made a hundred in both innings?

    • Alastair Cook
    • Kevin Pietersen
    • Andrew Strauss
  5. Which of these England batsmen scored the most Test runs against India?

    • Ken Barrington
    • Ian Bell
    • Ian Botham
  6. Both Graeme Fowler and Mike Gatting made double hundreds at Madras in 1984. Who was India’s centurion in the match?

    • Sunil Gavaskar
    • Mohinder Amarnath
    • Mohammad Azharuddin
  7. Which England bowler has taken the most Test wickets against India?

    • James Anderson
    • Derek Underwood
    • Bob Willis
  8. Which of these men was England’s actual No.6 in the Madras Test in 1993?

    • Warren Hegg
    • Chris Lewis
    • Richard Blakey
  9. Who has scored the most runs for India in Tests against England?

    • Rahul Dravid
    • Sunil Gavaskar
    • Sachin Tendulkar
  10. In the one-off Test at Bombay in 1980, England’s wicketkeeper entered the record books with 10 catches. Who was that wicketkeeper?

    • Alan Knott
    • Roger Tolchard
    • Bob Taylor
Test Your Knowledge: India v England Test Series

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