- India with two victories in a series of tests in England
- Winning an event at the oval for the first time since 1971
- India has not lost after setting a target of over 350
London: India has taken an undefeated lead in Test 4 of the series against England. Kohli and his team were able to ensure that the series was not lost even if they lost Game 5. India won the fourth match by 157 runs. This gave them a 2-1 lead in the five-game series.
With the great victory in the fourth round, captain Virat Kohli set a record from former captain Kapil Dev. Kohli joins Kapil to win two rounds in a series of tests in England. In the 1986 series, the Indian team led by Kapil had two victories. India won the series 2-0 that day.
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The long-awaited test victory at the Oval has come to an end. India last won a test match here in 1971. After this, the Indian team failed to win at the Oval. Captain Kohli described the historic victory at the Oval as a “difficult situation”. It is also a team victory.
This is the first time that India has won a series of tests at Lord’s and the Oval. Five teams have already done it. The teams are Australia, West Indies, Pakistan, New Zealand and South Africa. After setting a goal of over 350, India maintained an undefeated streak record. India has held the record a total of 35 times.
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India can win the series by at least a draw in the fifth round. India has won the test series in England only three times before. India had previously won the series in 1971, 1986 and 2007. The Fifth Test, meanwhile, is crucial for England. England will play some changes in the final test. Game 5 begins at Old Trafford on September 10.