India is facing England for a five-match Test series which kicked off on Wednesday and it is going to be a great contest between bat and ball among two quality sides with good batsmen set to be firing on all cylinders. Over the years, India had struggled with their bowling lineups in England not picking up 20 wickets, but Virat Kohli’s side seemed to have overcome it.
India last won a Test series in England in 2007 under the leadership of Rahul Dravid and this will be the best time for Virat Kohli to make a big statement as a captain in English conditions. The Indian batsmen will have a big role to play and here are 5 batsmen with the highest individual scores in India vs England Tests since 2007.
5 Batsmen With Highest Individual Scores In India vs England Test Since 2007:
Joe Root – 218:
Joe Root produced a stellar knock in India in the first test in 2021 and this was the back of a double century in the previous test against Sri Lanka. Root was in tremendous form and his 218 off 377 balls comprised of 19 fours and 2 sixes against a quality Indian bowling attack in Chennai.
Root’s innings helped England post a big total on board in their first innings and eventually went on to win the test by 227 runs in the end. This is the fifth-highest score by a batsman in India vs England test since 2007.