Friday , June 14 2024

IND vs ENG: India's impenetrable fort Ranchi will face England for the first time in a Test

IND vs ENG 4th Test : The fourth match of the 5-match Test series between India and England will be played in Ranchi. Both the teams will clash at the JSCA International Stadium Complex from February 23. England has made a great start to the series by winning the first test in Hyderabad. After which the Indian team made a great comeback by winning the test matches played in Visakhapatnam and Rajkot and took a 2-1 lead in the series.

India will be eyeing an unassailable lead

In Ranchi, the Indian team will be eyeing to take an unassailable lead in the series by winning the fourth match. Along with this, the England team would be hoping for a win or a draw to stay in the series. Ranchi is the home of former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The Indian team has not lost a single test match here. With this, England will play a Test match for the first time in Dhoni's city.

India will come to Ranchi with the intention of maintaining its unbeaten record.

So far two test matches have been played in Ranchi. The first test match was played between India and Australia in the year 2017. That match was a draw. Whereas the second test match took place in the year 2019. In this match, the Indian team defeated South Africa. India would like to maintain its unbeaten record on this ground.

Jadeja took a total of 9 wickets against Australia in Ranchi.

In 2017, when India and Australia met in Ranchi, the magic of Ravindra Jadeja was seen. He took 5 wickets in the first innings against Australia. After which he scored unbeaten 54 runs for India in the first innings also. Jadeja also bowled brilliantly in the second innings and took 4 wickets. Along with this, Ravichandran Ashwin took one wicket each in both the innings.

Rohit scored a double century in Ranchi

Rohit Sharma had scored a double century in the test match played against South Africa in the year 2019. He had scored 212 runs in the first innings. Jadeja scored 51 and Ashwin scored 14 runs. In bowling, Jadeja took two wickets in the first innings. He got one wicket in the second innings. Ashwin did not get success in the first innings. But in the second innings he took one wicket. India won this match by an innings and 202 runs.

Most runs in Rohit's name

Rohit Sharma is the highest run scorer in Ranchi. Rohit has 212 runs in his name. After him, Cheteshwar Pujara is at second place. He has scored 202 runs in two matches. Jadeja has scored 105 runs in two matches. Jadeja is at seventh place in terms of scoring most runs on this ground. Jadeja is number-1 in bowling. He has taken 12 wickets in two matches. Ashwin has taken 3 wickets in 2 matches.