The only Test match is to be played between India and England at Edgbaston from July 1, 2022. The Test was to be played in Manchester from September 10 to 14 last year, but had to be postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the Indian camp. At the time when the match was cancelled, Team India was leading 2-1 in the series of 5 Tests.
In such a situation, if Team India wins this match, then it will win the Test series in England after 15 years. Not only this, she will win against England for the first time at Edgbaston, Birmingham. Apart from this, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill will also have a chance to achieve personal achievements.
The Indian team has played 7 Test matches in Edgbaston since 1967. Out of these, he has to face defeat in 6. The match played in 1986 ended in a draw. In such a situation, Rohit Sharma has a chance to become the first Indian captain to win a Test match at Agbust. So far 2 Indian batsmen Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli have scored centuries in Test cricket at Edgbaston.
Sachin Tendulkar scored 122 runs at this ground in 1996. At the same time, Virat Kohli scored a century (149 runs) on this ground in 2018. In such a situation, if Virat Kohli scores his 71st Test century, then he will become the first Indian to score two centuries in Test cricket at this ground.
However, Rohit Sharma has scored three centuries in One Day Internationals at this ground. He is also the batsman to score the most ODI centuries at this ground. Rohit’s highest score at this ground is 123 not out. At the same time, Ajinkya Rahane has also scored a century. His highest score is 106 runs.
Virat Kohli has the highest average in Test cricket among current Indian batsmen in SENA (South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia) countries. Kohli has played 39 Test matches in army countries so far. In this he has scored 3325 runs at an average of 44.33.
This includes 11 centuries and 13 half-centuries by Virat Kohli. In this case, Shubman Gill is at number two. Shubman Gill has scored 295 runs in 4 Tests at an average of 42.14. If Gill scores 11-12 runs more than Virat Kohli in this Test match against England, then he will reach the top in terms of average.