London: The deciding match of the five-match Test series between India and England will be played at Manchester ground from Friday. Team India had registered a historic victory by defeating England by 157 runs in the fourth test match played at The Oval. With this win, India took an unassailable 2-1 lead in the five-match Test series. Now if the fifth and last Test match to be held in Manchester is also drawn, then India will win the series.
Team India close to winning test series in England
If the fifth Test match in Manchester is drawn and won, the Test series will be in India’s name. If this happens then India will win the Test series in England after 14 years. The last time India won a Test series in England was in 2007 under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid. Now Kohli will have a chance to match Rahul Dravid. Let us tell you that even great captains like Sourav Ganguly and Mahendra Singh Dhoni could not win the Test series in England.
The fifth test will be played in Manchester
Now the fifth and final match of the series between the two teams will be played at Old Trafford, Manchester from Friday (September 10). Team India has been playing since 1936 at Old Trafford, Manchester. The Indian team has played 9 Test matches here (1936-2014) so far. During this, he had to face defeat in four matches. There itself. 5 Tests left for a draw. That is, it has been 85 years, but India has not yet got victory against the British on this ground.
India played the last Test in Manchester on the 2014 tour
Hosts England have played a total of 81 Test matches in Manchester so far, in which they have won 31 matches and lost 15. At the same time, 35 matches did not yield any result. The Indian team played its last Test match in Manchester during the 2014 tour. Then he had to face a crushing defeat at the hands of England by an innings and 54 runs.