Ravindra Jadeja sword against England first Test century abroad set a flurry of records India vs England 5th Test


India have put 416 runs on the board in the first innings of the 5th Rescheduled Test against England at Edgbaston. The pair of Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja played the most important role in taking Team India to this score. There was a time when Team India had lost 5 wickets for 98 runs, then these two players, sharing 222 runs for the 6th wicket, not only took India out of trouble but also took India to a big score. While Pant played a scintillating innings of 146 runs, Jadeja scored 104 runs while scoring his first century on foreign soil.

Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja and Jasprit Bumrah amazing, Team India did this charisma for the first time on foreign soil

Before this Test match, only two Indian batsmen had scored centuries at Edgbaston ground in the form of Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli. Now Pant and Jadeja have also registered their names in this list. Both these batsmen have also joined the club of Sachin and Kohli.

At the same time, this is the first time in Indian cricket after 2007 that two left-handed Indian batsmen have scored centuries in the same innings. S Ramesh (110) and Sourav Ganguly (125) did this for the first time in 1999 against New Zealand, while in 2007 Sourav Ganguly (239) and Yuvraj Singh (169) scored centuries against Pakistan. Was. The pair of Pant and Jadeja has become the third pair to do so for India.

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This is Ravindra Jadeja’s first century on foreign soil. In 60 matches played in Test cricket, this player has so far scored two centuries and both these centuries came on Indian soil. He scored the first century against West Indies in 2018, while the second century he scored against Sri Lanka in the same year. Jadeja scored a record 175 against Lanka.

Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja top the list of highest run-scorers for India in the year 2022. Pant has scored 475 runs so far this year, while Jadeja has scored 305 runs. Apart from these two, no Indian batsman has managed to cross the 300 mark.

Highest Test Run Scorer for India in 2022

475 – Rishabh Pant
305* – Ravindra Jadeja
204 – Hanuma Vihari
201 – Shreyas Iyer
200 – Virat Kohli

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