England vs Ireland 5th Test Match 2022

England vs India 5th Test 2022: The test match series between England and India finally concluded with a draw as England won the 5th Test match of this series by 7 wickets.

England vs India 5th Test 2022 trophy
England Captain Ben Stokes & India captain Jasprit Bumrah Pose for the trophy as the series concluded with a draw of 2-2

Previously, India was in a lead of 2-1 against England in this series in 2021 before the rescheduled 5th Test match commenced.

With 119 runs required to chase, both these England Batsmen Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow continued with their excellent form by scoring a century each and helping England to win the 5th Test match.

England vs India 5th Test 2022 partnership between Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow

Joe Root scored 142 runs from 173 balls (including 19 fours and 1 six) and Jonny Bairstow’s 114 runs from 145 balls (including 15 fours and 1 six) dominated the entire 2nd innings completely.

England vs India 5th Test 2022: England batsman Joe Root
England Batsman Joe Root
England vs India 5th Test 2022: England batsman Jonny Bairstow
-England Batsman Jonny Bairstow
England vs India 5th Test 2022: England batsmen Joe Root Jonny Bairstow
-Joe Root & Jonny Bairstow

The Indian bowlers were not in their best form as they were not able to take even a single wicket of England batsmen during the 5th Day of the test match.

Here are some of the new records created after this 5th Test match between England and India:

  1. This is the highest target of 378 runs successfully chased down by England in a test match innings.
  2. England become the first team for the highest target successfully chased down vs India.
  3. Also, this is the 2nd highest defeat for India in the test match series after having the biggest lead in their 1st innings.
  4. This is the 8th largest run-chase in the history of test match cricket.
  5. Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow recorded a 269-run unbeaten partnership, which is the highest in this series.

Overall Facts About England vs India 5th Test 2022

This series would be a great learning experience for both teams. There were chances where India could have pulled off an easy win against England, but the England batsmen Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow ensured a consistent fourth-wicket partnership comfortably that denied India win the series.

Jonny Bairstow was awarded Man of the Match, whereas Indian captain-bowler Jasprit Bumrah and England Batsmen Joe Root were awarded Player of the Series.

This was a tough fighting contest between both the teams which finally concluded in a draw. Also, the Indian team without their skipper Rohit Sharma would have faced a tough time during the 5th test match against England.

As the test match series is completed, the white ball series will soon commence on 7th July 2022 at 7:00 pm IST. Rohit Sharma after coming out of isolation after being tested negative for COVID-19 will now lead team India for the T20 and ODI series against England.

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