Indian Test Record At Lord’s

India has played 16 tests at Lord’s and hold a forgettable record as a team at the Mecca of Cricket. Yet, individual records have been impressive. Nissar became the first bowler to grab 5-wicket haul from both sides, while Agarkar achieved the feat of scoring a century at Lord’s which Indian greats like Gavaskar, Tendulkar, Vijay Merchand and Wadekar could not achieve. India lost the 100th test played vs England during 2011 visit by 196 runs. Here is complete Indian record at Lord’s in 16 tests played before 2014 visit.

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Test Statistics For India at Lord’s

    Test Played: 16
    Lost: 11
    Draw: 4
    Won: 1

Team Record

    Highest Score: 454 (1990), 429 (1996)
    Lowest Score: 42 (1974), 93 (1936), 96 (1979)
    Highest Score Against: 653/4 (1990), 629 (1974)
    Lowest Score Against: 134
    Biggest Loss
    An innings and 285 runs
    An innings and 124 runs
    Narrowest Loss: 7 wickets (1982)
    Centuries: 10

Batting Records
Highest Score: 184 by Vinoo Mankad
Maximum Centuries: 3 by Vengasarkar
Captain scoring Century: Azharuddin
Centurions

    Vinoo Mankad (184 in 1952), Vengasarkar (103) & Viswanath (113) in 1979, Vengasarkar (157 in 1982), Vengasarkar (126* in 1986), Shastri (100) and Azhar (121) in 1990, Ganguly (131 in 1996), Agarkar (109* in 2002), Rahul Dravid (103 in 2011)

Bowling Records
Best Bowling in inning: 6/35 by Amar Singh in 1936
Total 5-wkts in innings: 12
5-wkt haul

    5/32 Md. Nissar (1932)
    6/35 Amar Singh (1936)
    5/118 Lala Amarnath (1946)
    5/196 Vinoo Mankad (1952)
    5/89 R Desai (1959)
    5/127 Chandrasekhar (1967)
    6/226 Bedi (1974)
    5/125 Kapil Dev (1982)
    5/64 Chetan Sharma (1986)
    5/76 Venkatesh Prasad (1996)
    5/59 RP Singh (2007)
    5/106 Praveen Kumar (2011)

Century Partnerships

    131 1st Gavaskar & Engineer (Ind)
    210 3rd Vengasarkar & Viswanath (Ind)
    142 5th Vengasarkar & Yashpal Sharma (Ind)
    126 2nd Sehwag & Dravid
    126 6th Laxman & Agarkar

Record

    Vengasarkar scored record third consecutive century at Lord’s. He scored undefeated 126 in 1986 following the centuries of 103 in 1979 and 157 in 1982.
    456 runs in a match scored by Graham Gooch in 1990 is still a world record of highest tally by a batsmen in a single test.
    42 scored at Lord’s is India’s lowest Test score.
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