India Vs England 1986 Series: Statistics & Record

Vengasarkar created a new record of centuries at Lord’s, while Gatting gave him close competition. Chetan Sharma was the pick of the bowler.

India Vs England History: Test Series Result
India Vs England 1986 Series: Indian Team Conquer in England
India Vs England 1986 Series: Test Results

Series Record

    Captains: Kapil Dev (India), Gower & Gatting (Eng)
    Wicketkeepers: More (Ind), Downton & French (Eng)
    Player of the Series: Gatting and Vengasarkar
    Man of the Matches: Kapil Dev, Vengasarkar, Gatting
    Best Batsman: Vengasarkar (360), Gatting (293)
    Best Bowler: Chetan Sharma (16), Pringle (13)
    Highest Team Score: 390 (Ind), 390 (Eng)
    Lowest Team Score: 102 (Eng), 237 (Ind)
    Centuries: 4 (2 each)
    Half-centuries: 6 (Ind 5, Eng 1)
    5wkts in inning: 3 (Ind)
    10wkts in inning: 1 (Ind)


    Vengasarkar became the first batsman to hit 3 consecutive centuries at Lord’s.
    Vengasarkar became the first foreign batsman to hit 3 centuries at Lord’s.
    Kapil Dev became the second Indian captain, after Wadekar in 1971, to win in England.
    India won 2 tests in an Away series for the second time in their history. First being the series in New Zealand.
    India registered their first victory at Lord’s.
    England registered their lowest Test total against India.
    None of the teams could touch 400-run mark.

Team Records:

    England Score: 294 and 180, 102 and 128, 390 and 235
    India Score: 341 and 136/5, 272 and 237, 390 and 174/5

Batting Records
Highest Centuries

    2 each by Vengasarkar & Gatting

Highest Ind. Scores

    183* by Gatting


    114 by Gatting, 126* Vengasarkar – 1st Test
    102* by Vengasarkar – 2nd Test
    183* by Gatting – 3rd Test

Biggest (100-plus) Partnerships:

    147 5th Gooch & Pringle

Bowling Records
Best Bowling in an Inning

    5/64 Chetan Sharma
    5/40 Binny
    6/58 Chetan Sharma

Best Bowling in a Test

    198/10 Chetan Sharma

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