English cricket team in India in 2016–17

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English cricket team in India in 2016–17
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  India England
Dates 9 November 2016–1 February 2017
Captains Virat Kohli Alastair Cook (Tests)
Eoin Morgan (ODIs & T20Is)
Test series
Result India won the 5-match series 4–0
Most runs Virat Kohli (655) Joe Root (491)
Most wickets Ravichandran Ashwin (28) Adil Rashid (23)
Player of the series Virat Kohli (Ind)
One Day International series
Results India won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Kedar Jadhav (232) Jason Roy (220)
Most wickets Hardik Pandya (5)
Jasprit Bumrah (5)
Chris Woakes (6)
Player of the series Kedar Jadhav (Ind)
Twenty20 International series
Results India won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Suresh Raina (104) Joe Root (126)
Most wickets Yuzvendra Chahal (8) Chris Jordan (5)
Player of the series Yuzvendra Chahal (Ind)

The English cricket team toured India between November 2016 and January 2017 playing five Tests, three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches.[1][2][3] The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed the dates of the tour in July 2016.[4] India last hosted a five-Test series in 1986–87 against Pakistan.[3]

India agreed to use DRS for these series against England on trial basis to evaluate the improvements made in the system.[5] This was the first time since 2008 that there was a bilateral series involving India with all the components of the review system in place, including "Ultra Edge".[6][7] However, Hot Spot was not amongst the tools available to be used.[8] DRS was used in the ODI series between the two teams.[9]

The Test series was played for Anthony De Mello Trophy, with India winning the 5-match series 4–0.[10] During the fifth Test of the series, India made their highest total ever in Test cricket, scoring 759 runs for 7 wickets before declaring their innings.[11] India's victory in the fifth Test broke their record for consecutive Tests without defeat, taking their total to eighteen unbeaten matches.[12] They also finished the year with nine Test victories, the most ever for India.[12]

Prior to the naming of the squads for the ODI and T20I matches, MS Dhoni announced that he was standing down as India's limited-overs captain.[13] Virat Kohli was appointed as captain for the ODI and T20I fixtures.[14] Dhoni played in his final match as captain of an Indian team in the first 50-over tour match against England XI on 10 January 2017.[15]

The ODI series was a high scoring series with an aggregate of 2,090 runs being scored, which was the highest number of runs in a series of three or fewer matches.[16] All the innings in the series recorded a score of more than 300. India won the ODI series 2–1[17] and the T20I series by the same margin.[18] It was the first time that India had won a T20I bilateral series against England.[19]

Squads[edit]

Tests ODIs T20Is
 India[20]  England[21]  India[14]  England[22]  India[14]  England[22]

James Anderson was added to England's squad after recovering from injury.[23] K. L. Rahul was added to India's squad for the second Test.[24] Bhuvneshwar Kumar was added to India's squad for the last three Tests, while Gautam Gambhir was dropped.[25] Due to thigh strain Wriddhiman Saha missed the third Test. Parthiv Patel was called up as his replacement.[26] K. L. Rahul and Hardik Pandya got injured while training in the nets at the PCA Stadium. Pandya was released from the squad, however, Rahul is expected to be fit for the fourth Test.[27] England's Haseeb Hameed injured his hand in the third Test and went home to undergo surgery on it.[28] Keaton Jennings was named as Hameed's replacement and Liam Dawson replaced Zafar Ansari, who injured his back.[29] Ishant Sharma was released from the squad for the fourth Test for his wedding and rejoined the squad for the last Test. Saha also missed the last two Tests as he has not recovered fully from injury.[30][31] Ajinkya Rahane missed the final two Tests of the series due to a finger injury. He was replaced by Manish Pandey.[32] Shardul Thakur was added to India's squad as cover for Mohammed Shami who had a sore knee.[32] Alex Hales was ruled out of the remaining limited-overs fixtures after he fractured his hand during the second ODI.[33] Jonny Bairstow was named as Hales' replacement for the T20I fixtures.[34] Ahead of the T20I series, India rested Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, replacing them with Amit Mishra and Parvez Rasool.[35]

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

9–13 November 2016
Scorecard
v
537 (159.3 overs)
Ben Stokes 128 (235)
Ravindra Jadeja 3/86 (30 overs)
488 (162 overs)
Murali Vijay 126 (301)
Adil Rashid 4/114 (31 overs)
260/3d (75.3 overs)
Alastair Cook 130 (243)
Amit Mishra 2/60 (13 overs)
172/6 (52.3 overs)
Virat Kohli 49* (98)
Adil Rashid 3/64 (14.3 overs)
Match drawn
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (SL) and Chris Gaffaney (NZ)
Player of the match: Moeen Ali (Eng)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.
  • This was the first Test match at this venue.[36]
  • Haseeb Hameed (Eng) made his Test debut and became England's youngest player to open the batting on debut.[37]
  • Stuart Broad (Eng) played his 100th Test.[38]
  • Alastair Cook set a new record for most Tests as captain for England (55).[39]
  • Alastair Cook's century in England's second innings was his fifth in India, the most by any visiting player in Tests.[40]
  • Alastair Cook's century was his 12th as captain, the most by an England captain in Tests.[41]

2nd Test[edit]

17–21 November 2016
Scorecard
v
455 (129.4 overs)
Virat Kohli 167 (267)
James Anderson 3/62 (20 overs)
255 (102.5 overs)
Ben Stokes 70 (157)
Ravichandran Ashwin 5/67 (29.5 overs)
204 (63.1 overs)
Virat Kohli 81 (109)
Stuart Broad 4/33 (14 overs)
158 (97.3 overs)
Alastair Cook 54 (188)
Jayant Yadav 3/30 (11.3 overs)
India won by 246 runs
Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (SL) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
Player of the match: Virat Kohli (Ind)

3rd Test[edit]

26–30 November 2016
Scorecard
v
283 (93.5 overs)
Jonny Bairstow 89 (177)
Mohammed Shami 3/63 (21.5 overs)
417 (138.2 overs)
Ravindra Jadeja 90 (170)
Ben Stokes 5/73 (26.2 overs)
236 (90.2 overs)
Joe Root 78 (179)
Ravichandran Ashwin 3/81 (26.2 overs)
104/2 (20.2 overs)
Parthiv Patel 67* (54)
Chris Woakes 1/16 (2 overs)
India won by 8 wickets
Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Umpires: Marais Erasmus (SA) and Chris Gaffaney (NZ)
Player of the match: Ravindra Jadeja (Ind)

4th Test[edit]

8–12 December 2016
Scorecard
v
400 (130.1 overs)
Keaton Jennings 112 (219)
Ravichandran Ashwin 6/112 (44 overs)
631 (182.3 overs)
Virat Kohli 235 (340)
Adil Rashid 4/192 (55.3 overs)
195 (55.3 overs)
Joe Root 77 (112)
Ravichandran Ashwin 6/55 (20.3 overs)
India won by an innings and 36 runs
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires: Marais Erasmus (SA), Bruce Oxenford (Aus) and Paul Reiffel (Aus)
Player of the match: Virat Kohli (Ind)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Keaton Jennings (Eng) made his Test debut.
  • Marais Erasmus (SA) replaced Paul Reiffel as the onfield umpire on day one due to injury.[47]
  • Keaton Jennings (Eng) scored his first century in Tests.[48] His innings of 112 was the highest by any opener on Test debut against India.[49]
  • Virat Kohli (Ind) passed 4,000 runs in Tests, 2,000 runs in Tests as captain and made the highest score in Tests by an Indian captain and also highest score by an Indian against England.[50][51]
  • Virat Kohli became the first batsman to hold a batting average of more than 50.00 in all three formats simultaneously.[52]
  • Jayant Yadav (Ind) made his first century in Tests and the first century for an Indian batsman batting at number 9.[51]
  • Ravindra Jadeja (Ind) took his 100th wicket in Tests.[53]
  • India equaled their record of consecutive Tests without a defeat (17).[54]

5th Test[edit]

16–20 December 2016
Scorecard
v
477 (157.2 overs)
Moeen Ali 146 (262)
Ravindra Jadeja 3/106 (45 overs)
759/7d (190.4 overs)
Karun Nair 303* (381)
Stuart Broad 2/80 (27 overs)
207 (88 overs)
Keaton Jennings 54 (121)
Ravindra Jadeja 7/48 (25 overs)
India won by an innings and 75 runs
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Umpires: Marais Erasmus (SA) and Simon Fry (Aus)
Player of the match: Karun Nair (Ind)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Liam Dawson (Eng) made his Test debut.
  • Alastair Cook (Eng) became the tenth and youngest player to make 11,000 runs in Tests.[55]
  • Karun Nair (Ind) became the first batsman for India to convert his maiden century into a triple century in Tests.[56]
  • India's first innings total was their highest score in Tests and was the most runs made against England by any team.[57]
  • Ravindra Jadeja (Ind) took his first 10-wicket haul in Tests.[10]
  • England's first-innings total of 477 was the highest total in Test cricket that ended in a innings defeat.[12]
  • India broke their record of consecutive Tests without a defeat (18).[12]

ODI series[edit]

1st ODI[edit]

15 January 2017
13.30 (D/N)
Scorecard
England 
350/7 (50 overs)
v
 India
356/7 (48.1 overs)
Joe Root 78 (95)
Hardik Pandya 2/46 (9 overs)
Virat Kohli 122 (105)
Jake Ball 3/67 (10 overs)
India won by 3 wickets
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (SL) and C. K. Nandan (Ind)
Player of the match: Kedar Jadhav (Ind)
  • India won the toss and elected to field.
  • Ben Stokes scored the fastest ODI fifty by an England batsman against India.[58]
  • This was England's highest ODI score in India and also their highest against India.[58]
  • Virat Kohli (Ind) scored his fifteenth century in a successful run-chase in an ODI, the most for any batsman.[58]
  • India's total was the highest successful run-chase in an ODI by any team against England.[59]

2nd ODI[edit]

19 January 2017
13.30 (D/N)
Scorecard
India 
381/6 (50 overs)
v
 England
366/8 (50 overs)
Yuvraj Singh 150 (127)
Chris Woakes 4/60 (10 overs)
Eoin Morgan 102 (81)
Ravichandran Ashwin 3/65 (10 overs)
India won by 15 runs
Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
Umpires: Anil Chaudhary (Ind) and Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SL)
Player of the match: Yuvraj Singh (Ind)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.
  • This was England's highest total against India, their highest total batting second and their highest total in a losing cause in an ODI.[60]
  • Yuvraj Singh (Ind) made his first 150 in ODIs.[61]
  • When England reached 350, it was the 100th time that any team had reached 350 runs in ODIs.[62]

3rd ODI[edit]

22 January 2017
13.30 (D/N)
Scorecard
England 
321/8 (50 overs)
v
 India
316/9 (50 overs)
Jason Roy 65 (56)
Hardik Pandya 3/49 (10 overs)
Kedar Jadhav 90 (75)
Ben Stokes 3/63 (10 overs)
England won by 5 runs
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Umpires: Anil Chaudhary (Ind) and Kumar Dharmasena (SL)
Player of the match: Ben Stokes (Eng)
  • India won the toss and elected to field.
  • Virat Kohli (Ind) reached 1,000 runs in ODIs as captain in the fewest innings (17).[16]
  • Ravindra Jadeja (Ind) became the first Indian left-arm spinner to reach 150 wickets in ODIs.[63]

T20I series[edit]

1st T20I[edit]

26 January 2017
16.30 (D/N)
Scorecard
India 
147/7 (20 overs)
v
 England
148/3 (18.1 overs)
MS Dhoni 36* (27)
Moeen Ali 2/21 (4 overs)
Eoin Morgan 51 (38)
Yuzvendra Chahal 2/27 (4 overs)
England won by 7 wickets
Green Park Stadium, Kanpur
Umpires: Anil Chaudhary (Ind) and Nitin Menon (Ind)
Player of the match: Moeen Ali (Eng)

2nd T20I[edit]

29 January 2017
19.00 (D/N)
Scorecard
India 
144/8 (20 overs)
v
 England
139/6 (20 overs)
K. L. Rahul 71 (47)
Chris Jordan 3/22 (4 overs)
Ben Stokes 38 (27)
Ashish Nehra 3/28 (4 overs)
India won by 5 runs
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
Umpires: Anil Chaudhary (Ind) and Chettithody Shamshuddin (Ind)
Player of the match: Jasprit Bumrah (Ind)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.

3rd T20I[edit]

1 February 2017
19.00 (D/N)
Scorecard
India 
202/6 (20 overs)
v
 England
127 (16.3 overs)
Suresh Raina 63 (45)
Liam Plunkett 1/22 (2 overs)
Joe Root 42 (37)
Yuzvendra Chahal 6/25 (4 overs)
India won by 75 runs
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Umpires: Anil Chaudhary (Ind) and Nitin Menon (Ind)
Player of the match: Yuzvendra Chahal (Ind)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.
  • Rishabh Pant (Ind) made his T20I debut and became the youngest player for India to do so.[19]
  • Yuzvendra Chahal is the first bowler for India to take a five wicket haul in T20Is. His figures are the third-best by a bowler in T20Is.[19]
  • MS Dhoni (Ind) took the most innings to make a half-century in a T20I innings (76).[66]
  • India won their fourth T20I bilateral series, involving three or more T20Is.[19]
  • England's collapse of 8 wickets for 8 runs was the second worst 8-wicket collapse in international cricket.[19]

Tour matches[edit]

50-over match: India A v England XI[edit]

10 January 2017
13.30 (D/N)
Scorecard
India A India
304/4 (50 overs)
v
 England XI
307/7 (48.5 overs)
Ambati Rayudu 100 (97)
David Willey 2/55 (10 overs)
Sam Billings 93 (85)
Kuldeep Yadav 5/60 (10 overs)
England XI won by 3 wickets
Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires: Anil Dandekar (Ind) and Pashchim Pathak (Ind)
  • England XI won the toss and elected to field.
  • MS Dhoni (Ind) played in what is planned to be his final match as captain of an Indian side.[15]
  • Kuldeep Yadav (India A) took his maiden five wicket haul in List A cricket.[67]

50-over match: India A v England XI[edit]

12 January 2017
10.00
Scorecard
England XI 
282 (48.5 overs)
v
IndiaIndia A
283/4 (39.4 overs)
Jonny Bairstow 64 (65)
Parvez Rasool 3/38 (10 overs)
Ajinkya Rahane 91 (83)
David Willey 1/32 (5 overs)
India A won by 6 wickets
Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires: Anil Dandekar (Ind) and Pashchim Pathak (Ind)
  • England XI won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 12 players per side (11 batting, 11 fielding).

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