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Dossier: Tests at Chennai


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England will play their first Test at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium (better known as Chepauk) since 1992-93 when they lost to Mohammad Azharuddin led Indian side by an innings margin.

Summary of results at Chennai

Country
Mts
Won
Lost
Drawn
Tied
Won%
Australia
6
1
2
2
1
16.66
England
7
3
3
1
0
42.86
India
29
11
6
11
1
37.93
New Zealand
2
0
1
1
0
0.00
Pakistan
4
1
1
2
0
25.00
South Africa
1
0
0
1
0
0.00
Sri Lanka
2
0
0
2
0
0.00
West Indies
7
1
4
2
0
14.29

Vital Stats

Highest Innings Totals: 652 for 7 decl. by England in 1984-85

by India: 627 v South Africa in 2007-08

Lowest Innings Totals: 83 by India v England in 1976-77

v India : 140 by New Zealand in 1976-77

Individual Hundreds : 45

for India: 23 (Highest-319 by Virender Sehwag v South Africa in 2007-08)

v India : 22 (Highest-210 by DM Jones for Australia in 1986-87)

Best Innings Bowling : 8-55 by Vinoo Mankad v England in 1951-52

for India: 7-49 by Hedley Verity for England in 1933-34

Best Match Bowling: 16-136 by Narendra Hirwani (on debut) v West Indies in 1987-88

v India: 12-121 by Andy Roberts for West Indies in 1974-75.

Highest Partnership for each wicket:

for India:

Wkt
 Runs
Players
Vs
 Season
 1st
213
W Jaffer
V Sehwag
SAf
 2007-08
 2nd
268
V Sehwag
R Dravid
SAf
 2007-08
 3rd
316
GR Viswanath
Yashpal Sharma
Eng
 1981-82
 4th
190
M Amarnath
M Azharuddin
Eng
 1984-85
 5th
169
SR Tendulkar
R Dravid
Aus
 2000-01
 6th
170
SM Gavaskar
RJ Shastri
WI
 1983-84
 7th
102
M Kaif
PA Patel
Aus
 2004-05
 8th
85
Kapil Dev
C Sharma
Aus
 1986-87
 9th
143*
SM Gavaskar
SMH Kirmani
WI
 1983-84
10th
51
SMH Kirmani
C Sharma
Eng
 1984-85

v India:

Wkt
 Runs
Players
For
 Season
 1st
239
AF Rae
JB Stollmeyer
WI
 1948-49
 2nd
241
G Fowler
MW Gatting
Eng
 1984-85
 3rd
222
AR Border
KJ Hughes
Aus
 1979-80
 4th
178
DM Jones
AR Border
Aus
 1986-87
 5th
139
DR Martyn
JN Gillespie
Aus
 2004-05
 6th
99
HM Amla
MV Boucher
SAf
 2007-08
 7th
100
AI Kallicharran
DR Parry
WI
 1978-79
 8th
112
Imran Khan
Wasim Akram
Pak
 1986-87
 9th
96
IA Healy
GR Robertson
Aus
 1997-98
10th
104
Zulfiqar Ahmed
Amir Elahi
Pak
 1952-53


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