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They were 'tigers at home' during the 90s but have not been that successful in their own backyard recently

Thursday, August 14, 2021



India at home since 2004


Krishna Tunga

India's batting was at an all-time low during the recent Test series against Sri Lanka. But is it a new trend? Here's a look at how India's batting has fared since the home series against Australia in 2004-05. Find below the batting averages of India's line-up while playing at home against major teams.


vs Australia in India (2004-05) (Stats)

Result : Lost 1-2 

Player Test Runs HS 100s 50s Avg
V Sehwag 4 299 155 1 1 42.71
R Dravid 4 167 60   1 27.83
M Kaif 3 153 64   2 30.60
V Laxman 4 123 69   1 17.57
S Tendulkar 2 70 55   1 17.50
S Ganguly 2 59 45   0 19.67

vs South Africa in India (2004-05) (Stats)

Result : Won (1-0) 

Player Test Runs HS 100 50s Avg
V Sehwag 2 262 164 1 1 87.33
R Dravid 2 181 80 0 2 90.50
G Gambhir 2 129 96   1 43.00
S Ganguly 2 97 57   1 48.50
S Tendulkar 2 55 32*     27.50
V Laxman 2 47 38     23.50

Pakistan in India (2004-05) (Stats)

Result : Drawn (1-1) 

Player Test Runs HS 100s 50s Avg
V Sehwag 3 544 201 2 1 90.67
R Dravid 3 333 135 2 1 66.60
Tendulkar 3 255 94   3 51.00
V Laxman 3 166 79*   2 41.50
Gambhir 3 179 52   1 35.80
Ganguly 3 48 21     9.60

vs Sri Lanka in India (2005-06) (Stats)

Result : Won (2-0 )

Player Tests Runs HS 100s 50s Avg
V  Laxman 3 194 104 1 1 38.80
S Tendulkar 3 189 109 1 0 37.80
Yuvraj S 2 152 77*   2 50.67
MS Dhoni 3 149 51*   1 37.25
R Dravid 2 109 53     36.33
S Ganguly 2 84 40     28.00

vs England (2005-06) (Stats)

Result : Drawn (1-1)

Player Test Runs HS 100s 50s Avg
R Dravid 3 309 95   3 61.80
W Jaffer 3 250 100 1 1 41.67
MS Dhoni 3 106 64   1 21.20
V Sehwag 3 95 76*   1 19.00
Tendulkar 3 83 34   0 20.75
Yuvraj 2 64 37   0 21.33

vs Pakistan (2007-08) (Stats)

Result : Won (1-0) 

Player Test Runs HS 100s 50s Avg
Ganguly 3 534 239 1 0 85.50
W Jaffer 3 378 202 1 2 63.00
Laxman 3 209 112* 1 1 209.00
R Dravid 3 191 50 0 1 38.20
MS Dhoni 2 144 57 0 0 72.00
Tendulkar 2 139 82 0 2 69.50

vs South Africa (2007-08) (Stats)

Result : Drawn (1-1)

Player Test Runs HS 100 50 Avg
V Sehwag 3 372 319 1 0 74.40
S Ganguly 3 211 87 0 2 52.75
R Dravid 3 178 111 1 0 44.50
V Laxman 3 127 50 0 1 31.75
W Jaffer 3 126 73 0 1 25.20
MS Dhoni 3 114 52 0 1 28.50

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