IND vs ENG 2024: India’s 10 Biggest Wins by Run-margin in Test History

Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja after the 3rd Test win at Rajkot. (Image: AP)

Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja after the 3rd Test win at Rajkot. (Image: AP)

India’s massive 434-run win against England in the third Test at Rajkot secures a historic place in the record books of India’s Test cricket history.

India managed to register a big victory against England by 434 runs which came under difficult circumstances in the third Test against Rajkot.

After being put on the back foot after the first innings with Ben Duckett’s stellar knock of 153, the loss of Ravichandran Ashwin due to a ‘family medical emergency’, and Yashasvi Jaiswal’s injury concern, the hosts managed to come back strong to register what is a record-breaking win as India took the lead in the ongoing series 2-1.

Yashasvi Jaiswal managed to come back to bat on Day 4 following his century the previous day and went on to score his second consecutive double-century to give the home side a lead of 556 runs to put them back in front. With the ball, it was Ravindra Jadeja who managed to pick up a fifer in addition to his century in the first innings to help bundle out England for just 122 runs, thus registering a record-breaking win by a margin of 434 runs.

Rank India’s Margin of Victory Against Venue Year
1 434 ENG Rajkot 2024
2 372 NZ Mumbai 2021
3 337 SA Delhi 2015
4 321 NZ Indore 2016
5 320 AUS Mohali 2008
6 318 WI North Sound 2019
7 317 ENG Chennai 2021
8 304 SL Galle 2017
9 280 SA Kanpur 1996
10 279 ENG Leeds 1986

This win now makes it their highest margin of victory in Tests beating the previous record of 372 runs that India managed to secure against New Zealand at Mumbai in 2021.

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Rank Team Margin of Victory Against Venue Year
1 ENG 675 AUS Brisbane 1928
2 AUS 562 ENG The Oval 1934
3 BAN 546 AFG Mirpur 2023
4 AUS 530 SA Melbourne 1911
5 SA 492 AUS Johannesburg 2018
6 AUS 491 PAK Perth 2004
7 SL 465 BAN Chattogram 2009
8 IND 434 ENG Rajkot 2024
9 WI 425 ENG Manchester 1976
10 NZ 423 SL Christchurch 2018

Their emphatic win at Rajkot also managed to put them in the eighth spot in the overall rankings of the highest margin of victory by runs in Test cricket history. They beat the West Indies’s record win over England by 425 runs at Manchester in 1976.

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With this win, the hosts will look to continue their winning momentum as they look toward the next game which takes place at JSCA International Stadium, Ranchi from February 23 to 28th. With another win in the bag, the hosts will also be able to claim the series victory and maintain their undefeated series record at home which dates back to 2012.

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