Bapu Nadkarni sent down 131 deliveries (21.5 over’s) without conceding a single run vs. England at Madras in 1964.

 

Dilip Vengsarkar was the first batsman to score three centuries at Lord`s.

 

England lost their last seven wickets for 10 runs against India at Gwalior on March 4, 1993.

 

England’s John Jameson, who was born in India, made his highest Test score( 82 ) against India.

 

G.R.Viswanath is the only Indian player to score a duck and a century on debut.

 

India had to wait for a period of 19 years & 230 days before registering its first victory.

 

India is the only team to be dismissed twice in a single day of test match.

 

India’s Abbas Ali Baig was the first batsman to hit a century on debut against England in England.

 

India’s K.S. Ranjitsinjhi was England’s second player to hit a century on debut after W.G. Grace.

 

Kapil Dev`s only break of one Test in his 131 Test career came after 65 Tests.

 

Lala Amarnath the first Indian centurion was also the first to do it on debut for India.

 

M.A.K.Pataudi was captain in 40 of the 46 Tests he played for India.

 

M.L.Jaisimha of India was the first batsman to bat on all five days of a Test.

 

Ravi Shastri was the first Indian to hit 6 sixes in an innings.

 

Sachin Tendulkar at 18 years and 256 days is the youngest to score a Test century in Australia.

 

Sunil Gavaskar & Allan Border hold the record for most number of 100`s and 50`s respectively in Test Cricket.

 

The first Indian to play Test Cricket was K.S.Ranjitsinjhi who represented England between 1896 and 1902.

 

The great Indian all-rounder Kapil Dev is the youngest to take 200 wickets.