New Delhi. Legendary England fast bowler James Anderson has many records. He set another record as he entered the fourth Test of the series against India (IND vs ENG 4th Test). He holds the record for most Test matches played on home soil, surpassing that of the great Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar. England captain Joe Root decided to bowl first after winning the toss at Kennington Oval in London.
Anderson went on to play the 166th Test of his career, when it was his 95th Test at home (in England). Earlier, Sachin Tendulkar held the record for most Test matches played at home (in India) at 94. Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting is at number three on the list with 922 Test matches played in Australia.
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Former England captains Alastair Cook and Steve Waugh have played the same 89 Tests at their respective home grounds. At the same time, former South African captain Jacques Kallis has played Test matches in his home country.
For this match, both teams were converted 2-2. In the Indian squad, where Umesh Yadav and Shardul Tagore have returned in place of Ishant Sharma and Mohammad Shamir, in England, Oli Pope and Chris Oakes have been given the place of Jos Butler and Sam Karen. The five-match series is currently tied at 1-1.
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