India is set to host England across all the formats. The latter will begin their tour with a four-match Test series that will begin on February 5, 2021. The first couple of games will be played in Chennai at MA Chidambaram Stadium. Later on, the teams will reach Ahmedabad to play the final two games at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad.
It is going to be a competitive series between the two heavyweights and an important one too. This is going to be the last opportunity for both teams to win and grab important points in the ICC Test championship. So far, New Zealand has qualified into the finals and there is only one spot to grab. At the moment, Team India is leading the table. On the other hand, England is in 4th position in the charts. And, they both have the opportunity to make it to the finals. However, the hosts slightly have an edge over the English side.
India Dominates England In India: Head To Head
The ICC Test championship number game is getting exciting with each passing Test match. Team India needs to win the four-match Test series by 2-1 to book their place in the final. Meanwhile, England will have to come all-guns-blazing and register at least three wins to get their spot in the ICC Test championship final.
Coming onto the head to head contests between India and England in international cricket. The former registered their first-ever victory over three lions back in 1932. Afterward, they took a total of 20 years to register their very next win against England.
Surprisingly, India defeated England at the venue where the opener of the four-match Test series will be played. However, 1962 turned out to be a golden year for India as they defeated England in a Test series for the very first time by registering back to back victories.
If we have a look at the record then England will surely have an edge over the hosts. The former has registered 47 wins whereas India ended up winning only 26 games. Meanwhile, India looks like a totally different side in home conditions. In 60 face-offs, Team India have won 19 games and England could only register a victory in 13 affairs.
India vs England Head To Head Record (Overall)
Total Games Played: 122
India Won: 26
England Won: 47
India vs England (In India)
Total Games Played: 60
India Won: 19
England Won: 13