3 records that Joe Root can break against India in 2nd Test

Ind vs Eng 2nd test match starts on 13th February, once again at Chepauk Stadium (Chennai). India would very much like to level-up its terms with England by winning it, and England looks like they have already cracked the code for Asian subcontinent pitches.

Joe Root is in the form of his life, he has scored roughly 8% of his test career runs in the last 7 matches only. Joe Root can break three more prestigious records in this upcoming clash.

Here is the complete list:

3: Most Test wins for England:

Joe Root is leading the list of most test wins for England, jointly with Michael Vaughn. Both have 26 wins. Joe Root can brush past the former England captain by winning his 27th test match.

Most successful captains for England in Tests:
26 wins: JOE ROOT* (47 matches)
26 wins: Michael Vaughan (51 matches)
24 wins: Alastair Cook (59 matches)
24 wins: Andrew Strauss (50 matches)

2: Most consecutive 150+ scores:

One more 150+ run score will take the England captain on top of the list of most 150+ scores in the consecutive tests. However, he will have to share the record with Kumar Sangakara (4 consecutive 150+).

1: 6 double centuries:

If the England captain can score 200 in the coming match, he can enter a privileged list of 6 double centuries in test cricket. Currently, the board members of this list include Sachin Tendulkar, Virendra Sehwag, Marvan Attapattu, Javed Miandad, Younis Khan, and Ricky Ponting.


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