Manchester, 10/9:The fifth and final match of the five-Test series between India and England will be played from today on the Manchester Test ground. Team India under the leadership of Virat Kohli is on the threshold of winning the Test series after 14 years on the soil of England. The Indian team, which defeated the hosts in the Lord’s and Oval Tests, is ahead 2-1 in the series. Now Team India would like to change 85 years old history in Manchester. This ground of England (Ind vs Eng) has always been testing India and Team India has never won any Test match here.
A total of 9 matches have been played between India and England on the Manchester ground so far. In this, England has won four times while 5 matches have been drawn. The first match between the two teams was played here in 1936. Team India was successful in making this match a draw. At that time, a draw on the pitch of England was considered a victory for India. The second match was played here in 1946 which was a draw. England defeated India for the first time at this ground in 1952