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Five Largest Wins by Runs in Test Cricket for Team India

Team India is one of the finest teams in the world in cricket with a huge talent pool. In all the formats of cricket, Team India has achieved new heights and has done wonders in international cricket.

Even after going through lots of ups and downs, Indian cricket has always outshined itself in every game and has proven its strength in every condition.

When it comes to Test cricket, Team India has developed its style of play where playing longer innings as the primary target and remaining calm and composed in both innings has become key to dominating a Test format.

In this article, we have compiled a list of the 5 largest wins of team India by Runs in Test cricket. The top bookmakers in India have cricket odds with them on their platforms.

1) England vs India, 2nd Test, Leeds in 1986

The early 80s was the era when Team India started marking their success in international cricket. India won the world cup in 1983 and scored another major Test series win against England in 1986.

India travelled to England for a  three-match Test series and stunned the hosts by scoring a series win by 2-0. The most memorable Test was the 2nd fixture at Leeds where the visitors registered a win by 279 runs.

Roger Binny registered a 5-wicket haul and Dilip Vengsarkar showed his class with his bat. Indian bowlers were ferocious and took apart the English batters at a score of 128 runs in the second innings.

2) New Zealand vs India, 4th Test, Auckland in 1968

India and New Zealand have always come out as evenly matched teams in international cricket. However, that was not the case in the early days and especially in 1968.

Team India was on tour of New Zealand and they shocked everyone by winning the 4th Test against the hosts.

Erapalli Prasanna dismantled the Kiwi squad and helped India to secure one of the most memorable wins overseas. Bishan Singh Bedi was his right-hand man who picked up 5 wickets from the other end.

3) Australia vs India, 3rd Test, Melbourne in 1977

Over time, India and Australia have become arch-rivals in international cricket. However, the victory in the 3rd Test in 1977 was a major boost for Indian cricket and it helped to pave the way for future success.

India went on to win the Test series 2-1 and they have since become a regular contender for Test match victories against Australia. Sunil Gavaskar, Chetan Chauhan, and Dilip Vengsarkar turned out to be the major contributors to India’s success in Melbourne.

4) England vs India, 3rd Test, Nottingham in 2018

Team India has come out as the ferocious giants in the modern era of cricket. In 2018, they displayed their class at Nottingham against England in the 3rd Test.

England was the number one team in the Test format in 2018 and team India defeating them at their prime was a huge boost in the confidence of the whole team.

The win gave India hope of winning the series, which they eventually did by winning the fourth Test match. Virat Kohli and Mohammad Shami were the major contributors from Team India.

5) England vs India, 4th Test, The Oval, 2021

One of the recent victories for team India against England was in the 4th Test at the Oval in 2021. India won the match by 157 runs to level the five-match series at 2-2.

Cheteshwar Pujara played a crucial role in the success of team India and scored a century. Mohammad Shami performed exceptionally well and picked up 4 wickets in the game.

India's bowlers were relentless in their pursuit of victory, and they eventually bowled England out for 208

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