What Happened In The Next Test Whenever India Won At Lord’s?

India pulled off an incredible victory at the Lord’s in the second game of the ongoing Test series between India and England. The game was high on emotions and when Day 5 started, India had a very less chance of winning the game. Hence, the victory is special for the players and the fans. However, it is not the first time that India has won at the Lord’s. In fact, the recent victory was India’s third Test win at the Home of Cricket. This article tells you what happened in the next test whenever India won at Lord’s. 


India’s victory at the Lord’s in 1986

Result of the next game – India win

Under the leadership of Kapil Dev, Team India toured England in 1986 for a three-match Test series. The first game of the series was scheduled at the Lord’s. Thanks to the inspired bowling performance by Kapil Dev and Chetan Sharma, India won its first Test at the historic venue. India won this game by 5 wickets.


The scene then shifted to Leeds, where India won yet again won the game. Dilip Vengsarkar’s century in the second innings was the turning point, but Roger Binny’s five-wicket haul in the first innings set up the game for India. The men in blue won the series 2-0.

India’s victory at the Lord’s in 2014

Result of the next game – India loss

28 years later, under the leadership of MS Dhoni, India won at Lord’s in a Test match. It was a historic win by 95 runs, and it was made possible due to Ishant Sharma‘s seven wicket-haul in the second innings. 


Having taken the lead in the series, India lost the next game at Southampton. Moeen Ali spun a web around the Indian Team in the second innings as India lost the match by 266 runs. The nation also lost the next two games in the series.

Virat Kohli’s men will now head to Leeds where they will play the third game of the series. While the England Team has already announced changes in the squad, it needs to be seen if India would alter its winning combination.



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