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India vs England 1st Test match at Edgbaston will be England’s 1000th Test, will become first country to do so


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India will face England in a 5 match test series starting August 1, the first match will be played in Edgbaston will mark 1000th test match for the England Cricket team. This will also make them the first team to play Tests in four digits. This Test for India will be quite special as team India would definitely want to win this historic Test match.

England played their first match against Australia in 1877, where they got defeated by 45 runs, but they will do anything to win their 1000th match which will be played against India if they want to make the day historic.

Other than England Australians have played 812 test matches in total which makes them 2nd in the highest Test matches played by any team and it is second only to England. Australia however, has the record of most test wins which is 383, England are on the second place by winning 357 matches, England suffered a loss in 297 matches, while they played 345 matches.

Till this date England has played 999 matches, Australia 812 matches, West Indies 535, India 522, South Africa 427, New Zealand 426, Pakistan 415, Sri Lanka 274, Bangladesh 108, Zimbabwe 105 and the ICC World XI, Afghanistan, Ireland (three each one) comes in.