India Vs England Test, T20 and ODI series 2012 : team squads, venues, schedules and over all records


India Vs England bilateral cricket series 2012 is about to begin on November 15th. Here you can find the schedules for India England series 2012, Venues for India England series 2012, team squads for India England series 2012 and the overall history, statistics and records of India Vs England bilateral cricket series matches.

Introduction to the India Vs England bilateral cricket series 2012


India Vs England cricket series is a bilateral cricket tournament between the two nations which take place after the mutual agreement of the England Cricket Board (ECB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the supremacy and supervision of the International Cricket Council (ICC), whose headquarters is situated in Dubai, UAE.

England are scheduled to play 3 warm up matches against the board presidents' XI and then 4 tests, 2 T20s and 5 ODIs against the national team of India from 30th October, 2012 to 27th January, 2013.

Team India squad for India Vs England series 2012


Although the BCCI has not announced the Indian national team squad for the entire bilateral series 2012, India's best 11 possibles will be picked for the test, ODI and T20 matches from the following list depending upon the recent performances of these players:
  • M.S. Dhoni (Captain and Wicketkeeper)
  • Virat Kohli (Vice Captain)
  • Gautam Gambhir
  • Virender Sehwag
  • Sachin TendulKar
  • Yuvraj Singh
  • Cheteswar Pujara
  • Suresh Raina
  • Subramanium Badrinath
  • Manoj Tiwary
  • Yusuf Pathan
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Pragyan Ojha
  • Harbhajan Singh
  • Zaheer Khan
  • Umesh Yadav
  • Irfan Pathan
  • Ishant Sharma
  • Varun Aaron
  • S Sreesanth
  • Ashok Dinda
  • Rahul Sharma
  • Dinesh Kartik


Team England squad for India Vs England series 2012


The ECB has declared the following England team squad for the bilateral series 2012 as follows:
  • Alistair cook (Captain)
  • James Anderson
  • Stuart Broad
  • Tim Bresnan
  • Samit Patel
  • Monty Panesar
  • Graham Onions
  • Nick Compton
  • Matt Prior (Wicket Keeper)
  • Ian Bell
  • Steven Finn
  • Graeme Swann
  • Jonathan Bairstow
  • Kevin Petersen
  • Joe Root
  • Jonathan Trott


Venues for India Vs England series 2012


All the matches and tour fixtures for the India Vs. England series 2012 are to be played in the following 10 Indian cities:
  1. Mumbai
  2. Kolkata
  3. Nagpur
  4. Pune
  5. Ahmedabad
  6. Rajkot
  7. Kochi
  8. Ranchi
  9. Dharmasala
  10. Mohali


Schedule and timings for India Vs England series 2012



  • 1st warm up: England XI Vs TBA at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai Oct 30- Nov 1, 2012 09:30 hrs IST(04:00 Hrs GMT)

  • 2nd Warm up: England XI Vs TBA Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Nov 3- 5, 2012 9:30 AM IST (04:00 Hrs GMT)

  • 3rd warm up: England XI Vs TBA Motera Grounds, Ahmadabad Nov 8-11, 2012 09:30 Hrs IST (04:00 Hrs GMT)

  • 1st Test: ENG XI Vs. IND XI Motera Grounds, Ahmadabad, Nov 15-19, 2012 09:30 Hrs IST (04:00 Hrs GMT)

  • 2nd Test: ENG XI Vs. IND XI Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Nov 23 – 27, 2012 09:30 Hrs IST (04:00 Hrs GMT)

  • 3rd Test: ENG XI Vs. IND XI Eden Gardens, Kolkata Dec 5 – 9, 2012 09:30 Hrs IST (04:00 Hrs GMT)

  • 4th Test: ENG XI Vs. IND XI Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur Dec 13 – 17, 2012 09:30 Hrs IST (04:00 Hrs GMT)

  • 1st T20: ENG XI Vs. IND XI Subrata Roy SAHARA Stadium, Pune Dec 20, 2012 Thursday 20:00 Hrs IST (02:30 Hrs GMT)

  • 2nd T20: ENG XI Vs. IND XI Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Dec 22, 2012 Saturday 20:00 Hrs IST (02:30 Hrs GMT)

  • 1st ODI: ENG XI Vs. IND XI Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot Jan 11, 2013 14:30 Hrs IST (D/N) 09:00 Hrs GMT

  • 2nd ODI ENG XI Vs. IND XI Nehru Stadium, Kochi Jan 15, 2013 14:30 Hrs IST (D/N) 09:00 Hrs GMT

  • 3nd ODI: ENG XI Vs. IND XI HEC Cricket Stadium Complex, Ranchi Jan 19, 2013 14:30 Hrs IST (D/N) 09:00 Hrs GMT

  • 4th ODI:ENG XI Vs. IND XI Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharmasala Jan 23, 2013 14:30 Hrs IST (D/N) 09:00 Hrs GMT

  • 5th ODI: ENG XI Vs. IND XI Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali Jan 27, 2013 14:30 Hrs IST (D/N) 09:00 Hrs GMT



Head to head figures and statistics of India and England cricket matches


The overall records, histories and statistics of head-to-head figures of India Vs. England matches are as follows:-

  • 1932 (England):- India played its first test against England at Lords, but failed in getting victory while chasing a tough target of 346 and lost by 158 runs.

  • 1933-34 (India):- England won the 3 test match series by 2-0. One test match was drawn.

  • 1936 (England):- England won the 3 test match series by 2-0. India managed to draw a test. The highlights of this series were the responsible knocks from the greats Vijay Merchant and Mustaq Ahmed. India suffered terribly due to Lala Amarnath's return to home for discipline issues.

  • 1939 (India):- The entire series was cancelled due to second world war.

  • 1940 (England):- England won the series by 1-0. India drawn the other 2 tests of the 3 match series.

  • 1951-52 (India):- This tour was histroric because India got its first test win over England at Chennai. The series was drawn with 1-1 figures and the other 3 tests were also drawn in the 5 match series.

  • 1952 (England):- England whitewashed India in the 3 test match series by 3-0.

  • 1959 (England):- England won the 5 test match series by 4-0. The remaining match was drawn.

  • 1961-62 (India):- India created history again by outperforming England by 2-0 in the 5 test match series. 3 other matches were drawn.

  • 1963-64 (India):- A peculiar record was made when none of the two teams won a single test in the 5 match series. All the 5 tests were drawn.

  • 1967 (England):- England showed its old vigor again when they whitewashed India by 3-0 in the test series.

  • 1971 (England):- India won the first test series in England by 1-0 in the 3 match series. The other two matches were drawn.

  • 1972-73 (India):- India again won the 5 test match series by 2-1. The other two matches were drawn.

  • 1974 (England):- For the first time, ODIs were included in this bilateral series. England totally dominated India in both the formats. India was whitewashed by England by 3-0 and 2-0 in tests and ODIs respectfully.

  • 1976-77 (India):- England won the 5 test match series by 3-1. One test was drawn.

  • 1979 (England):- England won the 4 test match series by 1-0. 3 other tests were drawn.

  • 1980 (India):- England won the one off test match in Mumbai by 10 wickets. Bob Taylor made a record of taking 10 catches in a match and Ian Botham was the star of England's win by taking 6 and 7 wickets in India's first and second innings.

  • 1981-82 (India):- India won both the 3 ODI and 6 test series by 2-1 and 1-0 respectively. 5 other tests were drawn.

  • 1982 (England):- England took revenge on India when they defeated them by 1-0 and 2-0 in the 3 test and 2 ODI match series respectively.

  • 1984-85 (India):- England again defeated India by 2-1 and 4-1 in the 5 tests and 5 ODI match series respectively. 2 other tests were drawn.

  • 1986 (England):- India won the 3 test match series by 2-0. One of the tests and both of the 2 ODI match series were drawn.

  • 1988-89 (India):- The full fixed tour was cancelled when India refused to grant visas to two prominent English cricketers ( Graham Gooch and Rob Bailey) for their offensive remarks and reluctance to apologizing.

  • 1990 (England):- This year was special because India made a clean sweep in the 2 ODI match series but lost the 3 test match series by 0-1. 2 tests were drawn. This series was the time when Sachin Tendulkar announced himself to the world and the people of the nation where cricket is born i.e. England. Cricket experts had made prophecies from his very first scene in England that he would go on break all possible world records in the nearer future.

  • 1992 (India):- India won the 3 test match series by 3-0 and drawn the 6 ODI match series by 3-3. This was the series when Indian spin great Anil Kumble shocked England by his leg googlies.

  • 1996 (England):- England won the 3 test and 2 ODI match series by 1-0 and 2-0 respectively. Other games were drawn.

  • 2001-02 (India):- India won the 3 test match series by 1-0 and drew the ODI series.

  • 2002 (England):- India drew the test series but made a stunning Nat West series victory by chasing 326 runs in 50 overs under the captaincy of Saurav Ganguly.

  • 2004 (England):- England won the 3 ODI series by 2-1.

  • 2005-06 (India):- India drew the test series and won the 6 ODI match series by 5-1.

  • 2007 (England):- India won the test series by 1-0 and lost the ODI series by 3-4.

  • 2008 (India):- India won the 2 tests series by 1-0 and 7 ODI match series by 5-0. 2 ODIs were urgently cancelled due to Mumbai terror attacks.

  • 2011 (England):- India got whitewashed by England in all the formats. England snatched the number one test team status by humiliating the 2011 world cup champions India.

  • 2011 (India):- India took revenge by whitewashing England in the 5 ODI match series but lost the one off T20.


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