ENG vs IND, 3rd test: India Falls To Ninth Lowest Test Score
India were dismissed for just 78 on the first day of the third Test against England at Headingley on Wednesday. Yet this was still only their ninth-lowest completed innings score in Test cricket.
Below AFP Sport looks back at India's lowest Test-innings totals:
36 v Australia, Adelaide 2020
The worst Test innings score so far in the 21st Century saw India shot out for just 36 in their second innings. Opener Mayank Agarwal top-scored with nine, while Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood took 5-8.
India suffered an eight-wicket defeat having led by 53 runs on first innings. The tourists, however, recovered in dramatic style to win the series 2-1.
42 v England, Lord's 1974
An India side including opening batting great Sunil Gavaskar collapsed to just 42 in 17 overs as England surged to an innings and 285-run win. England pacemen Chris Old (5-21) and Geoff Arnold (4-19) did the damage.
58 v Australia, Brisbane, 1947
After Australia piled up 382-8 declared, India slumped to 58 all out, with captain Lala Amarnath top-scoring with 22. India made 98 second time around in an innings and 226-run reverse.
58 v England, Manchester, 1952
England fast-bowling great Fred Trueman took 8-31 as India were dismissed inside 22 overs after the hosts had made 347-9 declared. India's second-innings of 82 still England won by an innings and 207 runs.
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