India's biggest wins in Test cricket

Published: Friday, November 27, 2009, 15:17 [IST]
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India's biggest wins in Test cricket

Kanpur: India completed a crushing victory over Sri Lanka by a record margin of an innings and 144 runs in the second Test in Kanpur on Friday to seize a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

This is India's 3rd biggest win in Test cricket and also the 100th Test win in their 432nd outing.

India's win was their 26th by innings margin – seventh against Sri Lanka and 18th at home soil

A look at India's biggest Test victories:

Margin                       Opposition            Venue         Season

Inns 239 runs           Bangladesh            Mirpur            2007

Inns 219 runs           Australia                Kolkata           2008

Inns 144 runs           Sri Lanka              Kanpur             2009

Inns 140 runs           Bangladesh           Dhaka             2004

Inns 131 runs            Pakistan              Rawalpindi        2003  


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