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7 - National Team Ties a) The Official Tour Tie 1996 India/England/Pakistan

  • The Indian cricket team toured England in 1996 playing a total of 18 matches including three Tests and three One Day Internationals against England. This tour saw Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Venkatesh Prasad making their Test debuts. Prasad made his debut in the 1st Test at Edgbaston taking six wickets in this match and ultimately finishing as the leading wicket-taker in the Test series with 16. Ganguly and Dravid made their debuts in the 2nd Test at Lord's scoring 131 and 95 respectively, the rest is history. The team also included established players such as Azharuddin, Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Sanjay Manjrekar and Nayan Mongia.

    For more information on the 2002 India tour of England refer Lot 47

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