Most consecutive innings of over 400, India holds this record
From Oct 1986 in an inning against Australia in Mumbai when India scored 517/5d, till Feb 1987, inning against Pakistan in Kolkata, when India recorded 403, India scored more than 400 runs in 6 consecutive innings. Thus, India holds the record of most consecutive innings of over 400, 6 consecutive innings.
This is still a record by any team in Test Cricket. Interestingly, India comes at second place as well of scoring 5 consecutive 400 plus runs innings. This time from Apr 2009 till Dec 2009 in India’s 5 consecutive innings they score more than 400 runs.
Indian record of most consecutive innings of over 400
The streak started from the match at Mumbai versus Australia in October 1986. India scored a total of 517 runs for 5 wickets before declaring in the second inning. The next match was with Sri Lanka on 17 December 1986 at Kanpur where India score 676 runs for 7 wickets.
The third consecutive inning where India has scored more than 400 runs was again against Sri Lanka at a match at Nagpur on 27 December 1986. In this match also India scored 451 runs for 6 wickets before declaring their inning.
The fourth inning also came against Sri Lanka at Cuttack in a match started from 4 January 1987 where India has scored 400 runs in their first inning.
The 5th and 6th consecutive innings where India has scored more than 400 runs came against arch rival Pakistan. India has a scored 527 runs for 9 wickets against Pakistan in Chennai Test which started from 3rd February 1987 followed by a score of 403 runs at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in the second test which started from 11 February 1987.
When did India set the record for most consecutive innings of over 400 runs in Test cricket?
India set the record for most consecutive innings of over 400 runs in Test cricket in Feb 1987, when they scored their 6th consecutive innings of over 400 runs in test match against Pakistan.
Which team did India set the record of most consecutive innings of over 400 runs in Test record against?
Started from Australia and than Sri Lanka and Pakistan were the teams against which India scored 6 consecutive innings of 400 plus runs.
What is the second best record for most consecutive innings of over 400 runs in Test cricket?
The second best record of most consecutive innings of over 400 runs is jointly held by Australia and India with 5 consecutive 400 plus runs innings.
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