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England’s mighty comeback against India at Trent Bridge

Great stats. See the table in the article for comparative historical recoveries.

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England’s 319-run win sets new record
August 3, 2011
Cricinfo: Travis Basevi and George Binoy
Teams that won by the largest run and wicket margins after conceding a first-innings lead

A team winning a Test after trailing in the first innings, like Andrew Strauss’s side did at Trent Bridge, is not an uncommon occurrence. It’s happened 194 times. England’s 319-run annihilation of India in Nottingham, however, was the largest such victory in terms of runs. In their honour, this week’s column is on teams that won Tests by the biggest run and wicket margins after conceding a first-innings lead.

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