IND vs ENG 5th Test 2024: HPCA Dharamshala Cricket Stadium Records & Stats in Test Matches

The Indian team is ready to take on England in the fifth and final Test match of the series at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium in Dharamshala. This will be the second Test match played at this picturesque stadium located amidst the Himalayan mountains.

India has already taken an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series after some fine performances from the young players. They will now be aiming to end the series on a high note with a 4-1 scoreline.

IND vs ENG 5th Test 2024: HPCA Dharamshala Cricket Stadium Records & Stats in Test Matches

HPCA Dharamshala Stadium Test Matches Stats and Records

The HPCA Stadium hosted its first international match in January 2013. Since then, it has hosted one Test, four ODIs and three T20Is.

The only Test played here so far was between India and Australia in March 2017. India won that match by 8 wickets to clinch the four-match series 2-1.

Some key stats and records related to Test matches played at the HPCA Stadium are:

  • Only 1 Test has been played at the venue so far
  • The stadium has not yet witnessed a draw or tie in Tests
  • India won the only Test batting second at this venue
  • The average first innings score is 300 runs
  • The highest team total here is 332/7 by India against Australia
  • The lowest team total is 106/10 by Australia against India

India at HPCA Cricket Stadium

India has a 100% win record at the HPCA Stadium in international matches across formats.

In the only Test played here, India defeated Australia by 8 wickets. Batting first, Australia made 300 runs. In reply, India took a lead of 32 runs by scoring 332 runs. They then bowled out Australia for 137 runs and chased down the target of 106 runs comfortably.

Most Runs in Tests at the HPCA Stadium:

SPD Smith (AUS)12864.00
KL Rahul (IND)11155.50
AM Rahane (IND)8484.00
MS Wade (AUS)8282.00

Smith’s 111 runs is the highest individual Test score at this ground. Rahul has scored two fifties here.

Highest Individual Score in Tests at the HPCA Stadium

PlayerRunsTeamOpponentMatch Date
SPD Smith111AustraliaIndia25 Mar 2017
RA Jadeja63IndiaAustralia25 Mar 2017
KL Rahul60IndiaAustralia25 Mar 2017

Smith’s 111 off 224 balls is the highest individual Test score at this venue.

Most Wickets in Tests at HPCA Stadium

PlayerWicketsAverageBest Figures
UT Yadav (IND)519.63/29
NM Lyon (AUS)522.25/92
RA Jadeja (IND)420.253/24

Yadav and Lyon have taken the most number of wickets at this venue. Lyon’s 5/92 are the best bowling figures.

Best Bowling Figures in an Innings of a Test Match at HPCA Stadium

PlayerFiguresTeamOpponentMatch Date
NM Lyon34.1-5-92-5AustraliaIndia25 Mar 2017
Kuldeep Yadav23-3-68-4IndiaAustralia25 Mar 2017
RA Jadeja18-7-24-3IndiaAustralia25 Mar 2017

Lyon’s 5 wickets for 92 runs off 34.1 overs are the best bowling figures in an innings at this ground.

India vs England Head to Head in Tests

India and England have faced each other in 135 Tests so far. England leads the head-to-head record with 51 wins while India has won 34 Tests. 50 matches have ended in a draw.

In Tests played in India between these two teams, India has a better record – they have won 25 and lost 15 out of the 68 matches.

India vs England Head to Head in Tests

MatchesIndia WonEngland WonDraw
In India68251528

Updated squads ahead of the fifth Test

India: Rohit Sharma (C), Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Dhruv Jurel (WK), KS Bharat (WK), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Akash Deep

England: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes(c), Ben Foakes(w), Mark Wood, Ollie Robinson, Jack Leach, James Anderson, Daniel Lawrence, Gus Atkinson, Tom Hartley, Rehan Ahmed, Shoaib Bashir

ODI Centuries of India in HPCA Stadium

17 Oct 2014Virat Kohli127West IndiesIndia won

Kohli’s 127 off 114 balls against West Indies in 2014 is the only ODI century scored by an Indian at this ground.

T20I Centuries of India in HPCA Stadium

2 Oct 2015Rohit Sharma106South AfricaIndia lost

Rohit Sharma’s blistering century off just 66 balls is the only T20I hundred by an Indian player at the HPCA Stadium.

Matches of India Held in HPCA Stadium

A total of 8 international matches across formats involving India have taken place at this venue.

  • Tests: 1
  • ODIs: 4
  • T20Is: 3

India has a perfect 8-0 win-loss record across formats at this stadium.

Number of ODI Matches of India

India has played 4 ODIs at the HPCA Stadium:

Match DateOpponentMarginWinner
27 Jan 2013England7 wicketsEngland
17 Oct 2014West Indies59 runsIndia
16 Oct 2016New Zealand6 wicketsIndia
10 Dec 2017Sri Lanka7 wicketsSri Lanka

India has a 2-2 win-loss record in ODIs played here.

So in summary, the HPCA Stadium has witnessed only one Test so far along with limited overs matches. India has an excellent record here and will be hoping to continue their winning run in the upcoming fifth Test against England.


Q. Is HPCA a batting pitch?

A. No, HPCA generally assists bowlers more than batsmen. The pitch has good bounce which helps fast bowlers. Spinners also get assistance from the surface.

Q. Why is HPCA Stadium famous?

A. The HPCA Stadium is famous for its picturesque location at the foothills of the Dhauladhar range, surrounded by snow-capped Himalayan peaks. The natural beauty adds to the aura of this cricketing venue.

Q. What is the highest score in HPCA Stadium t20?

A. The highest T20I score at this ground is 205/3 by India against Sri Lanka in 2022. Rohit Sharma scored his only T20I century here when he made 106 off 66 balls against South Africa in 2015.

Q. Is Dharamsala batting or bowling pitch?

A. Dharamsala offers more assistance to bowlers, especially fast bowlers who can exploit the bounce and swing. Spinners have also done well at this venue. So it is regarded as more of a bowling pitch.

Q. What is the highest score in the HPCA Stadium ODI?

A. The highest ODI total at this venue is 364/9 by England against Bangladesh in January 2013. The highest individual score here is 127 by Virat Kohli against West Indies in 2014.

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