IND vs ENG 4th Test 2024: Ranchi Stadium Pitch Report, Test Records & Stats

IND vs ENG 4th Test 2024: Ranchi Stadium Pitch Report, Test Records & Stats

Following a stunning upset in the series opener in Hyderabad, Rohit Sharma’s Indian team orchestrated an impressive turnaround, securing victories in the second and third Tests to take a commanding 2-1 lead in the five-match IND vs ENG Test series. India’s emphatic 434-run triumph in the Rajkot Test stands as their largest-ever victory in terms of runs, underscoring a significant milestone for the team.

The youthful composition of Team India played a pivotal role in their resounding victory over England in the Rajkot Test, with much credit attributed to Yashasvi Jaiswal’s record-breaking double century. With three Tests completed and two remaining, India finds itself in a promising position to clinch the series if they sustain their winning momentum in the upcoming fourth Test.

Scheduled to commence on February 23rd (Friday), the fourth Test match between India and England awaits, poised to unfold another chapter in this gripping contest. The 4th Test between India and England is going to be played at the Ranchi Stadium.

IND vs ENG 4th Test 2024: Ranchi Stadium Pitch Report

Day 1 Pitch Report

On Day 1 of the India vs England 4th Test, the Ranchi Stadium will offer a bit of assistance to the fast bowlers in the initial overs of the first session. As the day progresses, the pitch will become a batting paradise with little to no help for spinners.

Day 2 Pitch Report

On Day 2 of the Test match, the Ranchi Stadium pitch will start to offer a little assistance to the spinners. However, there won’t be much threat for the batters. Fast bowlers will find the reverse swing with the older ball.

Day 3 Pitch Report

On Day 3 of the India vs England 4th Test, the Ranchi Stadium pitch will offer the even contest between the batters and bowlers. There will be something for both fast bowlers and spinners on the third day. However, nothing would be much threatening to a set batter.

Day 4 Pitch Report

On Day 4 of the Test match, the pitch will become a paradise for spinners after the wear and tear. Spinners will become very hard to play and defend against. Even the pacers will benefit with the uneven bounce of the pitch.

Day 5 Pitch Report

Day 5 of the Test match will turn out to be a nightmare for batters. The Ranchi Stadium pitch will become a heaven for spinners in particular. Teams should look to avoid batting on the fifth day of the 4th Test match.

Also read: India vs England Test Records and Stats

IND vs ENG 4th Test 2024: Ranchi Stadium Test Records & Stats

The JSCA International Stadium Complex, situated in Ranchi, India, previously known as the HEC International Cricket Stadium, has hosted two Test matches to date.

In its Test cricket history spanning from March 15, 2017, to October 19, 2019, the venue has seen one victory for the home side, India, with the other match ending in a draw. The home team has enjoyed success both batting first and winning the toss.

The highest individual innings at this venue was an impressive 212 runs by R G Sharma of India, achieved on October 19, 2019, against South Africa. The best bowling performance in an innings and a match belongs to R A Jadeja of India, who claimed figures of 5/124 and 9/178, respectively, against Australia on March 15, 2017.

India’s team performance highlights include their highest team innings of 603/9 declared against Australia on March 15, 2017, and restricting South Africa to their lowest team innings of 133 on October 19, 2019.

No run chase has been successfully achieved at this venue in Test cricket. The average opening stand stands at 29.83 runs, while the average runs per wicket and per over are 37.96 and 3.07, respectively. The average score batting first is 474 runs.

Also or previously Known asHEC International Cricket Stadium
First Test Match15/03/2017
Last Test Match19/10/2019
Matches Played2
Matches Won by Home Side1 (50.00%)
Matches Won by Touring Side0 (0.00%)
Matches Won by Neutral Side0 (0.00%)
Matches Won Batting First1 (50.00%)
Matches Won Batting Second0 (0.00%)
Matches Won Winning Toss1 (50.00%)
Matches Won Losing Toss0 (0.00%)
Matches Drawn1 (50.00%)
Matches Tied0 (0.00%)
Highest Individual Innings212R G Sharma (India)19/10/2019 v South Africa
Best Bowling (Innings)5/124R A Jadeja (India)15/03/2017 v Australia
Best Bowling (Match)9/178R A Jadeja (India)15/03/2017 v Australia
Highest Team Innings603/9 dec (India) 15/03/2017 v Australia
Lowest Team Innings133 (South Africa) 19/10/2019 v India
Highest Run Chase AchievedN/A 
Average Opening Stand (Runs)29.83
Average Runs per Wicket37.96
Average Runs per Over3.07
Average Score Batting First474

India vs England 4th Test: Ranchi Stadium History and Information

The Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) decided to build a new cricket stadium in Ranchi due to a dispute with Tata Steel over international match allocations. The stadium, designed by Kothari Associates Pvt. Ltd., is located within the premises of Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC). With a seating capacity of 39,000 and 76 corporate boxes, it offers views of nearby hills on both sides. Features include nine pitches, a practice arena with eight pitches, and an Indoor Cricket center. The stadium was selected as one of India’s six new Test venues in November 2015.

IND vs ENG 4th Test Ranchi Stadium Pitch Report FAQs

Ranchi Stadium Test Match FAQs

1. What can we expect from the pitch at Ranchi Stadium during the India vs England 4th Test 2024?

  • Day 1: Initially favors fast bowlers, later becomes a batting paradise.
  • Day 2: Slight assistance for spinners, favorable for batters, and reverse swing for fast bowlers.
  • Day 3: Balanced for batters and bowlers, with something for both fast bowlers and spinners.
  • Day 4: Spinners dominate as pitch wears out, uneven bounce benefits pacers.
  • Day 5: Nightmare for batters, spinners thrive, teams advised to avoid batting.

2. What are the Test match records and stats at Ranchi Stadium?

  • Matches Held: Two Test matches from March 15, 2017, to October 19, 2019.
  • Results: One win for India, one draw.
  • Highest Individual Innings: R G Sharma’s 212 runs against South Africa on October 19, 2019.
  • Best Bowling Performance: R A Jadeja’s 5/124 (innings) and 9/178 (match) against Australia on March 15, 2017.
  • Team Performances: India’s highest team innings – 603/9 declared against Australia (March 15, 2017), South Africa’s lowest innings – 133 (October 19, 2019).
  • Run Chases: No successful run chase.
  • Average Stats: Opening stand – 29.83 runs, runs per wicket – 37.96, runs per over – 3.07, average score batting first – 474 runs.

These insights provide a comprehensive understanding of what to expect at Ranchi Stadium during the upcoming Test match and its historical performance records.

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