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In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments

  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • With the first Test at Lord's on July 21, 2011, India and England complete a century of Tests between them, spanning across 79 years. Incidentally, it's also the 2000th Test in the history of cricket. Let's take a look at the legacy of this 100-Test-old rivalry!
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • England captain Douglas Jardine (1900-1958) batting against India at Lord's in the 1932 series. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Members of the All-India cricket team touring England in 1932, Ghulam Mahomed and SHM Colah. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • A group of card players whiling away the time on 25th July 1936 before the second Test match between England and All-India at the Manchester cricket ground. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • All-India cricketer Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu (1895-1967) during the All-India tour of England in 1936. Named Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1933, he played for India from 1932 to 1936. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Wally Hammond in action, batting for England against India at the Oval in 1936. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Captains Len Hutton and Vijay Hazare cutting the cake during a party held in the Oval on 19th August 1952 following the abandonment of the final Test match between England and India. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Vinoo Mankad (Mulvantrai Himmatlal Mankad 1917-1978) batting for India against England in a Test match at Manchester during the 1952 series. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Indian cricketer ML Jaisimha (1939-1999) at Lord's in the May of 1959, where he made his Test debut in the 2nd Test. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Freddie Trueman bowls out SP Gupte on 28th July 1959 during their match at Old Trafford. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Delighted spectators rush onto the pitch at the Oval, London, on 25th August 1971 after India defeated England by four wickets to win the third Test and the series 1-0. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • England bowlers Geoffrey Arnold and Chris Old enjoy a glass of champagne on 24th June 1974 after their victory against India at Lord's. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar drives Hendrick to the boundary during the last day of play on 11th June 1974 at Old Trafford. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In the background is Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Ian Botham in action during the 2nd Test played in August of 1979 at Lord's. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Sunil Gavaskar batting during his double century against England in the fourth Test match at the Oval in September 1979. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • David Gower hooks Bishan Singh Bedi during the second Test match at Lord's in August 1979. Bedi was part of the famous spin quartet of India, with the other three being E Prasanna, B Chandrasekhar and S Venkataraghavan. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Ian Botham celebrates his double century during his 208-run innings in the third Test at the Oval in July 1982. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Graham and Brenda Gooch relax on a rest day during the fifth Test at the MA Chidambaram Stadium during the 1982 series in India. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Groundsmen prepare the wicket on 6th January 1982 before the fourth Test match against England at the Eden Gardens. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Kapil Dev bowling for India during the fourth Test against England at Calcutta, during the England tour of India in 1982. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Sunil Gavaskar and the India team after winning the first Test against England at Bombay during the 1984 series. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • David Gower looks dejected after being sacked as England Captain during the first Test in the 1986 series against India at Lord's. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Graham Gooch celebrates his 333 runs on July 26, 1990, during the first Test match held at Lord's. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Sachin Tendulkar celebrates hitting 119 runs not out on 11th August 1990 during the second Test match played at Old Trafford. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Umpire Dickie Bird enters the Test arena for the last time during the second Test match at Lord's on India's tour of England in 1996. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Rahul Dravid was ond of the finds for India during the 1996 tour. He hit a copybook 96 on his Test debut. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • The 1996 tour also gave birth to the legend of Sourav Ganguly, who announced himself on the world stage with promising century on debut. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Sachin Tendulkar celebrates reaching his century during the first Test match played at Edgbaston in the 1996 series. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Andrew Flintoff rides a camel after the England net session at the Jaipur stadium on their tour in 2001. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • The Indian team celebrate their victory over England with the winners trophy during the final day of the third Test on 23rd December 2001 at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh warm up during net practice in the 2001 series, ahead of the final Test at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Portrait of England captain Nasser Hussain taken during a feature shoot at the Taj West End Hotel in Bangalore on England's 2001 tour to India. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Michael Vaughan during net practice ahead of the final Test of the 2011 series at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Sachin Tendulkar poses for a team photo with his teammates during an Indian practice session for the forthcoming fourth Test match on September 4, 2002, held at the Oval. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • India celebrate as Anil Kumble takes the final wicket of Andrew Caddick during the fifth day of the third Npower Test match at Headingley in Leeds on August 26, 2002. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Sachin Tendulkar laughs after his sunglasses fell off while bowling during England and India nets at the Trent Bridge Cricket Ground on August 31, 2004. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Jamie Dalrymple plays elephant polo at the Rajasthan Polo Club in Jaipur on October 16, 2006. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • MS Dhoni hits out during day two of the third Test at the Wankhede Stadium on March 19, 2006. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Kevin Pietersen poses during the England team press conference at the Taj Mahal Hotel on March 15, 2006, in Mumbai. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Michael Yardy poses in a tuk-tuk taxi on October 18, 2006, in Jaipur. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • England captain Michael Vaughan tosses the coin watched by Indian captain Rahul Dravid, commentator Michael Atherton and match referee Ranjan Madugalle during day one of the second Test at Trent Bridge on July 27, 2007. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Sachin Tendulkar celebrates with the trophy during day five of the third Test between England and India at the Oval on August 13, 2007. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Rahul Dravid holds the Pataudi trophy as Indian players celebrate their series win against England with Tiger Pataudi during day five of the third Test at the Oval on August 13, 2007. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Zaheer Khan, Shanthakumaran Sreesanth and VVS Laxman celebrate their 2007 series win during day five of the third Test at the Oval on August 13, 2007. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Shanthakumaran Sreesanth does a jig to celebrate the wicket of Kevin Pietersen during day five of the third Test at the Oval on August 13, 2007. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • England players head off after the second Test match at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on their tour in 2008. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Gautam Gambhir is drenched by teammates at the trophy presentation after the second Test at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on December 23, 2008. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Members of the Indian team celebrate their 2008 series victory over England after the second Test match at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on December 23, 2008. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Abid Ali scores the winning run for India during the 1971 series at the Oval, which set off maddening celebrations as India registered their first ever series win over England under the captainship of Ajit Wadekar. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Injured Zaheer Khan walks on the side of the pitch during the 1st Test between India and England in 2011 at Lord's. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Rahul Dravid, the lone warrior for India on the tour, hits past cover, watched by Matt Prior during the 4th Test at Kia Oval in 2011. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Cook, Morgan and Kevin Pietersen celebrate their 4-0 series victory over India. They were also crowned as the No. 1 Test team after the series win. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell celebrate their victory against India in the dressing room. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • The key performer for England during the 2011 series, Stuart Broad holds the trophy at The Oval after the hosts whitewashed the visitors 4-0. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments
  • In pics: Nostalgic India-England moments