India lost to England after 28 years because of the pitch curator, know the interesting story

In the Test series between India and England in 2012, the Indian team had to face defeat at home after 28 years. In that series, the captain of the Indian team was Mahendra Singh Dhoni while the command of the English team was held by Alastair Cook. England won 2-1 in the 4 game series between the two. In this series, the Indian team had won the first match and the team had lost the second match. Now the third game would be played at Eden Gardens. The Indian team had to face defeat in this match.

In the third match, the captain of the Indian team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, spoke to the pitch manager at Eider Garden. Dhoni would have liked to be able to turn wickets in the third match. Dhoni spoke to curator Prabir Mukherjee about this but he denied this point of Dhoni’s. Dhoni wanted to put pressure on the English batsmen with the twisting wicket. But Prabir Mukherjee said the match would end in three days on a revolving wicket and they would mislead the fans. People have come here to watch the five day game. In this match, the Indian team was beaten by 7 wickets. At the same time, their other match ended in a draw, which was played in Nagupar.

Alastair Cook made history in this series. He gave England victory on Indian soil after 28 years. Earlier, the England team led by David Gower had won the series against India in 1984-85. Following this, England toured India four times but failed to win the series. Three times out of four, the Indian team won the series with one series ending in a draw. Alastair Cook ended this drought after 28 years.

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