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    In Pics: England in India down the years

    • A David Gower-led England hit back superbly after losing the first Test of the 1984-85 series by winning the five-match series 2-1. (Getty Images)

    • Lala Amarnath and CK Nayudu were the home team’s biggest names when India made their Test debut against England in Bombay on December 15, 1993. The visitors won the match by nine wickets. (Getty Images)

    • England next toured India in 1951-52, under Donald Carr (seated, far right) but were this time held to a 1-1 draw in the five-match contest. (Getty Images)

    • BS Chandrasekhar picked up 35 wickets in five Tests during the 1972-73 series which India won 2-1. (Getty Images)

    • England's Pat Pocock took seven wickets at Chennai in what was one of the more memorable bowling displays by an Englishman in the 1972-73 series. (Getty Images)

    • Tony Greig led England to India in 1976-77 and inspired his side to a famous 3-1 Test series win over Bishan Bedi’s India boasting a strong spin attack. (Getty Images)

    • The Golden Jubilee Test of 1980 was a one-man show with a dazzling Ian Botham deflating India with 13 wickets and blazing century at the Wankhede Stadium. (Getty Images)

    • India's spin trio of Rajesh Chauhan, Venkatapathy Raju and Anil Kumble tormented England’s batsmen during a 3-0 whitewash in 1992-93. (Getty Images)

    • In 2001-02, after losing the Tests 1-0, England rallied outstandingly to tie the ODIs 3-3 after being on the verge of losing. Andrew Flintoff's shirtless celebrations after the final match in Mumbai were a memorable finale to a tense contest. (Getty Images)

    • Under Flintoff, England famously tied the 2005-06 Test series with a 202-run win in Mumbai to end a 21-year winless streak in the country emphatically. (Getty Images)

    • An unbeaten 163-run stand between Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh completed a famous six-wicket in Chennai in 2008-09 as India chased down the fourth-highest total in Test cricket. (AFP)

    • The first MCC England team, led by Douglas Jardine (seated, center) toured India in 1933-34 and won the three-match Test series 2-0. (Getty Images)