AUS v IND 2018-19 : First Test, Day 4 - Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and facts from the fourth day of first Test between Australia and India in Adelaide.

India need 6 more wickets to win Adelaide Test match against Australia (photo - getty)

Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin and Mohammad Shami put India on top on the fourth day of first Test against Australia in Adelaide as Australia are reduced to 104/4 and still need 219 more runs to win on the fifth and last day of the match. India resumed batting on 151/3 with a lead of 166 runs and both Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane completed their fifties and after their dismissals India collapsed and lost last 4 wickets for just 4 runs and were bowled out for 307 runs in their second innings to set a target of 323 runs for the hosts. Nathan Lyon took 6 wickets. In reply Australia finished on 104/4 at stumps and still need 219 more runs to win and India need 6 more wickets. 

All the major stats and facts from the fourth day of first Test between Australia and India in Adelaide :

6 - Rishabh Pant took 6 catches in Australia's first innings and equalled MS Dhoni's record of most catches as wicket keeper in a Test innings for India.

Most catches for Indian wicket keepers in a Test innings -

6 - Rishabh Pant vs AUS at Adelaide, 2018

6 - MS Dhoni vs NZ at Wellington, 2009

Six dismissals for an India wicket keepers in a Test innings -

Rishabh Pant (6 ct) vs AUS at Adelaide, 2018

Syed Kirmani (5 ct, 1 st) vs NZ at Christchurch, 1976

MS Dhoni (6 ct) vs NZ at Wellington, 2009

Wriddhiman Saha (5 ct, 1 st) vs WI at North Sound, 2016

6 - Nathan Lyon (6/122) picked his 6th five wickets haul against India in Tests - the joint second most five wickets haul against India in Test cricket.

Most five wickets haul against India in Tests -

7 - Muttiah Muralitharan (22 Tests)

6* - Nathan Lyon (15 Tests)

6 - Ian Botham (14 Tests)

6 - Imran Khan (23 Tests)

6 - Malcolm Marshall (17 Tests)

5 - Dale Steyn (14 Tests)

5 - Richie Benaud (8 Tests)

26 - Marcus Harris' scores of 26 in each innings of this Test is the seventh highest identical score in each innings of debut Test match. 

Highest Identical scores in each innings of Test debut -

36 - Dan Taylor (SA) vs ENG at Durban, 1914

33 - Syed Abid Ali (IND) vs AUS at Adelaide, 1967

33 - Soumya Sarkar (BAN) vs PAK at Khulna, 2015

29 - Augustus Tancard (SA) vs ENG at Port Elizabeth, 1889

27 - Arthur Carr (ENG) vs SA at Johannesburg, 1922

27 - Mark Ramprakash (ENG) vs WI at Leeds, 1991

26 - Marcus Harris (AUS) vs IND at Adelaide, 2018

101 - Mitchell Starc has taken 101 wickets at an average of 28.11 in 22 Tests at home - he became the 18th Australian bowler to take 100 or more Test wickets at home.

 

 

 


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 09 Dec, 2018

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