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

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

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India are in deep trouble in the second Test match against Australia in Perth as they finished day four on 112/5 and still need 175 more runs to win on fifth day. Australia resumed their batting on 132/4 and were bowled out for 243 runs with a lead of 286 runs. Mohammad Shami picked up 6 wickets.

In the chase of 287 runs India started off poorly and lost KL Rahul for duck in the first over of innings. Cheteshwar Pujara, Murali Vijay and Virat Kohli too got out cheaply and India were reduced 55/4. Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari tried to rebuild the innings but the former got out off Hazlewood's bowling and at the end of day India finished on 112/5 still needing 175 more runs to go 2-0 up. 

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

3 - KL Rahul has now been dismissed 'bowled' three times in both innings of a Test match and equalled Sunil Gavaskar's record - Indian openers dismissed 'bowled' most times in both the innings of a Test (three times). 

6/56 - Mohammad Shami's bowling figures of 6/56 are his career best bowling figures in an innings in Test and fourth best by an Indian pacer in Australia.

Best bowling figures in an innings for an Indian pacer in Tests in Australia -

8/106 - Kapil Dev at Adelaide, 1985

6/41 - Ajit Agarkar at Adelaide, 2003

6/55 - Syed Abid Ali at Adelaide, 1967

6/56 - MOHAMMAD SHAMI at Perth, 2018

5/28 - Kapil Dev at Melbourne, 1981

Best bowling figures for Mohammad Shami in Tests -

6/56 vs AUS at Perth, 2018

5/28 vs SA at Johannesburg, 2018

5/47 vs WI at Kolkata, 2013

5/112 vs AUS at Sydney, 2015

4/49 vs SA at Centurion, 2018

Most five wickets hauls for India in Australia -

5 - Kapil Dev (11 Tests)

4 - Anil Kumble (10 Tests)

3 - Bishan Singh Bedi (7 Tests) / B Chandrasekhar (7 Tests)

2 - Mohammad Shami (5 Tests) / E Prasanna (8 Tests)

7 - Nathan Lyon has dismissed Virat Kohli 7 times in Test cricket - the joint third most by any bowler in international cricket. 

Bowlers dismissing Virat Kohli most times in international cricket -

8 - James Anderson

8 - Graeme Swann

7* - Nathan Lyon

7 - Morne Morkel

7 - Tim Southee

7 - Ravi Rampaul

44 - Mohammad Shami has taken 44 wickets in Tests this year and he is also the first Indian pacer to take 40 or more wickets in Tests in a calendar year since Ishant Sharma's 43 wickets in 2011.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 17 Dec, 2018

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