AUS vs IND 2018-19 : Second Test - Statistical Highlights

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

Man of the Match Nathan Lyon picked up 8 wickets in Perth Test win against India (photo - getty)

Australia levelled the four Tests series with a clinical 146 runs victory over India in the second Test match at Optus Stadium in Perth.

On the final day of Test, India resumed their batting on 112/5 but lower order batsmen couldn't last long against the top class bowling of Australia and India was bowled out for just 140 runs and suffered a loss of 146 runs.

For Australia Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon picked three wickets each while Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins picked up two wickets each. Nathan Lyon was named Man of the Match for his 8 match wickets haul. 

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

1 - This was the first Test win for Tim Paine as Australia captain and for Justin Langer as Australia coach. 

6 - India have now lost 6 Tests in 2018 while chasing a target - the only team to lose more than 5 Tests in the same calendar year while chasing a target.

6 - Six of Virat Kohli's hundreds as Test captain have come in losing cause - the most for any Test captain in the world.

Most Test hundreds as captain in losing cause -

6 - Virat Kohli

5 - Brian Lara

4 - Steve Waugh

3 - M Azharuddin / A Mathews / M Rahim / J Reid

9 - This was India's 9th loss under the captaincy of Virat Kohli while chasing a target in Test cricket and he equaled MAK Pataudi's record of 9 losses as captain while chasing a target in Test cricket.

46 - Number of wickets taken by Nathan Lyon in Tests against India at home - the most by an Australian bowler.

Most Test wickets for Australia against India at home -

46 - Nathan Lyon (9 Tests)

45 - Brett Lee (8 Tests)

34 - Craig McDermott (7 Tests)

29 - Mitchell Johnson (7 Tests)

28 - Wayne Clark (5 Tests)

48 - Nathan Lyon has taken 48 wickets in Tests this year - the joint-most by any bowler.

Most Test wickets in 2018 -

48 - Nathan Lyon (9 Tests)

48 - Dilruwan Perera (10 Tests)

46 - Kagiso Rabada (9 Tests)

44 - Mohammad Shami (11 Tests)

43 - James Anderson (12 Tests)


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 18 Dec, 2018

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