Cheteshwar Pujara (193) and Rishabh Pant (159*) put India in a strong position against Australia in the fourth and final Test in Sydney.
On day two India resumed batting on 303/4 and Indian batsmen kept on smashing Aussies bowlers all over the park and scored a mammoth total 622/7 before the declaration. Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant played 193 and 159* runs knock respectively. Ravindra Jadeja and Mayank Agarwal also contributed with fifties. In reply, Australia finished day two on 24/0.
All the major stats and facts from the second day of the fourth Test between Australia and India in Sydney :
1 - India is the first ever visiting team to declare in 3 consecutive Test innings in Australia. Before this innings, India declared in both innings of Melbourne Test.
1 - Rishabh Pant became the first Indian as well as Asian wicketkeeper to score a Test hundred in Australia.
159* - Rishabh Pant's score of 159* is the highest ever score by an Indian wicketkeeper in Test cricket outside India.
Highest individual scores by Indian wicketkeepers in Tests outside India -
159* - Rishabh Pant vs AUS at Sydney, 2019
148 - MS Dhoni vs PAK at Faisalabad, 2006
118 - Vijay Manjrekar vs WI at Kingston, 1953
193 - Cheteshwar Pujara's 193 runs score is the fifth highest score by an Indian batsman in Test cricket in Australia.
Highest individual scores by an Indian batsman in Tests in Australia -
241* - Sachin Tendulkar at Sydney, 2004
233 - Rahul Dravid at Adelaide, 2003
206 - Ravi Shastri at Sydney, 1992
195 - Virender Sehwag at Melbourne, 2003
193 - Cheteshwar Pujara at Sydney, 2019
350 - Rishabh Pant has scored 350 runs in this Test series - the most by an Indian wicketkeeper in an away Test series.
Most runs by Indian wicketkeepers in an away Test series -
350 - Rishabh Pant vs AUS, 2018/19
349 - MS Dhoni vs ENG, 2014
321 - Farook Engineer vs NZ, 1968
305 - Syed Kirmani vs AUS, 1977/78
521 - Runs Cheteshwar Pujara has scored in this Test series - only the third Indian batsman to score 500 or more Test runs in a Test series in Australia.
500 plus runs for India in a Test series in Australia -
692 - Virat Kohli, 2014/15
619 - Rahul Dravid, 2003/04
521 - Cheteshwar Pujara, 2018/19
622/7d - India's total of 622/7d is their second-highest total in Tests in Australia.
The highest total for India in Tests in Australia -
705/7d at Sydney, 2004
622/7d at Sydney, 2019
600/4d at Sydney, 1986
532 at Sydney, 2008