AUS v IND 2018-19 : Fourth Test - Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and facts from the fourth and final Test between Australia and India in Sydney.

India won their first ever Test series in Australia (photo - getty)

With a draw in the fourth and final Test against Australia in Sydney, Team India have created history as they won their first ever Test series on Australian soil.

India won the first Test in Adelaide by 31 runs and the third Test in Melbourne by 137 runs to clinch the series and make history. Cheteshwar Pujara was named Man of the Match in Sydney and Man of the series. And Indian pacers Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma and Mohammad Shami were the stars of this historic series win. 

All the major stats and facts from the fourth and final Test between Australia and India in Sydney :

0 - Number of centuries scored by Australian batsmen in this series. Marcus Harris' 79 in the first innings of this Test was the highest individual score for Australia in this four Tests series. 

1 - This 2-1 series win over Australia is India's first ever Test series win in Australia and they also became the first Asian team to win a Test series in Australia.

4 - This was Virat Kohli's 4th Test series win as Indian captain outside the home - the joint most Test series win as India captain outside India alongside Sourav Ganguly.

Test series win for Virat Kohli as captain outside India -

2-1 vs SL in SL, 2015

2-0 vs WI in WI, 2016

3-0 vs SL in SL, 2017

2-1 vs AUS in AUS, 2018/19

5 - India is the fifth team to win a Test series against Australia in Australia. England, West Indies, New Zealand, and South Africa are the other teams to have won Test series in Australia.

Teams winning a Test series in Australia for the first time -

England - 1882/83

West Indies - 1979/80

New Zealand - 1985/86

South Africa - 2008/09

India - 2018/19

5 - Cheteshwar Pujara became the 5th Indian player to win Man of the Series award in a Test series in Australia.

Indian players to win Man of the Series awards in Tests in Australia -

Kris Srikkanth / Kapil Dev in 1985-86

Sachin Tendulkar in 1999-00

Rahul Dravid in 2003-04

Cheteshwar Pujara in 2018-19

5/99 - Kuldeep Yadav's bowling figures in the first innings of Sydney Test - his first five wickets haul in Tests away from home and he is also the first visiting spinner to pick a five-wicket-haul in Tests in Australia since Rangana Herath at Hobart in 2012. 


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 07 Jan, 2019

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