ENG v IND 2018: 3rd Test, Day 2 - Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and facts from the second day of Third Test match between England and India at Trent Bridge.

Hardik Pandya took his maiden 5 wickets haul in just 29 balls (Photo - The Telegraph)

India are in a strong position in the Third Test match at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. On the second day of this Test India ended on 124/2 in the second innings with a lead of 292 runs. In the morning session India got all out for 329 runs and in response England also started well and were 54/0 at one stage but after Alastair Cook's dismissal they collapsed and were bowled out for just 161 runs. Hardik Pandya took his maiden five-haul in Tests in just 29 balls. Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma also took two wickets each. 

All the major stats and facts from the second day of Third Test match between England and India at Trent Bridge :

1 - For the first time, Indian openers scored fifty plus runs for the first wicket in both innings of a Test match since Virender Sehwag and Wasim Jaffer's 61 and 109 runs stand against West Indies at St. Kitts in 2006. 

5 - Five dismissals on debut for Rishabh Pant - Only the third wicketkeeper to effect five dismissals on debut Test. He is the first Indian wicketkeeper to do so.

Five dismissals by Wicket keepers on debut Test innings 

Brian Taber (AUS) vs SA at Johannesburg, 1966

John MacLean (AUS) vs ENG at Brisbane, 1978

RISHABH PANT (IND) vs ENG at Trent Bridge, 2018

29 - Hardik Pandya took just 29 balls for his five wickets haul - the second-fewest balls taken by an Indian bowler to take five wickets haul. Harbhajan Singh took five wickets haul in 27 balls against West Indies at Kingston in 2006. 

60 - Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul added 60 runs for the first wicket in both innings of this Test - the third highest identical partnership by the same pair in a Test match.

Highest Identical Partnership by the same pair in a Test match -

124 - Jacques Kallis and AB de Villiers vs AUS at Perth, 2008

62 - Matthew Hayden and Simon Katich vs SA at Sydney, 2009

60 - Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul vs ENG at Trent Bridge, 2018

161 - England's total of 161 runs is their fifth-lowest total against India in Test cricket at home.

Lowest total for England against India at home in Tests

101 at The Oval, 1971

102 at Leeds, 1986

128 at Leeds, 1986

134 at Lord's, 1934

161 at Trent Bridge, 2018

1009 - Jos Buttler completed 1000 runs in Test cricket. He has scored 1009 runs at an average of 32.55 in 37 innings with 8 fifties. 


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 20 Aug, 2018

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