IND v WI 2018: First Test - Day 2 : Statistical Highlights

All the major stats from the second day of First Test between India and West Indies in Rajkot.

Ravindra Jadeja scored his maiden Test hundred at his home ground, Rajkot against West Indies (photo - Reuters)

India continued their dominance over West Indies in the first Test match at Rajkot as their bowlers have dismissed six Windies batsmen for just 94 runs after posting 649 runs on the board.

On the second day of match, India resumed batting on 364/4 and the pair of Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant added 133 runs for the fifth wicket and put West Indies on backfoot. Virat Kohli scored his 24th Test hundred while Rishabh Pant missed his back to back Test hundred by 8 runs. And after their dismissals Ravindra Jadeja carried the baton forward and smashed the Windies bowlers all over the park and scored his maiden Test hundred and India declared on 649/9.

In reply Shami gave India a great start and removed both Windies openers in his first three overs and after that Windies couldn't put up a fight and kept losing wickets regulary and ended on 94/6 at the end of the second day. 

All the major stats from the second day of First Test between India and West Indies in Rajkot :

1 - Virat Kohli became the first captain in the world and first Indian player to score 1000 or more Test runs in three consecutive years. He scored 1215 runs in 2016, 1059 in 2017 and has now scored 1018 runs in 2018 so far. 

11 - Virat Kohli became the 11th Indian player to score 3000 or more Test runs at home and took just 53 innings to achieve this milestone - the joint fastest to score 3000 Test runs in India. 

Fewest innings to score 3000 Test runs in India -

Virat Kohli - 53

Cheteshwar Pujara - 53

Sachin Tendulkar - 55

Mohammad Azharuddin - 56

24 - Number of Test hundreds scored by Virat Kohli - the fourth most for India.

Most Test hundreds for India -

Sachin Tendulkar - 51

Rahul Dravid - 36

Sunil Gavaskar - 34

Virat Kohli - 24

Virender Sehwag - 23

123 - Number of innings taken by Virat Kohli to score 24 Test hundreds - the second quickest to score 24 Test hundreds after Don Bradman.

Fewest innings to score 24 Test hundreds -

Don Bradman (Australia) - 66

Virat Kohli (India) - 123

Sachin Tendulkar (India) - 125

Sunil Gavaskar (India) - 128

Mathew Hayden (Australia) - 132

230 - Virat Kohli faced 230 balls in his 139 runs knock and it was the 11th instance when he faced 200 or more balls in an innings as Test captain - the most by any Indian captain in Test cricket.

Most times 200 or more balls faced by Indian captains in Test cricket -

Virat Kohli - 11

Sunil Gavaskar - 10

Sachin Tendulkar - 8

649/9d - The score of 649/9d is the highest ever total for India against West Indies in Test cricket.

Highest total for India against West Indies in Test cricket -

649/9d at Rajkot, 2018

644/7d at Kanpur, 1979

631/7d at Kolkata, 2011

1018 - Virat Kohli has scored 1018 runs in Test cricket in 2018 - the only batsman to score 1000 or more Test runs in 2018.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 05 Oct, 2018

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