India will look to seal the series when they face off West Indies in the second and last Test match at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad from Friday.
India decimated Windies by an innings and 272 runs in the first Test inside three days. On the other hand, West Indies have to raise their levels to compete with this Indian side and if captain Jason Holder and Kemar Roach return into eleven then it will boost their confidence further.
All the major stats and facts as India takes on West Indies in the second and last Test in Hyderabad :
1. Head to Head -
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3 - India has won three of the four Tests they have played at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad. And they'll be playing against West Indies for the first time at this venue.
24 - Number of Test wickets taken by R Ashwin at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad - the most by any bowler.
28.05 - Ajinkya Rahane's batting average in Test cricket since November 2016. Since then he has scored only 982 runs at this average in 37 innings with 1 hundred and 5 fifties.
35 - Windies opener Kieran Powell needs 35 more runs to complete 2000 Test runs. He will be 37th Windies player to achieve this milestone.
166.67 - Cheteshwar Pujara's Test batting average at RGIC Stadium in Hyderabad. He has scored total 500 runs at this average in just 4 innings with 2 hundreds and 2 fifties each.
1018 - Virat Kohli has scored 1018 runs at an average of 59.88 in Test cricket this year - the only player to score more than 1000 Test runs this year.
4895 - Runs Cheteshwar Pujara has scored in Test cricket so far and needs 105 more runs to become the 12th Indian player to achieve the milestone of 5000 Test runs.