Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant's 146-run unbeaten stand for the fifth wicket put India in a good position against West Indies in Hyderabad Test as they finished on 308/4 on day two and were trailing by three runs. Earlier in morning session Umesh Yadav knocked out the remaining three Windies batsmen and finished with career-best bowling figures of 6/88 and for West Indies Roston Chase also completed his fourth Test ton.
Then in reply, Prithvi Shaw gave India a flying start as he scored 70 runs off just 53 balls. In the second session Windies made a great come back and sent Virat Kohli, Prithvi Shaw and Pujara back to pavilion and reduced India to 162/4 but Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant's unbeaten partnership pulled things back for India and made it India's day in the final session.
All the major stats from the second day of Second Test between India and West Indies in Hyderabad :
7 - Umesh Yadav became the 7th Indian pacer to take 6-wicket haul in an innings of a Test match in India. Kapil Dev (five), Javagal Srinath (three), Venkatesh Prasad (two), Amar Singh, Ramakant Desai and Roger Binny are the other Indian pacers to achieve this feat.
22.76 - KL Rahul's Test batting average in 2018. He has scored only 387 runs at this average in 17 innings this year with a hundred and fifty each.
68 - Umesh Yadav (6/88) took his second five-fer of Test career and first five-fer since January 2012 and after 68 innings.
Most consecutive innings between two five-fers for India in Tests -
68 - Umesh Yadav (2012-18)
53 - Ishant Sharma (2007-11)
48 - Kapil Dev (1985-89)
39 - Polly Umrigar (1955-62)
132.07 - Prithvi Shaw's strike rate during his 53 balls 70 runs knock - the sixth highest batting strike rate in an innings for India in Tests (Min 50 runs).
Highest batting strike rate in an innings for India in Tests (Min 50 runs) -
161.81 - Kapil Dev (89 runs) vs England at Lord's, 1982
145.94 - Harbhajan Singh (54) vs England at Nottingham, 2002
141.55 - Mohammad Azharuddin (109) vs South Africa at Kolkata, 1996
137.73 - Kapil Dev (73) vs Pakistan at Karachi, 1982
132.69 - MS Dhoni (69) vs West Indies at St. John's, 2006
132.07 - Prithvi Shaw (70) vs West Indies at Hyderabad, 2018
146* - Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant's 146 runs unbeaten partnership is the third highest fifth wicket partnership for India against West Indies in Test cricket at home.
Highest 5th wicket partnerships for India against West Indies at home in Tests -
214 - VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar at Kolkata, 2002
202 - Mohammad Azharuddin and Sachin Tendulkar at Nagpur, 1994
146* - Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant at Hyderabad, 2018
133 - Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant at Rajkot, 2018
4233 - Runs scored by Virat Kohli in Test cricket as captain - the most by any Asia captain in Test cricket. He went past Misbah ul Haq (4214) during his 45 runs knock.
Most Test runs by Asian captain -
Virat Kohli - 4233
Misbah ul Haq - 4214
Mahela Jayawardene - 3665
MS Dhoni - 3454
Sunil Gavaskar - 3449