India vs Australia: 2nd Test, Day 3 highlights

Updated: 11 October 2010 11:11 IST

Here are the statistical highlights of the third day of the second and final Test between India and Australia in Bangalore on Monday.

India vs Australia: 2nd Test, Day 3 highlights

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Here are the statistical highlights of the third day of the second and final Test between India and Australia in Bangalore on Monday.
 
# Tendulkar's outstanding unbeaten 191 off 319 balls is his best Test innings at Bangalore - his second hundred at this venue. 
 
# Tendulkar is all set to become the third Indian to post a double century at Bangalore.  He would be joining  Sourav Ganguly (239 against Pakistan in December 2007) and Virender Sehwag (201 against Pakistan in March 2005).
 
# Sachin Tendulkar has registered his 49th century, extending his record for most Test centuries.
 
# Tendulkar's tally of 22 centuries is a record for most hundreds at home, surpassing the tallies of 21 centuries each by Australia's Matthew Hayden and Ricky Ponting.
 
# Murali Vijay (139) has posted his maiden Test hundred.
 
# Vijay's previous best was 87 against Sri Lanka at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai in 2009-10.
 
# India (435/5) have posted their second highest total
against Australia at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore - their highest being the 457 for five wickets declared in September 1979.
 
# Tendulkar is the first Indian player to post six hundreds in a calendar year.  His tally of 11 centuries against Australia is bettered only by England's Jack Hobbs (12).
 
# Tendulkar has now posted fifty-plus in ten Tests in succession between December 2, 2009 and October 11, 2010.
 
# Tendulkar (327 at an average of 163.50) is the leading run-scorer in the current series.
 
# Tendulkar, during the course of his 191 not out, has accomplished another feat.  He has now averaged 50-plus in eight Test series in a row. 
 
# Tendulkar (3075 at an average of 60.29 in 31 Tests) is the first Indian and the third to aggregate 3000 runs or more against Australia.  England's Jack Hobbs had totalled 3636 (ave.54.26) in 41 Tests and David Gower 3269 (ave.44.78) in 42 Tests.
 
# Tendulkar is the first to register 20 innings of 150 and more, bettering Brian Lara's tally of 19 such knocks.
 
# Tendulkar is the first player in the history of Test Cricket to complete a hundred with a six five times, outstripping England's Ken Barrington's feat of achieving the same four times.
 
# Vijay and Tendulkar have shared a stand of 308 for the third wicket -  a partnership record for India against Australia. The said stand is India's highest at Bangalore.
 
# Tendulkar has been associated in 18 stands of 200 or more, extending his record. With 79 stands of 100 or more, he has equalled Ponting's tally. Only Rahul Dravid (82) has been associated in more stands of 100 or more.
 
# The 308-run stand is the third highest by an Indian pair for any wicket against Australia - the two highest are: 376 between Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman for the fifth wicket at Kolkata in March 2001, 353 between VVS Laxman and Tendulkar for the fourth wicket at Sydney in January 2004.
 

Topics : Cricket India Australia
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