The Ashes: England vs Australia, 4th Test Day 2 Stats - Chris Rogers becomes 2nd oldest Aussie to hit Test hundred
Chris Rogers (101 not out) has registered his first century in Tests. At 35 years 344 days, he became the second oldest first-time centurion in the Test history of Australia. Arthur Richardson, at 37 years 351 days, had scored the only hundred (100) of his Test career vs England at Leeds in July 1926.
Here are the Statistical Highlights from Day 2 of the 4th Test between England and Australia:
# England's 238 is their lowest completed innings total in Tests at Chester-le-street.
# Chris Rogers (101 not out) has registered his first century in Tests. At 35 years 344 days, he became the second oldest first-time centurion in the Test history of Australia. Arthur Richardson, at 37 years 351 days, had scored the only hundred (100) of his Test career vs England at Leeds in July 1926.
# Rogers is averaging fifty-plus in first-class cricket - 20139 (ave.50.34) in 244 matches, including 61 centuries.
# Since David Warner's 119 vs South Africa at Adelaide in November 2012, Rogers' hundred is the first by an Australian opener in Tests.
# Shane Watson (68) has recorded his first fifty in the Ashes 2013. He had failed to score a fifty in his previous twelve Test innings.
# Usman Khawaja has registered his first duck in Tests. He is averaging 18.60 in five innings in Tests in 2013.
# In nine Tests played so far, Usman has registered just two fifties - 65 vs South Africa at Johannesburg in November 2011 and 54 vs England at Lord's in July 2013.
# In seven innings in the Ashes 2013 series, Australia's number three batsmen (Cowan and Khawaja) have managed 107 runs at an average of 15.28.
# Matt Prior is the eleventh wicketkeeper to complete 200 catches in Tests - his victim being Usman Khawaja. Previously, only two England wicketkeepers had accomplished the feat - Alan Knott (250) and Alec Stewart (227).
# Prior, with 29 dismissals in nine Tests, is the top wicketkeeper with most dismissals in Tests in 2013.
# Since posting 119 vs South Africa at Adelaide in November 2012, David Warner has managed 558 runs in eighteen innings (ten Tests) at an average of 31.00, including six fifties.
# David Warner is averaging 25.30 in Tests in 2013 - his aggregate being 329 in 13 innings (seven Tests) - his worst performance in a calendar year in Tests.
# Stuart Broad (4/48) has produced his best figures in an innings in Tests at Chester-le-Street, outstripping the three for 62 vs West Indies in 2009.
# Michael Clarke has extended his record for the highest run-aggregate in Tests in 2013 - 690 at an average of 49.28 in eight Tests.
# Shane Watson (68) has posted his second highest score at number six next only to the 78 vs India at Mohali in October 2008.
# Watson's 20th Test fifty is his eighth against England.
# Rogers and Watson were involved in a stand of 129 - the highest fifth-wicket partnership at Chester-le-Street, surpassing the 86 between Bravo and Chanderpaul for West Indies in June 2007