India vs Aus: 2nd Test, Day 5 highlights

Updated: 14 October 2010 06:35 IST

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

India vs Aus: 2nd Test, Day 5 highlights
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Here are the statistical highlights of the final day of the second and final Test between India and Australia in Bangalore.
 
# Sachin Tendulkar's hundred (214) in the Bangalore Test is now  his 20th for a winning cause - the first Indian and the fifth in Test cricket.
 
# Sachin has averaged 69.14 for winning cause - 5393 in 59 Tests.  He is the only Indian to amass 5000 runs for winning cause.  
 
# Zaheer Khan, with 12 wickets at 21.83 runs apiece, is the top wicket-taker in the series.
 
# Pragyan Ojha (3/57) has registered his best bowling figures against Australia - also his best in India.
 
# Ojha's Test figures of 6 for 177 (3/120 + 3/57) are his best in India as well as against Australia.
 
# India's Bangalore win is their 20th against Australia in 78 Tests (Lost 34, Drawn 23 and Tied 1) - winning % 25.64.
 
# India have posted a victory at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore after 15 years. India's last win at this venue was by 8 wickets against New Zealand in 1995.
 
# India's magnificent win is their first in five Tests against Australia at Bangalore.
 
# India's win is their fifth in 19 Tests at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore (Lost six and drawn eight).
 
# Australia have lost three consecutive Tests - by 3 wickets to Pakistan at Leeds, followed by one wicket at Mohali and by seven wickets at Bangalore - both to India.
 
# The last occasion when Australia lost three consecutive Tests, occured in 1988 - twenty two years ago to West Indies in Australia.  
 
# Sachin Tendulkar has got the Player of the series award five times, emulating Virender Sehwag's Indian record.
 
# Tendulkar has been adjudged the Man of the Match 14 times - the most by an Indian in Tests.
 
# Cheteshwar Pujara (72 off 89 balls) has posted his first half-century in Tests.
 
# In the course of his majestic knock, Pujara has completed his 4,000 runs in first-class cricket, aggregating 4062 (ave.59.73) in 51 games.
 
# Pujara's innings is the second best by an Indian debutant in the fourth innings of a Test match. Abbas Ali Baig's 112 against England at Manchester in 1959 is the highest ever.
 
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2602 runs + 150 dismissals in 48 Tests) became the second Indian wicketkeeper to complete the double of 2500 runs and 150 dismissals.
 
# Syed Kirmani was the first to achieve the wicketkeepers' double - 2759 runs + 198 dismissals in 88 Tests.
 
# For the first time, India have won two Test series in succession against Australia - 2-0 in 2008-09 and 2-0 in 2010-11 (excluding one-off Tests).
 
# India have won all the Tests in a series for the first time against Australia - their third instance in Tests, excluding Zimbabwe and Bangladesh.
 
# After 28 years, Australia have lost all the Tests in a series - the previous instance being against Pakistan in Pakistan in 1982. (all three Tests).
 
# Dhoni is the first Indian skipper to enjoy a winning % of 100.00 against Australia, winning all four.   He  enjoys a success % of 66.66 - won 12 and lost two out of 18 played (Drawn 4).
 
# India have won six Test series under Dhoni's captaincy.
 
# India became the first team to successfully chase a total of 200 in the fourth innings at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, surpassing the 195 for four by Australia in March 1998.
 
# Ricky Ponting is yet to register a victory against India in India, losing five out of seven played.
 
# Tendulkar is the top run-scorer in the series - 403 runs at an average of 134.33, including one century and two fifties - his first instance of amassing 400 runs in a two-Test series.
 
# Tendulkar's aggregate of 267 - 214 + 53 not out- in the Bangalore Test is his highest in India.
 
# Tendulkar, for the second time, has registered a double hundred and a fifty in the same Test match, on both the occasions against Australia.
 
# Tendulkar has posted his 13th fifty against Australia - his 58th in Test Cricket.

Topics : Cricket India Australia ICC World Cup, 2011 Sri Lanka
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