Duleep Trophy 2017, Final: India Red v India Blue – Statistical Highlights

Duleep Trophy 2017, Final: India Red v India Blue – Statistical Highlights

Here we look at all the stats and records created during the game.

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India Red with the Duleep Trophy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India Red clinched the Duleep Trophy final thanks to some vital contributions from the 17-year-olds, Washington Sundar and Prithvi Shaw against India Blue. On a turning track, Prithvi struck a magnificent 154 in the first innings to help his team fetch a big lead. Sundar’s all-round performance comprised 88 and 42 with the bat and 5/94 and 6/87 with the ball which powered India Red to a huge 163-run win.

Here we look at all the stats and records created during the game.

0 – Number of players before Washington who have scored 100+ runs and taken 10+ wickets in a first-class match before turning 18. Sundar scored 130 runs and picked 11 wickets in the game. He is also the youngest to score a half century and pick a 5-wicket haul in a DT game.

1 – The Tamil Nadu youngster became the first player to do the double of 100+ runs and 10+ wickets in a Duleep Trophy final. He is also the first player with a score of fifty-plus and 10+ wickets on DT debut.

5Ashok Dinda’s duck in the first innings was his fifth in a row in Duleep Trophy. He became the 2nd player after Salil Ankola to bag five ducks in consecutive innings in the Duleep Trophy. Overall, Dinda now has seven ducks in Duleep Trophy, the joint 2nd most for any player.

11/181 – Washington’s bowling figures of 11/181 are the best for any player on Duleep Trophy debut. The previous best figures for a player on DT debut were 10/111 by Pandurang Salgaonkar for West Zone against South Zone in 1972.

11/181 – His 11/181 are the 3rd best for any player in a Duleep Trophy final. EAS Prasanna picked up 11/80 in 1965/66 season while S Madan Lal took 11/122 in 1982/83 season’s Duleep Trophy final. He became the 5th player with a 5-wicket hauls in both innings of a Duleep Trophy final after EAS Prasanna, S Madan Lal, VRV Singh and Ravindra Jadeja.

17y 320d – At the age of 17y 320d, Prithvi Shaw became the youngest player to score a century in Duleep Trophy final and the 2nd youngest after Sachin Tendulkar with a ton in the history of the tournament.

17y 320d – Prithvi became the youngest Indian player to score a century in a first-class tournament final. He is the 2nd youngest to score a hundred in a first-class tourney final after Javed Miandad.

17y 355d – Washington became the 2nd youngest after Shaw to score a fifty in Duleep Trophy final. The all-rounder scored 88 in the first innings. He is also the 5th youngest player with a fifty on DT debut.

1007 – Dinesh Karthik now has scored 1007 runs in the first-class tournament (Ranji Trophy and DT) finals. Karthik has played 14 innings for these runs and scored at an average of 77.46 which includes two fifties and six centuries. Out of the six tons, Karthik converted three of them into 150+ with the best score of 183.