India v Bangladesh only Test – Statistical Highlights

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Ishant Sharma. (Photo Source: BCCI)

India’s successful Test record continues to extend as they defeated Bangladesh by 208 runs in the one-off Test at Hyderabad. This win ensured the Indian team reset their longest series winning streak and extended their already longest unbeaten streak to 19 Tests. Here we look at all the records and stats created during the day’s play.

1 – Ravindra Jadeja became the first Indian to score a fifty and take 4-wicket haul in three different Test matches in the same season. Earlier he had done that against NZ at Kanpur and at Chennai vs England.

2 – Ravindra Jadeja is now the 2nd Indian after Bhuvneshwar Kumar to achieve the double of 50+ and 4-fer in consecutive Test matches. Jadeja did in the last Test vs England at Chennai. Bhuvi achieved the double in first two Tests of 2014 England series.

6 – Number of consecutive Test series India have won since 2015, their longest series winning streak. India won 5 series in a row in 2008-2009.

8 – Number of consecutive series Virat Kohli has won in International cricket as captain, the most for an Indian captain. MS Dhoni won 7 in a row in 2013.

15 – Number of wins Kohli now has as captain in Test cricket, the joint 2nd most for any captain in his first 23 Tests. Steve Waugh had 17 wins in his first 23 Tests.

16.55 – Ishant Sharma’s bowling average in 4th innings in Test cricket since 2014, the best average among pacers in this period. Overall, this is the 3rd best average for anyone since 2014. (Min: 15 wickets)

19 – Number of consecutive Test matches Team India has played without being defeated, the 5th longest unbeaten streak for any team in this format.

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19 – Number of consecutive Test matches without a defeat under Virat Kohli for India, the longest unbeaten streak for any Indian captain. The previous longest was Sunil Gavaskar’s 18-match streak between 1985 and 1987.

50 – Number of wickets Ravichandran Ashwin has taken in the 4th innings in Test cricket. He is the 3rd Indian and 18th player overall to take 50 wickets in 4th innings.

250 – Bangladesh’s total of 250 in 4th innings of the Test match is the 2nd highest total by a visiting team in 4th innings of a Test in India since 2000. Highest is 272/6 by New Zealand in 2003.

2012 – Last time before Bangladesh in this Test, a visiting managed to bat 100 overs in both innings of a Test in India was England at Nagpur in 2012.