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India v England 4th Test, Day 4 – Statistical Highlights

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Team India. (Photo Source: BCCI)

England added quick runs despite losing wickets in the 2nd innings after Virat Kohli’s double ton and Jayant Yadav’s maiden century on day 4 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Team India took a first innings lead of 231 runs thanks to a marathon stand for the 8th wicket.

England were 3 down for just 49 in their 2nd innings before half centuries from two of their most reliable batsmen Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow took them to 182/6 by end of the day. Here we look at all the stats and records conquered during the day’s play.

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1 – Keaton Jennings became the first player in history to score a century and bag a golden duck on Test debut.

1 – Jayant Yadav became the 1st Indian and 19th player overall to score a century in Tests while coming to bat at No.9 or lower.

4 – Number players including Keaton Jennings got out for duck and scored century on Test debut. Viswanath, Hudson and Md Wasim are the other three.

10 – Number of Tests Joe Root has played so far against India. He has scored at least one fifty in all the 10 Tests.

15 – Number of scores between 70 and 99 in Tests for Joe Root, the most by any player in this format in Tests since Root’s debut. No other player has more than 10 such scores in this period.

102 – Wickets taken by Ravindra Jadeja in Test cricket. He took 24 matches for his milestone.

192 – Runs conceded by Adil Rashid, the 3rd most by any England bowler in a Test innings. Only two England bowlers conceded more than 200 runs in a Test innings.

221 – Jayant Yadav’s aggregate of 221 runs in this series is the most for a No.9 or lower batsman in his debut Test series. Australia’s Albert Trott scored 205 runs in 1895 series vs Australia.

231 – India’s 1st innings lead of 231 in this Test is the 2nd highest 1st innings lead India have taken after bowling first and conceding 400+. Highest is 256 vs Sri Lanka at Kanpur in 1986.

241 – Kohli-Jayant’s partnership stand of 241 for the 8th wicket is the highest stand for India for 8th or lower wicket in Test cricket. Previous highest was 161 by Azharuddin-Kumble in 1996 vs South Africa at Kolkata for the 8th wicket.

243 – Wickets taken by Ravichandran Ashwin in Test cricket, the 6th most by any Indian in this format.

362 – Runs scored by both teams on day 4, the 2nd most on the 4th day in a Test match in India. Highest is 369 runs in India-Pakistan Test at Kolkata in 2005.

631 – India’s total of 631/10 is their 2nd highest total against England in Tests and the highest at home against them. Highest is 664 in 2007 at The Oval.

631 – India’s total of 631/10 is the highest total for any team at the Wankhede in Tests. Previous highest is 604/6 by West Indies vs India in 1975.

2011 – Last time Team India posted 600+ total in a Test before this was in 2011 vs West Indies at Kolkata. India posted 631/7 in that Test.

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