India vs Windies, 2018: 1st Test, Day 2 – Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during the second day’s play.

Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India continued to thump the Windies on the second consecutive day in Rajkot this time both with the bat and ball. Virat Kohli’s 139 and Ravindra Jadeja’s unbeaten century helped India to a record total of 649/9 before they declared at Tea. The visiting batsmen followed one after the other to the pavilion as they were half down for just 49 runs. Roston Chase made an unbeaten 27 as Windies crawled to 94/6 at stumps on day two standing 555 runs behind India’s total.

All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during the second day’s play:

1 – Virat Kohli became the first batsman to complete 1000 runs in Test cricket in 2018. He is the first Indian and also the first captain to score 1000 Test runs in three consecutive calendar years.


2 – Rishabh Pant (4) and Ravindra Jadeja (5) recorded only the second instance of two Indians hitting four or more sixes in an innings in the same Test match. Virender Sehwag (7) and MS Dhoni (6) recorded this feat during the Brabourne Test match in 2009 against Sri Lanka.

11 – Number of sixes India hit in their first innings. These are the second most number of sixes they hit in a Test inning. Indian batsmen collectively hit 15 sixes in their first innings of the 2009 Brabourne Test against Sri Lanka.

24 – India’s first-innings was the first in 24 matches to witness a 500+ total in Test cricket. There have been 88 consecutive Test innings without a 500+ total since Sri Lanka’s 713/9 in the Chittagong Test against Bangladesh.

31 – Number of times India posted 600+ totals in Test cricket. Only Australia (34) have made 600+ totals on more occasions than them. Eight of the 31 totals of 600 and more for India have come under the captaincy of Virat Kohli.

56 – Ravindra Jadeja scored his maiden century in his 56th innings in Test cricket. These are the 5th most number of innings taken by any player to score his maiden Test ton for India.

92 – Rishabh Pant fell short of his second consecutive century by eight runs. Had Pant completed his century, he would have been the first Indian keeper to score successive centuries in Test cricket.

123 – Virat Kohli became the second quickest to score 24 centuries in Test cricket in terms of innings. Kohli needed 123 innings while Sir Donald Bradman took only 66 innings to score his 24th Test ton.

649/9 – India’s total of 649/9 in this game is the highest team total in India-Windies Test matches. Windies team made 644/8 in the 1959 Delhi Test match while India posted 644/7 in the 1979 Kanpur Test.

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