India vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 2, stats wrap: From R Ashwin's domination of Warner to Smith's sluggish knock

Bengaluru: Statistical highlights on day two of the second cricket Test between India and Australia on Sunday.

-Ravichandran Ashwin has bagged David Warner's wicket eight times in Tests - the most times a bowler has taken his wicket. The tally is the most times he has dismissed a batsman.

-Warner has been dismissed by Ashwin 10 times in International matches (Tests/ODIs/T20Is) - the most times a bowler has bagged his wicket. James Anderson has taken his wicket nine times, followed by eight times each by Dale Steyn and Stuart Broad.

File photo of R Ashwin. AP

File photo of R Ashwin. AP

-Warner's performance in Tests in India has been mediocre, scoring 276 in eleven innings at an average of 25.09. His tally includes two fifties.

-Steven Smith has registered strike rate of 15.38 during his innings of 8 off 52 balls - the worst by an Australian skipper vs India in Tests (minimum qualification: 50 balls), eclipsing the 16.43 registered by Mark Taylor, during his score of 12 off 73 balls in Chennai in the 1997-98 series.

-Mitchell Marsh's first duck vs India is his fourth in Tests. After averaging 37.42 in Tests in the calendar year 2014, he has averaged 15.11 in 2015; 20.72 in 2016 and 11.66 in 2017.

-Under Smith's captaincy in 15 Tests, Mitchell Marsh has registered just one fifty - 53 vs Sri Lanka at Colombo (SSC) in August 2016.

-Shaun Marsh's third fifty vs India is his sixth in Tests - his first fifty vs India being 99 at Melbourne in December 2014 followed by 73 at Sydney in January 2015.

-Shaun Marsh enjoys an outstanding record in the Indian subcontinent in five Tests - his aggregate being 475 (ave.59.37) in eight innings, including two centuries and two fifties.

-Ashwin has bowled 616.5 overs in the 2016-17 season, setting a record for a season, outstripping the 612.1 bowled by Anil Kumble during the 2004-05 season.

-Matt Renshaw (60) has posted his second fifty vs India - his third in Tests - his first fifty vs India was 68 in the Pune Test.

-Renshaw, in his first nine Test innings, is averaging 59.25 - his aggregate being 474 at a strike rate of 44.80, including a hundred and three fifties.

-Nine fifty-plus stands have been recorded in the present series - 7 by Australia and just two by India


Published Date: Mar 05, 2017 09:45 pm | Updated Date: Mar 05, 2017 09:53 pm

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