India vs England, 3rd Test Day 4 stats wrap: From hosts' love affair with Mohali to Joe Root's good form - Firstpost
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India vs England, 3rd Test Day 4 stats wrap: From hosts' love affair with Mohali to Joe Root's good form


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Mohali:  Statistical highlights on day four of the third cricket Test between India and England in Mohali.

- India have won seven, lost one and drawn five out of 13 Tests played at Mohali. India's win/loss record of 7-0 at this venue is the third best by any team in any venue during the last 20 years.

- For the first time, India have won four successive Tests at Mohali -- between 2010 and 2016 -- two against Australia and one each against South Africa and England.

Indian Cricket Team. Reuters

Indian Cricket Team. Reuters

- England have lost three Tests out of four played at this venue (drawn one).

- For the fifth time, India have won two or more successive Tests vs England. In the 1992-93 Test series in India, they had won three in a row -- one each at Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai.

- India have played 16 consecutive undefeated Tests between August 2015 and November 2016 -- their second longest unbeaten sequence behind the 17 Tests between 1985 and 1987.

- Parthiv Patel's unbeaten knock of 67 is his second highest score in Tests, next only to the 69 vs Pakistan at Rawalpindi in April 2004.

- Patel is averaging 52.60 in a winning cause in Tests --his tally being 263 in eight innings, including two fifties.

- Overall, Patel has scored five fifties in Tests -- two each against Pakistan and Australia and one vs England.

- Murali Vijay has posted his second duck vs England --his fifth in Tests. Apart from his two ducks vs England, he has registered one duck each against West Indies, Australia and Sri Lanka.

- Vijay, for the first time in 21 Tests on Indian soil, has recorded a duck.

- Ravindra Jadeja has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the fourth time in Tests -- one each vs England, New Zealand, South Africa and Australia.

- Joe Root has registered his 25th fifty in Tests -- his sixth vs India.

- Root, with two catches in India's second innings on November 29, became the first England fielder to take 25 catches or more in a calendar year in 15 Tests. The said tally is the highest by any fielder in Tests in 2016.

- Root's tally of 11 fifty-plus innings (3 centuries and 8 fifties) is the highest by any batsman this year in Tests.

- Virat Kohli, as skipper, has won 12 Tests, lost two and drawn six out of 20 Tests -- winning percentage 60.00. India, under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's captaincy, had similar figures in his first 20 Tests.

First Published On : Nov 29, 2016 20:43 IST

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