Mohali: Statistical highlights on the second day of the third cricket Test between India and Australia here on Friday.
# Ed Cowan (86 off 238 balls) has posted his second best score behind the 136 against South Africa at Brisbane in November 2012.
# Cowan has regisered his sixth fifty in Tests - his third against India.
# David Warner (71) has posted his highest score against India in India, eclipsing the 59 at Chennai in the first Test of the current series.
# Warner`s aforesaid innings is his highest away from home. His seventh fifty in Tests is his second against India.
# Steven Smith has registered his third fifty (58 not out) in Tests - his first against India.
# The 139-run stand between Cowan and Warner is Australia`s highest for the first wicket against India in India, bettering the 136 between Matthew Hayden and Justin Langer at Chennai in October 2004.
# Clarke has provided the 20th instance when an Australian captain has registered a first-ball duck. Greg Chappell holds an unwanted record, haviong registered the feat five times, followed by Ponting (four times).
# Greg Chappell and clarke are the only two Australian captains to have recorded first-ball ducks against India.
# Phillip Hughes has managed just 27 runs in five innings at an average of 5.40 in the current series.
# Dhoni has become the first to complete 50 dismissals as wicketkeeper for India against Australia in Tests.
# Jadeja has taken Clarke`s wicket four times in the current series.
First Published: Friday, March 15, 2013, 19:26