4th Test, India vs Australia - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of day four of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the SCG, here on Friday.

PTI| Last Updated: Jan 09, 2015, 16:17 PM IST
4th Test, India vs Australia - Statistical highlights

Sydney: Statistical highlights of day four of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the SCG, here on Friday.

Australia have registered run-rate of 6.27 while batting in their second innings - the second highest when 240 balls or more have been faced - the highest is 6.80 by South Africa during their total of 340 for three wickets declared against Zimbabwe at Cape Town in March 2005.

Umesh Yadav has recorded a run-rate of 4.66 in the series - the worst by an Indian bowler (minimum 600 balls). The said run-rate is the third worst in a Test series behind West Indian, Fidel Edwards' 4.81 vs South Africa in 2003-04 and Australia's Brett Lee's 4.72 vs India in 2003-04.

Brad Haddin has become the fourth Australian wicketkeeper and the eighth in Tests to complete 250 catches or more.

Joe Burns (66) has posted his highest Test score, bettering the 58 in the first innings of the Sydney Test. These two innings are his only half-centuries in Tests.

Burns' outstanding strike rate of 169.23 is the highest by an Australian player in a Test innings against India and the second highest behind Adam Gilchrist's 172.88 during his unbeaten innings of 102 off 59 balls vs England at Perth in 2006-07. (minimum 50).

For the first time in a Test series, eight totals of 400 or more have been posted and also for the first time, both teams have registered 400 runs or more in their first innings in each of the game in a four-Test rubber.

Ravichandran Ashwin's excellent figures of 4 for 105 are his best in a Test innings in Australia, surpassing the 3 for 81 at Melbourne in December 2011.

Ravichandran Ashwin has completed his 50 wickets (ave. of 34.64) in ten Tests vs Australia. He became the eighth Indian bowler to complete 50 wickets or more against Australia. Anil Kumble, with 111 wickets at 30.32 runs apiece in 20 Tests, heads the charts.