India Vs Australia Day 2: Statistical Highlights
Bangalore: Following are the statistical highlights of the second day of the second and final cricket Test between India and Australia played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday.
Pragyan Ojha (3/120) has registered his best bowling figures against Australia.
Pragyan has claimed 27 wickets in eight Tests at an average of 44.11. Both his bowling average and the strike rate (88.4) are not at all impressive.
Pragyan`s performance in 2010 has not been upto the mark, claiming just 18 wickets in six Tests at an average of 51.83, the strike rate being 101.0.
Australia (478) have registered their highest total against India at Bangalore, obliterating the 474 in October 2004.
Rahul Dravid`s batting record at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore is worst, aggregating just 283 in eight Tests at an average of 20.21.
Vijay`s unbeaten 42 is his highest innings against Australia, bettering the 41 at Nagpur in November 2008.
In the course of his unbeaten 44, Sachin Tendulkar has become the first batsman to amass 14,000 runs in Tests.
Murali Vijay and Sachin have registered an unbroken partnership of 90 for the third wicket - India`s highest against Australia at Bangalore.
Tendulkar (602 at an average of 54.72 in eight Tests) has set another batting record. He is the top run-scorer at Bangalore, bettering Sunil Gavaskar`s tally of 600 (ave.54.54) in eight Tests.
Marcus North has posted his career-best innings. His first hundred against India is his fifth in Tests.
North has surpassed his previous best of 125 not out against England at Cardiff in July 2009.
North has posted all his Test centuries on foreign soil.
North`s highest innings at home is 79 against West Indies at Brisbane in November 2009.
Tim Paine (59 off 133 balls) has registered his second Test half-century. He had hit his maiden fifty in the Mohali Test - 92 off 196 balls.