• - SR Tendulkar completed 14000 runs in test cricket when he executed a backfoot cover drive of N Hauritz {fourth delivery of 27th over} to take his score from 25 to 29 and his aggregate from 13998 to 14002. He became the first batsman in the annals of test cricket to reach the 14000 runs land mark. At the end of the second day's play he has an aggregate of 14017 runs. His performance with country wise break up is furnished below:

     

    - 2928 runs vs  Australia from 31 tests : 820 runs vs Bangladesh from 07 tests : 2150 runs vs England from 24 tests : 1406 runs vs New Zealand from 24 tests : 1057 runs vs Pakistan from 18 tests : 1415 runs vs South Africa from 22 tests : 1995 runs vs Sri Lanka from 25 tests : 1328 runs vs West Indies from 16 tests : 918 runs vs Zimbabwe from 09 tests.

     

    - His 14017 runs have come from 171 tests, 279 innings of which 30 were not outs. His highest score is 248 not out and has an average of 56.29 runs per innings. He has scored 48 centuries and 57 half

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  • - SR Watson {56}, Ponting {77}, MJ North {128} and TD Paine {59} scored fifties in Australia's innings providing the 259th, 260th, 261st and 262nd occasion of an Australian batsman scoring fifties against India.

     

    - RT Ponting's 77 in this Test provide the 49th occasion of an Australian captain scoring a fifty against India. It was RT Ponting's sixth fifty as captain against India. He now occupies the joint third spot amongst the Australian captains who have scored most fifties against India. He is on par with KJ Hughes who has scored six fifties. Only RB Simpson {10} and AR Border {07} have scored more fifies than RT Ponting and KJ Hughes.

     

    - SR Watson's 56 in this Test represent the 79th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a fifty against India. It was his 13th Test fifty and fourth fifty against India.

     

    - At the end of the Australia's first innings, RT Ponting has scored most runs against India. He has an aggregate of 1939 runs. He went past ML Hayden's 1888 when he was on

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  • - India capped CA Pujara for this Test. He became the 266th cricketer to represent India in Tests. He is 37th Indian Cricketer to make his Test debut against Australia.

     

    - Australia capped PR George for this Test. He became the 416th cricketer to represent Australia in Tests. He is the 46th Australian cricketer to make Test debut against India.

     

    - RT Ponting won the toss in this Test providing the 39th occasion of an Australian captain winning the toss against India.

     

    - PR George and CA Pujara became the 20th and 21st cricketers to make their Test debut in a Test at Bangalore.

     

    - CA Pujara became the eighth Indian cricketer to make Test debut in a Test at Bangalore. Others are - HS Kanitkar vs West Indies in Nov 1974, Yajurvindra Singh vs England in Jan 1977, NS Yadav vs Australia in Sep 1979, RMH Binny vs Pakistan in Nov 1979, Harbhajan Singh vs Australia in Mar 1998, N Chopra vs South Africa at Bangalore in Mar 2000 and M Kaif vs South Africa in Mar 2000.

     

    - CA Pujara became the

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