• - 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

    Read More »from Second Test: India vs Australia at Bangalore: Day 1 highlights
  • - This game represent the first ever T20I game between South Africa and Zimbabwe. South Africa's victory by seven wickets in this game provides the 22nd occasion of South Africa winning a T20I game. Only Pakistan is ahead of South Africa with 26 victories. South Africa with the win in this game went past Australia, which has won 21 games.

     

    - Pakistan {26}, South Africa {22} and Australia {21} are the only three teams in the history of T20Is to register 20 plus wins.

     

    - South Africa capped CA Ingram and J Theron for this game. They became the 46th and 47th South African cricketers to represent South Africa in T20Is. This is the first occasion South African cricketers are making T20I debut against Zimbabwe.

     

    - H Masakadza {72} and CJ Chibabha {52} scored fifties in this game providing the fifth occasion of Zimbabwean batsmen scoring fifties in T20Is. The other three occasions are - 60* by BRM Taylor vs Australia at Cape Town on 12.09.07, 53 by H Masakadza vs Pakistan at King City

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