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Second Test: India vs Australia at Bangalore: Day 3 highlights

- V Sehwag's six of MG Johnson in this Test gave him an aggregate of 80 sixes in his career. His 80 sixes include a six he scored representing ICC World Eleven against Australia at Sydney in Oct 2005.

 

- With 80 sixes to his credit, V Sehwag became the seventh batsman in the annals of Test cricket to score 80 plus sixes. Others are - AC Gilchrist {100}, BC Lara {88}, CL Cairns {87}, IVA Richards {87}, A Flintoff {82} and ML Hayden {82}.

 

- M Vijay and SR Tendulkar added 308 runs for the third wicket in this game to provide the 81st occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against Australia. This stand also provides the 15th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the third wicket against Australia.

 

- M Vijay and SR Tendulkar added 308 runs for the third wicket in this game to provide the 79h occasion of SR Tendulkar becoming a partner in three figure partnerships. The break up wicket wise read thus - First wicket - 01 : Second wicket - 00 : Third wicket - 33 : Fourth wicket - 16 : Fifth wicket - 20 : Sixth wicket - 05 : seventh wicket - 02 : Eighth wicket - 01 : Ninth wicket - 00 : Tenth wicket - 01:.

 

- SR Tendulkar's 79 three figures stands put him on par with RT Ponting who has also partnered 79 three figure partnerships. Only R Dravid with 82 three figure partnerships to his credit has more partnerships than SR Tendulkar and RT Ponting.

 

- SR Tendulkar {191*} and M Vijay {139} scored hundreds in this Test to provide the 61st and 62nd  occasion of Indian batsmen scoring a hundred against Australia.

 

- M Vijay's 139 in this Test represent the 21st occasion of an Indian batman scoring a hundred against Australia.

 

- SR Tendulkar's hundred in this game represent his 23rd fifty against Australia. JB Hobbs of England {27} and B Sutcliffe of England {24} are the other two batsmen who have scored more fifties against Australia than SR Tendulkar.

 

- SR Tendulkar's hundred in this game represent his 12th fifty against Australia on home soil. He now shares the record for most fifties against Australia on home soil with BC Lara who also has scored 12 fifties.

 

- M Vijay's hundred {139} in this game represent his third Test fifty. Others are - 87 vs Sri Lanka at Mum-BS in Dec 2009 and 58 vs Sri Lanka at Col-SSC in Jul 2010. M Vijay reached his maiden Test hundred when he took a single of PR George's last delivery of 80th over of the innings. His previous best was 87 vs Sri Lanka at Mum-BS in Dec 2009.  His 139 in this Test represent his first appearance hundred against Australia.

 

- SR Tendulkar who had an aggregate of 6154 runs on home soil prior to the Bangalore Test went past BC Lara's total of 6217 when he was 64 during his knock of 191 not out in India's first innings. SR Tendulkar occupies the second place amongst the batsmen who have scored most runs on home soil with 6345 runs to his credit. RT Ponting with 6790 runs occupies the first place.

 

- SR Tendulkar's hundred - 191 not out - in this game represents his 22nd hundred on home soil and with it the record for most hundreds on home soil. He took his score from 99 to 105 with a six of N Hauritz {third delivery of 59th over}. He wrested the record from RT Ponting and M Hayden of Australia who had scored 21 hundreds on home soil.

 

- SR Tendulkar's hundred - 191 not out - in this Test represents his 11th hundred against Australia. Only JB Hobbs with 12 hundreds has scored more hundreds. SR Tendulkar's eleven hundreds against Australia read thus - 148* at Sydney in Jan 1992, 114 at Perth in Feb 1992, 155* at Chennai in Mar 1998, 177 at Bangalore in Mar 1998, 116 at Melbourne in Dec 1999, 126 at Chennai in Mar 2001, 241* at Sydney in Jan 2004, 154* at Sydney in Jan 2008, 153 at Adelaide in Jan 2008, 109 at Nagpur in Nov 2000 and 136 plus at Bangalore in Oct 2010.

 

- SR Tendulkar's hundred - 191 not out - in this Test represent his 49th Test hundred. The break up country wise read thus - Australia {11} : Bangladesh {05} : England {07} : New Zealand {04} : Pakistan {02} : South Africa {05} : Sri Lanka {09} : West Indies {03}  and Zimbabwe {03}.

 

- SR Tendukar totalled 3000 runs against Australia in this Test when he was on 116 during his knock of 191 not out at the end of the third day's play. His aggregate stood at 3075.  He became the first Indian batsman to aggregate 3000 plus runs against a specific opposition.

 

- SR Tendulkar became the seventh batsman in the annals of Test cricket to score 3000 runs against a specific opposition. Others are - DG Bradman of Australia {5028 runs vs England} : JB Hobbs of England {3636 runs vs Austraia} : AR Border of Australia {3548 runs vs England} : DI Gower of England {3269 vs Australia} : GS Sobers of West Indies {3214 vs Engand} and SR Waugh of Austraia {3200 runs vs England}.

 

- SR Tendulkar is the third batsman to total 3000 plus runs against Australia. The others are - JB Hobbs of England {3636 runs} and DI Gower {3269 runs}.

 

- M Vijay and SR Tendulkar added 308 runs partnership for the third wicket in this Test to provide the first occasion of a 300 plus runs partnership for the third wicket against Australia. It is a record stand for the third wicket by Indian batsmen against Australia. The previous best was 159 runs stand between SM Gavaskar and GR Viswanath at Delhi in Oct 1979. Thus this pair - M Vijay and SR Tendulkar, rewrote the record third wicket stand set by Indian batsman 31 years ago.

 

- M Vijay and SR Tendulkar added 308 runs for the third wicket in this Test to provide the 18th occasion of Tendulkar being one of the partners in a 200 plus runs partnership.

 

- M Vijay and SR Tendulkar added 308 runs for the third wicket in this Test to provide the eleventh occasion of Indian batsmen posting 300 plus runs partnerships against various oppositions. This stand represents the 13th occasion of a 300 plus runs partnership posted by batsmen of various teams against Australia.

 

- M Vijay and SR Tendulkar added 308 runs for the third wicket in this Test providing the third occasion of 300 plus runs partnership in a Test at Bangalore. The other two are - 324 for the third wicket between Younis Khan and Inzamam-u-Huq of Pakistan vs India in Mar 2005, 300 runs for the fifth wicket between SC Ganguly and Yuvraj Singh of India vs Pakistan in Dec 2007.

 

- M Vijay and SR Tendulkar added 308 runs for the third wicket in this Test providing the record partnership by Indian batsmen at Bangalore. The previous best was the 300 runs for the fifth wicket between SC Ganguly and Yuvraj Singh of India vs Pakistan in Dec 2007.

 

- SR Tendulkar's 191 not out in this Test provide the 20th occasion of his scoring 150 plus runs in a Test innings on 20 occasions and with it he holds the record for most 150 plus runs by a batsman in the annals of Test cricket. He wrested the record from BC Lara of West Indies who has nineteen 150 plus scores. SR Tendulkar reached 150 by taking a single of BW Hilfenhaus by taking his score from 149 to 150.

 

- SR Tendulkar's 191 not out in this Test represents his sixth innings of 150 plus against Australia and he now owns the record of most 150 plus scores against Australia. He wrested the record from WR Hammond of England and BC Lara of West Indies who had scored 150 plus runs on five occasions. SR Tendulkar's six occasions of 150 plus scores read thus - 155* at Chennai in Mar 1998, 177 at Bangalore in Mar 1998, 241* at Sydney in Jan 2004, 154* at Sydney in Jan 2008, 153 at Adelaide in Jan 2008 and 191 not out at Bangalore in Oct 2010.

 

- M Vijay and SR Tendulkar added 308 runs stand in this Test providing the fourth occasion of 300 plus runs partnership against Australia.  The other three occasions are - 376 runs for the fifth wicket between R Dravid and VVS Laxman at Kolkata in Mar 2001, 303 runs for the fifth wicket between R Dravid and VVS Laxman at Adelaide in Dec 2003 and 353 runs for the fourth wicket between VVS Laxman and SR Tendulkar at Sydney in Oct 2010.

 

- M Vijay and SR Tendulkar added 308 runs stand in this Test providing the third occasion of SR Tendulkar in a partnership of 300 plus runs. Other two occasions are - 353 runs for the fourth wicket with VVS Laxman vs Australia at Sydney in Jan 2004 and 336 for the third wicket with V Sehwag vs Pakistan at Multan in Mar 2004.

 

- M Vijay and SR Tendulkar added 308 runs stand in this Test providing the third occasion of Indian batsmen adding 300 plus runs for the third wicket. The other two occasions are - 316 runs between GR Viswanath and Yashpal Sharma vs England at Chennai in Jan 1982 and 336 runs between V Sehwag and SR Tendulkar vs Pakistan at Multan in Mar 2004.

 

- M Vijay {139} and SR Tendulkar {191*} scored hundreds in this Test to provide the 27th and 28th occasion of a batsman to score hundreds at Bangalore. SR Tendulkar registered his second hundred at Bangalore when he scored     in this Test. His other hundred was 177 vs Australia in Mar 1998. He became the third batsman to score hundreds on two occasions at Bangalore. Others are MA Azharuddin {108 vs Sri Lanka in Jan 1994 and 102 vs South Africa in Mar 2000} and SM Gavaskar {172 vs England in Dec 1981 and 103* vs Pakistan in Sep 1983}. SR Tendulkar is the only batsman to score 150 plus runs on two occasions at Bangalore {177 vs Australia in Mar 1998 and 191* vs Australia in Oct 2010}.

 

- N Hauritz conceded 100 plus runs in this Test to provide the 70th occasion of an Australian bowler conceding 100 plus runs against India.

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