India handed England a crushing 317-run defeat within the second Check in Chennai to degree the four-match sequence at 1-1. It was a efficiency dominated by 4 gamers – Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, R Ashwin and Axar Patel. Whereas Rohit scored an impressive hundred within the first innings, Ashwin registered 100 and returned with Eight wickets within the match.
We have a look at 10 fascinating numbers from the Check.
3: R Ashwin achieved the distinctive double of scoring 100 and returning with 5 wickets in an innings in the identical Check for the third time in his profession. The feat has been achieved solely on two different situations by an Indian participant – Vinoo Mankad towards England at Lord’s in 1952 and Polly Umrigar towards the West Indies at Port of Spain at Trinidad in 1962. Ashwin recorded 103 and picked 5 wickets for 156 runs towards West Indies in Mumbai in 2011 and scored 113 returning with 7-83 towards the identical opposition at North Sound in 2016.
Just one all-rounder, the nice Ian Botham has achieved the feat extra variety of occasions than Ashwin. Botham produced the double 5 occasions in 102 Exams whereas Ashwin thrice in 76 Exams. Gamers like Garry Sobers and Jacques Kallis achieved this uncommon double solely twice.
447: Variety of Deliveries Confronted by Ashwin in his Final Three Exams
Ashwin’s batting has seen a resurgence from 2021. He battled ache and again spasms defying the nice Australian assault in their very own yard for 128 deliveries and 190 minutes to stay unbeaten on 39 serving to India save the SCG Check and make sure that the sequence was nonetheless alive for his nation. Ashwin scored 31 off 91 deliveries and took India to a 300-plus complete within the first innings in Chennai the place he stitched collectively a splendid 80-run stand with Washington Sundar. He confronted 148 deliveries for his fifth Check hundred within the second Check in Chennai.
Only for perspective it took him as many as 18 innings to play out greater than 447 deliveries earlier than this latest run of 6 innings!
3: Variety of Check A whole lot for Ashwin Batting at Quantity 8
Ashwin has registered three Check a whole bunch from the quantity Eight batting place. He had scored 103 towards the West Indies in Mumbai in 2011 and 124 additionally towards the identical opposition at The Eden Gardens in 2013. Just one batsman in Check cricket historical past, Daniel Vettori has extra a whole bunch than Ashwin batting at positions Eight or decrease.
10: Variety of Instances Ashwin has Dismissed Ben Stokes in Check Cricket
Ashwin noticed the again of Ben Stokes in each the innings of the second Check in Chennai. He had additionally eliminated him within the second innings of the sequence opener. The off spinner has been Stokes’ nemesis in Check cricket having dislodged him 10 occasions in as many matches. Ashwin has dismissed just one different batsman on as many events – David Warner – not surprisingly, once more a left-hander! Alastair Cook dinner follows having fallen to Ashwin on 9 events.
202: The Variety of Left-Handed Batsmen Dismissed by Ashwin in his Check Profession
Ashwin has a staggering file towards left-handed batsmen in Check cricket. He’s the one bowler in Check cricket historical past who has taken 200-plus wickets towards left-handed batsmen. The off spinner has a shocking common of 22.34 towards these sort of batsmen. These embody 48 leg earlier than wicket wicket dismissals and 40 clear bowled ones.
7-100: Axar Patel’s Figures on Check Debut In opposition to England
Axar picked two massive wickets within the first innings of the second Check together with the huge considered one of Joe Root – his first Check sufferer. He returned with a fifer within the second to have figures of 7-100 in 41 overs within the match. These have been the seventh finest bowling figures (in a match) by an Indian bowler on Check debut.
48.94%: Share of Crew Runs Scored by Rohit Sharma within the First Innings
Whereas R Ashwin was adjudged the Participant of the Match, the actual distinction between the 2 sides was the batting efficiency of Rohit Sharma within the first innings. On a tough wicket providing huge flip and bounce, Rohit recorded among the finest a whole bunch by an Indian batsman at house in Check cricket scoring nearly half of India’s first inning’s complete. Rohit’s 161 of 231 deliveries was a masterclass and he had scored nearly 65% of his staff’s runs by the point he was dismissed – such was his domination within the efficiency.
4: Variety of Consecutive Exams through which Rishabh Pant has Registered at the very least One Fifty
Rishabh Pant remained undefeated on a vital 58 off 77 deliveries within the first innings of the second Check in Chennai. It was the fourth successive fifty in as many Exams for the swashbuckling wicket-keeper. He scored 97 off 118 deliveries in a sensational match-saving effort on the SCG adopted by a match and sequence successful unbeaten 89 within the second innings in Brisbane. Pant then hammered 91 within the first innings of the sequence opener in Chennai.
34: Variety of Worldwide Innings With out A Hundred for Virat Kohli
The Indian Captain scored a superb 62 within the second innings of the second Check in Chennai batting England out of the match. He had additionally top-scored with India with 72 within the second innings of the sequence opener. Kohli displayed his class with two top-class fifties equal to any hundred when the chips have been down underneath tough situations when others failed round him. Nevertheless he has not registered a world hundred for 34 innings now. His final ton got here towards Bangladesh in Kolkata in November, 2019.
317: The Margin of Victory For India within the Second Check
It was the best victory margin (when it comes to runs; not counting wins by an innings) for India at house towards England in Check cricket overhauling the 246-run win in Visakhapatnam in 2016. England’s complete of 134 within the first innings was their second-lowest complete in an innings in India after 102 recorded in Mumbai in 1981.