IND vs AUS, 3rd Test: India's Highest Fourth Innings Totals in Australia

With Australia effectively on track to set an enormous goal for India to win the third Take a look at on the Sydney Cricket Floor, the guests face an uphill process to save lots of this Take a look at and cease the hosts from heading into the ultimate Take a look at at Brisbane with a 2-1 lead. Batting on Day three and Day Four on the SCG has been a tough affair to date, with uneven bounce. Add to that is India’s accidents woes — Ravindra Jadeja is not going to be batting within the second innings having been dominated out of the collection with a fractured thumb and Rishabh Pant nonetheless in ache on the Sunday morning after being hit on the elbow – the chances are stacked closely towards India. However, if there’s something the Ajinkya Rahane-led facet can take solace from, is the truth that the final time they batted within the fourth innings on the SCG, they managed to play almost 90 overs and rating 250 plus to save lots of the Take a look at in 2015.

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India’s highest profitable run chase in Australia stays 233/6 on the Adelaide Oval in 2003.

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This is a take a look at India’s highest fourth-innings totals in Australia

4th innings Rating Outcome Floor Begin Date
445 misplaced Adelaide 28-Jan-78
355 misplaced Brisbane 19-Jan-68
333 misplaced Adelaide 25-Jan-92
324 misplaced Brisbane 02-Dec-77
315 misplaced Adelaide 09-Dec-14
252/7 draw Sydney 06-Jan-15
251 misplaced Adelaide 23-Dec-67
233/6 received Adelaide 12-Dec-03
210 misplaced Sydney 02-Jan-08
201 misplaced Adelaide 24-Jan-12

On the SCG, India have performed the 4th innings of a Take a look at match solely thrice, managing to attract one and shedding two.

Rating Outcome Begin Date
252/7 draw 06-Jan-15
210 misplaced 02-Jan-08
197 misplaced 26-Jan-68

On the SCG, solely seven instances have a visiting facet chasing a complete, managed a win over Australia. The final of that win got here in 1979 when England chased a paltry 34. The best profitable chase by a visiting facet on the SCG stays England 194/5, means again in 1903.

Workforce Rating Outcome Begin Date
England 194/5 received 11-Dec-1903
England 168/2 received 23-Feb-1933
England 96/1 received 13 Dec 1897
England 35/1 received 10-Feb-79
Pakistan 32/2 received 14-Jan-77
England 16-Feb received 14-Dec-28
England 1/0 received 02-Dec-32

Total, the highest ever profitable chase in Australia stays South Africa’s epic 414/Four at Perth in 2008

Workforce Rating Outcome Floor Begin Date
Pakistan 450 misplaced Brisbane 15-Dec-16
India 445 misplaced Adelaide 28-Jan-78
England 417 misplaced Melbourne 12-Mar-77
South Africa 414/4 received Perth 17-Dec-08
England 411 misplaced Sydney 19-Dec-24
Sri Lanka 410 misplaced Hobart 16-Nov-07
England 370 misplaced Adelaide 14-Jan-21
England 370 misplaced Brisbane 23-Nov-06
England 363 misplaced Adelaide 16-Jan-25
India 355 misplaced Brisbane 19-Jan-68

(Stats Courtesy: Statsguru, ESPNCricinfo)


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