IND v AUS: Pujara hits a record breaking century, India scores 250/9, 5 Big records broken - CricketGalore

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Thursday, 6 December 2018

IND v AUS: Pujara hits a record breaking century, India scores 250/9, 5 Big records broken

The first match of the Test series is being played in Adelaide between Team India and Australia. On the first day of the match, India won the toss and decided to bat first.

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By the end of the first day's play, India scored 250 runs by losing 9 wickets. After being at 54/4, Cheteshwar Pujara held one end and batted along with the lower order and scored a fine century, Pujara faced 246 runs and scored 123 runs with 7 fours and 2 sixes before getting run out.

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Batting first, KL Rahul and Murali Vijay came to open the Indian innings. But these two players could not stay long, Rahul was dismissed by Hazlewood for just 2 runs, while Murali scored 11 runs and Virat Kohli was dismissed for just 3 runs at the scored of 19/3.

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Rohit Sharma scored 37 runs in 61 balls with 3 sixes and two fours. After that, Pant smashed some shots and got out for 25, apart from them, all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin added handy 25 runs and played a half-century partnership with Pujara.
During the first days of play many big records have been created, let's see.

5. Most sixes hit to a particular bowler in test cricket:

Australia's veteran spin bowler Nathan Lyon became the first bowler to concede 200 sixes in Test cricket.

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4. Most sixes in test Innings by a team against Australia:

Team India hit a total of 7 sixes in the first days play, with this, they have become the team to score most sixes in an Innings against Australia in Australia.

3. Rohit Sharma breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record:

Rohit Sharma leaves Sachin Tendulkar behind in the case of most sixes hit by an Indian batsman in tests against Australia in Australia. Rohit has scored 8 sixes so far in Tests in Australia while Sachin has hit 7. However, he his behind Sehwag who has hit 9 sixes in Australia.

2. Mother of coincidence, between Pujara and Dravid:


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Pujara and Dravid have got to milestones of 3000 runs, 4000 runs and 5000 Test runs in an identical number of innings.
  1. 3000 runs in 67 innings
  2. 4000 runs in 84 innings
  3. 5000 runs in 108 innings

1. Fastest to 5,000 Test runs among Indians (Innings):


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Pujara becomes the 12th player to reach 5000 test runs, with this he became the 5th fastest Indian to complete 5000 test runs.
  1. 95 - Sunil Gavaskar
  2. 99 - Virender Sehwag
  3. 103 - Sachin Tendulkar
  4. 105 - Virat Kohli
  5. 108 - Rahul Dravid/Cheteshwar Pujara*

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