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IND vs AUS: India in total command, scored 443 in first innings, 11 Big records broken on Day 2

On the Day 2 of the third test of the series which is being played in Melbourne between India and Australia. Batting first, Indian team declared at the massive score of 443 for 7 wickets.
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On the Day 2 of the third test of the series which is being played in Melbourne between India and Australia. Batting first, Indian team declared at the massive score of 443 for 7 wickets.
For India, debutant Mayank Agarwal (76), Virat (82) and Rohit Sharma (63*) scored half centuries, on the other hand Pujara scored a toiling century of 106 runs to help India post a mammoth total in the first innings.
In reply, Australian opener struggle to face the given 6 overs, luckily they didt lost any wicket during this period. Aaron (3) and Harris (5) remained unbeaten with 435 runs behide at the end of Day 2's play.

11 big records created during the play of Day 2, let's see:

11. Highest average for Rohit Sharma:

Across all formats of international cricket, Rohit Sharma averages 91.60 at the MCG, more than any ground he as played more than five matches at.
10. Most Consecutive 30+ by wicketkeeper for India:

Rishabh Pant becomes first Indian wicketkeeper to score 3 consecutive 30+ runs in Australia soil.

9. Slowest hundred for India in Australian Soil:

Pujara completed his century on 280 balls this is the third slowest century ever played by any Indian batsman in Australia.

8. Most runs in a calendar year in overseas Tests:

Virat Kohli has left Rahul Dravid behind in the case of most runs scored by an Indian batsmen in overseas in an calendar year.

1138 KOHLI in 2018
1137 Dravid in 2002
7. Hundred in the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne:

Pujara becomes the fifth Indian batsman to score a century in the Boxing Day Test match played on MCG.

6. 20th half-centuries in a calendar year:

Virat scored his 20th test half century this year and becomes only the 24th batsman in Test cricket history to score 20 fifties in a calendar year.

5. Kohli-Pujara partnership creates history:

Kohli and Pujara added 170 runs stand for the third wicket, this is the highest partnership by any Indian pair MCG. Earlier this record was in the name of Dravid and Sachin.
4. Most Test runs against an single opponent for Virat Kohli:

Captain Virat Kohli has scored 1573 runs against Australia, which is most against any single opponent in his test career.

1573* vs Australia
1570 vs England
1004 vs Sri Lanka

3. Most Consecutive 50+ scores in Melbourne:

Virat Kohli is now the first visiting batsmen with three consecutive 50 plus scores in the MCG's Boxing Day Test matches.

2. Most test runs in 2018:

In the case of making the most runs in 2018, Pujara has left Jos Buttler and Karunaratne behind and has jumped to fourth place with 834 runs.
1. Most balls faced in test cricket since 2017:

Pujara is the only batsman to have faced over 4000 balls in Test cricket since Jan 2017. He has so far faced 4633 balls in 40 innings with average of 116 balls per innings.

4643 Cheteshwar Pujara
3808 Virat Kohli
3792 Dean Elgar
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