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Mayank missed to repeat this 84-old-year record by just 8 runs, created 4 records together

Mayank Agarwal missed to repeat this 84-old-year record by just 8 runs
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In the third match of the 4-match test series between India and Australia, Team India gave the hosts a huge target of 399 runs. After dismissing Australia for 151 in the first innings, India decided to bat in the second innings without enforcing any follow-on.

While in the second Innings, Team India had lost 5 wickets for 54 runs till the end of the third day of the game. On the fourth day, India declared their an innings on 106/8 with a lead of 398 runs.
Team India lost wickets in batches in the second innings. However, playing in his debut match, after scoring 76 in the first Innings, Agarwal missed his half-century by 8 runs in the 2nd innings. He scored 42 runs in 102 balls, during this time Mayank hit four boundaries and two skyscrapers to Lyon.
In addition, Rishabh Pant, batting like T20, scored 33 runs in 43 balls with 3 fours and a six. After being dismissed, India declared on 106 runs. With this scintillating performance, Mayank Agarwal has created some big records on debut.

1. Most sixes on debut test match for India:

In this match, Mayank scored 3 sixes (1 in the first innings and 2 in the second innings). With this, he has equalled the record of most sixes on debut test for India along with Hardik Pandya (3).

2. A Half-century on debut by an Indian opener:

In addition, in the first innings of the debut match, Mayank scored 76 runs in the first innings and becomes the 7th opener to score the fifties on debut. 187 - Shikhar Dhawan vs Australia, 2013 134 - Prithvi Shaw vs West Indies, 2018 85 - Ibrahim vs West Indies, 1948 65 - Sunil Gavaskar vs West Indies, 1971 63 - Arun Lal, vs Sri Lanka, 1971 58 - Hussein, vs England, 1934 76 - Mayank Agarwal vs Australia, 2018

3. A Half-century in debut test in Australia:

Mayank, who scored 50+ scores in the Debut Test on Australian soil, became the second Indian batsman after Dattu Phadkar who had done this in 1947.

4. Mayank Agarwal missed to repeat this 84-old-year record by just 8 runs:

With scores of 76 & 42, Mayank Agarwal missed becoming the third Indian batsman after Dilawar Hussain in 1934 and Sunil Gavaskar in 1971 to register two fifties in a debut Test match!
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