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India declared at 622 runs, Pujara-Pant created big history, 15 records broken on Day 2

The fourth and final match of the Test series which is played between India and Australia in Sydney. Batting first, India declared their first innings at the massive total of 622/7.
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The fourth and final match of the Test series which is played between India and Australia in Sydney. Batting first, India declared their first innings at the massive total of 622/7.
During this period, Rishabh Pant scored unbeaten 159 and added 204 massive 7th wicket partnership along with Ravindra Jadeja who scored 81 runs. Apart from them, Cheteshwar Pujara was dismissed for 193 runs by Nathan Lyon.
Nathan Lyon was the most successful bowler, he picked 4 wickets for Australia. In response, the Australian team scored 24 runs without losing any wickets in 10 overs at stumps.

As many as 15 Big records were created during the second day's play. Let's see.

1. India's highest totals in Tests in Australia:

  1. 705/7d, 2004 (1st innings)
  2. 622/7d, 2019 (1st innings)*
  3. 600/4d, 1986 (1st innings) 

2. Highest 7th wicket partnership against Australia:

Pant-Jadeja (204) added highest 7th wicket stand for India against Australia in Tests, going past Pujara-Saha's stand of 199 at Ranchi for the 7th wicket in 2017. 

3. 500+ runs in SENA country:

The last before today when India scored 500-plus runs in a Test innings in SENA countries was back in 2009 against New Zealand at Hamilton.

4. First Asian wicketkeeper to score a century in England and Australia:

Pant done something which even MS Dhoni has never done, he becomes India's first wicketkeeper-batsman to score hundreds in both Australia and England.

5. Pant breaks a 34-year-old world record:

Rishabh Pant has become the second wicketkeeper in the world to score centuries in Australia and England. Before him, Geoffrey had scored centuries in Manchester and Perth in 1984.

6. Youngest Indian batsmen to score a century in Australia:

Rishabh becomes youngest wicketkeeper batsmen to score a century against Australia in Australia and 3rd youngest Indian batsmen.

7. Nathan Lyon completed 50 test wickets against India:

Nathan Lyon becomes the second spinner after Muttiah Muralitharan to take 50-plus wickets against India at home in Tests.

8. Highest individual scores for Asian keepers outside Asia in Tests:

159* - RISHABH PANT, SCG, 2019* 159 - Mushfiqur Rahim, Wellington, 2017 137 - Moin Khan, Hamilton, 2003

9. Most centuries outside Asia for Asian keepers in Tests:

2 - Moin Khan 2 - Mushfiqur Rahim 2 - RISHABH PANT*

10. Pujara becomes the first Indian to do this:

During this spectacular innings, Pujara also broke a record of Rahul Dravid. Pujara has become the Indian batsman who has played the most balls in test series in Australia.
  1. 1229 Cheeshwar Pujara*
  2. 1203 Rahul Dravid
  3. 1192 Vijay Hazare

11. Pujara leaves Sunil Gavaskar behind:

Pujara surpassed former Sunil Gavaskar's record of highest score in SCG, he had scored 172 runs during this innings. Gavaskar made this score in 1986. After the of 193, Pujara has left Gavaskar behind.

12. Indians to face 300+ balls most times in a Test innings vs Aus:

  1. 4 Cheteswas Pujara
  2. 3 Murali Vijay

13. Highest individual scores for India in Australia in Tests:

  1. 241* - Sachin Tendulkar, SCG, 2004
  2. 233 - Rahul Dravid, Adelaide, 2003
  3. 206 - Ravi Shastri, SCG, 1992
  4. 195 - Virender Sehwag, MCG, 2003
  5. 193 - Cheteshwar Pujara, SCG, 2019*

14. 500-plus runs in a Test series in Australia for India:

Pujara becomes third Indian player to score 500+ runs in a test series against Australia, after Dravid and Kohli.
  1. Cheteshwar Pujara, 2018/19
  2. Rahul Dravid, 2003/0
  3. Virat Kohli, 2014/1

15. Most balls faced in a away Test series (max. 4 Tests):

1336 Dravid in Eng, 2002
1285 Cook in Ind, 2012-13
1245* PUJARA in Aus, 2018-19
1237 Sutcliffe in Aus, 1928-29
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