Mohali: Mar 15, 2013
Statistical highlights on the second day of the third cricket Test between India and Australia at Mohali on Friday.
# Ed Cowan (86 off 238 balls) has posted his second best score behind the 136 against South Africa at Brisbane in November 2012.
# Cowan has regisered his sixth fifty in Tests — his third against India.
# David Warner (71) has posted his highest score against India in India, eclipsing the 59 at Chennai in the first Test of the current series.
# Warner's aforesaid innings is his highest away from home. His seventh fifty in Tests is his second against India.
# Steven Smith has registered his third fifty (58 not out) in Tests - his first against India.
# The 139-run stand between Cowan and Warner is Australia's highest for the first wicket against India in India, bettering the 136 between Matthew Hayden and Justin Langer at Chennai in October 2004.
# Clarke has provided the 20th instance when an Australian captain has registered a first-ball duck. Greg Chappell holds an unwanted record, haviong registered the feat five times, followed by Ponting (four times).
# Greg Chappell and clarke are the only two Australian captains to have recorded first-ball ducks against India.
# Phillip Hughes has managed just 27 runs in five innings at an average of 5.40 in the current series.
# Dhoni has become the first to complete 50 dismissals as wicketkeeper for India against Australia in Tests.
# Jadeja has taken Clarke's wicket four times in the current series.
First Published: March 15, 2013, 8:35 pm