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Hyderabad: Mar 2, 2013
Statistical highlights on the first day of the second cricket Test match between India and Australia, in Hyderabad on Saturday.
# Michael Clarke has registered his sixth fifty against India – his 26th in Tests.
# Clarke is the sixth skipper and the second Australian captain to be dismissed in the nineties against India. Garry Sobers (WI) had recorded this dubious feat twice against India.
# Clarke has been dismissed at 91 three times in Tests.
# Ravindra Jadeja (3/33) has registered his best bowling figures in Tests, bettering the 3 for 72 against Australia at Chennai.
# After Pakistan’s declaration at 130 for 9 against England at Lord’s in 1974, Australia’s declaration is the first by a team on the first day of a Test match.
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/53) has recorded his best bowling performance in Tests.
# Matthew Wade (62) has posted his first fifty against India – his third in Tests.
# Dhoni, with 91 catches, holds a record for most catches by a wicketkeeper in Tests in India, bettering Syed Kirmani’s tally of 89.
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar became the first bowler to claim his first wicket as bowled in all three formats on debut.
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