<div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="image_20130304201826" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130304201826.jpg" title="image_20130304201826" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> Murali Vijay scored 167 runs against Australia on Monday, his highest Test score © PTI</p> </div> <strong>Hyderabad: Mar 4, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> Statistical highlights on the third day of the second cricket Test between India and Australia at Hyderabad on Monday.<br /> <br /> # For the first time, a total of 500 or more at Uppal has been recorded.<br /> <br /> # <a href="/tags/Cheteshwar-Pujara/post" target="_blank">Cheteshwar Pujara </a>became the first Indian batsman to post a double hundred in Tests at Uppal. He enjoys an impressive record at this venue, averaging 181.50 at Uppal, his runs' tally being 363 in two innings.<br /> <br /> # Pujara (204) has recorded his second double hundred in Tests - his first was an unbeaten 206 against England at Ahmedabad in November 2012. He became the second Indian player after <a href="/tags/Vinod-Kambli/post" target="_blank">Vinod Kambli</a> to register two double hundreds in first eleven Tests<br /> <br /> # Pujara has reached 1,000 runs in 18 innings, totalling 1017 at an average of 67.80 - the second fastest in terms of innings by an Indian player, next only to Vinod Kambli (14).<br /> <br /> # Pujara has become the seventh Indian player to post a double hundred against Australia. He has joined <a href="/tags/Sachin-Tendulkar/post" target="_blank">Sachin Tendulkar</a>, <a href="/tags/VVS-Laxman/post" target="_blank">VVS Laxman</a>, <a href="/tags/Ravi-Shastri/post" target="_blank">Ravi Shastri</a>, <a href="/tags/Rahul-Dravid/post" target="_blank">Rahul Dravid</a>, <a href="/tags/Gautam-Gambhir/post" target="_blank">Gautam Gambhir</a> and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Laxman and Tendulkar has two double hundreds each to their credit vs Australia.<br /> <br /> # <a href="/tags/Murali-Vijay/post" target="_blank">Murali Vijay</a> (167 off 361 balls) has recorded his highest score in Tests, beating the 139 at Bangalore in October 2010.<br /> <br /> # Pujara and Vijay were associated in a partnership of 370 - India's highest second-wicket partnership in Tests, bettering an unbroken 344 between <a href="/tags/Dilip-Vengsarkar/post" target="_blank">Dilip Vengsarkar </a>and <a href="/tags/Sunil-Gavaskar/post" target="_blank">Sunil Gavaskar</a> against the West Indies at Kolkata in December 1978.<br /> <br /> # The above stand is India's fourth highest by any pair in Tests - the highest being 413 for the first wicket between <a href="/tags/Vinoo-Mankad/post" target="_blank">Vinoo Mankad </a>and <a href="/tags/Pankaj-Roy/post" target="_blank">Pankaj Roy</a> against New Zealand at Chepauk, Chennai in 1955-56;<br /> <br /> # <a href="/tags/Virat-Kohli/post" target="_blank">Virat Kohli</a>, during his innings of 34, has completed his 1,000 runs in 16 Tests, totalling 1032 at an average of 41.28 in 27 innings.<br /> <br /> # <a href="/tags/Xavier-Doherty/post" target="_blank">Xavier Doherty </a>(3/131) has recorded his best bowling performance in Tests, bettering the 2 for 41 against England at Brisbane in 2010-11.<br /> <br /> # Maxwell has recorded an economy rate of 4.88 - the second highest by a bowler on debut for Australia in Tests, behind the 4.90 by Jason Krejza in the first innings against India in the 2008-09 Nagpur Test.