<br /> <div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="India vs Australia stats review: 4th Test match at Delhi, Day 3" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130324210259.jpg" title="India vs Australia stats review: 4th Test match at Delhi, Day 3" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> India beat Australia 4-0 in the four-match Test series at Delhi on Sunday © PTI</p> </div> <br /> <strong>New Delhi: Mar 24, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> Statistical highlights on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at Delhi on Sunday.<br /> <br /> # <a href="/tags/MS-Dhoni/post" target="_blank">Mahendra Singh Dhoni</a> became the first skipper to post eight consecutive Test wins against Australia on Indian soil.<br /> <br /> Under his leadership, India have won 24, lost twelve and drawn eleven out of 47 contested -- success % 51.06.<br /> <br /> # <a href="/tags/Australia/post" target="_blank">Australia</a> have lost eight Tests in a row to a skipper for the first time in an overseas rubber.<br /> <br /> # Dhoni is the first Indian skipper to register a clean sweep in a series of four Tests against any side.<br /> <br /> # India, for the first time, have won a Test rubber by 4-0 -- their first instance of four consecutive Test wins in a series. They have achieved three successive series wins against Australia on Indian soil -- 2-0 in 2008-09; 2-0 in 2010-11 and 4-0 in 2012-13.<br /> <br /> # Australia, for the second time, have been whitewashed by 4-0 in a Test series after their 4-0 clean sweep to South Africa in 1969-70.<br /> <br /> # <a href="/tags/Ravindra-Jadeja/post" target="_blank">Ravindra Jadeja</a> (Five for 58) has recorded his first five-wicket haul in Test cricket, eclipsing the 3 for 33 against Australia at <a href="/tags/Hyderabad/post" target="_blank">Hyderabad</a>.<br /> <br /> # Jadeja's superb match figures of 7 for 98 (2 for 40 and 5 for 58) are his best in a Test match, surpassing the six for 66 against Australia at Hyderabad. His brilliant performance has earned him his first Man of the Match award in Tests.<br /> <br /> # Cheteshwar Pujara has registered strike rate of 89.13 (82 not out off 92 balls) — the third highest in the fourth innings of a Test match for India.<br /> <br /> # Pujara has posted fifties in each innings of the Delhi Test — a feat recorded by him for the first time.<br /> <br /> # Pujara, in two consecutive series, has registered 400 runs or more for the first time, totalling 438 (ave.87.60) against England in 2011-12 followed by 419 (ave.83.80) against Australia in the just concluded rubber.<br /> <br /> # <a href="/tags/Nathan-Lyon/post" target="_blank">Nathan Lyon</a> (7 for 94) has registered his best bowling performance in Tests, outstripping the 5 for 34 against Sri Lanka at Galle in August 2011.<br /> <br /> # Overall, Lyon has taken five wickets or more in an innings three times -- his third-best being 5 for 68 against the West Indies at Port of Spain in April 2012.<br /> <br /> # Ashley Mallett had captured six for 68 in 1969-70 — the previous best figures by an Australian bowler at Feroz Shah Kotla.<br /> <br /> # Lyon's excellent performance of 7 for 94 is the sixth best by an Australian bowler in a Test innings at Feroz Shah Kotla. His match figures of 9 for 165 are his career-best in a Test match as well as the best by an Australian bowler at this venue.<br /> <br /> # At Feroz Shah Kotla, India have won 12 Tests out of 32 contested — the second highest tally of wins registered by them, next only to the 13 out of 31 at Chepauk.<br /> <br /> # India have won nine out of the last ten Tests played at Kotla — the remaining one could not produce a result.<br /> <br /> # <a href="/tags/Ravichandran-Ashwin/post" target="_blank">Ravichandran Ashwin</a>, with 29 wickets at 20.10 runs apiece, has finished as the leading wicket-taker followed by Jadeja — 24 (17.45). Jadeja's bowling average is the highest in the just concluded rubber.<br /> <br /> # Ashwin's tally is the third highest by an Indian bowler in a Test series against Australia behind Harbhajan (32 at 17.03 runs apiece in three Tests in 2000-01) and Bishan Singh Bedi (31 at 23.87 runs apiece in five Tests in 1977-78).<br /> <br /> # This was Ashwin's first Player of the series award against Australia and his third in Tests.<br /> <br /> # Peter Siddle (51 & 50) became the first number nine batsman to make fifties in each innings of a Test match. He is the first number nine batsman to top score in each innings of a Test match.<br /> <br /> # Siddle became the fourth Australian number nine batsman to post 100 runs or more in a Test match, joining Jack Gregory, Clem Hill and Ray Lindwall.<br /> <br /> # With 430 runs at an average of 61.42, <a href="/tags/Murali-Vijay/post" target="_blank">Murali Vijay</a> is the leading run-getter in the series.<br /> <br /> # Two Australian spinners opened the second innings — Lyon and Maxwell, providing the third instance when Australia opened the bowling attack with two spinners.