Umpire Paul Reiffel has dismissed the idea of wearing a helmet while officiating in Test matches, despite suffering a concussion after being hit by a fielder's throw in the fourth Test of the ong
Trevor Bayliss has described speculation over Alastair Cook's future as captain as "a pain in the backside" and insisted that the dressing room is united in its support for him.
Virat Kohli has rated India's players eliminating their hunger for personal milestones as a major highlight of his tenure as Test captain.
No. of India captains to score 500+ runs in a series before Kohli. Gavaskar did it twice - against WI (732, '78-79) and v ENG (500, '81-82).
Runs scored by India in the first and the second sessions. While they lost just the wicket of Pujara in the 1st session, the 2nd session saw four of their wickets fall.
Last time an England legspinner took more wkts in a series than Rashid. Tich Freeman took 22 wickets v SA at home. Vijay's was Rashid's 19th in the series.
No. of Test 100s by India openers at Wankhede in last 20 years before Vijay's - Sehwag v WI, 2002. Gavaskar (5) is the only other opener to get a hundred.
No. of India captains with 1000-plus runs in a year before Virat Kohli. Tendulkar (1997) and Dravid (2006) are the ones to do it before him
No. of times Pujara has been bowled in Tests. His bowled %age of 26 is 2nd highest for any batsman in top six in the last 20 years