Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Sat, 26 Nov - day 1 - England 1st innings 268/8 (AU Rashid 4*, GJ Batty 0*, 90 ov)
  • Sun, 27 Nov - day 2 - India 1st innings 271/6 (R Ashwin 57*, RA Jadeja 31*, 84 ov)
  • Mon, 28 Nov - day 3 - England 2nd innings 78/4 (JE Root 36*, GJ Batty 0*, 38 ov)
  • Tue, 29 Nov - day 4 - India 2nd innings 104/2 (20.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

A First

0

No. of times 3 batsmen at No. 7 or lower got 50+ scores in a Test inns for India before this. Ashwin, Jadeja and Yadav have got 50s in this inns.

Jadeja's best

68

Jadeja's previous highest in Tests which came against England at Lord's in 2014. This is now his highest score in Tests and only his third fifty-plus score.

Rahane's poor series

12.60

Rahane's batting average in this series. He has made just 63 runs in five innings with a highest of 26.

Pujara's prolific year

7

Fifty-plus scores for Pujara in 2016 in 13 innings - his most in any year. He has made scores of 124, 18, 119 and 1 before this inns in this series.

another day, another gear

110.00

Kohli's strike rate in his first 30 balls in the second innings of the Vizag Test. He made 15 runs from this first-30 balls (53.33) in this inns

No trifling matter

2001

Last time a visiting team recovered from 4 for <100 to post a total higher than ENG's 283 in a Test in IND - AUS, who made 349 from 98 for 4

Bairstow's bumper year

10

No. of 50+ scores by Bairstow at No. 5 or lower in 2016. Only 2 others have managed this in a year - Mathews ('14), Chanderpaul ('02)

counter attack

44

Runs Bairstow and Stokes added in ten overs after lunch. England were on 92/4 in 29 overs at lunch.

Shuffle at No. 4

6

No. of batsmen tried at No. 4 by England in Tests this year - most by any team. Moeen Ali came in at No. 4 in this innings.

Cook of nine lives

2

No. of times Cook has already been dropped in this inns - by Jadeja in the 3rd over and Ashwin in the 11th over, both chances off Shami

India in Mohali

1994

Only time India lost a Test in Mohali, to WI. After that loss they have won 6 and drawn 5 at this venue