Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)
AUSTRALIA 260(94.5 OVERS)1ST INNINGS INDIA 105(40.1 OVERS)1ST INNINGS AUSTRALIA 285(87 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Scorer: Binoy | Commentator: Nikhil Kalro
Runs by Virat Kohli in this match (0 & 13) - the lowest in a home Test where he batted in both inns.
Last time India were 2-down for less than 20 when chasing at home, also vs Australia - in Nagpur (2 for 9, chasing 542) and Bangalore (2 for 7, chasing 456); lost both.
The target set by Australia - their third-highest in India. The top-2 had come in 2004-05 series: 542 in Nagpur and 456 in Bangalore and Australia won both.
No. of 100s for Steven Smith against India in 5 consecutive Tests, including this. Before this series, he had hit a century in each match of the 2014-15 home series.
No. of runs for which India lost their last seven wickets - their worst ever in Tests. Previous: 18 runs in Christchurch in 1989-90.
No. of balls in which O'Keefe took 5 wickets - the joint second-fewest span of balls vs India. Others: Broad (16 balls), Toshack (19), Imran Khan (19).
No. of runs added by India's 5th to 7th wkts - their joint-lowest ever. They had also lost 4 wickets for 1 run against Sri Lanka in Delhi in 2005-06.
No. of consecutive innings in International matches without a duck for Kohli, before today. His last was in the Cardiff ODI in 2014.
No. of times in the last 9 Test series that Vijay has failed to make 50+ in the first innings of the series - West Indies 2016 and this series.
Runs contributed by Starc and Hazlewood in their 55-run partnership for the tenth wicket.
The Wanderers has become the ninth full-member pitch to be rated 'poor' or worse since the ICC introduced its pitch and outfield monitoring process
The India captain was full of praise for KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane after India's 75-run come-from-behind win in Bengaluru