Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

CA Pujara
202(525) 21x4 - 0x6
Control %91%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 65 runs
  • 5x4 - 0x6
16 15 24 13 27 12 11 84
SPD Smith
178(361) 17x4 - 0x6
Control %89%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 48 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
15 23 15 15 30 13 21 46

Best performances - Bowlers

RA Jadeja
O49.3
M8
R124
W5
Eco2.50
RHB
OFFLEG
1W1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W
RA Jadeja
O44
M18
R54
W4
Eco1.22
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W

Partnerships

  • AUS - 1st
  • INDIA - 1st
  • AUS - 2nd

Australia - 1st - Innings

50
DA Warner19 (26)
MT Renshaw29 (32)
30
SPD Smith15 (40)
MT Renshaw15 (37)
9
SE Marsh2 (8)
SPD Smith6 (8)
51
SPD Smith29 (56)
PSP Handscomb19 (47)
191
SPD Smith76 (171)
GJ Maxwell104 (185)
64
MS Wade37 (50)
SPD Smith22 (36)
0
SPD Smith0 (0)
PJ Cummins0 (2)
51
SNJ O'Keefe25 (71)
SPD Smith26 (40)
3
SPD Smith2 (3)
NM Lyon1 (6)
2
SPD Smith2 (7)
JR Hazlewood0 (2)

India - 1st - Innings

91
M Vijay23 (86)
KL Rahul67 (102)
102
CA Pujara40 (139)
M Vijay59 (97)
32
CA Pujara26 (37)
V Kohli6 (23)
51
CA Pujara29 (31)
AM Rahane14 (33)
44
CA Pujara17 (51)
KK Nair23 (47)
8
R Ashwin3 (22)
CA Pujara5 (26)
199
CA Pujara85 (241)
WP Saha111 (225)
14
RA Jadeja8 (9)
WP Saha6 (8)
54
RA Jadeja38 (40)
UT Yadav16 (33)
8*
RA Jadeja8 (6)
I Sharma0 (4)

Australia - 2nd - Innings

17
DA Warner14 (16)
MT Renshaw3 (15)
6
NM Lyon2 (7)
MT Renshaw4 (6)
36
SPD Smith21 (67)
MT Renshaw8 (63)
4
SE Marsh4 (2)
SPD Smith0 (1)
124
SE Marsh49 (195)
PSP Handscomb66 (179)
3
GJ Maxwell2 (15)
PSP Handscomb1 (5)
14*
MS Wade9 (16)
PSP Handscomb5 (16)

Fifth-wicket rescue

38

No. of consecutive inns without a century partnership for 5th wkt for Australia, before this match. In this Test, they have had 100+ stands in both inns for the wkt.

Jadeja again

3

No. of times Jadeja has dismissed Smith in this series. He has scored 105 off 320 balls at SR of 32.82. Against all others bowlers: 266 off 506, SR of 52.56 with 2 dismissals.

rely on smith

78.33

Smith's average in 3rd inns of Tests in his last 6 inns, before this. His scores: 138, 70*, 31, 63, 59, 109.

Pujara's second double

2

No. of double-centuries for Pujara against Australia, joint-most among Indian batsmen with Tendulkar and Laxman and joint third-most overall.

New record

495

Previous most number of balls faced by an Indian in a Test innings, by Rahul Dravid in his innings of 270 in Rawalpindi in 2004. Pujara has faced 500+ balls so far.

Pujara's top season

7

No. of centuries for Pujara in this first-class season, the joint 2nd-most in an Indian fc season. Laxman (8) made the most whereas Pataudi & Gavaskar also made 7.

Long ago

2010

Last time India's top-3 all scored 50+ in the same Test inns, vs NZ in Nagpur. India had 8 such instances between 2006 and 2010 but this inns is the first since then.

Vijay-Pujara stand tall

6

No. of century partnerships between Vijay and Pujara in this 2016-17 season - the 2nd-most by any pair in a season. Hayden-Ponting had 7 in 2005-06, the most.