Close of Play

  • Mon, 4 Sep - day 1 - Bangladesh 1st innings 253/6 (Mushfiqur Rahim 62*, Nasir Hossain 19*, 90 ov)
  • Tue, 5 Sep - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 225/2 (DA Warner 88*, PSP Handscomb 69*, 64 ov)
  • Wed, 6 Sep - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 377/9 (SNJ O'Keefe 8*, NM Lyon 0*, 118 ov)
  • Thu, 7 Sep - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 87/3 (15.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Lyon joins Botham

13

Wickets taken by Nathan Lyon in this Test. Lyon and Ian Botham are the only two bowlers to take 13 wickets in a match in Asia.

Lyon tops the charts

45

Wickets taken by Nathan Lyon in Tests in 2017 - Leading wicket taker going past Ashwin and Jadeja who have taken 44 each.

Terrific Lyon

2

Ten-wicket hauls for Nathan Lyon in Tests.This is his first in Asia.Lyon is only the second off-spinner for Australia since Hugh Trumble to take two ten-wickets hauls in Tests

Lyon at the Top

19

Wickets for Nathan Lyon this series - Most for Australia in a two-match Test series going past Stuart Macgill who took 17 against Bangladesh in 2003

Warner does the Double

6

Cricketers from Australia to score consecutive centuries in Asia - Warner joined Micheal Clarke, Mike Hussey,Damien Martyn, Bob Simpson and Allan Border to this rare feat.

Long innings

174

Most balls faced by David Warner in an innings in Asia before today. Warner scored 133 of 174 balls against Pakistan in UAE.

Mr Consistent

18

Consecutive Test series since debut in which Steven Smith has scored a half century. Joint second highest along with Sir Len Hutton in the last 100 years. Only Trescothick has more scoring a fifty in each of the 22 Test Series he played.

Lyon at his best

4

Spinners to take 7 or more wickets in an innings against Bangladesh - Lyon joins Herath, Macgill and Kaneria to this feat.

Sixth Wicket Stand

2013

Last instance of Bangladesh having a 100 run stand for the sixth wicket - Mushfiqur Rahim and Nasir Hossain added 106 vs SL at Galle.

LBW JINX

1

Instances of the top 4 being dismissed LBW to the same bowler in Tests - Lyon has dismissed Tamim, Imrul, Mominul and Soumya

Left Handed Top order

4

Specialist Left Handed batsmen in the top four - First time for Bangladesh in Tests. They did have four in the previous innings at Dhaka but that was with a nightwatchman.

Starting with Spin

1938

Last instance of Australia opening with a spinner in the first innings of a Test. Bill O'Reilly bowled the second over versus England at Nottingham.

Rare Team Combination

3

Number of specialist spinners that Australia are playing in this Test. Last instance Australia played three spinners was also at Chittagong against Bangladesh in 2006.

Tough Ask ahead

2006

Last instance of Australia winning a Test after losing the toss in Asia. Incidentally this was against Bangladesh at Chittagong.