Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

V Kohli
147(230) 20x4 - 0x6
Control %91%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 34 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
3 10 19 17 41 13 14 30
SPD Smith
117(208) 15x4 - 0x6
Control %94%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 35 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
2 11 16 9 22 7 15 35

Best performances - Bowlers

Mohammed Shami
O28.3
M3
R112
W5
Eco3.92
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
2W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W
R Ashwin
O19
M2
R105
W4
Eco5.52
RHB
OFFLEG
1W1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W

Partnerships

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

Australia - 1st - Innings

200
CJL Rogers91 (155)
DA Warner101 (114)
4
CJL Rogers4 (5)
SR Watson0 (1)
196
SR Watson81 (27)
SPD Smith111 (25)
15
SE Marsh9 (16)
SPD Smith6 (21)
114
SE Marsh64 (100)
JA Burns50 (99)
17
BJ Haddin9 (7)
JA Burns8 (15)
26
BJ Haddin0 (4)
RJ Harris25 (9)

India - 1st - Innings

0
M Vijay0 (3)
KL Rahul0 (0)
97
RG Sharma53 (133)
KL Rahul42 (128)
141
V Kohli67 (127)
KL Rahul68 (134)
54
V Kohli40 (45)
AM Rahane13 (31)
0
SK Raina0 (1)
V Kohli0 (0)
60
V Kohli40 (58)
WP Saha17 (61)
31
R Ashwin12 (31)
WP Saha18 (35)
65
R Ashwin31 (62)
B Kumar30 (75)
8
R Ashwin7 (18)
Mohammed Shami1 (17)
19
UT Yadav4 (9)
Mohammed Shami15 (9)

Australia - 2nd - Innings

6
CJL Rogers2 (4)
DA Warner4 (5)
40
CJL Rogers24 (18)
SR Watson16 (17)
80
CJL Rogers30 (55)
SPD Smith47 (41)
13
SE Marsh1 (4)
SPD Smith12 (11)
26
SPD Smith12 (18)
JA Burns13 (15)
86
BJ Haddin31 (28)
JA Burns53 (24)
0*
BJ Haddin0 (2)
RJ Harris0 (0)

India - 2nd - Innings

48
M Vijay29 (40)
KL Rahul16 (40)
56
RG Sharma39 (90)
M Vijay17 (58)
74
M Vijay34 (67)
V Kohli33 (69)
23
V Kohli13 (26)
AM Rahane10 (12)
2
SK Raina0 (3)
AM Rahane2 (6)
5
AM Rahane5 (10)
WP Saha0 (6)
9
R Ashwin1 (22)
AM Rahane6 (21)
35*
AM Rahane15 (39)
B Kumar20 (30)
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Most Runs in a Series

5700+

Aggregate runs scored this series, the most ever in a series of four or fewer Tests.

A very steep hill

35

The highest 4th innings score made by an overseas team in a successful chase at the SCG in 82 years

Making History

769

Runs scored by Steven Smith in this series, the most by any batsman in a Test series of four or fewer matches

The Bleeding Bowlers

23

Number of times that a bowler has conceded 100+ runs in this series, the most ever in a Test series.

The Allround Double

9

Number of Indians who have completed the allround double of 1000 runs and 100 wickets - Ashwin is the ninth

Consistently Big

0

Number of previous instances where both teams have gone past 400 in the 1st innings of each Test in a series (min. 3 Tests)

Big Scores

8

Number of times that teams have gone past 400 this series, the most ever in a Test series

A Massive Series

2

Number of Indian batsmen who have scored four hundreds in a series - Sunil Gavaskar (twice) and Virat Kohli

Leading from the Front

7

Number of hundreds scored by captains in this series, the most ever in a Test series

Batting Long

23

Years since an Indian opener played 250 balls in an inns in Australia - Ravi Shastri in 1992, and now KL Rahul (262 balls)

Longish Stint

133

Balls played by Rohit Sharma, the second most by an Indian No. 3 this series (Pujara played 135 balls in the 1st inns at Adelaide)