- Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
Player of the match
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AUSTRALIA 300(88.3 OVERS)2ND INNINGS INDIA 332(118.1 OVERS)1ST INNINGS AUSTRALIA 137(53.5 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Thirteen Tests, ten wins, four trophies. This is the story of India's historic home season, and the players that made it happen
In both Ranchi and Dharamsala, Australia fell short of posting truly daunting first-innings totals despite hundreds from Steven Smith. It was the lack of big scores from their openers that made i
Stats highlights from India's win in Dharamsala, a victory that sealed the series for them
Virat Kohli has said it was Ajinkya Rahane's decision to play five bowlers in Dharamsala; then he, Rahane and Anil Kumble decided on playing Kuldeep Yadav since he had the X-factor
Steven Smith has pointed out that despite losing the series, he is impressed with how his side, particularly Nathan Lyon and Pat Cummins, have fared in unfavourable conditions
No. of times India have won a Test series after losing the first Test, including this. The other 3: vs Eng 1972-73, Aus 2000-01 and SL 2015.
No. of ducks for Pujara in home Tests, before this. This was his first duck in 50 innings at home. He has had 2 ducks in 31 innings outside India.
Instances of 3 India bowlers picking 3 or more wickets in the same innings at home since 2000, both in this series - vs NZ at Eden Gardens and this match.
Previous most wickets for Umesh Yadav in a series, in Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2011-12. Warner was the 15th scalp of this series for Umesh.
Warner's average in this series - his 3rd lowest in any series. He averaged 13 in NZ in 2015-16 (2 Tests) and 23 in Ashes 2013. In Ind in 2012-13, he averaged 24.37.
No. of 50+ scores for Jadeja in the 2016-17 season, same number as Kohli, Vijay and Rahul. Only Pujara has made more such scores (12).
No. of players to score 500+ runs and take 50+ wickets in in a season - Kapil Dev in 1979-80, Mitchell Johnson in 2008-09 and Jadeja in 2016-17.
No. of 50+ scores for Rahul in this series - the joint - most for an India opener in a series vs Aus. Vijay had also made 5 such scores in Aus in 2014-15.
Wickets for Ashwin in 2016-17 season - the most by any bowler in a season. He went past Dale Steyn's 78 scalps in 2007-08.
No. of visiting captains to score 3 centuries in a series in India, including Smith this series. Alastair Cook in 2012-13 was the first.