Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Home field advantage

12

This is the 12th consecutive match won by the home side in Tests between Australia and India

Main Man

21/34

Including the Delhi 4th Test in 2012/13, Lyon has taken 21 of the last 34 Indian wickets for Australia

Rare

3

Number of Indian openers who have made 50-plus scores in both innings of a Test in Australia - M Vijay, Virender Sehwag and Abid Ali

Costly

24

Runs conceded by Karn Sharma in the 64th over, the second most expensive by an Indian spinner since 2001

Purple patch

6

Hundreds scored by Warner in 2014. Ponting (7) has the most hundreds by an Australian in a calendar year

Top order form

5

Number of years, before Warner today, since an Australian opener made 1000 Test runs in a year - Simon Katich in 2008 & 2009

Lyon ends long wait

46

Years since an Australian spinner picked up a five-for against India at home - Bob Simpson at Sydney, 1968.

Taste of their own medicine

5

Five out of the last eight five-fors against India have been taken by off spinners.

Lyon against India

2

Number of five-fors for Nathan Lyon against India. The only Australian spinners to take more are Benaud (5) and Mallett (3).

Firing Collectively

2

Number of times that 5 of India's top 6 batsmen have made 40+ scores in Australia. The last time was at Melbourne in 1986.