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Stats Analysis

Vijay, Dhawan in rare opening feat

Stats highlights from the third day of the one-off Test between Bangladesh and India in Fatullah

Bishen Jeswant
Bishen Jeswant
3 Number of opening pairs who have scored 150-plus runs each in the same innings on two occasions. Shikhar Dhawan (173) and Murali Vijay (150) did this once previously against Australia in Mohali in 2013. The other pairs to have done this are Sanath Jayasuriya and Marvan Atapattu, and Graeme Smith and Herschelle Gibbs.
5 Instances in the last 10 years when both Indian openers have made centuries in the same Test innings, the most for any team. Australia's openers have done this four times.
7 Instances of an Indian batsman being dismissed in the 90s over the last two years, the most for any team. Ajinkya Rahane was dismissed on 98 today. Next on the list are batsmen from Sri Lanka (6), followed by Australia (5).
1 Number of Test matches Rahane played in the sub-continent before this game. In his only previous Test, versus Australia in Delhi (2013), Rahane scored 7 & 1. Rahane has played 13 Tests outside Asia.
1034 Runs scored by M Vijay in the last 12 months, the most by any Indian batsman. He is the only Indian batsman, and one of seven in the world, to score 1000-plus runs in this period. Among Indian batsmen, Virat Kohli is second-best with 840 runs.
6 Number of Test centuries scored by Vijay. He has scored at least 139 runs on each of those occasions but has never scored more than 167. He was dismissed for 150 on the third day.
0 Wickets taken by Bangladesh's pacers in this Test so far. Their pacers - Mohammad Shahid and Soumya Sarkar - have bowled 25 overs in this innings without a wicket, the third in terms of most overs bowled by Bangladesh pacers without a wicket. Bangladesh's spinners took six wickets on the third day. There has been only one previous instance where Bangladesh's spinners have taken all ten wickets - against Zimbabwe in Dhaka (2009).
2 Number of times Dhawan has been dismissed by a left-arm spinner in Tests - the bowlers to get him out are Robin Peterson and Shakib Al Hasan. He has been dismissed six times by right-arm spinners and 16 times by pacers.
556 India's average first-innings score against Bangladesh in Tests, their highest against any team. India finished the third day on 462 for 6 and poised to easily reach that mark. India's average first-innings score against South Africa is 302, their lowest against any team.