Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)
ENGLAND 537(159.3 OVERS)1ST INNINGS INDIA 488(162 OVERS)1ST INNINGS ENGLAND 260/3d(75.3 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Scorer: Venkat Raghav | Commentator: Nikhil Kalro
While Virat Kohli said the liberal amount of grass on the Rajkot track was a factor in India's lack of dominance in the Test, SCA secretary Niranjan Shah called it a pitch fit for five days of Te
Last time a completed Test ended in a draw in Ind - Nagpur, also involving Eng. Ind had won 12 consecutive completed Tests since then excluding v SA, Bangalore (rain).
Kohli's average in the fourth inns of Tests, before this. He has made two centuries and four fifties in 14 innings.
Run rate required for India to win this Test - 310 in 49 overs.
No. of Test centuries for Cook in India - most by any visiting batsman in the country. Weekes, Lloyd and Amla made 4 100s here.
No. of England players to make a 50-plus score before the age of 20, including Haseeb Hameed. Others: Jack Crawford (1906) and Dennis Compton (1937)
Last time an overseas team managed to get the first-inns lead in a Test in India, before this - Eng in Nagpur. In 13 Tests since then, Ind gained average lead of 155 runs.
No. of scores of 40 or more for Ashwin against England, including this - most for him against any team. He has 4 40+ scores against WI.
Last time an Ind batsman was out hit wicket in Tests, before Kohli - VVS Laxman in Antigua. Kohli is the second Ind captain after L Amarnath to be out in this fashion.
Kohli's ave vs Eng, before this - his lowest against any team playing more than one Test. He had made 188 at 31.33 vs Eng in 2012-13 and 134 at 13.40 in Eng 2014.
No. of consecutive innings without a century for Vijay, before this. His last hundred was 150 against Bangladesh in Fatullah.
No. of Test centuries for Pujara vs Eng - the most for him against any opposition. He had hit 206* and 135 in the 2012-13 series before making another in this inns.