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Countdown to WTC final: India vs Australia Test match by count | Cricket News

Countdown to WTC final: India vs Australia Test match by count |  Cricket News
2021-23 WTC Finals The Oval will now feature two powerhouses of international cricket – India and Australia. For the second time in as many editions, Team India The summit sparked controversy.
India, who lost to New Zealand last time, are in the hunt to win the title this time. But standing in their way is a team that has traditionally always put up a strong fight. The Aussies have a whole new set of players and are playing in very different conditions to players from the subcontinent. Rohit Sharma And others. Although it is known that a disciplined performance will help them clinch their first ICC silverware since the 2013 Champions Trophy.
This is the first time that India and Australia will meet in a Test match at a neutral venue.

TimesofIndia.com takes a detailed look at some of the most interesting statistics from here India vs Australia Tests conducted over the years:
# India have a 30.18 percent win rate in Tests against Australia, winning 32 and losing 44 out of 106 contested (tied 1, drawn 29). Australia’s best winning percentage is 41.50.
# This is the first time that both the teams are playing a Test match at a neutral venue.

# Australia’s biggest win over India in Tests was an innings and 226-run win at Brisbane in November/December 1947. Australia declared 382 for eight while India scored 58 and 98.
# India’s win by an innings and 219 runs at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in March 1998 remains their biggest win over Australia in Tests. The scores were India – 633/5 declared, Australia – 233 and 181.

# Only two Indian bowlers have scored centuries in Tests against Australia – Ravichandran Ashwin’s 114 from 22 Tests (percentage 28.36) and Anil Kumble’s 111 from 20 Tests (avg 30.32).
# Nathan Lyon remains the only Australian bowler to take more than 100 wickets in Tests against India – his tally is 116 at 32.40 from 26 Tests.

# Sachin Tendulkar is one of only three batsmen to score more than 3000 runs in Tests against Australia.
# Tendulkar’s score of 3630 (55.00) from 39 Tests was bettered only by England’s Jack Hobbs – 3636 (Av 54.26) from 41 Tests. England’s David Gower is the only batsman to score more than 3000 runs against Australia – his 3269 runs at an average of 44.78, including nine centuries and twelve half-centuries in 42 Tests.
# Tencent’s feat of eleven centuries in the Test against Australia was bettered only by Jack Hobbs. However, Tendulkar’s 20 centuries against Australia across formats is the record for any batsman.


# In the 2000–01 Kolkata Test, Harbhajan Singh took India’s first Test hat-trick by dismissing Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist and Shane Warne in consecutive balls.
# India (171 & 657/7 Dec) beat Australia (445, 212) by 171 runs at Kolkata in March 2001. The incident is the third time a team has lost a Test after forcing a follow-on.
# Australia became the first team to achieve the aforementioned dubious feat three times. The first two occasions were in Sydney in 1894 and Leeds in 1981 – both against England.
# With the defeat in the Kolkata Test in March 2001, Australia’s sixteen-Test winning streak was snapped.
# Harbhajan Singh’s 32 wickets (17.03) in the 2000–01 series remains an Indian record against any opponent in a three-Test series. He remains the only Indian bowler to take 30 or more wickets in a three-Test series.
# VVS Laxman is the only Indian batsman to score more than 500 runs in a three-Test series against Australia in 2000-01 – 503 (83.83), including a century and three fifties.


# Laxman’s career-best innings of 283 off 452 balls against Australia at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in March 2001 remains the Indian record for the highest individual innings in Tests.
# In the India-Australia Test, three batsmen hit six sixes in an innings. Ravi Shastri (121 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in October 1986); Matthew Hayden (203 in March 2001) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (224 in Chennai in February 2013).
# Virat Kohli The only Indian batsman to score four centuries in the Test series held in Australia in 2014-15.
# Kohli scored 692 runs (at an average of 86.50) in a four-Test series in 2014–15, holding the record for the highest runs in a rubber against Australia against India.
# Kapil Dev (77.33), Adam Gilchrist (76.90) and Virender Sehwag (75.20) have managed three batsmen with a strike rate of more than 75 in Tests involving India and Australia.

# Three Australian batsmen have scored more than 700 runs in a Test series against India – 769 (128.16 average) by Steven Smith in a four-Test series in Australia in 2014-15; Sir Donald Bradman’s 715 (178.75) in a five-Test series in Australia in 1947-48 and 706 (100.85) in a four-Test series by Ricky Ponting in 2003-04.
# Kohli is the second batsman in Test history to score two centuries (115 & 141 ​​- at Adelaide in December 2014) on his captaincy debut – the first being Greg Chappell (Australia) – 123 & 109 not out against West Indies at the Gabba, Brisbane in 1975. -76.
# Kohli is the only captain to score two centuries in a Test against Australia in Australia. He is the second Indian batsman in Test cricket (and sixth overall) to score a century in each innings of a Test match in Australia – the first being Vijay Hazare – 116 & 145 in Adelaide in January 1948. England’s Herbert Sutcliffe and Wally Hammond. , Denis Compton, West Indian and Rohan Kanhai are the other four batsmen to achieve this feat in Australia against Australia.
# Kohli scored 256 in the Adelaide Test – the most by any batsman on a captaincy debut – eclipsing New Zealand’s Graham Dowling’s score of 244 (239 & 5) against India in Christchurch in 1967-68.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni enjoyed 61.53% success as captain with eight wins, four losses and remaining one draw.
# One of only two visiting batsmen to score three centuries in Adelaide, Kohli averaged 98.50 (394 in four innings) – 116, 22 in January 2012 and 115, 141 in December 2014. England’s Jack Hobbs had scored three centuries in ten innings at this venue.
# Kohli is one of only two Indian captains to score a century in the fourth innings – 141 off 175 balls against Australia in December 2014. The feat was achieved by Mohammad Azharuddin, who scored 106 off 162 balls against Australia in Adelaide in January. 1992.
# With 25 sixes in 39 Tests, Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for most sixes in India-Australia Tests. He is followed by Matthew Hayden who has hit 24 sixes in 18 Tests.
# and VVS Laxman Rahul Dravid Shared a fifth-wicket partnership of 376 in the 2000–01 Kolkata Test – the record partnership for any wicket for Australia against India in a Test.
# Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke’s fourth-wicket stand of 386 in the 2011-12 Adelaide Test – only one more century stand than the aforementioned Laxman/Dravid stand in the India-Australia Test.

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# In the five-Test series in Australia in 1991–92, Craig McDermott took 31 wickets at 21.61 – the best performance by an Australian bowler in a Test series against India.
(Statistics Credit: Rajesh Kumar)

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