In this article, we are mainly talking about the unique records created by R. Ashwin, Usmaan Khwaja and Rohit Shamra, who have achieved during IND vs AUS 4th Test Day 2 in Border Gavaskar Trophy series and detailed information is provided in this article.
IND vs AUS 4th Test Day 2 – Know about the records
The fourth match of the Border Gavaskar Trophy Test series between India and Australia is being played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Yesterday was the 2nd day of this match and with the end of the 2nd day’s play, many records were made by Indian and Australian players in this match. Australian batsman Usman Khawaja played an innings of 180 runs yesterday, as well as Ravichandran Ashwin also took 6 wickets in this innings. After Australia’s all out, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill came on the field as Indian batters and here Rohit Sharma also made a individual record.
IND vs AUS 4th Test Day 2 – Usman Khawaja
Usman Khawaja scored a brilliant century against India on the second day of the fourth Test yesterday and scored a total of 180 runs in his innings. Khawaja faced 422 balls and also hit 21 fours. His innings was ended by Akshar Patel, he was lbw out by Akshar Patel. In his marathon innings, Khawaja made and broke many records.
Usman Khawaja played the most balls
With Khawaja playing 422 balls, Khawaja made a unique record in his name. He joined the list of Australian batsmen who played the most balls in a Test innings on Indian soil. He set this record, breaking the record held by Graham Yallop 44 years earlier. Graham Yallop played an innings of 167 runs facing 392 balls while playing at the Eden Gardens ground in Kolkata in 1979.
Australian player with most balls played in an innings on Indian pitches
Khwaja achieved this special achievement
Khawaja made another unique record in his name as soon as he scored 150 runs. Khawaja’s 151 made him only the second Australian opener after Matthew Hayden to score more than 150 individual runs on Indian pitches in the 21st century. Only Matthew Hayden has been able to do this before him. In a match played at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai in 2001, Hayden achieved this feat when he scored 201 runs against India.
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IND vs AUS 4th Test Day 2 – Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin achieved many records and achievements with his 6-wicket haul yesterday, which are detailed below.
Ashwin became the 2nd bowler to take 5 wickets most times
With his five-wicket haul on the second day of the fourth match of the Border Gavaskar Trophy series, Ashwin became the 2nd bowler to take five wickets in an innings. With his 5 wickets yesterday, Ashwin took five wickets in an innings for the 32nd time in his Test career and moved to second place in the list of bowlers taking five wickets in an innings. Anil Kumble is at the first place in this list, who has done this feat 35 times.
The first bowler to take 5 wickets in an innings most times on Indian pitches
Ashwin has so far taken five wickets in an innings for the 26th time on Indian soil. With his five-wicket haul against Australia yesterday, he became the player with the most number of five wickets in an innings on Indian pitch. In this case, he has left behind Anil Kumble, who has done this feat 25 times.
Most wickets in Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test Series 2023
In the Border Gavaskar Trophy Test series being played between India and Australia, Ashwin has so far taken 24 wickets and is at number one in terms of taking the most wickets in this series. Apart from them, Ravindra Jadeja is second and Nathan Lyon is at number three, both of whom have taken 22 and 19 wickets respectively. However, both the bowlers have every chance of going ahead of Ashwin.
Most wickets in India-Australia Test matches
R. Ashwin and Nathan Lyon are tied on the list of highest wicket-taker in Test matches played between India and Australia, both of whom have taken 113 wickets so far. However, Ashwin has achieved this feat in just 41 innings while Nathan Lyon has taken 46 innings to take 113 wickets.
Indian taking the most wickets in Test matches between India and Australia
In the Test matches played so far between India and Australia, Ashwin has also come on top in the list of highest wicket-taker bowlers. He surpassed Anil Kumble to become the highest wicket-taker by an Indian. Earlier, Kumble was in the first place with 111 wickets, which he did in 38 innings of 20 matches. Ashwin has played 22 matches so far, in which he has taken 113 wickets in 41 innings. After Ashwin and Kumble, Harbhajan Singh has taken 95 wickets in Test matches against Australia.
IND vs AUS 4th Test Day 2 – Rohit Sharma
Indian captain and opener Rohit Sharma has also made some special records during the Border Gavaskar Trophy Test series.
Rohit Sharma completed 17000 runs in international career
While batting in the 4th match of the Border-Gavaskar series, Rohit Sharma also made a special record, as soon as he completed 21 runs in his innings, with that 21 runs, Rohit Sharma completed 17000 runs in international cricket. With this 17000 runs, Rohit Sharma has become the 7th Indian batsman in International Cricket, who has achieved this record. Before him, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni and Virender Sehwag have achieved this record in international cricket.
Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most international runs from India and Sachin has scored the most runs in international cricket as well. He has made a huge record of 34,357 runs in all three formats of his international cricket career, which no one has been able to break yet. In this list, Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara is followed by Australia’s legendary captain Ricky Ponting, who have scored 28016 and 27483 runs respectively in international cricket career.
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IND vs AUS 4th Test Day 2 – Status of the match on 2nd day?
Australia’s team went all out for 480 runs in the first innings on Friday (10 March) on the second day of the fourth match. Usman Khawaja scored the highest 180 runs. Apart from him, Cameron Green also scored a century for the Australian side, scoring 114 runs. At the same time, Australian wicket-keeper batsman, Alex Carey could not even open the account. India bowler Ravichandran Ashwin took six wickets and Mohammed Shami got two successes. Among other bowlers, Akshar Patel and Ravindra Jadeja got one wicket each.
After Australia’s all out, the Indian team scored 36 runs without loss in the first innings. Shubman Gill 18 and Rohit Sharma are unbeaten after scoring 17 runs. India is 444 runs behind in the first innings.
IND vs AUS 4th Test Day 2 – Match Status on Day 3 of 4th Match
On the third day of the match, at the time of writing the article, the Indian team had scored 203 runs in 69 overs losing 2 wickets. Shubman Gill 111 and Virat Kohli were present on the field after scoring 7 runs.
Earlier, Indian captain Rohit Sharma was dismissed after scoring 35 and Cheteshwar Pujara after scoring 41 runs. Rohit was caught out by Matthew Kuhnemann, while Cheteshwar Pujara was shown the way to the pavilion by being dismissed lbw by Todd Murphy. Together with Rohit, Gill shared 74 runs for the first wicket and 113 runs for the second wicket with Pujara.