Published on February 13th, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar0
India v Bangladesh, only Test, 2017, day 5 – Statistical highlights
Magical spin bowling from Ashwin-Jadeja, Ishant Sharma’s testing spell of fast bowling and Kohli’s tricky captaincy sealed a sixth straight series win for India. Here are the statistical highlights from the final day of one-off Test between India and Bangladesh.
638 Runs scored by Bangladesh in this Test match, their most against India in nine Tests they played against the country so far. Their previous best effort to score maximum runs was in 2010 when they had scored 545 runs ending in losing side.
250 Bangladesh’s total in fourth innings, second-best against India in India since 2003. New Zealand was the last team to score 250-plus runs in the fourth innings in India in October 2003.
19 Tests without defeat for Virat Kohli now, most by any Indian captain. He overtakes Sunil Gavaskar’s previous record of 18 Tests without defeat in 1976-80. Also, it becomes fifth-best streak in history.
6 Consecutive series win for India, their best winning streak in Tests. The previous best streak was between 2008 and10 under MS Dhoni when India had five series win in a row.
15 Test wins for Virat Kohli as a captain in just 23 matches, joint second-highest numbers to win after 23 games. Steve Waugh tops the table while Kohli joins Rickey Ponting and Micheal Vaughan in this list with 15 wins.