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Published on March 4th, 2017 | by Guest Writer

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India v Australia, 2nd Test, Bengaluru, Day 1, 2017 – Statistical highlights

Nathan Lyon’s record breaking figure by a visiting bowler in India kept the Aussies on top. Here are the statistical highlights from day 1 of the second Test between India and Australia at Bengaluru. 

56 Number of Tests Abhinav Mukund missed for India between his last appearance back in 2011 and his comeback in today’s game. Only Parthiv Patel (83) missed more than Mukund for India when he made his comeback against England last year.

9 Number of different opening pairs have opened for India in Tests since 2015 – the second-most for any country in Tests. England has 10 opening pairs since 2015.

8/50 Lyon’s figure in first innings, the best by any bowler against India in India. Lance Klusener on his debut in 1996 had best figure of 8 for 64 against India in India.

58 Wickets for Nathan Lyon against India – the most by any Australian bowlers in Tests. He overtakes Brett Lee, who had 53 wickets in 12 matches against India.

3 Seven-wicket haul for Nathan Lyon against India, most by any bowler against India. He took 7 for 94 in Delhi in 2012-13 and 7 for 152 in Adelaide in 2014-15. It is also his forth five-wicket hauls against India.

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