Published on March 27th, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar0
India v Australia, Fourth Test, Dharamsala, Day 3, 2017 – Statistical highlights
Ravindra Jadeja’s all-round performance, Nathan Lyon’s second five-wicket haul in the series. Here are the statistical highlights from day three of fourth Test between India and Australia at Dharamsala.
3 Players have scored 500-plus runs and taken 50-plus wickets in a season including Ravindra Jadeja this season. He has scored 556 runs and picked up 71 wickets in this season so far in 13 matches. Kapil Dev in 1979-80 and Mitchell Johnson in 2008-09 season have achieve this feat in the history.
64 Wickets for Nathan Lyon against India; second-most by a spinner. He went past Lance Gibbs (63) and Derek Underwood (62) with his five-wickets haul in India’s first innings. Only Muttiah Muralitharan (105) has more wickets than Lyon against India.
6 Number of fifty-plus for Ravindra Jadeja in this season, joint second-most by India batsmen alongside Virat Kohli, Murli Vijay and KL Rahul. Only CHeteshwar Pujara (12) has more fifty-plus score than these players for India this season.
17 Wickets for Umesh Yadav in this series, his best achievement in any series so far in his Test career. His previous most wickets in a series was in 2011-12 Border-Gavaskar series when he had picked 14 wickets. Also he is leading wicket takes among pacers in this series followed by Josh Hazlewood who has manager to take 9 wickets so far.