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Jadeja makes it six with Aus skipper

March 22, 2013 19:07 IST

Ravichandran Ashwin again did the star turn, ending Day 1 in the fourth Test against Australia with four wickets for 40 runs. Some statistical highlights from the day’s play at the Feroz Shah Kotla.

# Ravichandran Ashwin has taken 25 wickets for the first time in a Test series -- 26 at an average of 19.65.

- Scorecard | PHOTOS: Day 1, Kotla Test

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni lost four consecutive tosses in a Test series for the first time.

# Ravindra Jadeja dismissed Australia’s skipper in six innings out of seven.

Ravindra Jadeja# Peter Siddle (47 not out off 125 balls) top-scored for Australia, registering his highest Test score. He eclipsed the 43 against England at Sydney in January 2011.

# Siddle set a record for the highest individual innings by an Australian number nine batsman against India at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi.

# Smith and Siddle were associated in an eighth-wicket partnership of 53 - Australia's highest against India at Kotla, surpassing the 51 by Geoff Dymock and Peter Sleep in October 1979.

# Simon Katich and Jason Gillespie had shared a 117-run stand in the 2003-304 Sydney Test - Australia's eighth-wicket partnership record against India.

# For the third time in an overseas Test series, Australia fielded 16 players or more - the first two instances were 17 against the West Indies in the West Indies in 1983-84 and 16 against England in 1985 in England.

# David Warner scored his second duck - his first being a golden one against Sri Lanka at Sydney in January this year.

# Phillip Hughes, during the course of his 45, completed 1,000 runs on foreign soil, totalling 1038, at an average of 39.92 in 15 Tests, including three centuries and four fifties.

Photograph: BCCI