Rajneesh Gupta presents all the numbers on India's biggest Test triumphs, Virat's victories and Ashwin's achievements.
India's victory in the second Test at Nagpur by an innings and 239 runs is India's 40th win by innings margin.
Eleven of thesse innings victories have come against Sri Lanka -- the most for India against any opponent.
The innings win at Nagpur is the most for India along with the victory against Bangladesh by an identical margin in Mirpur in 2007.
India's biggest wins in Test cricket
(by an innings margin)
|Innings and 239 runs||Bangladesh||Mirpur||2007|
|Innings and 239 runs||Sri Lanka||Nagpur||2017|
|Innings and 219 runs||Australia||Kolkata||1998|
|Innings and 198 runs||New Zealand||Nagpur||2010|
|Innings and 171 runs||Sri Lanka||Pallekele||2017|
The Nagpur win is the 20th for Virat Kohli as captain.
Now only M S Dhoni (27) and Sourav Ganguly (21) have won more Tests as India's captain.
Kohli's win percentage is much higher than Dhoni and Ganguly's.
India's most successful captains
At least 5 wins)
|M S Dhoni||60||27||18||15||45|
|Bishan Singh Bedi||22||6||11||5||27.27|
|M A K 'Tiger' Pataudi||40||9||19||12||22.50|
Only two skippers have more wins than Virat after the first 31 Tests as captain.
Most successful captains in Test cricket
(after 31 Tests)
Ravichandran Ashwin ended the Test with Lahiru Gamage's wicket, his 300th Test wicket.
The off-spinner is now the quickest in Test cricket to reach this milestone, beating the great Australian fast bowler, Dennis Lillee.
Fastest to 300 wickets in Tests
Fastest Indians to 300 wickets in Tests
Ashwin has now taken 50 Test wickets in 2017.
In doing so, he became the first Indian and only the third bowler in Test history to take 50 wickets in THREE consecutive years.
Ashwin had also taken 50 wickets in 2015 and 2016.
50 Test wickets in three consecutive years
At the end of the Nagpur Test, Ashwin's wicket tally under Virat Kohli stands at 182, the highest for any bowler under any captain for India.
Anil Kumble, who took 179 wickets under Mohammad Azharuddin, held the previous record.
Most wickets under a captain (for India)
|182||Ravichandran Ashwin (Virat Kohli)||30||22.16|
|179||Anil Kumble (Mohammad Azharuddin)||36||24.96|
|177||Harbhajan Singh (Sourav Ganguly)||37||26.85|
|172||Kapil Dev (Sunil Gavaskar)||45||29.65|
|167||Anil Kumble (Sourav Ganguly)||31||28.08|
|152||Ishant Sharma (M S Dhoni)||47||36.66|
India's win at Nagpur is their 32nd win this year across all formats (Tests/ODIs/T20Is) -- the most they have ever recorded in a single year.
India had registered 31 wins from as many games last year.
Most wins for India in a single year (across formats)