Stats: Ashwin gets first fifty vs England, Yuvi first duck
Cheteshwar Pujara again stole the limelight with a stoic hundred on Day 1 of the second Test against England at Wankhede in Mumbai on Friday. He was ably supported by R Ashwin after England spinner Monty Panesar had the home side with their backs to the wall.
Read on to find out the statistical highlights.
# Ravichandran Ashwin (60 not out off 84 balls) posted his first fifty against England -- his second in Tests.
# Ashwin's aforesaid innings is his third-highest score in Tests. His only hundred in Tests is 103 against the West Indies in the 2011-12 Mumbai Test.
# Ashwin and Pujara shared a stand of 97 (unbroken) for the seventh wicket -- India's second highest against England at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Ravi Shastri and Syed Kirmani had put on 235 in November 1984.
Image: R Ashwin
Yuvi recorded his first duck against England
# Virender Sehwag (30 off 43 balls) posted his highest score against England at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
# In first team innings, Sehwag averages 64.71 -- 6407 in 100 innings. His tally includes 22 hundreds and 18 fifties.# Yuvraj Singh registered his first duck against England -- his seventh in Tests.
Image: Yuvraj Singh
Panesar's best bowling figures against India
# Monty Panesar's superb bowling figures of four for 91 are his best against India in Tests.# Panesar is likely to improve his present strike rate of 92.4 in Tests in India.
Image: Monty Panesar
Pujara makes it to elite list of centurions
# For the first time in Tests, Cheteshwar Pujara registered hundreds in consecutive Tests -- all unbeaten knocks -- 206 & 41 in the Ahmedabad Test and 114 -- against England.
# Pujara is one of the eleven Indians to record two or more centuries in a Test series against England. Azharuddin had registered three in India in 1984-85 and Dravid twice -- in 2002 and 2011 -- both times in England.
# Pujara's superb unbeaten 114 is his third hundred in Tests -- his first was 159 against New Zealand at Hyderabad.
# With his two hundreds, Pujara took his run-aggregate to 361 without being dismissed -- the most in the current series. The said performance is his best performance in Tests.
Image: Cheteshwar Pujara
Sachin out bowled 52 times in Tests
# Sachin has been bowled on 52 occasions. Rahul Dravid (55) and Allan Border (53) have registered more bowled dismissals in Tests than Sachin.
# Sachin Tendulkar was dismissed for the 24th time in his Test career by a left-arm spinner.
Image: Sachin Tendulkar