Interesting numbers from day two of Ranchi Test
178* Steve Smith’s score – highest by an Australian captain in India, beating Michael Clarke’s 130 at Chennai in 2012-13. It was also the third highest score by an Australian in India, after Dean Jones’ 210 in 1986-87 and Matthew Hayden’s 203 in 2000-01 – both at Chennai.
13 Number of players who have scored a hundred in each of three form of international cricket – Tests, One-Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals. Glenn Maxwell is the latest entrant to this club, which has only Shane Watson as other Aussie.
8 Number of five-wicket innings hauls for Ravindra Jadeja in Tests -- same as that of Vinoo Mankad. Now only Bishan Singh Bedi (14) has taken more five-fors than him among all Indian left-arm spinners.
20.09 Ravindra Jadeja’s bowling average in India -- best for an Indian bowler with 50 or more Test wickets.
191 Runs added by Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell – the highest fifth wicket partnership for Australia in India.
11 Number of Australian players Ravindra Jadeja has dismissed in this series. The only players he has not been able to dismiss are Shaun Marsh and Mitchell Starc.