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Stats: Shaun Marsh continues good record against India

March 05, 2017 20:20 IST

Australia took a 48-run lead on the back of some solid batting by Matt Renshaw and Shawn Marsh on Sunday.

Statistical highlights on day two of the second cricket Test between India and Australia, in Bengaluru.

Shaun Marsh en route his half-century

IMAGE: Shaun Marsh en route his half-century. Photograph: BCCI

# Ravichandran Ashwin has bagged David Warner's wicket eight times in Tests -- the most times a bowler has taken his wicket. The tally is the most times he has dismissed a batsman.

# Warner has been dismissed by Ashwin 10 times in International matches (Tests/ODIs/T20Is) -- the most times a bowler has bagged his wicket. James Anderson has taken his wicket nine times, followed by eight times each by Dale Steyn and Stuart Broad.

# Warner's performance in Tests in India has been mediocre, scoring 276 in eleven innings at an average of 25.09. His tally includes two fifties.

# Steven Smith has registered strike rate of 15.38 during his innings of 8 off 52 balls -- the worst by an Australian skipper vs India in Tests (minimum qualification: 50 balls), eclipsing the 16.43 registered by Mark Taylor, during his score of 12 off 73 balls in Chennai in the 1997-98 series.

# Mitchell Marsh's scored his first duck vs India is his fourth in Tests. After averaging 37.42 in Tests in the calendar year 2014, he has averaged 15.11 in 2015; 20.72 in 2016 and 11.66 in 2017.

# Under Smith's captaincy in 15 Tests, Mitchell Marsh has registered just one fifty -- 53 vs Sri Lanka at Colombo (SSC) in August 2016.

# Shaun Marsh's third fifty vs India is his sixth in Tests -- his first fifty vs India being 99 at Melbourne in December 2014 followed by 73 at Sydney in January 2015.

# Shaun Marsh enjoys an outstanding record in the Indian subcontinent in five Tests -- his aggregate being 475 (ave.59.37) in eight innings, including two centuries and two fifties.

# Ashwin has bowled 616.5 overs in the 2016-17 season, setting a record for a season, outstripping the 612.1 bowled by Anil Kumble during the 2004-05 season.

# Matt Renshaw (60) has posted his second fifty vs India -- his third in Tests -- his first fifty vs India was 68 in the Pune Test.

# Renshaw, in his first nine Test innings, is averaging 59.25 -- his aggregate being 474 at a strike rate of 44.80, including a hundred and three fifties.

# Nine fifty-plus stands have been recorded in the present series -- 7 by Australia and just two by India.

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