While Australia registered one of the narrowest wins in India-Australia bilateral test series, there were many new records and personal achievements besides many century partnerships. This is the 5th occasion when two players scored two centuries in the same test match. Check the complete statistics of first test played at Adelaide.
Overall Statistics and Records
- Australia registered 39th Test win over India in 87th test. India has won 24.
48 run win is 6th narrowest win in Aus-Ind Test series. 13 runs win by India in 2004 at Mumbai is the narrowest.
Kohli became the 32nd Test captain of India.
Clarke scored his 28th Test Century in 185th innings of 108th test continuing his commanding record at Adelaide.
Steven Smith scored his 5th test century and highest test score in 43rd innings of 23rd Test match.
3 centuries in one innings.
10th and 11th test centuries for Warner.
7th and 8th Test centuries for Kohli.
28th Test century for Clarke.
5th test century for Steven Smith.
50s: 7th and 8th for Vijay, 6th for Pujara and 5th for Rahane in Test matches.
Lyon grabbed 2nd 5-wicket haul against India. That is one more than Shane Warne.
Lyon grabbed 7 wicket in 2nd innings and his 12.286 is the best performance by any Aussie bowler against India.
Warner scored his 6th century of the year, and is just one short of Australian record of 7 centuries in a calendar year by Ponting.
Warner became the 5th batsman to score centuries in both innings TWICE in a year. Clyde Walcott (1955), Gavaskar (1978), Aravinda de Silva (1997) and Ponting (2006) have achieved the feat before.
99 made Murali Vijay the second Indian batsman after Navjot Singh Sidhu to be dismissed leg before wicket on that score in a test match.
5th Occasion when two players scored twin centuries in the same test match.
- 32nd Test Captain of India.
256 runs in test make him the captain with most runs on test debut in the world.
Youngest Test Captain ever at 26 years and 38 days to hit two centuries in the same match.
2nd Indian captain to hit two centuries in the same Test. Sunil Gavaskar scored against West Indies at Kolkata in 1978/79.
After 53 years an overseas batsman scored two centuries in the same Test in Australia.
4th Indian player to score two centuries in a single Test match, with the other three being Sunil Gavaskar (thrice), Rahul Dravid (twice) and Vijay Hazare (once).
2nd Indian captain to score a century in the fourth innings of a Test. Earlier, Mohammad Azharuddin scored 106 at Adelaide in 1992.
2 centuries make him the 2nd test captain after Greg Chappell to achieve the feat.
1st captain to score twin centuries in debut test in AWAY match.
70.75 Kohli’s average in the fourth innings of a Test is fourth among all batsmen who’ve scored at least 500 runs.
- 170 run 2nd wicket partnership between Warner & Clarke/Smith
163 run 7th wicket partnership between Smith and Clarke was the second best for that wicket in Ind-Aus bilateral series. The record is of 173 runs that Symonds and Hogg added in 2008, Sydney.
101 run partnership for 4th wicket between Kohli and Rahane.
102 run 2nd wicket partnership between Warner and Watson.
185 run 3rd wicket partnership between Vijay and Kohli.
Two Players Scoring Two Centuries in the Same Test
From Opposite Teams
- SL vs NZ 21 Feb 1991, Hamilton
Asanka Gurusinha (119 & 102)
Andrew Jones (122 & 102)
Eng vs Aus, 31st Jan 1947, Adelaide
Denis Compton (147 & 103*)
Arthur Morris (122 & 124*)
Aus vs Ind, 13 Nov, 2014 Adelaide
David Warner (145 & 102)
Virat Kohli (115 & 141)
From Same Team
- Aus vs NZ, Wellington 1974
Greg Chappell (247* && 133)
Ian Chappell (145 & 121)
Pak vs Aus, Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
Azhar Ali (109 & 100*)
Misbah-ul-Haq (1-1 & 101*)