Ind vs Aus 2013 Test Series: Record Sheet

Check the world record, bilateral series record, team record and individual milestone or records made during the 2013 test series between India and Australia.

Australia in India 2013 Test Series: Schedule and Results

World Record

    224 by Dhoni is the third best individual score by a wicketkeeper (behind Andy Flower’s 232 and Sangakkara’s 230).
    85-ball century by Dhawan is the fastest by any debutant.
    Australia became the first team to have lost by an innings after declaring on 1st day.

Ind vs Aus Record

    140-run 9th wicket partnership between Dhoni & B Kumar is new record for that wicket by any team.
    370-run partnership between Murali Vijay and Pujara is 3rd best for any wicket.
    289-run 1st wicket partnership between Murali Vijay and Dhawan is the highest in Ind-Aus test series for 1st wicket.
    1st time India won 3 test matches against Australia in one series.

Indian Record

    224 by Dhoni is the best score by any Indian Captain against any team.
    187 by Dhawan is the highest score by an Indian debutant.
    Dhawan became the FIRST Indian opener to hit century on debut.
    38 of B Kumar (Chennai) is the highest by any Indian No. 10 player on debut.
    370-run partnership between Murali Vijay and Pujara is new record for 2nd wicket.
    22nd win in 45 tests makes Dhoni as most successful captain ahead of Ganguly who had 21 wins in 49 tests.
    An innings and 135 runs win is India’s 2nd biggest win over Australia and 4th innings win over them.
    140-run 9th wicket partnership between Dhoni & B Kumar is India’s 2nd best.
    4th time for India to go 3-0 up in a test series, first time against Australia. Earlier achieved the feat against England twice (1993) and Sri Lanka once (1993-94).
    2nd instance for India when both openers scored 150 or more runs in an innings.

Australian Record

    224 by Dhoni is the best score by any wicketkeeper against them.
    66 run partnership between Henriques and Lyon is their best vs India for 10th wkt.
    Henriques became the first player to score 60+ in both innings of his debut test.
    Clarke declared at 237/9 on first day becoming the first captain since 1974 (Pak against Eng) any team declared on first day.
    145-run 5th wkt stand between Clarke and Wade is their best for that wicket in India.
    First time in 25 years, since 1988-89 home series against West Indies, Australia have lost 3 consecutive test matches in a series.

Individual Milestone

    Harbhajan became the 10th Indian to play 100 test matches.
    Pujara becomes 2nd fastest Indian and 17th fastest overall to reach 1000 test runs.
    Dhawan became the fastest centurion on debut.
    187 by Dhawan is the 6th highest by any debutant, and the best for India.

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