Stats from the recently concluded Adelaide Day/Night test.

  • When Virat Kohli failed to score a century in any format of cricket, the last time was way back in 2006. His highest score in that year was 90 against Karnataka in a Ranji Trophy match.
  • Hazlewood fifer is the least expensive fifer by an Oz in the last 73 years.
PlayerRuns ConcededWktsOppositionGroundStart Date
ERH Toshack25 IndiaBrisbane28-Nov-47
H Ironmonger65 South AfricaMelbourne12-Feb-32
JR Hazlewood85 IndiaAdelaide17-Dec-20
TBA May95 West IndiesAdelaide23-Jan-93
MJ Clarke96 IndiaMumbai03-Nov-04
  • Shami retired hurt was only third instance in test cricket when 10th wicket partnership ended with retire hurt.
  • The lowest highest score by a batsman in an inns(completed i.e all batted or absent) Herbie Taylor 7 runs against England in 1924. Mayank Agarwal 9 is the second-highest such score in an inns.
  • Steve Smith was dismissed for his lowest test score in the last 50 test inns
  • Coincidentally India’s highest and lowest test score was registered on the same day. India piled up 759/7d against England in the Chennai Test 2016 courtesy triple century by Karun Nair
  • 19 runs added by India’s top 6 is the lowest in their test history when all six were dismissed, the previous lowest was 20 against New Zealand in the 1969 Hyderabad test.
  • Virat Kohli and Tim Paine both skippers scoring a half-century in the first inns of the test was only the third such instance.
  • Virat Kohli’s first loss after winning a toss in 27 matches.
  • The last time India lost a test after electing to bat first was way back in the 2014 Brisbane Test. Hazlewood was the only bowler to pick five wickets haul then and now.

Pat Cummins second quickest to 150 test wickets

  • Fastest to 150 Test wickets by Australian
CV Grimmett  EnglandNottingham28
DK Lillee  New ZealandAuckland31
SK Warne  EnglandMelbourne31
SCG MacGill  Sri LankaGalle31
PJ Cummins  IndiaAdelaide31
  • Lowest score against Australia in test.
TeamScore GroundMatch Date
South Africa36Melbourne12-Feb-32
New Zealand42Wellington29-Mar-46
England45Sydney28 Jan 1887
South Africa45Melbourne12-Feb-32
  • Lowest Ever Test Score
TeamScoreOppositionGroundStart Date
New Zealand26 EnglandAuckland25-Mar-55
South Africa30 EnglandPort Elizabeth13 Feb 1896
South Africa30 EnglandBirmingham14-Jun-24
South Africa35 EnglandCape Town1 Apr 1899
South Africa36 AustraliaMelbourne12-Feb-32
Australia36 EnglandBirmingham29-May-02
India36 AustraliaAdelaide17-Dec-20
Ireland38 EnglandLord’s24-Jul-19
New Zealand42 AustraliaWellington29-Mar-46
Australia42 EnglandSydney10 Feb 1888
  • India Lowest Test Score
ScoreOppositionGroundStart Date
36 AustraliaAdelaide17/12/20
42 EnglandLord’s20/06/74
58 AustraliaBrisbane28/11/47
58 EnglandManchester17/07/52
66 South AfricaDurban26/12/96

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