India vs South Africa, 1st Test stat pack: Six-fest, Rohit’s twin hundreds and peerless Ashwin

first_img 108 Freedom Trophy, 2019, 1st Test Temba Bavuma T. Bavuma b Mohammed Shami Point 0 lbw b Ravindra Jadeja lbw b Ravindra Jadeja India beat South Africa by 203 runs wd Mid on 7 South Africa SA 56 3 South Africa SA 2nd Inns India IND 1st Inns 70/7 ( V. Philander 26.4 Overs) , 0 2 0 12.5 Mid off India vs South Africa, 1st Test stat pack: Six-fest, Rohit’s twin hundreds and peerless AshwinAn array of records were set and broken during India’s 203-run win against South Africa in the 1st Test against Visakhapatnam. Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal’s big hundreds dominated the numbers. 2 advertisement w 0 Mid on 2 Freedom Trophy, 2019 Time: (GMT) | 9:30 (Local Time) 3.23 (131.2) 323/4 d 5 Rohit Sharma (IND) R. Sharma (IND) Dane Piedt D. Piedt b Mohammed Shami Mayank Agarwal (IND) M. Agarwal (IND) 0 Top Bowlers Top Bowlers 26 3 Mohammed Shami M. Shami Dean Elgar D. Elgar lbw b Ravindra Jadeja Scorecard Mid on Mid off Match Ended 50 India IND 2nd Inns South Africa SA 1st Inns covers fine Leg R Kagiso Rabada K. Rabada c Wriddhiman Saha b Mohammed Shami 4s Point 107 covers 3 not out (131.2) & third Man Ravindra Jadeja R. Jadeja 0 Vernon Philander V. Philander lbw b Ravindra Jadeja Top Batsmen Top Batsmen 5 18 Mid off e/r covers Referee: Sir Richie Richardson (WI) Umpires: Chris Gaffaney (NZ), Richard Illingworth (ENG) and Nigel Llong (ENG) fine Leg 0 Mid Wicket lbw b Ravindra Jadeja S/R 0 20 1 Mid on 0 fine Leg Square Leg 0 16 2 Rohit Sharma R. Sharma 1 0 49 10 – Toss: IND elected to bat 323/4 d (67.0) All batsmen are considered right handed South Africa batting SA batting Mid on 40 Mid Wicket covers 60/5 ( de Kock 23.1 Overs) , nb Ravichandran Ashwin (IND) R. Ashwin (IND) b Mohammed Shami 0 (63.5) B third Man Square Leg Freedom Trophy, 2019 Faf du Plessis (c) du Plessis (c) b Mohammed Shami Square Leg 13 94.73 Series Status: India lead the 3 Test series 1-0 Player Of The Match: Rohit Sharma (136.0) b Mohammed Shami All batsmen are considered right handed third Man Mid off 1 0 fine Leg 0 Fall of Wickets Senuran Muthusamy S. Muthusamy not out Point b Mohammed Shami 0 Mid Wicket 0center_img 52/4 ( du Plessis 21.5 Overs) , No data available! (136.0) & 0 Point Square Leg 5 Square Leg 0 covers 191/10 ( K. Rabada 63.5 Overs) , 25 covers 18 0 Point 161/9 ( D. Piedt 59.1 Overs) , o covers 0 0 All batsmen are considered right handed 431 Square Leg 7/145 (46.2) & 1/44 (20) Keshav Maharaj K. Maharaj lbw b Ravindra Jadeja 70/8 ( K. Maharaj 26.5 Overs) , vs Point 35 2.2 191 1 52.33 431 2 Ravindra Jadeja (IND) R. Jadeja (IND) 6 1 All batsmen are considered right handed 0 45.37 10.5 0 Mid on Mid off 0 graphs 1 r 0 c Wriddhiman Saha b Mohammed Shami 5 view full scorecard 6s 502/7 d commentary fine Leg 2 Mid Wicket Mid off Super Over Mid off third Man Mid Wicket (63.5) (63.5) Point 4/1 ( D. Elgar 3.3 Overs) , India 20/3 ( T. Bavuma 11.3 Overs) , 19 191 All batsmen are considered right handed Aiden Markram A. Markram c & b Ravindra Jadeja Quinton de Kock (wk) de Kock (wk) b Mohammed Shami 0 3 176 (244) & 127 (149) 0 m 215 (371) & 7 (31) third Man 25 87 South Africa Ravichandran Ashwin R. Ashwin b Mohammed Shami 3.48 third Man 19/2 ( de Bruyn 10.5 Overs) , 39 c & b Ravindra Jadeja 4 b Ravichandran Ashwin 191 0 3 44 view more view less India Today Web Desk VisakhapatnamOctober 6, 2019UPDATED: October 6, 2019 14:06 IST India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma broke an array of records in the Visakhapatnam Test (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTS37 sixes were hit in Vizag Test – a new recordRohit became 1st-ever batsman to hit twin hundreds in maiden Test as openerR Ashwin became joint-fastest to 350 Test wickets in VizagThe 1st Test in Visakhapatnam between India and South Africa was a stats man’s delight. Runs, wickets, sixes and hundreds — cricket fans were treated to enthralling action over the course of the last 5 days at the YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VCDA Stadium.India took a 1-0 lead after thrashing South Africa by 203 runs in the 3-match series. Virat Kohli’s men have now 160 points, 100 more than 2nd-placed New Zealand in the World Test Championship table.Rohit Sharma was the main protagonist in India’s big win over South Africa in Vizag. Promoted to open the innings in red-ball cricket for the 1st time, Rohit made the most of the opportunity by slamming twin hundreds. He followed up his first innings 176 with a 149-ball 127 that helped India set a target of 395 for South Africa.His opening partner Mayank Agarwal shone in the 1st innings by converting his maiden 100 into a double hundred.In the bowling department, R Ashwin shone on his return to the Test XI, picking up his 5th 7-wicket haul in Tests. Quinton de Kock (111) and Dean Elgar (160) showed a lot of character to help South Africa post 431 in the 1st innings but they were blown away in the 2nd after Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami ran through their batting order in the morning session on Day 5.Here’s all the major statistics from the 1st Test between India and South Africa37 – Most number of sixes hit in a Test. India and South Africa now jointly hold the record after the Vizag Test saw 36 sixes being hit over 5 days. The previous best was 35 during the Sharjah Test between New Zealand and Pakistan in 2014.advertisement350 – R Ashwin became the joint-fastest alongside spin great Muttiah Muralitharan to 350 Test wickets. He is the fastest Indian to get there — 66 matches.91 – Senuran Muthusamy and Dane Piedt broke the record for the highest 9th-wicket partnership in India-South Africa Tests when they went past 80 set by VVS Laxman and Anil Kumble.150 – Ravindra Jadeja is only the 3rd left-arm spinner with 150 wickets at home after Rangana Herath and Daniel Vettori.27 – India are 2nd on the list of most sixes hit in a Test match. New Zealand hold the record with 35 sixes against Pakistan in 2014 in Sharjah.27 – R Ashwin’s tally of 5-wicket haul in Tests. Only Muttiah Muralitharan (45) has more 5-wicket hauls than Ashwin.13 – Rohit Sharma set a new world record for the most number of sixes hit by a batsman in Tests. He went past Wasim Akram’s tally of 12.1 – Rohit Sharma became the first batsman to score hundreds in each innings of in his first Test as opener.6 – Rohit Sharma became only the 6th Indian batsman after Vijay Hazare, Sunil Gavaskar, Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane to hit twin hundreds in a Test318 – Keshav Maharaj is now third on the list of most runs conceded by a bowler in a Test match. Tommy Scott (374 vs England in Kingston) and Jason Krejza (358 vs India in Nagpur) are the top 2 in the list.3 – Mayank Agarwal and Rohit Sharma became only the third Indian opening pair after Vinoo Mankad-Pankaj Roy and Rahul Dravid-Virender Sehwagto post 300-plus stand.317 – Rohit and Mayank also set a new record for the highest opening stand in India vs South Africa Tests, breaking the one previously held by AC Hudson and Gary Kirsten (236) in 1996.4 – Mayank Agarwal became only the 4th Indian after Dileep Sardesai, Vinod Kambli and Karun Nair to convert his maiden hundred into a double.8 – Mayank Agarwal joined Sunil Gavaskar at the third spot on the list of Indian batsmen who have taken least amount of innings for maiden double hundred. Karun Nair (3) and Vinod Kambli (4) are on top of the list.525 – The highest aggregate score in a Test match by Indian openers. 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Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow India vs South AfricaFollow VisakhapatnamFollow Rohit SharmaFollow India cricket recordsFollow India national cricket teamFollow Mayank AgarwalFollow R AshwinFollow Dane PiedtFollow Senuran Muthusamy 52.70 fine Leg 2/124 (40) & 4/87 (25) Mid Wicket 0 All batsmen are considered right handed Match Ended 0 Mid on third Man Theunis de Bruyn de Bruyn b Ravichandran Ashwin (67.0) 74 0 Mid Wicket 0 2.57 0 Extras: 4 runs (B: 2, LB: 2, WD: 0, NB: 0, P: 0) 0 All batsmen are considered right handed Ishant Sharma I. Sharma fine Leg 9 India Bowling IND Bowling India IND 502/7 d Square Leg 70/6 ( A. Markram 26.1 Overs) , Nextlast_img read more