The third day of the ongoing Brisbane Test was really competitive as both the hosts Australia and the visitors India continued their fights and still they have strongly remained in this Test series decider.
Starting the day on their overnight score of 62/2, the visitors finally managed to score 336 runs before losing their all wickets. Australia started their second innings of the match by leading 33 runs and scored 21/0 at the stumps of the day. The home team is currently leading by 54 runs.
Brief Scores: Australia – 369 (Marnus Labuschagne 108, Tim Paine 50; Thangarasu Natarajan 3/78) & 21/0 (David Warner 20*, Marcus Harris 1*)
India – 336 (Shardul Thakur 67, Washington Sundar 62; Josh Hazlewood 5/57)
Latest Status (at the stumps of day 3) – Australia are leading by 54 runs
Australia vs India, 4th Test (Day 3): Stats Review
Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur – 4th highest Test partnership for Men in Blue for 7th or lower wickets in Australia
i) During the second innings of this Test, the lower-order batsmen Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur put the 123 runs partnership for the seventh wicket. It was the fourth highest Test partnership for India for seventh or lower wickets in Australia.
|Partners||Partnership wicket||Partnership runs||Venue||Year|
|Rishabh Pant & Ravindra Jadeja||7th||204||Sydney||2019|
|Hemu Adhikari & Vijay Hazare||7th||132||Adelaide||1948|
|Sachin Tendulkar & Harbhajan Singh||8th||129||Sydney||2008|
|Washington Sundar & Shardul Thakur||7th||123||Brisbane||2021|
|Harbhajan Singh and Anil Kumble||8th||107||Adelaide||2008|
|Mohammad Azharuddin & Manoj Prabhakar||7th||101||Adelaide||1992|
i) On his Test debut, after claiming a three-wicket haul in the first innings of this Test (3/89), Washington Sundar scored 62 runs after coming to bat at no.7.
– highest individual score at no.7 or lower for a visiting Test debutant in Australia
- It is the highest individual score for a visiting Test debutant in Australia, who came to bat at no.7 or lower batting position. Its previous record was 59 by Caribbean cricketer Carlos Brathwaite (at no.8) at Melbourne in December 2015.
– 4th highest individual score at no.7 or lower for an Indian Test debutant at away venues
- It was the fourth highest individual score for an Indian Test debutant at away venues, who came to bat at no.7 or lower batting position.
Top 5 highest scores for the Indian Test debutants (batting position from no.7 to no.11) at away venues
|Balwinder Sandhu||9||71||Pakistan||Hyderabad (Sind)||1983|
– 3rd Indian cricketer to manage a half-century and 3-wicket haul (in an innings) during Test debut
- Washington Sundar became the third Indian cricketer to score a half-century and also claimed a three-wicket haul in an innings during the Test debut.
|Players||Runs scored in an innings||Bowling figures in an innings||Opposition||Venue||Year|
|Hanuma Vihari||56||3/37||England||The Oval||2018|
Shardul Thakur – scored 67 runs after coming to bat at no.8
i) Coming to bat at no.8 batting position, Shardul Thakur scored 67 runs. It was the joint third highest individual Test innings score for an Indian batsman in Australia, who came to bat at no.8 or lower position.
|Player||Batting position||Runs score||Venue||Year|
Josh Hazlewood – joint most Test five-wicket hauls as an Australian pacer against India
i) The right-arm pacer Josh Hazlewood claimed his fourth five-wicket haul against India in Test career. After his latest bowling performances, Hazlewood equalled the record of most Test five-wicket hauls as an Australian pacer against India. Earlier, the right-arm fast bowler Graham McKenzie was lonely holding this record.