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India vs Windies 2018: 2nd Test, Hyderabad – Statistical Preview

India vs Windies, Hyderabad
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Team India, who were clinical in the opening Test against Windies, will look for a clean 2-0 sweep when they square off for the second and final Test at Hyderabad starting from October 12 (Friday).

Meanwhile, Windies are capable enough to put a strong fight. And now with Jason Holder and Kemar Roach coming back, they will aim to fight back against the top-ranked Test side.

However, the visitors have a lot to answer with their batters failing to bat 100 overs in each of the innings. The bowling department missed two experienced campaigner – Holder and Kemar Roach. With the senior pro’s returning, Windies will look to pose more challenge against India.

India could be tempted to play around with their team composition. While young Prithvi Shaw impressed with his maiden century on debut, Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja shone with the bat. The bowlers also did a splendid job as they look to continue their effort at Hyderabad.

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Here is the statistical preview of the second Test between India and Windies at Hyderabad:

  • Virat Kohli has the chance of equalling Pakistan legend Inzamam ul Haq’s record of 25 Test centuries. The 29-year-old India captain has played 72 Tests amassing 6286 runs at an average of 54.66, while Inzamam scored 8830 in 120 Tests at an average of 49.60. Kohli stands 21st in the rick list of centurions where former Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar is at the top of the tree with 51 Test centuries to his name. Tendulkar has scored 15921 runs in 200 Tests at an average of 53.78.

  • Virat Kohli has the chance of overtaking Sachin Tendulkar as the second fastest batsman to 25 Tests centuries. However, Don Bradman leads the chart with 25 centuries from 68 innings.

  • Cheteshwar Pujara needs to score 105 more runs to achieve the feat of 5000 Test runs. With this, Pujara will become only the 12th Indian to complete 5000 or more runs in Test cricket.

  • Windies captain, Jason Holder, needs to score 17 more runs to complete 1500 runs in Test cricket.

  •  Jason Holder is just two wickets shy from completing 200 wickets in international cricket. With these two wickets, Holder will become the 18th cricket from the Caribbeans to take 200 or more wickets in international cricket.

  • Virat Kohli just fours short to complete his 700 fours in test cricket.

  • Prithvi Shaw has the chance of joining an elite list comprising of Sourav Ganguly, Mohammed Azharuddin, and Rohit Sharma. He needs to get another hundred to become the fourth Indian player to score centuries in their first two innings in Test cricket.

     

 

 

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I am an accountant by qualification, my parents thought their obedient son would study further to become a CA, but I had other things in mind. An ardent Cricket fan is following his passion and making a living watching and working around his favorite sport.

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