India Records in Test Cricket

     Written by : SMTV24x7 | Mon, Aug 07, 2017, 10:24 AM

India Records in Test Cricket

Colombo, August 07: The Indian cricket team has defeated Sri Lanka with an easy innings and 53 runs in the second Test match.

In the three-match Test series, India has achieved a 2-0 victory margin.

One look at the statistics made on the fourth day of the second match between Sri Lanka and India:

# Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain to win two series in Sri Lanka.

# For the first time two players (Ashwin and Jadeja) have scored 5 wickets in the same match and scored half centuries in the same innings of the match.

For the fourth time in #Test career and for the first time in the second innings of the opposition team, Ashwin and Jadeja have scored more than 100 runs.

#After follow-on, Sri Lanka have made a century for the second time, and after the first follow-up, two Sri Lankan players have scored centuries.

# This is the third win of the Indian team on the field of Colombo, At the same time, India has won three wins in the Port of Spain in the West Indies.

# The Indian team has won four consecutive Test matches in Sri Lanka and has equalized the Australians.

# Indian team has registered victory in seven countries. In South Africa and New Zealand, the Indian team has failed to do so.

# Indian team has consistently won 8 Test series and has consistently came in second place in the series win.

# Ravindra Jadeja took 5 wickets for 9th time in Test cricket.

# Along with 16 sixes in the second Test match, Sri Lanka has the record of most sixes in a match in Sri Lanka.

# In this series, with 29 sixes in Sri Lanka, the record for most sixes in a series match.

# Ajinkya Rahane became the second Indian cricketer to take the fastest 50 catches (39 Tests)