India creates Records in Test Cricket

     Written by : SMTV24x7 | Mon, Aug 20, 2018, 04:22 PM

India creates Records in Test Cricket

New Delhi, Aug 20: We all knew that India has dominated England batsmen with thier brilliant bowling attack here on Day 2 at Trent Bridge.

On the day, Several records have been broken.

Here is the list:

* For the first time since 1938, England got all out in a session at thier home

* Hardik Pandya and Rishabh Pant starred on Day 2 as the bowler registered his career-best figures apart from Rishabh Pant also making it to the history books with a unique record on Test debut.

Pant, who became the 291st player to play for India, took five catches on his debut which made him the youngest keeper to take five catches in an innings of an international match, eclipsing Chris Read who did it against NZ at Birmingham in 1999 at an age of 20y 325d.

Pandya who emerged as the wrecker-in-chief with career-best figures of 5/28. He also joined Harbhajan Singh to become the bowler to take fewest balls for a fifer.

Fewest balls to take five wickets in a Test innings for India:

24 – Harbhajan Singh v Windies, Jamaica, 2006
29 – HARDIK PANDYA v England, Nottingham, 2018*
33 – Maninder Singh v Pakistan, Bangalore, 1987

* Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul stitched identical stands of 60 runs each in both innings, which meant that it was for the first time in 32 years that an Indian opening pair put together consecutive 50+ partnerships in any of the SENA countries i.e. South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia.

Opening stand of 60 in the first innings and the same in the second as well.

Highest identical stands by same pair in a Test:
124 J Kallis - AB de Villiers vs Aus, Perth, 2008
62 M Hayden - S Katich vs SA, SCG, 2009
60 S DHAWAN - KL RAHUL this Test