IND vs ENG Stats : The second Test match between India and England began at MA Chidambram Stadium in Chennai today, 13th February. Team India won the toss and opted to bat first and finished the day at 300/6 in 88 overs. Earlier India lost opener Shubman Gill for a duck. Rohit Sharma counter attacked and kept scoring runs but England spinners took Pujara and Kohli’s wicket before lunch and put India on back foot but Rohit Sharma was rock solid and along with Ajinkya Rahane shared a good partnership of 162 runs and brought India back in the game. Rohit Sharma played a great knock of 161 runs off 231 balls with 18 fours and 2 sixes, Rahane scored 67 runs and at stumps Rishabh Pant was batting on 33 with Axar Patel and on a tough track India have really done well so far.
India vs England Statistical Highlights from first day of second Test : A list of all the major stats and record which were recorded on the 1st day of 2nd Test.
1 – Rohit Sharma became the first ever batsman to score a hundred in all three formats of the game against four teams.
Rohit Sharma has scored hundreds in all three formats against following teams :
7 – Rohit Sharma scored his 7th hundred in Test cricket and all his 7 Test hundreds have come at home.
Rohit Sharma’s 7 Test hundreds :
3 vs South Africa
2 vs West Indies
1 vs England
1 vs Sri Lanka
All 7 Test hundreds have come in India.
11 – Indian captain Virat Kohli got out for a duck which is his 11th duck in Test cricket and 26th duck in international cricket.
Virat Kohli ducks in International Cricket :
11 in Test Cricket
13 in ODI Cricket
2 in T20 Cricket
33 – Virat Kohli have now gone 33 innings without a hundred in International Cricket. His previous hundred came against Bangladesh in Kolkata day night Test match back in 2019.
161 – Rohit Sharma’s score of 161 is his fourth highest score in Test cricket.
Highest Test Scores for Rohit Sharma :
212 vs SA at Ranchi, 2019
177 vs WI at Kolkata, 2013
176 vs SA at Visakhapatnam, 2019
161 vs ENG at Chennai, 2021
127 vs SA at Visakhapatnam, 2019
302 – Axar Patel made his Test debut and thus he became the 302nd player to play Test cricket for India.
2019 – Spinner Kuldeep Yadav is playing his first Test match since January 2019. His last Test match appearance came against Australia in Sydney, 2019 where he took a five wicket haul.