IND vs ENG Stats : India continued their dominance over England in the second Test match at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai as on third day they reduced England to 53/3 at stumps in a big chase of 482 runs. Earlier India resumed their second innings on 54/1 but they didn’t have a good start and kept losing wickets regularly and reduced to 106/6. Captain Kohli’s 62 and R Ashwin’s brilliant 106 runs knock helped India to post a good total and team scored 286 runs in their second innings with a lead of 481 runs. In the chase England struggled and lost their three wickets and are now on the edge of a big loss.
India vs England Statistical Highlights from third day of Second Test : A list of all the major stats and record which were recorded on the 3rd day of 2nd Test
2 – R Ashwin is the second player from Tamil Nadu to score a Test hundred at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Tamil Nadu Players to score a Test Hundred at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai :
Kris Srikanth (123) vs PAK, 1986/87
R Ashwin (106) vs ENG, 2020/21
3 – For the third ever time R Ashwin has scored a hundred and has taken five wicket haul in a Test match – the most by any Indian player and second most in the world after Ian Botham (5).
Hundred and Five Wicket Haul in a same Test match most times :
5 – Ian Botham (England)
3 – R Ashwin (India)
2 – Gary Sobers (West Indies) / Jacques Kallis (South Africa) / Shakib al Hasan (Bangladesh) / Mushtaq Mohammad (Pakistan)
5 – R Ashwin scored his 5th hundred in Test Cricket. His 4 hundreds out of 5 have come against West Indies while 5th one came against England.
8 – England spinner Moeen Ali took total 8 wickets in this Test match. Before this Test match he had only 10 wickets in 5 Test matches on Indian soil.
25 – Indian captain Virat Kohli scored his 2nd fifty of this series and overall 25th fifty of Test career.
34 – Indian captain Virat Kohli played a decent innings of 62 runs in the second innings but he has now gone 34 consecutive innings without an international hundred. His last hundred was against Bangladesh in Kolkata day night Test in November 2019.
78 – England opener Rory Burns has scored only 78 runs at an average of 9.75 in his last 5 Tests and has reached in double digits only three times. His scores in last 5 Tests are (most recent first) – 25, 0, 0, 33, 6, 0, 10, 4