Between India and the West Indies, the second Test starts in Hyderabad today. On the first day, the West Indies, after recovering from a poor start, scored a score of 295/7 in 95 overs. Ruston Chess is unbeaten 98 runs and Jason Holder has scored an impressive 52 runs. There was also a century partnership between the two for the seventh wicket.
Let’s look at the key figures on the first day:
294th player of India playing Shabdul Thakur’s debut and Test player. # 2018, India became the fifth player to test debut. Apart from Shardul this year, for the year, Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, and Jaspreet Bumrah put the test debut. Earlier in 2013, five players – Mohammed Shami, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar had test debut.
A player has debuted in India for the third consecutive Test. Prior to Shardul, Hanuma Vihari had debuted in the fifth Oval Test against Prithvi Shaw and England in the Rajkot Test. In 2013, three players (Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Mohammed Shami and Rohit Sharma) had successfully debuted for three consecutive Tests.
Kuldeep Yadav completes 100 wickets in 46 matches in international cricket. Since Kuldeep’s debut, India has not taken any more international wicket than him. In the second place, Jaspreet Bumrah (47 wickets 88 wickets).
Ravichandran Ashwin completed 500 wickets in first-class cricket. His name is 334 in the Test and 166 wickets are recorded in the remaining first-class matches. In addition, Ashwin has taken 223 in List A and 210 wickets in T20 cricket.
In the last eight innings played in India, the West Indies batted for more than 80 overs for the first time.