Day 2 of 3rd Test had started well for Australia as Peter Handscomb and Cameron Green played confidently to deprive India of any wicket in the first hour of play. However, the tide soon shifted in India's favour as Ravichandran Ashwin and Umesh Yadav combined to pick rest 6 wickets in the next 30 balls. However, a lead of 88 runs turned out to be a big one as India got bundled out for 163 runs despite Cheteshwar Pujara's half-century.
Nathan Lyon was the star for the visitors as he picked 8/64 in his spell and took 11 wickets in the match. Australia will need 75 runs on Day 3 to make it 2-1 in Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
Numbers and Stats from IND vs AUS 3rd Test Day 2:
2 - Nathan Lyon has taken 10 wickets in a Test match against India for the 2nd time in his career.
Most times taking 10 wickets in Border-Gavaskar Trophy:
Harbhajan Singh - 3
Anil Kumble - 2
Nathan Lyon - 2
Most times taking 10 wickets in a Test match for Australia:
Shane Warne - 10
Clarrie Grimmett - 7
Dennis Lillee - 7
Frederick Spofforth - 4
Nathan Lyon - 4
5 - Umesh Yadav became the 5th Indian pacer to pick 100 Test wickets on home soil.
Most Test wickets by an Indian pacer on home soil:
Kapil Dev - 219
Javagal Srinath - 108
Zaheer Khan - 104
Ishant Sharma - 104
Umesh Yadav - 101
8/64 - Nathan Lyon has recorded a bowling figure of 8/64 in this innings against India.
Best bowling figure for Nathan Lyon in Test innings:
8/50 vs IND in Bengaluru, 2017
8/64 vs IND in Indore, 2023
7/94 vs IND in Delhi, 2013
7/94 vs BAN in Chattogram, 2017
Best bowling figure for Nathan Lyon in a Test match:
13/154 vs BAN in Chattogram, 2017
12/286 vs IND in Adelaide, 2014
11/99 vs IND in Indore, 2023
9 - Nathan Lyon has taken a five-wicket haul for the 9th time against India in international cricket.
Most five-wicket haul vs India in international cricket:
Nathan Lyon - 9
Muralitharan - 8
Imran Khan - 7
Most five-wicket haul for Australia in Test cricket:
Shane Warne - 37
Glenn McGrath - 29
Dennis Lillee / Nathan Lyon - 23
13 - Nathan Lyon has dismissed Cheteshwar Pujara for the 13th time in Tests.
Bowlers to dismiss Cheteshwar Pujara most times in Tests:
Nathan Lyon - 13
James Anderson - 12
Pat Cummins - 7
Indian batsman to get out to the same bowler most times in Tests:
Cheteshwar Pujara - 13 vs Nathan Lyon
Sunil Gavaskar - 12 vs Derek Underwood
Cheteshwar Pujara - 12 vs James Anderson
113 - Nathan Lyon has become the leading wicket-taker (113) in Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
Most Wickets in Border-Gavaskar Trophy:
Nathan Lyon - 113
Anil Kumble - 111
Ravichandran Ashwin - 106
Most Wickets for Australia vs India in International Cricket:
Nathan Lyon - 117
Brett Lee - 111
Mitchell Johnson - 96
689 - Ravichandran Ashwin has surpassed the wickets tally of Kapil Dev to become 3rd highest wicket-taker for India (689) in international cricket.
Most wickets for India in international cricket:
Anil Kumble - 953
Harbhajan Singh - 707
Ravichandran Ashwin - 689
Kapil Dev - 687
Zaheer Khan - 597