Hope you have read Part 1.
We now move on to Bowling:
Most wickets (25 and above):
Lyon leads among current players, followed by Ashwin, I Sharma, Jadeja (all above 50), U Yadav, Hazlewood, Shami and Starc. Lyon has the most for Australia. Kumble has the most fivers (10) and Harbhajan the most tenners (3).
Best innings bowling (including all cases of 7wm and above):
The only instance from the current series is Cummins’ 6-27, though Lyon has done well in the last few years. JM Patel’s 1959 effort was the best for India in all Tests for many years).
Best match bowling (including all cases of 10wm and above):
Bumrah’s 9-86 is the only instance from the current series. O’Keefe had the best figures for Aus v Ind in 2017, although he is not part of the current team. Lyon also took 12 wickets on India’s last tour. Patel’s 14-wicket haul was a record for India for many years.
Bowling averages (Minimum 2000 balls, all instances):
While Benaud of the 1950s has the best average, Jadeja and Hazlewood have the best averages among current players. Benaud also has the best economy rate of 1.94, while McGrath has the best strike rate of 50.1.
Now for fielding:
India’s RR Pant equalled a world record of dismissals in a match:
However, his predecessor WP Saha is close behind.
Most dismissals (20 and above):
Gilchrist and Dhoni have the most dismissals, with Dhoni having the most stumpings. Gilchrist has the most catches by a wicketkeeper, with Dhoni and Haddin in second place. Dravid has the most catches by a non-keeper.
Best innings figures (5 or more dismissals):
Led by Haddin and Pant. The most by a non-keeper is 5 by Srikkanth which is a share in the world record.
Best match figures (6 or more dismissals):
RR Pant now leads with a share in the world record, followed by Haddin and Dhoni. The most by a non-keeper is 6 by Whatmore and Mark Waugh.
Best dismissal rate (Minimum 20 innings, 0.600):
Haddin leads here, followed by Gilchrist and Dhoni. The best by a non-keeper is by Mark Waugh.
All-round overall performance (see criteria):
Kapil Dev is the only genuine all-rounder here, and MG Johnson the best for Australia.
All-round match performance (50 and 5wi):
This includes Cummins from this series and Jadeja from the previous series. The best performances seem to be by Surti, Jadeja and Cummins.