India won the series 2-1. This was their 4th consecutive series win against Australia.
A total of 106 Tests have been played between these teams.
Australia leads 44-32 with 1 tie and 29 draws.
Both sides do much better at home:
In Australia, Aus lead 30-9 with 13 draws.
In India, Aus trail 14-23 with 1 tie and 16 draws.
We now look at individual records, staring with Batting:
Most runs (1000 and more):
Tendulkar leads by a lrge margin, followed by Ponting. Pujara, Kohli and Smith lead among current players.
Highest innings (175 and above):
While there are many large scores here (including VVSL’s legendary 281), the highest scores from this series are 186 by Kohli and 180 by Khawaja.
The most cenuries are 11 by Tendulkar.
The most 50+ scores are 27 by Tendulkar and 20 by Ponting.
Highest batting average (Minimum 20 innings, 40 and above):
The unexpected leader is David Boon, ahead of Steve Smith. Bradman is not here because he did not play enough. Smith, Kohli and Pujara represent current players.
Highest strike rates (Minimum 1000 balls faced, 50 and above):
Headed by Gilchrist and Sehwag. Warner, Hayden and Bradman are next. Warner, S Smith and Kohli have the highest strike rates among current players.
To be continued.