Eng vs Ind: Series Records

Batting Stats

Bowling Stats

Name Team M R HS SR BA 50s 100s
Murali Vijay India 2 317 146 79.25 39.92 1 2
Joe Root England 2 233 154* 116.50 47.45 1 1
Bhuvneshwar Kumar India 2 209 63* 69.66 47.28 0 3
Gary Ballance England 2 208 110 69.33 48.48 1 1
Cheteshwar Pujara India 2 164 55 41.00 44.32 0 1
M: Matches R: Runs HS: High Score SR: Strike Rate BA: Batting Average

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Dream come true: Man of the Match Shikhar Dhawan


Man of the Match at Mohali, Shikhar Dhawan said it was dream come true to score a century in his maiden Test match and help India score a series-clinching victory against the mighty Australians. The Delhi batsman scored the fastest (85-ball 100) century in Test cricket on debut and went on to score 187 runs as India piled up a mammoth 499 in the first innings in a match reduced to four days by rain.

"It was a dream come true moment for me. I was nervous for the first three-four balls but I played my natural game once I found my rhythm," Dhawan said during the post-match chat with Ravi Shastri on Monday evening.

"I will cherish this match for the rest of my life. A century and Indian victory is special," he said, adding his 289-run opening wicket partnership with Murali Vijay was "special."

"Vijay was very cool and that helped me play my game," Dhawan said, adding: "I wanted to stay in the middle as long as possible and not throw my wicket away. My plans worked very well," the left-handed batsman said.

Dhawan didn't bat in the Indian second innings after suffering a finger injury. "It's a bruise and I am getting treatment for it," he said, not very sure if he will be fit for the fourth Test starting in Delhi on Friday.


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