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India beat Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs in Kolkata.

India beat Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs in Kolkata. © AFP

Statistical highlights from India’s record innings win against Bangladesh in their maiden day-night Test in Kolkata

4India became the first side to win four consecutive Tests by an innings margin. They beat South Africa by innings in the last two Tests of their previous series before winning both Tests against Bangladesh by a similar margin.

7This was India’s seventh consecutive Test victory – the most they had in succession. They beat West Indies 2-0 in the Caribbean before whitewashing South Africa 3-0 and Bangladesh 2-0 at home. The previous longest run they had was six successive wins under MS Dhoni between February and November 2013, all at home. India finish 2019 with seven wins and a draw in the eight Tests they played.

India’s last seven Test matches

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19Wickets taken by India’s pacers in the Test – the most by them in a home Test eclipsing 17 in the previous Test hosted by Eden Gardens – (against) Sri Lanka in 2017 / 18 season. These two remain the only two instances of India’s spinners failing to take a wicket in a home Test. There are only two other instances of Indian seamers taking as many wickets in a Test anywhere – 20 against South Africa inJohannesburgin 2017 / 18 and 19againstEngland in Trent Bridge in 2018.

(9 /) by Ishant Sharma is his second-best match figures in a Test after 10 / 108 against West Indies in Bridgetown in 2011. The previous best figures for him in a home Test was 7 / 58 against New Zealand in 2010 / 11. 5 / 22 in the first innings is his best figures and only the second five-wicket haul in a home Test after 5 / 118 against Pakistan in Bengaluru in 2007 / 08, which was his maiden match in India.

3This was the third instance of two five-wicket hauls in a home Test for Indian pacers – Ishant 5 / 22 in the first and Umesh Yadav 5 / 53 in the second. The first instance came against England at the Wankhede in1981 / 82when Kapil Dev and Madan Lal both picked five wickets each in the fourth innings. The second was by Javagal Srinath (5 / 46 & 8 / 86) against Pakistan in the inaugural Asian Test Championship in Kolkata in/ 99.

968balls bowled in the Test makes it the shortest Test match hosted by India which ended with an outright result. The previous shortest such Test was against Afghanistan in Bengaluru last year which lasted 1028 balls.

Shortest Tests in India

Against Winning Margin
318 runs North Sound 08 / 22 / 19
257 runs lost Kingston 08 / 30 / 19
203 runs won Vizag 10 / 02 / 19
SA Inngs & runs Pune 10 / 10 / 19
Inngs & runs won Ranchi 10 / 19 / 19
Ban Inngs & 130 runs lost Indore 11 / 14 / 19
Inngs & 46 runs Kolkata 11 / 22 / 19

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Balls bowled Teams Venue Winner Season
968 Ind vs Ban Kolkata India 2019 / 20
1028 India 2018
1213 Ind vs Aus Mumbai WS India 2004 / 05
1262 Ind vs WI Mumbai WS 2013 / 14
1325 Ind vs SA Ranchi India 2019 / 20


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