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All the stats from Test matches played between India and Bangladesh

Nilanjan Sen
ANALYST
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Published Nov 21, 2019
Nov 21, 2019 IST

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar

When the first ball is bowled in the second Test of the ongoing India vs Bangladesh series at Eden Gardens (Kolkata), it will usher in a new era - that of day-night Test matches. This will also be the first Test in India where a pink ball will be used instead of the traditional red one.

The Kolkata match is the 11th time that these two teams will be meeting in Test cricket. In the 10 matches played so far, India lead Bangladesh 8-0, with two matches ending in a draw.

Of these 10 matches, eight have been played in Bangladesh and two in India. Dhaka in Bangladesh has hosted the most Tests between these teams - four.

Before the "pink Test" begins, let us take a look at some of the stats from India vs Bangladesh Tests played till date.

Batting performances

687/6 declared by India in 2017 is the highest innings total in a Test match between these two teams.

91 all out by Bangladesh in 2000 is the lowest innings total in a Test match between these two teams.

820 runs scored by Sachin Tendulkar is the most runs scored by a player in Test matches played between these two teams.

248* by Sachin Tendulkar in 2004 is the highest individual score in an innings in Test matches played between these two teams.

24 centuries have been scored in Test matches played between these two teams.

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5 centuries scored by Sachin Tendulkar is the highest number of centuries scored by a player in Test matches played between these two teams.

3 half-centuries scored by Sourav Ganguly, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and Mahmudullah each is the highest number of half-centuries scored by a player in Test matches played between these two teams.

Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly

Bowling performances

31 wickets taken by Zaheer Khan is the most wickets taken by a player in Test matches played between these two teams.

7/87 taken by Zaheer Khan in 2010 is the best bowling performance in an innings in Test matches played between these two teams.

11/96 by Irfan Pathan in 2004 is the best bowling performance in a match in Tests played between these two teams.

10 five-wicket hauls have been taken in Test matches played between these two teams.

3 five-wicket hauls by Irfan Pathan is the highest number of five-wicket hauls taken by a player in Test matches played between these two teams.

2 10-wicket hauls in a match have been taken in Test matches played between these two teams - by Irfan Pathan (2004) and Zaheer Khan (2010).

Irfan Pathan
Irfan Pathan

Wicketkeeping performances

15 dismissals by MS Dhoni is the highest number of dismissals by a wicketkeeper in Test matches played between these two teams.

5 dismissals by MS Dhoni (2010) and by Mushfiqur Rahim (2010) each is the highest number of dismissals by a wicketkeeper in an innings in Test matches played between these two teams.

8 dismissals by MS Dhoni in 2010 is the highest number of dismissals by a wicketkeeper in a match in Tests played between these two teams.

Fielding performances

13 catches by Rahul Dravid is the most catches taken by a player in Test matches played between these two teams.

4 catches taken by Shikhar Dhawan in 2018 is the highest number of catches taken by a player in an innings in Test matches played between these two teams.

5 catches taken by Sourav Ganguly (2000) and Shiv Sunder Das (2000) each is the most number of catches taken by a player in a match in Tests played between these two teams.

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