ARYABHATTA FILES

Indian batsmen in fourth innings chases of 250 or more


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Indian batsmen will be under the scrutiny of both critics and fans when India start their innings today. The batsmen will have to bat out of their skin to keep their reputation intact because their recent record in the fourth innings of a Test -when given a challenging target - is not that impressive, and against Australia it is pretty ordinary. Have a look:

Indian batsmen while chasing a fourth innings target of 250 or more
(since 2000)

Batsman
Inns
Runs
Avg
100
50
Dravid
17
582
38.80
0
6
Ganguly
12
347
38.56
0
2
Dhoni
8
228
32.57
0
1
Laxman
13
315
28.64
0
2
Tendulkar
13
295
26.82
0
1
Sehwag
10
262
26.20
0
3

Indian batsmen while chasing a fourth innings target of 250 or more against AUSTRALIA
(since 2000)

 
Batsman
Inns
Runs
Avg
100
50
Ganguly
3
96
32.00
0
1
Dravid
4
116
29.00
0
1
Sehwag
2
58
29.00
0
1
Dhoni
2
46
23.00
0
0
Laxman
4
67
16.75
0
0
Tendulkar
3
29
9.67
0
0

Sehwag's performance in fourth innings of a Test

Inns NO Runs Hs Avg 100 50 0
Overall 19 3 456 76* 28.50 0 3 4
at Home 12 2 291 76* 29.10 0 2 3
Abroad 7 1 165 65 27.50 0 1 1


 
Inns NO Runs Hs Avg 100 50 0
v Australia 6 1 123 58 24.60 0 1 2
v England 4 1 103 76* 34.33 0 1 2
v Pakistan 3 0 78 38 26.00 0 0 0
v South Africa 3 0 40 22 13.33 0 0 0
v West Indies 2 0 98 65 49.00 0 1 0
v Zimbabwe 1 1 14 14* - 0 0 0


 


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