India vs Australia Cricket Tests: A look at the key facts and figures

On a fairytale 19-match unbeaten streak, India would seek an extension of their incredible dominance on home turf when they clash against an aggressive Australia in the four-Test series, beginning on February 23.

Here are some facts:

S.NO         FACTS                                                 FOR INDIA                                                                                        FOR AUSTRALIA

1           MOST RUNS                                   Sachin Tendulkar – 3630 runs in 74 innings            Ricky Ponting – 2555 runs in 51 innings

2           HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL SCORE   VVS Laxman – 281 runs at Kolkata, 2001                Michael Clarke – 329 runs at Sydney, 2012

3           MOST HUNDREDS                        Sachin Tendulkar – 11 (74 innings)                           Ricky Ponting – 8 (51 innings)

4           MOST FIFTIES                                 Sachin Tendulkar – 16                                                 Ricky Ponting – 12

5           MOST DUCKS                                 Ajit Agarkar – 8 (16 innings)                                       Shane Warne – 6 (22 innings)

6           MOST RUNS IN A SERIES          Virat Kohli– 692 runs(2014-15)                                   Stev Smith – 769 runs (2014/15)

7          MOST WICKETS                             Anil Kumble – 111 wickets in 38 innings                    Brett Lee – 53 wickets in 24 innings

8          BEST BOWLING FIGURES IN A MATCH   Harbhajan Singh – 15/217 at Chennai, 2001    Alan Davidson – 12/124 at Kanpur, 1959

9   MOST FIVE-WICKETS-IN-AN-INNINGS            Anil Kumble – 10 in 38 innings                              Richie Benaud – 5 in 16 innings

10  MOST TEN-WICKETS-IN-A-MATCH                 Harbhajan Singh – 3 in 18 matches                    Graham McKenzie – 2 in 10 matches

11MOST WICKETS IN A SERIES                            Harbhajan Singh – 32 in 3 matches (2001)        Craig McDermott – 31 in 5 matches (1991/92)

12HIGHEST RUN PARTNERSHIP      376 runs – VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid at Kolkata (2001)   386 runs – Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke at Adelaide (2012)

13 HIGHEST TOTAL                             705/7 declared at Sydney (2004)                                                       674 all out at Adelaide (1948)

14LOWEST TOTAL                             58 all out at Brisbane (1947)                                                                 83 all out at Melbourne (1981)

15MOST CATCHES                           Rahul Dravid – 46 catches in 60 innings from 1996-2012             Ricky Ponting – 36 catches in 57 innings from 1996-2012