A rating of 236 or extra has by no means been efficiently chased on the Gabba, a fortress that itself has by no means been breached within the final 32 years. India had been set a frightening goal of 328 runs on day 4 on a pitch that had begun to present few ominous indicators on that night earlier than the rain stopped play. History and circumstances stood in opposition to the third-string Indian aspect, who awaited to face one of the vital menancing bowling assaults in Take a look at history. However Indian defied all obstacles, with children Shubman Gill and Rishabh Pant enjoying their pure aggressive sport and Cheteshwar Pujara, the immovable pressure, on the helm because the guests broke the Gabba jinx to take retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy for the third time in a row.
1988 was the final time Australia misplaced a Take a look at match on the Gabba. Since then they’ve 32 matches on the venue, with eight ending in draw. The Aussies even have their greatest win-loss ratio in Brisbane – 40 wins in 63 Exams (earlier than 4th Take a look at in opposition to India) with eight defeats – therefore ‘fortress’ Gabba. Their streak ended on Tuesday with a 3-wicket defeat to India, making it the second-longest unbeaten run at a venue by a group after Pakistan’s streak of 34 unbeaten video games on the Nationwide Stadium in Karachi between 1955 and 2000.
4 groups have now mixed to win these eight video games on the Gabba. India joined the listing with their maiden win on the venue after seven makes an attempt with 5 ending on a shedding word. England have been probably the most profitable visiting group on the Gabba profitable 4 video games in 21 makes an attempt, adopted by three wins by West Indies and one for New Zealand.
16 occasions have Asian groups performed on the Gabba and India have turn into the primary from the continent to breach the fortress. Pakistan have misplaced 5 of their six Exams whereas Sri Lanka have been humbled twice in three video games.
328 is now the best profitable chase by a visiting group on the venue, surpassing the earlier better of 236, by Australia in opposition to West Indies in 1991. It is usually the third-highest profitable chase in Australia after South Africa’s 414 in 2008/09 collection and 332 by England in 1928/29.
3 occasions India have now scored greater than 300 efficiently within the fourth innings of a Take a look at – the opposite two occurring in opposition to England in Chennai in 2008 and probably the most memorable one, at Port of Spain in opposition to West Indies in 1976, which stays India’s highest profitable in Take a look at cricket. That is now solely their second such rating away from house.
1992/93 was the final time a visiting group got here again from a Take a look at down to beat Australia in Australia. It was Richie Richardson-led West Indies aspect who drew of their opener earlier than shedding in Brisbane within the second Take a look at, however ultimately bounced again to beat Australia within the fourth and fifth Take a look at. England have achieved this feat thrice in history – 1882-83, 1911-12 and 1954-55.
3 different groups have managed to defeat Australia in Australia on consecutive excursions – England did it twice (1884/85 and 1886/87, 1887/88 and 1928/29 and 1932/33), South Africa (2008/09, 2012/13 and 2016/17), West Indies (1984/85, 1988/89 and 1992/93).
9 occasions India have now claimed the Border-Gavaskar collection of the 15 complete contests since 1996/97. Just one resulted in a draw. That is the primary time India have lifted the trophy thrice in a row – 2016/17 (2-1), 2018/19 (2-1), 2020/21 (2-1). India have now prolonged their file two two collection win in Australia as a part of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy
89* scored by Rishabh Pant is the second-highest rating by wicketkeeper-batsman within the fourth innings after Adam Gilchrist’s unbeaten 149 in opposition to Pakistan in Hobart. The rating took Pant’s tally to 274, probably the most by an Indian on this collection. He now averages 87 within the fourth innings of a Take a look at.
928 balls confronted by Cheteshwar Pujara is now the fifth-most by a visiting batsman in Australia along with his personal tally of 1258 from the earlier tour standing atop on the listing which includes two different Indians – Rahul Dravid (1203 balls in 2003/04 collection) and Virat Kohli (1093 balls in 2014/15 collection).
6 occasions has survived 200 or extra deliveries in Australia which is probably the most by a visiting batsman in Australia since 2000, two if which occurred on this collection, each within the fourth innings (at SCG and Gabba). Virat Kohli and Alastair Cook dinner stand second with 5 such makes an attempt.
5 unbeaten video games as a captain for Ajinkya Rahane of which one, on the SCG, resulted in a draw.