Aus vs Eng – 2010 : Records galore in Brisbane test

Aus vs Eng – 2010 : Records galore in Brisbane test

Australia vs England – First Test at Brisbane : Test ends in a draw

Australia capped XJ Doherty for this test. He became the 417th Australian cricketer to represent Australia in tests. He became the 237th Australian cricketer to make his test deubt against England.

AJ Strauss was dismissed for zero in the first innings of this test providing the 43rd occasion of an England captain collecting a duck against Australia. His duck provides the 14th occasion of an England captain opener collecting a duck against Australia.

PM Siddle performed the hat trick in the first innings of this test. His victims were – AN Cook, MJ Prior and SJC Broad. His feat provides the 38th occasion of a bowler performing the hat trick in the annals of test cricket.

His feat provides the eleventh occasion of an Australian bowler performing the hat trick against various oppositions. His feat provides the fifth occasion of an Australian bowler peforming the hat trick against England.

PM Siddle captured 6 for 54 in the first innings providing the 118th occasion of an Australian bowler capturing six or more wickets against England. His figures provide the 13th occasion of an Australian bowler capturing six or more wickets against England at Brisbane.

PM Siddle’s 6 for 54 represent the third occasion of his capturing a five wicket haul in a test innings. The other two occasions are – 5 for 21 vs England at Leeds in Aug 2009 and 5 for 59 vs South Africa at Sydney in Jan 2009. This his 6 for 54 in this test represents his career best innings bowling figures.

AN Cook scored 67 in the first innings of this test. It was his 23rd test half century. IR Bell scored 76 in the first innings of this test. It was his 24th test half century.

MJ Prior scored zero in the first innings of this test providing the 52nd occasion of an England wicket keeper batsman scoring a duck against Australia.

AJ Strauss, MJ Prior and SJC Broad scored zeroes in England’s first innings taking the number of zeroes by England batsmen against Australia to 637.

AJ Strauss, MJ Prior and SJC Broad scored zeroes in England’s first innings providing the 57th occasion of three or more England batsmen scoring ducks in an innings against Australia.

MEK Hussey {195} and BJ Haddin {136} scored hundreds in Australia’s innings providing the 285th and 286th occasion of Australian batsman scoring hundreds against England

MEK Hussey’s 195 in this test provide the 62nd occasion of a batsman scoring runs between 190 and 199 in the annals of test cricket. His knock provides the 15th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring runs between 190 and 199 in a test innings against various oppositions and the eighth occasion against England.

MEK Hussey’s 195 in this test provide the 12th hundred of his test career and also his test career best score. It was an improvement over his previous best of 182 against Bangladesh at Chittagong in Apr 2006.

MEK Hussey missed the distinction of scoring 300th double hundred in tests. Another batsman who missed the distinction was R Dravid. He scored 191 against New Zealand at Nagpur in Nov 2010.

BJ Haddin scored his third hundred when he made 136 in this test. The other two hundreds are – 169 vs New Zealand at Adelaide in Nov 2008 and 121 vs England at Cardiff in Jul 2009.

BJ Haddin scored 136 in the first innings of this test. His knock provides the 28th occasion of an Australian wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in tests. It also provides the eighth occasion of an Australian wicket keeper batsman scoring hundreds in tests against England. The other seven occasions are – 110* by RW Marsh at Melbourne in Mar 1977 : 102* by IA Healy at Manchester in Jun 1993 : 134 by IA Healey at Brisbane in Nov 1998 : 152 by AC Gilchrist at Birmingham in Jul 2001 : 133 by AC Gilchrist at Birmingham in Jan 2003 : 102* by AC Gilchrist at Sydney in Jan 2003 : 121 by BJ Haddin at Cardiff in Jul 2009

BJ Haddin became the third Australian wicket keeper to score two or more hundreds against England. Others are IA Healey {02} and AC Gilchrist {03}

BJ Haddin’s 136 represent his highest score against England. His previous best was 121 at Cardiff in Jul 2009

BJ Haddin’s 136 represent the highest score by an Australian wicket keeper batsman against England in tests at Brisbane. The previous best was 134 by IA Healey in Nov 1998.

MEK Hussey and BJ Haddin added 307 runs for the sixth wicket in Australia’s first innings providing the eighth occasion of Australian batsman posting 300 plus runs in a test innings against England. The eight occasions are – 388 runs for the fourth wicket between DG Bradman and WH Ponsford at Leeds in Jul 1934 : 451 runs for the second wicket between DG Bradman and WH Ponsford at The Oval in Aug 1934 : 346 runs for the sixth wicket between DG Bradman and JHW Fingleton at Melbourne in Jan 1937 : 405 runs for the fifth wicket between SG Barnes and DG Bradman at Sydney in Dec 1946 : 301 runs for the second wicket between DG Bradman and AR Morris at Leeds in Jul 1948 : 329 for the first wicket between GR Marsh and MA Taylor at Nottingham in Aug 1989 : 332* runs for the fifth wicket between AR Border and SR Waugh at Leeds in Jul 1993 and 307 for the sixth wicket between MEK Hussey and BJ Haddin at Brisbane in Nov 2010.

MEK Hussey and BJ Haddin added 307 runs for the sixth wicket in Australia’s first innings providing the second occasion of Australian batsman posting 300 plus runs in a test innings against England for the sixth wicket. The other occasion was the 346 runs
between DG Bradman and JHW Fingleton at Melbourne in Jan 1937.

MEK Hussey and BJ Haddin added 307 runs for the sixth wicket in Australia’s first innings providing the 78th occasion of 300 plus runs partnership in an innings in the annals of test cricket.

MEK Hussey and BJ Haddin added 307 runs for the sixth wicket in Australia’s first innings providing the 303rd occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against England. This stand provides the 27th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against England for the sixth wicket

ST Finn captured 6 for 125 in England’s first innings providing the 95th occasion of an England bowler capturing six or more wickets in an innings against Australia. His figures provide the 16th occasion of an England bowler capturing six or more conceding 100 plus runs against Australia.

GP Swann {128} and ST Finn {125} conceded 100 plus runs in this test providing the 293rd and 294th occasion of England bowlers conceding 100 plus runs in an innings against Australia.

AN Cook and IJL Trott added 329 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket in England’s second innings providing the 79th occasion of 300 plus runs partnership in an innings in the annals of test cricket.

MEK Hussey and BJ Haddin added 307 runs for the sixth wicket in Australia’s first innings

and AN Cook and IJL Trott added 329 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket in England’s second innings providing the second occasion of rival teams posting 300 plus runs partnership in a test in the annals of test cricket. The first such occasion was witnessed at Lahore Jan 2006 in the test match between Pakistan and India – Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan added 319 runs for the fourth wicket in Pakistan’s first innings ; V Sehwag and R Dravid added 410 runs for the first wicket in India’s first innings


AJ Strauss {110} and AN Cook {235 not out} scored hundreds in this test providing the 63rd occasion of both the openers scoring hundreds in an innings in the annals of test cricket.

AJ Strauss {110} and AN Cook {235 not out} scored hundreds in this test providing the 63rd occasion of England’s both openers scoring hundreds in an innings against various oppositions

AJ Strauss {110} and AN Cook {235 not out} scored hundreds in this test providing the sixth occasion of England’s both openers scoring hundreds in an innings against Australia.

AJ Strauss {110}, AN Cook {235 not out} and IJL Trott {135 not out} scored hundreds in England’s second innings providing the eleventh occasion of first three batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in the annals of test cricket. The other ten occasions are – JB Hobbs {211}, H Sutcliffe {122} and FE Woolley {134} of England vs South Africa at Lord’s in July 1924 : CC McDonald {110}, AR Morris {111} and RN Harvey {133} of Australia vs West Indies at Trinidad in April 1955 : WM Lawry {210}, RB Simpson {201} and RW Cowper {102} of Australia vs West Indies at Bridgetown in May 1965 : SM Gavaskar {172}, K Srikkanth {116} and M Amaranath {138} of India vs Australia at Sydney in Jan 1986 : MA Taylor {111}, MJ Slater {152} and DC Boon {164} of Australia vs England at Lord’s in Jun 1993 : HH Gibbs {147}, G Kirsten {220} and JH Kallis {157} of South Africa vs Zimbabwe at Harare in Sep 2001 : MH Richardson {145}, L Vincent {106} and SB Styris {119} of New Zealand vs India at Mohali in Oct 2003 :KD Karthik {129}, W Jaffer {138} and R Dravid {129} of India vs Bangladesh at Dhaka in May 2007 : GC Smith {107}, ND McKenzie {138} and HM Amla {104} of South Africa vs England at Lord’s in Jul 2008 and G Gambhir {167}, V Sehwag {131} and R Dravid {144} of India vs Sri Lanka at Kanpur in Nov 2009.

AN Cook with his 235 not out in the second innings of this test earned the distinction of scoring the 300th double hundred in the annals of test cricket. The progressive milestones of double hundreds in terms of 100 hundreds read thus – First double hundred – 211 by WL Mudroch of Australia vs England at The Oval in Aug 1984 : 100th double hundred – 223* by GM Turner of New Zealand vs West Indies at Kingston in Feb 1972 : 200th double hundred – 201* by SR Tendulkar of India vs Zimbabwe at Nagpur in Nov 2000 and 300th double hundred – 235 not out by AN Cook of England vs Australia at Brisbane in Nov 2010.

AJ Strauss and AN Cook added 188 runs for the first wicket and AN Cook and IJL Trott added 329 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket in England’s second innings providing the 293rd and 294th occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership against Australia

AN Cook and IJL Trott added 329 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket in England’s second innings providing the sixth occasion of England batsmen posting a 300 plus runs in an innings against Australia. The other five occasions are – 323 runs for the first wicket between JB Hobbs and W Rhodes at Melbourne in Feb 1912 : 382 runs for the second wicket between L Hutton and M Leyland at The Oval in Aug 1938 : 331 runs for the second wicket between DI Gower and RT Robinson at Birmingham in Aug 1985 : 351 runs for the second wicket between DI Gower and GA Gooch at The Oval in Aug 1985 : 310 runs for the fourth wicket between PD Collingwood and KP Pietersen at Adelaide in Dec 2006

AJ Strauss and AN Cook added 188 runs for the first wicket in England’s second innings providing the 60th occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket against Australia.

AN Cook and IJL Trott added 329 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket in England’s second innings providing the 59th occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket against Australia

AJ Strauss and AN Cook added 188 runs for the first wicket and AN Cook and IJL Trott added 329 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket in England’s second innings providing the tenth occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first two wickets in an innings against Australia

AJ Strauss score
d zero and 110 in this test providing the 135th occasion of a batsman scoring a duck and hundred in a test in the annals of test cricket. His feat provides the 30th occasion of an England batsman scoring a duck and a hundred in a test against various oppositions. AJ Strauss’ feat provides the 15th occasion of an England batsman scoring a duck and hundred in a test against Australia

AJ Strauss scored zero and 110 in this test. This is the third occasion of his scoring a duck and a hundred in a test. The other two occasions are – 147 and zero vs South Africa at Jo’burg in Jan 2005 and zero and 177 vs New Zealand at Napier in Mar 2008

AJ Strauss emulated SC Chanderpaul of West Indies who also has scored a duck and hundred in a test on three occcaions – 110 and zero vs England at Georgetown in Feb 1995 : zero and 109 vs South Africa at Durban in Dec 2003 and 126* and duck vs New Zealand at Napier in Dec 2008

As on date AJ Strauss and SC Chanderpaul are the only two batsmen in the annals of test cricket to score a duck and a hundred in a test on three occasions.

England’s 517 for one declared in this test provide the sixth occasion of England posting a total of 500 plus runs in the third innings of a test match. The other six occasions are – 583 for 4 declared vs West Indies at Birmingham on May 1957 : 570 for 7 declared vs South Africa at Durban in Dec 2004 : 551 all out vs South Africa at Nottingham in Jun 1947 : 538 vs Australia at The Oval in Aug 1975 and 529 for 5 declared vs Sri Lanka at Lord’s in May 2002.

England’s 517 for one declared in this test provide the second occasion of England posting a total of 500 plus runs in the third innings of a test match against Australia. The other occasion was – 538 at The Oval in Aug 1975.

AJ Strauss’ 110 represents his 19th test hundred: AN Cook’s 235 not out represents his 14th test hundred and his test career best score {Previous best – 173 vs Bangladesh at Chittagong in Mar 2010} and IJL Trott’s 135 not out represents his fourth test hundred.

AN Cook’s 235 not out in this test provides the 15th occasion of an England opening batsman scoring a double hundred in a test innings against various oppositions. He became the second England opening batsman to score a double hundred against Australia, the first being L Hutton who had scored 364 at The Oval in Aug 1938.

AN Cook with his 235 not out became the first England opening batsman to score a double hundred against Australia in Australia.

AN Cook’s 235 not out in this test provide the 46th occasion of an England batsman scoring a double hundred in a test innings against various oppositions.

MG Johnson {104} and XJ Doherty {107} conceded 100 plus runs in Australia’s second innings providing the 244th and 245th innings of an Australian bowler conceding 100 plus runs in an innings against England.

MG Johnson {none for 104} and XJ Doherty {none for 107} conceded 100 plus runs without capturing a wicket in Australia’s second innings providing the 18th and 19th innings of an Australian bowler conceding 100 plus runs without a wicket in an innings against England.

XJ Doherty returned with figures of none for 107 in Australia’s second innings providing the 18th occasion of a bowler conceding 100 plus runs without capturing a wicket on debut. He became the third Australian bowler to concede 100 plus runs without a capturing a wicket on test debut. Others are – JR Thomson {none for 100} vs Pakistan at Melbourne in Dec 1972 and BE McGain {none for 149} vs South Africa at Cape Town in Mar 2009

XJ Doherty earned the distinction of becoming the first Australian bowler to concede 100 runs without capturing a wicket in a test innings on debut against England.

At the end of this test, AJ Strauss and AN Cook has an aggregate of 3415 runs for the first wicket which is a record for England openers. They wrested the previous best of 3249 runs between JB Hobbs and H Sutcliffe.

AJ Strauss and AN Cook have partnered nine three figure stands for the first wicket which includes the 188 runs stand in the second innings of this test. Only JB Hobbs and H Sutcliffe have partnered in more stands for the first wicket – 15.

AN Cook scored 67 and 235 not out in this test providing the eleventh occasion of an opening batsman scoring a fifty and a double hundred in a test in the annals of test cricket. He became the third England opening batsman to perform such a feat. Others are – GA Gooch – 333 and 123 vs India at Lord’s in Jul 98 and ME Trescothick – 219 and 69* vs South Africa at The Oval in Sep 03

AN Cook earned the distinction of becoming the first England opening batsman to score a fifty and double hundred in a test against Australia.

AN Cook with his 67 and 235 not out in this test became the fifth batsman in the annals of test cricket to score a double hundred in the second innings of a test amongst those who have scored a fifty and a double hundred in a test. Other are – 77 and 205 by EH Hendren of England vs West Indies at Trinidad in Feb 1930 : 124 and 220 by SM Gavaskar of India vs West Indies at Trinidad in Apr 1971 : 55 and 232* by A Flower of Zimbabwe vs India at Nagpur in Nov 2000 and 59 and 281 by VVS Laxman of India vs Australia at Kolkata in Mar 2001.

AN Cook’s 67 and 235 not out in this test provide the 36th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty and a double hundred in a test match in the annals of test cricket. He became the fifth England batsman to perform such a feat. Other four are – 77 and 205* by EH Hendren vs West Indies at Port of Spain in Feb 1930 : 325 and 50 by A Sandham vs West Indies at Kingston in Apr 1930 : GA Gooch – 333 and 123 vs India at Lord’s in Jul 98 and ME Trescothick – 219 and 69* vs South Africa at The Oval in Sep 03

RT Ponting scored 51 in the second innings of this test which represents his 95th f
ifty {39 centuries and 56 half centuries}. This knock represents his 75th fitty {32 Centuries plus 43 half centuries} while batting at number three. He became the first batsman in the annals of test cricket to score 75 fifties.

SR Watson and RT Ponting added 102 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket providing RT Ponting his 80th three figure partnership. He became the third batsman in the annals of test cricket to be a partner in 80 plus three figure partnerships. Others are R Dravid {85} and SR Tendulkar {80}

SR Watson and RT Ponting added 102 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket providing the 304th occasion of Australian batsman posting a three figure partnerships against England. This stand provides the 61st occasion Australian batsman posting a three figure partnerships against England for the second wicket.

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