Statistics from the 1st Test match between India and Australia.
# Michael Clarke has registered his 28th fifty in Tests — his seventh vs India.
# Clarke (1974 at an average of 54.83 in 22 games) needs 26 runs to complete 2,000 runs against India in Tests.
# As captain, Clarke has scored 13 hundreds and eight fifties in 73 innings.
# Clarke, for the second time in Tests, has been retired hurt — the first occasion was against Sri Lanka at Hobart in December 2012 — 57 not out.
# Clarke became the third batsman to average 100-plus in Tests at Adelaide — his tally being 1339 runs in 10 Tests at an average of 103.00. He has joined Lindsay Hassett (128.25) and Donald Bradman (107.77).
# Steven Smith has posted his ninth fifty in Tests — 72 not out off 130 balls — his second vs India.
# Smith has registered three fifties in his last four innings in Tests.
# Brad Haddin’s eighth duck in Tests is his second vs India. He has recorded three ducks in a calendar year for the first time.
# After 24 years, an Indian spinner (Karn Sharma) has made his Test debut outside the subcontinent. Anil Kumble had played his first Test vs England at Old Trafford, in 1990.
# David Warner has totalled 959 runs at an average of 73.76 in seven Tests — the highest tally by an Australian player in 2014.
# Warner’s aggregate is the highest by an opening batsman in Tests in 2014.
# Warner and Younis Khan have registered five centuries each in Tests this year.
# Warner has registered fifty-plus innings in six consecutive Tests — 12 & 115 vs South Africa at Centurion, 70& 66 at Port Elizabeth, 135 & 145 at Cape Town, 133 & 29 vsPakistan at Dubai, 19 & 58 at Abu Dhabi and 145 vs India at Adelaide.
# Warner (145 off 163 balls) has recorded his second Test century at Adelaide. He had posted 119 vs South Africa in November 2012.
# Warner’s knock is his second Test hundred vs India — the first was 180 off 159 balls (career-best) at Perth in January 2012.
# Warner has made 10 centuries in Tests — six in Australia. He has posted eight innings of fifty-plus — the highest by an opening batsman in Tests in 2014.
# Warner has recorded five centuries and three fifties in his last 10 innings.
# Warner has an impressive record in terms of strike rate while scoring hundreds, which is second highest (86.93), next only to Adam Gilchrist (96.64) (minimum 10 hundreds).
# Warner has become the fifth Australian opening player to have recorded an average of fifty or more — 2823 runs at an average of 50.41 in 33 Tests.