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Agarkar: Ashwin's line and length is impeccable

Ajit Agarkar picks R Ashwin as the star of the day for his 20th five-wicket haul in only his 39th Test match

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Was happy to see them bowl short to me - Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane says it was tough to bat in hot and humid conditions in Indore, and talks about his strategy to dominate the New Zealand spinners

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'India have exploited reverse swing better' - Williamson

Ahead of the final Test of the series in Indore, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson felt India have used reverse swing better than his team has

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'We are yet to play our best cricket' - Williamson

Kane Williamson, New Zealand's captain, believes the visitors can produce a result in India if they play to their full potential

Clean sweep

4

No. of times India have whitewashed a Test series of 3 or more matches, including this. The last 3: vs Eng 1992-93, vs SL 1993-94 and vs Aus 2012-13.

Only the second

2

No. of India bowlers to take multiple ten-wicket hauls in any Test series, including Ashwin. First was Harbhajan vs Aus in 2000-01.

Ashwin again

4

No. of times Williamson has got out to Ashwin this series, in 4 innings. He faced 163 balls against other bowlers without getting dismissed; 91 balls v Ashwin.

Huge target

5

No. of higher targets set by India in Tests, than the 475 in this match. The highest they set was 617 also against NZ in Wellington in 2008-09.

Pujara in elite company

3

India No. 3 batsmen to score 4 50+ scores in a series of 3 or fewer Tests, including Pujara this series. Others: M Amarnath in Pak 1982-83 & Dravid in NZ 2008-09.

In-form Gambhir

5

Scores of 50 or more for Gambhir in first-class matches this season, in 7 innings. He had made 77, 90, 59, 94 and 36 in Duleep Trophy before this Test.

Race to twenty

2

No. of bowlers who reached 20 five-wicket hauls in fewer Tests than Ashwin's 39 - S Barnes in 25 Tests and C Grimmett in 37 Tests.

Prolific

5

No. of five-wicket hauls for Ashwin in Tests against NZ - most by any India bowler. Bedi, Gupte, Prasanna and Zaheer had taken four 5-fors vs NZ.

Neesham vs Ind

170

Runs scored by Neesham in his only previous Test against India - on his debut (33 & 137*, Wellington, 2013-14). He has got to a fifty in this Test.

Session of wickets

5

No. of wickets lost by New Zealand in the second session today. They had lost only one wicket in the first session.

First in a while

2013

Previous instance of an overseas opening pair adding a century stand in Tests in India - between Cowan and Warner in Mohali. This is the 1st such stand in 18 inns.

Opening high

55

The highest opening stand of the series before this - between Guptill and Latham in the 2nd inns of the Kolkata Test. The current stand is now the best.

Big total

2

No. of higher totals for India against NZ in Tests, than the 557/5 in this match. They had scored 583/7 in Ahmedabad in 1999-00 and 566/8 in Nagpur in 2010-11.