Pujara has scored seven centuries in the 2016-17 home season

Cheteshwar Pujara’s second century v Australia is his 11th in Tests. His innings of 130 not out is his second highest v Australia behind 204 at Hyderabad in March 2013.

Pujara-Vijay pair has splendid record in Tests, amassing 2531 runs at an average of 68.40 in 37 innings.   -  Reuters

# Pat Cummins (4/59) has registered his second best bowling performance in Tests behind six for 79 v South Africa at Johannesburg in November 2011.

# Murali Vijay (82) has posted his sixth fifty v Australia - his 15th in Tests.

# Vijay enjoys an impressive record v Australia in Tests — his aggregate being 1256 (ave 57.09) in 12 Tests.

# Vijay’s feat of posting 10 fifty-plus innings (4 tons and 6 fifties) v Australia is his most against any nation.

# Cheteshwar Pujara’s second century v Australia is his 11th in Tests. His innings of 130 not out is his second highest v Australia behind 204 at Hyderabad in March 2013. Of his centuries’ tally, Pujara has recorded nine in Tests in India and two away from home.

# Pujara has managed seven centuries in the 2016-17 season in India. Only one batsman had posted eight centuries — eight by V. V. S Laxman in 1999-2000. Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi (1964-65) and Sunil Gavaskar (1978-79) also posted seven centuries each.

# Pujara and Vijay were involved in a century stand (102) for the second wicket — their sixth in 10 innings in the 2016-17 season in Tests. Only one pair has registered more century partnerships in a season — seven by Ricky Ponting and Matthew Hayden in 2005-06 in 12 innings.

# Pujara-Vijay pair has splendid record in Tests, amassing 2531 runs at an average of 68.40 in 37 innings, including nine century stands and five fifty-plus — the best average by any Indian pair among the pairs with at least 2000 runs.

# K. L. Rahul (67) and Murali Vijay (82) have recorded the 13th instance when when both the Indian opening batsmen have posted fifty-plus in the same Test innings against Australia.

# For the 26th time in a Test innings, the top three batsmen have posted fifty-plus in Tests. The last occasion when the top three Indian players had scored fifty-plus in the same Test innings was against New Zealand at Nagpur in November 2010.

# Virat Kohli has managed just 46 runs in five innings at an average of 9.20 in the current rubber — his best being 15 in the second innings of the Bengaluru Test.

# Among the recognised batsmen (1 to 7), Kohli’s performance, is the worst by an Indian skipper while appearing in five or more innings v Australia.

# Since capturing eight wickets for 50 runs in the first innings of the Bangalore Test, Nathan Lyon has figures of 33-4-82-0 in the second innings at the same venue followed by 29-2-97-0 at Ranchi i.e conceding 179 runs without taking a single wicket.