Stats: Pujara eclipses Borde; Kohli emulates Viswanath

All the important numbers of the first day's play between India and Bangladesh.

Virat Kohli raises his bat after scoring his 16th Test hundred as Shakib Al Hasan looks on.   -  AFP

All the important numbers of the first day's play between India and Bangladesh here on Thursday.

# Cheteshwar Pujara (83) posted his 12th fifty in Tests -- his first versus Bangladesh.

# Pujara enjoys an impressive record in Tests at home -- his tally being 2338 runs at an average of 63.18, including eight centuries and nine fifties, in 26 Tests.

# Pujara, so far in the season, has amassed 1605 runs at an average of 89.16, including six centuries, in 21 innings. He bettered the Indian record for most runs in a first-class season, held by Chandu Borde in the 1964-65 season -- 1604 (averaging 64.16) in 28 innings, including six hundreds.

# Murali Vijay (108) posted his ninth century in Tests -- his second versus Bangladesh. The hundred was Vijay's second consecutive against the opponent, following his 150 in Fatullah in June 2015.

# Pujara and Vijay were involved in a stand of 178 -- India's second highest partnership for the second wicket against Bangladesh in Tests behind the 259 between Gautam Gambhir and Rahul Dravid at Chittagong in December 2004.

# Pujara-Vijay became the first Indian pair to register five century stands in a season -- their aggregate being 852 runs in nine innings at an average of 94.66. Matthew Hayden and Ricky Ponting were involved in seven century stands in 2005-06 and five each by David Boon & Mark Waugh and Hayden & Justin Langer.

# Virat Kohli made his 12th hundred as number four batsman in 53 innings, emulating the feat of Gundappa Viswanath (124 innings). Only Sachin Tendulkar has scored more centuries at this batting position among the Indian batsmen -- 44 in 275 innings.

# Of his 16 hundreds in Tests, Kohli has registered nine in 36 innings as captain. Only Sunil Gavaskar has registered more as captain among Indians -- 11 in 74 innings. Mohammad Azharuddin had nine hundreds in 68 innings.

# Kohli's average as captain is the best among Indian players -- his aggregate being 2222 (averaging 67.33) in 23 matches.

# Kohli is the fourth batsman to manage 1000 runs in a home season in Tests -- 1075 (ave.89.58) in nine Tests. Virender Sehwag had scored 1105 in 2004-05; Graham Gooch -- 1058 in 1990 and Sunil Gavaskar -- 1027 in 1979-80.

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