Hyderabad: Statistical highlights on the second day of the second Test between India and Australia on Sunday.
# Murali Vijay (129 batting) has posted his second century in Tests -- both his centuries are against Australia -- the first one being 139 at Bangalore in October 2010. In between his two hundreds, no other Indian opener had recorded a hundred against Australia in Tests.
# Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara have shared a partnership of 294 (unbroken), India's highest second wicket partnership against Australia, eclipsing the 224 between Mohinder Amarnath and Sunil Gavaskar at Sydney in 1985-86.
# The said stand is India's third highest for the second wicket behind the 344 (unbroken) between Sunil Gavaskar and Dilip Vengsarkar against West Indies at Kolkata in 1978-79 and 314 between Rahul Dravid and Gautam Gambhir against England at Mohali in 2008-09.
# The above second-wicket stand is the highest for any wicket at Uppal, obliterating the 160 for the first wicket between Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag against New Zealand in November 2010.