Border Gavaskar Trophy 2023 Series Stats – BGT 2023

Statistical Analysis of BGT 2023 Here are the latest updates and statistics on the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2023 series.

BGT 2023
  • Surya Narayana | March 15, 2023 | 11:28 am

The most awaited and debated BGT 2023 has come to an end in a grand fashion with India, claiming the series. Interestingly, this is the fourth consecutive Test series win for India against Australia with an identical 2-1 margin.

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Speaking about how the series panned out, the duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja accounted for 31 wickets in the first two matches helping India win them comfortably. Nathan Lyon induced a ten-wicket haul in the third game to help Australia bounce back in the third Test match as they defeated India by a margin of 9 wickets. A total of 5 centuries were recorded in the series in which four of them came in the final Test which ended in a high-scoring draw affair. Rohit Sharma, Usman Khawaja, Cameron, Green, Shubman Gill, and Virat Kohli were the players to score centuries in the BGT 2023 tour. Both India and Australia secured the final berth in the WTC 2021/23 and will play in the oval on June 7th, 2023.

BGT 2023 Leaders:

Australian- star opener Usman Khawaja leads the BGT 2023 batting chart with 333 runs in seven innings at an average of 47.47, he is followed by Virat Kohli with 297 runs in six innings and averaging 49.50. The third spot is occupied by Axar Patel with 264 runs in five innings at an average of 88. In the bowling department, Ravichandran Ashwin leads the BGT 2023 chart with 25 scalps, and the second spot is shared between Nathan Lyon and Ravindra Jadeja with 22 wickets each.

Meanwhile, Let us look at the stats and numbers from the BGT 2023 series which are records too:

75Virat Kohli registered his 75th international century becoming only the second player after Sachin Tendulkar to achieve this feat.

4 -Shubman Gill became the only fourth Indian player alongside Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, and KL Rahul to score centuries in all formats in a calendar year.

1 -Nathan Lyon (116) became the leading wicket-taker in BGT 2023, surpassing Anil Kumble’s tally of 111. Ravichandran Ashwin (114) has also surpassed Anil Kumble’s Tally.

1 -Ravichandran Ashwin (114) became the leading Wicket-taker for India in BGT, surpassing Anil Kumble’s tally

1 -India became the first team to appear in consecutive WTC finals.
3 -Australia became the third team after India and New Zealand to appear in all ICC tournament finals.
2 -Marnus Labuschagne surpassed Babar Azam’s tally of 23 50-plus scores and now has the second-most 50-plus scores in World Test Championship. Joe Root tops the chart with 25 50-plus scores.
16 -India has won the home Test series for the consecutive 16th time.

Most Consecutive Test Series wins at home:
16 -India (Feb 2013-Present)
10 -Australia(Nov 1994- Nov 2000)
10 -Australia (July 2004- Nov 2008)
8 -West Indies (Mar 1976- Feb 1986

4 -India has won the Test series against Australia for the fourth time.
Consecutive Test Series wins vs Australia
7 -England(1884-1890)
5 -West Indies (1984 -1992)
4 -India (2017-2023)

2 Virat has scored 8 centuries in the BGT 2023 and has the joint second-most centuries in BGT 2023 alongside Ricky Ponting and Steven Smith. Sachin Tendulkar tops the list with nine hundred.

3 -Ravichandran Ashwin became the third Indian alongside Kapil Dev and Ravindra Jadeja to achieve the feat of 4000 international runs and 4000 international wickets.
5 -Mohammad Shami became the fifth Indian fast bowler to pick 400 international wickets.
140 -Cameron Green became the 140th batter to smash a Test century for Australia.

2 -Ravindra Jadeja became the second Indian player after Kapil Dev to achieve the feat of 2500 runs and 250 wickets in Tests.