Axar Patel misses out on breaking 43-year-old record by just 3 runs

Sports Tak Staff
February 112023

Top 5 scores by Indian batters at no.9 against Australia in Test history

Harbhajan Singh has registered scores of 63 twice during India's tour of Australia 2007-08 

3 | Former wicketkeeper-batter Kiran More scored unbeaten 67 at Melbourne in 1991

2 | Axar Patel scored 84 runs at Nagpur to help India post a daunting total of 400 on a rank turner

1 | Former India all-rounder Karsan Ghavri scored 86 from 99 balls at Wankhede in 1979 

Axar Patel's 84-run knock is also the third-highest score by a no.9 batter against Australia. New Zealand's Adam Parore is on top with 110

For India, this is the fifth-highest score by a no.9 batter. Jayant Yadav is on top with 104 vs England in 2016

Axar Patel shared an 88-run partnership for the 8th wicket to help India recover from 240/7

The 88-run partnership is India's fourth-highest 8th wicket partnership against Australia in Tests

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