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Steven Smith: List of Records in Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2014-15

Stand-in Australian skipper Steven Smith emerged out to be the best batsmen of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2014-15. The series ended on January 10th, 2015 with the hosts Australia winning it (2-0). During the series, Smith scored 769 runs in 8 innings at an average of 128.16 with 4 hundreds and 2 fifties and created some records out of them. So, let us take a look at them in detail:

-Smith’s 769 runs entered him in the list of the top 5 batsmen scoring most runs in a Test series. He ended 3rd in the list which is headed by Sir Viv Richards followed by the Indian legend Sunil Gavaskar. 

Player

Opposition

Innings

NO

Runs

Average

100s

50s

Sir Viv Richards (WI)

England

7

0

829

118.42

3

2

Sunil Gavaskar (IND)

West Indies

8

3

774

154.80

4

3

Steven Smith (AUS)

India

8

2

769

128.16

4

2

Jacques Kallis (SA)

West Indies

6

2

712

178.00

4

1

Ricky Ponting (AUS)

India

8

1

706

100.85

2

2

 

– Smith also joined the likes of Gavaskar, Jacques Kallis, George Headley and Doug Walters to score most number of hundreds (4) in a four-match Test series. 

Player

Opposition

Innings

NO

Runs

Average

100s

50s

Sunil Gavaskar (IND)

West Indies

8

3

774

154.80

4

3

Steven Smith (AUS)

India

8

2

769

128.16

4

2

Jacques Kallis (SA)

West Indies

6

2

712

178.00

4

1

George Headley (WI)

England

8

0

703

87.87

4

0

Doug Walters (AUS)

West Indies

6

0

669

116.50

4

2

*Stats updated till January 8th, 2015 

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