It has been a great year for Indian Cricket team. Despite losing in the final of Champions trophy against Pakistan, Kohli and co made India proud with their performances. India has won 37 matches in 2017 and only Australia has won more than this in a calendar year ( AUS won 38 matches in 2003 )
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37 – Number of matches India won in 2017. Second most for any team in a single year after Australia’s 38 in 2003.
12 – Number of series’ won by India in 2017 combinedly. India hasn’t lost a single series. Out of 13, India managed to win 12 while 1 has been drawn.
4 – India currently stood at number 4 in a longest unbeaten run across the formats. The previous record was also held by India with 24.
21 – India topped the list for most wins at home. Previous best was 20 by Sri Lanka.
24 – India ended 2017 with the longest unbeaten run in securing bilateral series at home. Previous best was 23 by Windies (1974-1990).
1 – India registered highest ODI and T20I totals in 2017. In ODI, they tallied 392/4 and in T20I, 260/5. Both came against Sri Lanka.
4 – Hardik Pandya becomes the fourth Indian player to score 800 runs and pick 40+ wickets in a year. he broke a 14-year old record.
12 – India won 14 bilateral series in 2017. Highest by any team in a single year.
1 – Team India finished at number 1 with most wins in each format than any other team. India won 7 Tests, 21 ODI’s and 9 T20I’s most by any in 2017.
1 – Virat Kohli became the only player to score 6 double centuries as a skipper.
1 – Virat Kohli is the only player to score 1000 runs in ODI and Test in 2017.
11 – Virat Kohli registered most international centuries in the year.
2818 – Virat Kohli finished the year with 2818 runs. Third-most after Sangakkara’s tally of 2868 runs and Ponting’s 2833 runs.
32 – Virat Kohli surpassed Ricky Ponting to become the second highest player with 32 centuries in ODI. Sachin is at the top with 49.
1 – Kohli aggregated 600 runs in a single Test series thrice in a year. Only Indian to do so.
9000 – Virat Kohli registered 9000 ODI runs. Fastest by any cricketer. He took 194 innings which is 11 less than AB de Villiers, the previous holder.
6 – Kohli became the sixth player overall and second from India after Vinod Kambli (in 1993) to hit double hundreds in successive innings.
1 – Kohli is the only player to register 3 double hundreds in a year consecutively.
243 – Virat Kohli’s 243 is the highest Test score by an Indian captain.
5 – Virat Kohli is the 5th quickest overall to register 3000 runs as a skipper in Test.
4 – Kohli becomes the 4th fastest Indian batsman to score 5000 runs in Test.
1 – Rohit Sharma became the only Indian player to score 2 centuries in T20I cricket. 5th overall.
118 – Rohit Sharma scored highest individual tally for India in a T20I innings. He is also the highest individual scorer for India in an ODI.
1 – Rohit Sharma became the only player in the world to score a century in all formats of the game in a single series.
35 – Balls took by Rohit to reach his hundred – the joint-fastest in T20 Internationals along with David Miller
3 – Rohit Sharma registered 3rd double century in ODI and the only cricketer to do so in the world.
1 – Rohit Sharma became the only Indian skipper to score a century in T20I cricket.
1 – MS Dhoni became the first wicket-keeper to effect 100 stumpings in International cricket and crossed 200 dismissals in T20.
65 – Rohit Sharma finished the year with staggering 65 sixes to his name. Most by a player in 2017.
100 – India achieved a rare feat of scoring ”100” three hundred totals in ODI. Next best Australia with 96.
1 – Ravichandran Ashwin became the quickest to reach 300 wickets in Tests. He reached it in 54 Tests.
7 – KL Rahul scored 9 consecutive fifties in Test matches.
1 – Team India won their first T20I bilateral series against New Zealand in 2017.
38 – Rohit Sharma scored 38 sixes against Sri Lanka. Most by a player against a single nation.
4 – Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli stitched 4 double hundred partnerships together. Most by a pair.
1460 – Virat Kohli scored 1460 ODI runs in 2017. Highest by a skipper in a year.
2 – Virat Kohli became the 2nd player to score a century in his 200th ODI after AB de Villiers.
3 – Kuldeep Yadav became the third Indian to pick a Hat-trick in ODI’s.
6 – Earlier in the year, MS Dhoni became the 6th player to cross 300 ODI mark.
1 – India became the only team to whitewash a team across the formats as a visiting team.
15000 – Virat Kohli completed 15000 international runs.
1 – For the first time in Indian history after 922 ODI matches, India played with two wrist spinners in a match.
1 – MS Dhoni became the player with most number of not outs in ODI.
71 – Shikhar Dhawan scored 71 ball 100 against Sri Lanka in his Test comeback. Second quickest after Sehwag’s 66 balls 100.
1 – India became the first visiting team to score 400+ totals in first innings of entire series in Sri Lanka.
1 – Earlier in the year, Ravindra Jadeja became the quickest left-arm spinner to scalp 150 Test wickets.
2 – Only for the second time there were four 600+ runs registered in Test innings. Both were from India.
9 – Cheteshwar Pujara became the 9th batsman to play all five days in a test match. 3rd Indian.
304 – India registered their biggest-ever win in a Test match in terms of runs.
44 – Virat Kohli is the quickest Indian captain to score 10 centuries. 5th quickest overall.
5 – Hardik Pandya became the 5th batsman to score a fifty at number 8 on his debut.
1 – Hardik Pandya is the only Indian player to score 3 sixes on debut.
126 – For the first time, an Indian player scored 126 runs in a single session (Post-Lunch) of play. Shikhar Dhawan did it on his comeback Test.
275 – Ravi Ashwin stood at a top place after reaching 50 Tests. D Lillee is the second-best with 262.
18 – Earlier in the year, Virat Kohli scored the 18th century while chasing. Most for any batsman while chasing. He overtook Sachin’s 17.
316 – Ajinkya Rahane scored 316 runs in a series against Windies. Highest of all the Indians. He overtook Laxman’s tally of 312 in 2002.
22.1 – Kedar Jadhav has the best strike rate of all the other bowlers in India with minimum 10 wickets.
11 – After 11 years of cricket, India failed to chase the tally of under 200 in ODI cricket. Came against Windies after Champions Trophy 2017.
2 – Ajinkya Rahane became the second opener after Rahul Dravid to score ODI hundred in Windies.
1 – Kuldeep Yadav is the first Indian chinaman bowler to play in ODI’s, second from Asia.
1 – Hardik Pandya registered the fastest fifty in any ICC ODI tournament final. He knocked it in 32 balls against Pakistan.
1 – Shikhar Dhawan is the only player to receive Golden bat award twice in ICC Champions Trophy.
1 – Yuvraj Singh became the only Indian to feature in three ICC Champions Trophy editions.
8000 – Earlier in the year, Virat Kohli also became the quickest to reach 8000 ODI runs. He took 175 innings.
1 – Shikhar Dhawan became the leading run scorer for India in ICC Champions Trophy over taking Ganguly’s 665.
2 – Yuvraj Singh became the second player to play 300 ODI’s without leading the team at least once.
19 – Yuvraj Singh is the 19th player to feature in 300 ODI matches.
124 – India registered their biggest win in Champions Trophy when they won against Pakistan in the first match.
3 – India became the third nation after Australia and South Africa to win a series against all the opposition teams in the World having Test status.
4/44 – Kuldeep Yadav registered the best figures for a debut chinaman bowler.
25 – Virat Kohli ended up being at 4th from India to feature in 25 consecutive Test matches as a skipper.
1 – Cheteshwar Pujara became the first batsman to score 2000 runs in a first-class season in India.
525 – The balls taken by Pujara is the most number of balls faced in an innings by an India batsman in Tests after Dravid’s 495.
521 – 521 balls to a double hundred by Pujara is the slowest ever for an Indian batsman eclipsing 488 by Navjot Sidhu.
1 – Ravi Ashwin becomes the fastest bowler to bag 25 five-wicket hauls.
19 – KL Rahul becomes 19th Indian Test opener to aggregate 1000 runs.
19 – Most consecutive wins for an Indian captain without defeat in Tests.
6/25 – Earlier in the year, Chahal registered 3rd best figures for any bowler in T20I. Only Indian in top 5.
1 – MS Dhoni registered his first T20I fifty in T20I. He took 66 innings to achieve it.
1 – For the first time, India won a T20I series against England.
1053 – India scored 1053 runs in the series against England. Most by any team in a 3-match bilateral series.
232 – The runs scored by Kedar Jadhav is the most by any player in a three-match bilateral ODI series batting outside the top four.
1 – Yuvraj Singh went past Sachin Tendulkar to register most runs against England by an Indian batsman.
1-MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh’s stand of 256 runs is the highest fourth-wicket stand against England for any pair.
150 – Yuvraj Singh registered his best score in ODI cricket. He knocked 150 against England.