02 Dec 2019
Day-Night Test, Australia beat Pakistan: Here are the records broken
This was Australia's sixth victory in the history of Day-Night Tests and they have maintained a 100% record.
The Aussies rode on a superb triple century from David Warner and a collective bowling show to tame Pakistan.
Here are the records broken.
How did the match pan out?
Australia batted first and scored immensely to declare at 589/3.
Warner (335*) was the master in batting.
He was supported by centurion Marnus Labuschagne (162).
The two shared a match-winning 361-run stand for the second wicket.
In reply, Pakistan were helped by Babar Azam (97) and Yasir Shah (113) to post 302.
Mitchell Starc (6/66) was top notch.
Pakistan failed in the second innings.
Labuschagne highest Test run-scorer in 2019, shares record stand
Labuschagne now has 829 runs in 2019. He is the leading run-scorer in Tests this year.
The 162-run knock was his second career Test ton.
He is the only batsman with 100-plus fours this year in Tests (102).
The 361-run stand is now the second-best show for the second wicket by Australia in Tests.
It is also Australia's eighth-best stand for any wicket.
Smith surpasses Bradman to go past 7,000 Test runs
Steve Smith (36) is now the 11th-highest run-scorer for Australia in Test cricket (7,013).
He went past Sir Don Bradman (6,996) in terms of career Test runs.
Smith became the fastest to score 7,000 runs in the longest format of the game, as he managed to do so in 126 innings.
He is the only batsman to average 60-plus and slam 7,000 Test runs.
Warner D/N Test
Warner slams Day-Night Test cricket's first triple century
Warner is now the first triple centurion for Australia in Day-Night Tests, as he became the highest run-scorer in the same, going past Pakistan's Azhar Ali's previous score of an unbeaten 302.
As evident, both the triple centuries for the same have involved Pakistan.
Meanwhile, the opener also became the seventh Australian in the format to score a triple century.
Warner smashes 23rd career Test century, equals Langer
Warner struck his 23rd career Test ton and a second successive one in the series.
He equaled Justin Langer's tally of 23 Test tons.
The southpaw also raced to 6,947 career Test runs.
This was Warner's highest career Test score.
He also raced to 1,000-plus career Test runs against Pakistan and smashed his fifth century against the Asian side.
Magnificent Warner smashes a host of records
Warner's unbeaten 335 is now the second-highest individual score for an Australian in Tests.
Warner scripted a unique record as he became the first batsman to score the same in Adelaide.
In the process, he has surpassed Don Bradman, who was the previous highest scorer on this ground, with an unbeaten knock of 299.
Warner scripts these records as well
Warner's triple century is the fourth by an Australian cricketer on home soil.
It is also the fourth by any batsman versus Pakistan in Tests.
He became the seventh Aussie batsman to surpass the feat.
This was his second 250-plus score in Test cricket.
The southpaw has the fifth-highest tons as an opener in Tests (23).
Cummins surpasses 50-plus scalps in 2019, Starc and Lyon excel
Nathan Lyon has raced to 370 career Test scalps for Australia and claimed his 16th career five-wicket haul.
Mitchell Starc registered his 12th five-wicket haul in Tests.
Pat Cummins became the first bowler to claim 50-plus scalps in 2019.
Babar slammed his 12th career Test fifty.
Shan Masood (68) hit his sixth career Test fifty.
Yasir Shah (113) hit his maiden career Test ton.