Murali Vijay scored 144 runs from 213 balls in the match, which was
his fifth century, fourth against Australia, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, and it took his aggregate
to 2,002 runs, and he became the thirty fourth Indian player to achieve the 2,000 runs
milestone. See Indian Players Scoring 2000 Career Runs. He is the
fourth Indian player to score a century at the Brisbane Cricket Ground. See Indian Players Scoring Centuries at Brisbane Cricket
Ground - (Test Cricket) .
Josh Hazlewood took 5/68 in the first innings, and became the thirty
third Australian player to take five wickets or more in an innings on debut. See Players taking 5 Wickets in an Innings on Debut.
Shane Watson scored 25 runs in his 100th innings, and has scored 4
half centuries, and 2 centuries and scoring 821 runs at an average of 39.1 while batting at
number three position. See Performance Analysis by Batting Position . He has now scored 3,480
runs at an average of 35.88, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, and taken 70 wickets
at an average of 32.33. See Performances by Opponent at All Grounds.
Steve Smith scored 133 runs from 191 balls in the first innings of the
match, which was his sixth century, second against India, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, first at the Brisbane
Cricket Ground, see Performances in Australia, and he has now scored 1,882 runs at an
average of 48.26. See Australian Players Batting 30 Innings with Average of 45 or
He has now scored 912 runs at an average of 82.91 in the 2014 calendar year. See Player
s Scoring Most Runs in 2014 .