Mumbai: Statistical highlights on the fourth day of the fourth Test between India and England at Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium on Sunday.
– India’s impressive score of 631 is the highest by any team in Tests at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, eclipsing the 604/6 wickets declared by West Indies against India in January 1975.
– India’s previous highest total against England at the Wankhede Stadium was 591 in February 1933.
– India’s 631 is their highest total against England in Tests in India and their second highest against England, next only to the 664 at The Oval in August 2007.
– Virat Kohli and Jayant Yadav were associated in a double century stand for the eighth wicket – India’s first 200-plus partnership for this wicket-position in Tests. The stand is the second highest by an eighth-wicket pair against England in Tests behind the 243 between Clem Hill and Roger Hartigan for Australia at Adelaide in January 1908.
– Kohli has registered his highest Test score (235), surpassing the 211 against New Zealand at Indore in October this year.
– With his innings, Kohli took his batting average to 50-plus in Tests to become the first batsman to register fifty-plus average in all three formats simultaneously.
– Kohli has posted four innings of 150-plus as captain in Tests this year to become the third batsman to accomplish the feat – the first two being Michael Clarke (2012) and Brendon McCullum (2014).
– Kohli is the fifth batsman to hit three or more double centuries in a calendar year, joining Clarke (four, in 2012) ; Don Bradman (in 1930); Ricky Ponting (in 2003), Brendon McCullum (in 2014).
– Kohli became the third batsman to post a double hundred in three consecutive Test series – against West Indies, against New Zealand and against England – all in 2016 – the first two being Bradman in 1930-’31 (against England, West Indies and South Africa) and Rahul Dravid in 2003-’04 (against New Zealand, Australia and Pakistan).
– Kohli has become the 17th Indian batsman to complete 2,000 runs or more in Tests in India.
– Kohli’s aggregate of 2,580 (average of 88.96) runs in 36 matches is the highest by any batsman this year in international cricket. His tally includes seven hundreds and 13 fifties.
– Kohli is averaging 65.50 as captain while scoring 2,096 runs in 21 Tests – the second highest average among the captains with at least 2,000 runs in Tests next only to the 101.51 by Bradman (3,147 runs in 24 Tests).
– Kohli has totalled 640 runs at an average of 128.00 in four Tests in the present series – a new record in a Test series for India versus England, surpassing the 602 (average 100.33) by Dravid in four Tests in 2002.
– Kohli is the third Indian batsman after Sunil Gavaskar and Dravid to amass 600 runs or more in a Test series twice. Kohli had first amassed 600 runs against Australia in 2014-’15 – 692 (average of 86.50) in four Tests.
– Ravindra Jadeja is the 20th Indian bowler to complete 100 wickets or more in Tests.
– For the second time, three Indian batsmen have registered hundreds in the same Test innings versus England – Murali Vijay (136), Kohli (235) and Jayant (104) – the first instance being Dravid (148), Sachin Tendulkar (193) and Sourav Ganguly (128) – at Leeds in 2002.
– Jayant is the first Indian number nine player to post a century. In all, 15 batsmen have recorded a century while playing as number nine batsman.
– South Africa’s Shaun Pollock remains the only number nine batsman to accomplish the feat twice – 111 versus Sri Lanka at Centurion and an unbeaten 106 versus West Indies at Bridgetown – both in 2001.
– Keaton Jennings (112 and 0) became the fourth batsman to register a hundred and a duck on Test debut. He has joined India’s Gundappa Viswanath (0 and 137 versus Australia at Kanpur in 1969-’70); South Africa’s Andrew Hudson (163 and 0 versus West Indies at Bridgetown in 1991-’92) and Pakistan’s Mohammad Wasim (0 and 109 not out versus New Zealand at Lahore in 1996-’97).
– Adil Rashid’s tally of 22 wickets (average of 32.18) in four Tests is the third highest by an overseas leg-spinner in a Test series in India next only to the 29 (average 19.58) in five Tests in 1959-’60 and 23 wickets (average of 16.86) in three Tests in 1956-’57 by Australia’s Richie Benaud.
– Joe Root has completed 1,000 runs in Tests against India – his tally being 1,008 (average of 72.00) in 10 Tests, including three centuries and seven fifties.
– Root is the 11th England batsman to complete 1,000 runs against India in Tests. Alastair Cook is the only England batsman to manage 2,000 runs against India in Tests – 2,045 runs at an average of 51.12 in 24 Tests.
– Root has managed 397 runs at an average of 49.62 in four Tests, including a hundred and three fifties – his highest tally in a Test series away from home.
– The tally is the highest by an England batsman in the current Test series.
– Moeen Ali’s first duck versus India is his sixth in Tests.
– Jonny Bairstow’s unbeaten 50 is his third fifty versus India – his 14th in Tests.
– Bairstow’s aggregate of 1,419 at an average of 64.50, including three hundreds and eight fifties, in 16 Tests is a new record by a wicketkeeper in a calendar year. His tally is also the highest by any batsman this year.
– Bairstow’s tally of 11 fifty-plus innings (three centuries and eight fifties) is a new record by a wicketkeeper in a calendar year in Tests.
First Published On : Dec 11, 2016 20:58 IST