Statistical highlights after Day 4 of England vs India second Test
Here are some statistical highlights after day four of the second cricket Test between India and England at Lord's on Sunday. India on track for historic victory at Lord’scricket Updated: Jul 31, 2014 12:27 IST
Statistical highlights after day four of the second cricket Test between India and England at Lord's on Sunday.
# Murali Vijay, with 317 runs at an average of 79.25, has established an Indian record for the highest tally in two Tests in the same rubber vs England in England, eclipsing Sourav Ganguly's aggregate of 315 (ave.105.00) in three outings in 1996.
# Vijay's above stats are his second best in a Test series, next only to the 430 (ave.61.42) in the four-Test series against Australia in 2012-13
# Vijay became the second Indian batsman to be dismissed in the nervous nineties in a Test match at Lord's. Rahul Dravid had also scored 95 in 1996.
# Dhoni's batting strike rate of 22.09 during his 19 off 86 balls is his slowest innings in Tests (10 or more).
# Stuart Binny has posted his first duck in Tests.
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar became the first number nine batsman to post three half-centuries in a Test series. He became the fifth number nine batsman to amass 200 runs or more in a series, joining Stuart Broad (England), Asif Iqbal (Pakistan) and Graeme Swann (England) and Daniel Vettori (New Zealand).
# Kumar became the third all-rounder to post a fifty and take five wickets in an innings in the same match in consecutive Tests, joining Richard Hadlee and Ian Botham.
# Jadeja and Kumar were associated in a stand of 99 - India's highest eighth-wicket partnership vs England in England, eclipsing the 97 between Madan Lal and Sandeep Patil at Manchester in 1982.
# Jadeja (68 off 57 balls) has recorded his highest score in Tests - his maiden fifty, eclipsing the 43 off 49 balls vs Australia at Delhi in March 2013.
# In Indian innings, the last three wickets, have totalled 107 runs - the ninth time when India have amassed 100 runs or more in the third match innings in away Tests.
First Published: Jul 21, 2014 10:40 IST