Edgbaston Test, Day 3: Statistical highlights
Birmingham: Statistical highlights of the third day`s play in the third Test between India and England here.
Alastair Cook, with his career-best 294, became the third England batsman to post a double century against India at Edgbaston.
David Lloyd (214 not out in 1974) and David Gower (200 not out in 1979) were the first two batsmen to register double centuries against India at Edgbaston.
Cook`s superb innings is the 50th double century for England in Tests.
Rahul Dravid has become the first batsman to manage 10,000 runs as number three batsman -- 10011 at an average of 54.11 in 206 innings.
Dravid has recorded 27 centuries and 47 fifties at number three in Tests. Out of his 19 sixes in Tests, 17 have been recorded at number three.
Tim Bresnan (53 not out off 75 balls) has posted his third Test fifty -- his second against India.
India have conceded 34 leg byes -- the most in a Test innings, eclipsing the 31 in England`s total of 515 at The Oval in 2002.
India have conceded 63 extras in England`s 710 for seven wickets declared -- a record in England-India Tests. India`s all-time worst record in a Test innings is 76, conceded in Pakistan`s innings in the 2007-08 Bangalore Test.
Eoin Morgan (104 off 199 balls) has posted his highest innings against India, outstripping the 70 at Trent Bridge last month.
Morgan`s innings is his second highest in Tests, next only to the 130 against Pakistan at Nottingham last year.
Morgan has recorded a century each against Pakistan and India.
Amit Mishra has conceded 150 runs or more in a Test innings for the second time. Against Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad in November 2009, he had conceded 200 runs -- 58-6-203-1.
England (710/7d) have recorded their highest total against India, outstripping the 653 for four wickets declared at Lord`s in 1990.
England`s previous highest at Birmingham was 633 for five wickets declared against India in 1979.
England (710 for seven wickets declared) have recorded their third highest total in Tests -- the highest two being 903 for 7 wickets declared against Australia at The Oval in 1938 and 849 against West Indies at Kingston in 1929-30.
The above total is the third highest by a team against India in Tests, next only to the 952/6d by Sri Lanka at Colombo, RPS in 1997 and 760/7d by Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad in 2009-10.
Cook`s previous highest in Tests was 235 not out against Australia at Brisbane in November 2010.
Cook has managed 893 runs (ave 89.30) in ten innings in Tests in 2011 at a strike rate of 51.08.
During his 294, Cook faced 545 balls -- the second highest by an England batsman against India in a Test innings, next only to the 555 balls faced by Geoff Boycott, during his unbeaten 246 at Leeds in June 1967.
Cook`s knock is the sixth highest for England in Tests -- the highest being 364 by Len Hutton against Australia at The Oval in 1938.
Cook`s superb innings is the third highest against India -- the top two being 340 by Sanath Jayasuriya at Colombo RPS in 1997 and 333 by Graham Gooch at Lord`s in 1990.
Cook and Morgan shared a stand of 222 for the fourth wicket -- England`s highest against India at Edgbaston, beating the 191 between Boycott and Gower in July 1979.
Virender Sehwag is the first Indian opener to register a king pair in Tests.
Sehwag has recorded his first Pair in Tests.
India conceded a first innings lead of 486 – their highest against England.
India have earned a dubious distinction by conceding 490 to West Indies at Kolkata in 1958-59 -- the highest conceded to a team by India.
India, for the second time in the present Test series, have conceded three stands of 100-plus -- the first instance being at Trent Bridge.