India vs West Indies, Kolkata Test, Day 2 - Statistical highlights

Last Updated: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 19:43

Kolkata: Statistical highlights of the second day`s play in the first cricket Test between India and the West Indies here.

# R Ashwin`s unbeaten 92 is his second highest score in Tests - his only hundred in Tests being 103 off 118 balls at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in 2011-12.

# His two highest innings in Tests are recorded against the West Indies. His first half century against the West Indies is his fourth in Tests.

# Ashwin`s batting record is impressive in Tests - his aggregate being 708 runs in 23 innings at an average of 41.64. His four fifties in Tests include two vs England and one each against Australia and the West Indies.

# Rohit Sharma has become the 14th Indian batsman to post a hundred on Test debut. With his unbeaten knock of 127 off 228 balls, he has become the first Indian batsman to register a century on Test debut against the West Indies.

# Rohit`s match-saving innings is the fourth highest by an Indian batsman on debut in Tests - the highest being 187 by Shikhar Dhawan vs Australia at Mohali this year.

# Rohit is the third Indian player to register a hundred on Test debut at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Deepak Shodhan had scored 110 vs Pakistan in 1952-53 and Mohammad Azharuddin 110 vs England in 1984-85.

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rohit Sharma were involved in a stand of 73 - a partnership record for India for the sixth wicket against the West Indies at Eden Gardens.

# Sharma and Ashwin were associated in a 198-run unbroken stand - the second highest seventh-wicket stand for India vs West Indies on Indian soil in Tests behind the 224 between Mahendra Singh Dhoni and VVS Laxman at Eden Gardens in November 2011.

# The stand is the third highest seventh-wicket partnership for India vs West Indies in Tests.

# Playing in his 11th Test match, Shane Shillingford has completed his 50 wickets in Tests.

# Sachin Tendulkar`s tally of 63 LBW dismissals is the highest in Tests, extending his record.

# Shane Shillingford (4/130) has posted his second best bowling performance away from home next only to the four for 123 vs Sri Lanka at Galle in 2010-11.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 20:10

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