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Tendulkar`s farewell Test: Ind vs WI - Statistical highlights of day 1

Mumbai: Statistical highlights on day one of the second cricket Test between India and the West Indies at Wankhede Stadium, on Thursday.

# Both Sourav Ganguly and Mahendra Singh Dhoni now share an Indian record of captaining India in 49 Tests.

# Sachin Tendulkar has become the first player to play 200 Tests. He needs 115 runs more in the present Test to become the first batsman to complete 16000 runs - his tally being 15885 at an average of 53.84.

# Shivnarine Chanderpaul became the first West Indian to play 150 Tests.

# Despite failing to score a fifty in his last six innings vs India, Chanderpaul is averaging 64.54 against them - his aggregate being 2130 runs in 25 Tests.

# Pragyan Ojha`s excellent figures of 5 for 40 are his third five-wicket haul against the West Indies - his sixth in Tests.

# Ojha`s aforesaid performance is his third best in Tests behind the 6 for 47 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai and 6 for 72 at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi - against West Indies in 2011-12.

# With his three five-wicket instances at Wankhede Stadium, Ojha has set an Indian record - twice against the West Indies and once against England. He has emulated Ian Botham. Both the bowlers have taken three five-wicket hauls in Tests at this venue.

# Ojha enjoys an excellent record at Wankhede Stadium, claiming 17 wickets (ave. 21.88) in three Tests - the highest captured by him at any ground.

# Ravichandran Ashwin has captured Darren Bravo`s wicket four times in five Tests - the most occasion a bowler has claimed his wicket.

# Kieran Powell (48 off 80 balls) has posted his highest Test score in eight innings - his only fifty against India is 81 at Mumbai in November 2011.

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first Indian wicketkeeper and the seventh in Test annals to complete 250 dismissals or more in Tests.

# The leading wicketkeepers with most dismissals are - Mark Boucher (555), Adam Gilchrist (416), Ian Healy (395), Rodney Marsh (355), Jeff Dujon (270), Alan Knott (269) and Dhoni - 251 (215 catches + 36 dismissals) in 146 innings.

# Shikhar Dhawan (33 off 28 balls) has recorded his highest score against the West Indies.

# With 499 runs (ave.55.44) in six Tests, Murali Vijay is the top run-scorer for India in Tests this year.

# Ashwin became the 19th Indian bowler to reach 100 wickets in Tests. His distinction of achieving the 100 Test wickets in 18 Tests is an Indian record, eclipsing Erapalli Prasanna`s feat in 20 Tests. George Lohmann (England) holds a record, having taken only 16 Tests. Australia`s Charlie Turner & Clarrie Grimmet and England`s Sydney Barnes took 17 Tests each for their respective 100 wickets.

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