Statistical highlights: Day 3

Kingston: Statistical highlights of the third day`s play in the first cricket Test between India and the West Indies here:

  • Devendra Bishoo, during the course of his career-best 4 for 65, completed his 100 wickets in first-class cricket -- 102 at 27.86 runs apiece in 24 matches.
  • Bishoo`s previous best bowling figures were 4 for 68 against Pakistan at Providence in May 2011.
  • Bishoo`s match figures of 7 for 140 are his best in Tests.
  • Darren Sammy (4/52) produced his best bowling figures against India - his second best as captain, behind the 5 for 29 against Pakistan at Providence in May this year.
  • Sammy`s performance is the best by a West Indian captain at Sabina Park in Tests, surpassing Sir Garfield Sobers` 3 for 33 against England in February 1968.
  • Rahul Dravid equalled Steve Waugh`s feat of 32 Test centuries. Only Sachin Tendulkar (51), Jacques Kallis (40), Ricky Ponting (39), Sunil Gavaskar (34) and Brian Lara (34) have posted more Test hundreds than Dravid.
  • Dravid has become the sixth Indian player to post a hundred at Sabina Park, joining Vijay Manjrekar, Polly Umrigar, Dilip Sardesai, Pankaj Roy and Navjot Singh Sidhu.
  • Dravid has totalled 1560 (ave.67.80) in 18 Tests against the West Indies including four centuries and 10 fifties.
  • Dravid has become the top Indian run-scorer in the Caribbean, totalling 1412 (ave.70.60) in 15 Tests, surpassing Sunil Gavaskar`s tally of 1404 (ave.70.20) in 13 Tests.
  • Dravid has posted 91 knocks of 50-plus - 32 centuries + 59 fifties in 151 Tests - the fourth highest in Tests. Sachin Tendulkar (110) heads the table, followed by Ricky Ponting (95) and Jacques Kallis (94).
  • Dravid has recorded 18 hundreds on foreign soil in 84 Tests. His aggregate of 6936 (ave.54.18) in 84 matches away from home is the second best in Tests - a tally exceeded only by Sachin Tendulkar (8145 at an average of 56.95 in 98 Tests).
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan posted his 12th Test duck - his second against India.
  • Amit Mishra (28) recorded his highest innings against West Indies.


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