Statistical highlights: Day four

Bridgetown: Statistical highlights at the end of the fourth day`s play in the second cricket Test between India and the West Indies here on Friday.

  • VVS Laxman (72 not out) has recorded his 51st half-century in Tests - his ninth against the West Indies.
  • Laxman is averaging 53.72 against the West Indies - 1343 in 18 Tests. His tally includes three centuries.
  • Laxman has maintained his excellent record while batting in the third innings of a Test match, totalling 2269 in 49 innings, averaging 58.17 He has registered four centuries and 15 fifties.
  • Under Dhoni`s captaincy, Laxman is averaging 49.83 - 1545 runs in 37 innings, including two hundreds and 14 fifties.
  • Virat Kohli (26 not out) has posted his highest innings in Tests, outstripping the 15 at Kingston in June 2011.
  • Laxman and Kohli were associated in a partnership of 75 (unbroken) for the fourth wicket - India`s highest against West Indies at Bridgetown, surpassing the 53 between Sunil Gavaskar and Jaisimha in April 1971.
  • Abhinav Mukund (48 off 81 balls) has recorded his highest Test innings, surpassing the 25 at Kingston in the present series.
  • Laxman (85 & 72 not out) has become the second Indian batsman to record 50 or more in each innings of a Test match at Bridgetown. Mohinder Amarnath had registered 91 & 80 in the 1982-83 Bridgetown Test.
  • Laxman is now the fourth Indian player to post two innings of 50-plus in a Test match three times in the West Indies, joining Polly Umrigar, Sunil Gavaskar and Mohinder Amarnath
  • Rahul Dravid (55) has recorded his second highest innings at Bridgetown - the highest being 78 in March 1997.
  • Dravid`s knock is his 11th fifty against the West Indies.
  • Dravid is the first player to complete 200 runs in the present series, totalling 212 (ave.53.00), including one hundred and one fifty.
  • Dravid (6996 at an average of 53.81 in 85 Tests) needs just four runs to complete his 7,000 runs overseas.
  • Dravid now holds an Indian record with his 60th fifty, eclipsing Sachin Tendulkar`s tally of 59 fifties.
  • Dravid is the second batsman to post 60 fifties in Tests, joining Allan Border (63).


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