Statistical highlights: India V England Lord`s Test

London: Statistical highlights of the fourth day`s play in the first cricket Test between India and England.

  • Ishant Sharma (4/59) recorded his best bowling figures against England, surpassing the 3 for 57 in Chennai in December 2008.
  • Ishant is the top wicket-taker this year -- 29 at an average of 24.03 in five Tests.
  • Ian Bell recorded his eighth duck in Tests – his second against India.
  • Stuart Broad and Matt Prior put on an unfinished stand of 162 for the seventh wicket -- England`s highest against India, eclipsing the 125 between Derek Randall and Phil Edmonds at Lord`s in 1982.
  • In three successive innings while batting together, the pair has recorded century stands -- 119 against Pakistan at The Oval in 2010, 108 against Sri Lanka at Lord`s in 2011 and 162 (unbroken) against India at Lord`s in July 2011.
  • The stand is the second highest by any pair at Lord`s -- the highest being the 174 between Colin Cowdrey and Godfrey Evans for England against West Indies in 1957.
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the first Indian wicketkeeper to bowl in each innings of a Test match.
  • Prior`s century (103 not out off 120 balls) – his first against India is his sixth in Tests. He has posted four hundreds in England -- three at Lord`s and one at Trent Bridge.
  • Prior became the first wicketkeeper to post three hundreds at Lord`s. In his last seven outings, he has registered three centuries and two innings of 70-plus.
  • Ishant Sharma, with Eoin Morgan`s wicket, completed his 200 wickets at an average of 29.11 in 57 matches in first-class cricket.
  • Ishant`s performance of 4 for 59 is his best in the third match innings, eclipsing the 3 for 15 against New Zealand at Nagpur in November last year.
  • Broad`s unbeaten 74 is his third highest innings in Tests. Against Pakistan, he had made 169 in 2010 and 76 against South Africa in 2008.
  • Broad`s first half-century against India is his seventh in Tests. He has recorded all his fifty-plus innings (one hundred and seven fifties) in England.

    Highest Fourth Innings Totals at Lord`s

    Scores Target Team Vs. Series Result

    406 522 Australia England 2009 Lost

    397 568 India England 2002 Lost

    344/1 342 West Indies England 1984 Won

    329/3 484 Australia England 1975 Drawn

    307 442 England W.Indies 1988 Lost

    295/7 332 England W.Indies 1969 Drawn

    289 440 Pakistan Australia 2010 Lost

    285 423 Sri Lanka England 1991 Lost

    282/7 343 England Australia 1953 Drawn

    282/3 282 England N.Zealand 2004 Won

    282/9 380 India England 2007 Drawn.


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