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.