Statistical highlights: India Vs West Indies @ Barbados

Bridgetown: Statistical highlights of the third day`s play in the second cricket Test between India and the West Indies.

  • Ravi Rampaul posted his first duck against India – his fourth in Tests.
  • Marlon Samuels` unbeaten 78 off 172 balls is his highest innings at Bridgetown, Barbados.
  • Samuels, for the sixth time in Tests, has recorded 75-plus in an innings.
  • Thanks to his innings, Samuels is now averaging 30-plus in Tests - 1549 in 31 Tests at an average of 30.37, including two centuries and eleven fifties.
  • Ishant Sharma is the first Indian bowler to bag 6 wickets in a Test innings at Bridgetown, obliterating Dattu Phadkar`s 5 for 64 in 1952-53. Abey Kuruvilla and Venkatesh Prasad had also taken five wickets in an innings at Bridgetown.
  • Sharma`s 6 for 55 is his career-best in Tests – his second instance of five-wickets in an innings. His previous best figures in a Test innings was 5 for 118 against Pakistan at Bangalore in 2007-08.
  • Sharma`s figures are the second best by an Indian bowler in the West Indies. Subhash Gupte had claimed 7 for 162 at Port of Spain in January 1953.
  • Sharma has become the fifth youngest bowler to complete 100 Test wickets.
  • West Indies (190) posted their second completed lowest innings total against India at Bridgetown - the lowest is 140 in March 1997.
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni (100 in 29 Tests) is the first wicketkeeper to complete 100 dismissals for India on foreign soil - 88 catches + 12 stumpings.
  • Samuels` averages 59.20 against India while totalling 296 in six innings.
  • Samuels` 78 not out is his second half-century against India and his 11th in Tests.
  • Sharma became the 17th Indian bowler to complete 100 wickets or more in Tests.


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