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.