Statistical highlights: India Vs West Indies

Roseau: Statistical highlights at the end of the third and final cricket Test between India and the West Indies at Windsor Park.

  • India recorded a hat-trick of series triumphs against the West Indies. India had won 2-0 against the West Indies in India in 2002-03, followed by two successive series victories in the Caribbean - 1-0 in 2006 and 1-0 in 2011.
  • Under Dhoni`s captaincy, India have now won eight Test series:- 2-0 vs. Australia in 2008-09, 1-0 vs. England in 2008-09, 1-0 Vs New Zealand in 2008-09, 2-0 Vs Sri Lanka in 2009-10, 1-0 Vs Bangladesh in 2009-10, 2-0 Vs Australia in 2010-11, 1-0 Vs New Zealand in 2010-11 and 1-0 Vs West Indies in 2011.
  • Dhoni`s winning % of 55.55 as captain is the best for India (minimum five Tests) - 15 victories, 3 defeats and 9 drawn games out of 27 played.
  • India have won two series in succession against West Indies in the Caribbean for the first time.
  • Overall, India have won three Test series in the West Indies - all by 1-0 margins - one each in 1970-71, 2006 & 2011.
  • West Indies have won twelve, lost five and drawn two out of the 19 Test series played against India.
  • Since losing to Sri Lanka by 2-1 in 2008, India are without a series defeat, winning eight and drawing the remaining three.
  • Since defeating England by 1-0 in 2008-09 in the Caribbean, West Indies are without a series win, losing five and drawing the remaining two.
  • Dhoni became the only Indian skipper not to have lost a Test rubber in eleven captained by him.
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul (116 not out) posted his sixth hundred against India - his 23rd in Tests.
  • Chanderpaul`s tally of 16 hundreds in the Caribbean is bettered only by Brian Lara (17).
  • Chanderpaul is the leading run-scorer for West Indies in the series - 241 at an average of 48.20.
  • In drawn games, Chanderpaul is averaging 72.35 – 3256 runs in 43 Tests, including 10 hundreds and 18 fifties.
  • Chanderpaul has got the Man of the Match award for the 10th time in Tests - his third against India.
  • Murali Vijay (45 off 78 balls) recorded his best innings against the West Indies.
  • Mukund has posted his first duck in Tests.
  • Fidel Edwards (30) has registered his highest Test innings, eclipsing the 21 against South Africa at Cape Town in January 2008.
  • Edwards, with 19 wickets at 20.00 runs apiece, produced his career-best in a Test series - the most for West Indies in the series.
  • Suresh Raina (2/32) has registered his best bowling figures away from home.
  • Ishant Sharma has produced a career-best tally – 22 wickets at 16.86 runs apiece.
  • Sharma has been adjudged the Player of the series for the second time in Tests.
  • Sharma had first got the Player of the series award against Australia for taking 15 wickets at an average of 27.06 in four Tests in 2008-09.
  • Chanderpaul is the first West Indian player to amass 1500 runs against India in the West Indies - 1547 (ave.70.31) in 17 Tests.


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