Statistical Highlights: India vs West Indies

Last Updated: Nov 06, 2011, 20:19 PM IST

New Delhi: Statistical highlights of the opening day`s play in the first cricket Test between India and the West Indies on Sunday.

• Kraigg Brathwaite (63 off 212 balls) recorded his highest Test score, eclipsing the 50 against Bangladesh at Dhaka last week.

• Brathwaite is the second West Indian player to post two half-centuries before reaching 19. Jeffrey Stollmeyer had registered 59 at Lord`s and 59 at The Oval in the 1939 Test series against England.

• The Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with Marlon Samuels` catch, became the first Indian wicketkeeper and the 13th to effect 200 dismissals in Tests - 174 catches and 26 stumpings in 62 matches.

• The previous Indian record was held by Syed Kirmani with 198 dismissals in 88 Tests - 160 catches and 38 stumpings.

• Dhoni is now the first Indian wicketkeeper and the eighth overall to record the double of 3,000 runs and 200 dismissals.

• As captain, Dhoni has effected 117 dismissals – 105 catches + 12 stumpings in 32 Tests.

• Brathwaite and Chanderpaul have shared a stand of 108 for the fourth wicket - West Indies` third stand of 100-plus at Feroz Shah Kotla, behind the 267 between Sir Clyde Walcott and Gerry Gomez in 1948-49.

• Shivnarine Chanderpaul (111 not out off 167 balls) completed his 24th century in Tests - his seventh against India - the most against one nation.

• Chanderpaul has equalled Vivian Richards` tally of 24 centuries in Tests and only Brian Lara (34) and Garry Sobers (26) have posted more centuries than Chanderpaul for the West Indies.

• Chanderpaul is the fifth player to post seven hundreds or more against India. He has joined Gary Sobers and Vivian Richards (eight each), Everton Weekes and Clive Lloyd.

• Chanderpaul has averaged 67.62 in seven Tests in 2011 - 541 runs in twelve innings, including two centuries and one fifty.

• Chanderpaul is the fifth player to post seven hundreds or more against India. He has joined Gary Sobers and Vivian Richards (eight each), Everton Weekes and Clive Lloyd.

• Kraigg Brathwaite (63) has recorded his highest Test score, eclipsing the 50 against Bangladesh at Dhaka last week.

• Brathwaite is the second West Indian player to post two half-centuries before reaching the age of 19. Jeffrey Stollmeyer had registered 59 at Lord`s and 59 at The Oval in the 1939 Test series against England.

• Brathwaite and Chanderpaul shared a stand of 108 for the fourth wicket - West Indies` third stand of 100-plus at Feroz Shah Kotla, behind the 267 between Sir Clyde Walcott and Gerry Gomez in 1948-49.

PTI