The Oval Test Statistical highlights: India V England
Last Updated: Monday, August 22, 2011 - 09:20
London: Statistical highlights of the fourth day`s play in the fourth and final Test between India and England.
Rahul Dravid`s unbeaten knock of 146 is his 35th hundred in Tests. Only three batsmen -- Sachin Tendulkar (51), Jacques Kallis (40) and Ricky Ponting (39) -- have registered more centuries than Dravid.
Dravid has overtaken the tallies of Sunil Gavaskar (34) and Brian Lara (34). His tally of 21 centuries on foreign soil is bettered only by Sachin Tendulkar (29).
Dravid and Tendulkar share a record for most hundreds (seven) in India-England Tests.
Tendulkar has become the first batsman to manage 33,000 international runs -- 33,030 at an average of 49.52 in 635 matches.
Amit Mishra (43) posted his second highest innings in Tests -- his highest is 50 against Bangladesh at Chittagong in January 2010.
S Sreesanth posted his 10th duck in Tests -- his second against England.
VVS Laxman has not performed to the expectations, aggregating 182 in eight innings at an average of 22.75, including two fifties.
Matt Prior, with 16 dismissals (15 catches + one stumping), has equalled a record for most dismissals in England-India Test series.
Prior (149 dismissals) is all set to complete 150 dismissals in 47 Tests.
Virender Sehwag (33) has failed to post a half-century in eight innings -- his last fifty (63) was against South Africa at Centurion in December 2010.
For the first time in a Test series against India, James Anderson has captured 20 wickets or more -- 21 at an average of 24.80.
Anderson has bagged 45 wickets (ave.29.24) in 10 Tests against India.
Rahul Dravid has become the third Indian player after Sunil Gavaskar (127 not out against Pakistan at Faisalabad in 1982-83) and Virender Sehwag (201 not out against Sri Lanka at Galle in July/August 2008) to carry his bat through a completed Test innings.
Dravid has totalled 461 runs at an average of 76.83 in the series -- the highest for India.
Dravid became the fourth batsmen to post six centuries or more in Tests against England in England -- the other three are two Australians -- Don Bradman (11), Steve Waugh (7) and West Indian, Gordon Greenidge (6).
Graeme Swann (3/102) produced his best bowling figures against India, bettering the 3 for 122 at Mohali in December 2008.
Swann has completed 125 wickets (ave.29.08) in 32 Tests under Andrew Strauss` captaincy.
Swann has completed his 600 wickets in 216 first-class matches -- 601 at an average of 3217.
Dravid became the first Indian batsman to post three centuries in a Test series in England twice -- in 2002 and 2011. Don Bradman (1930 and 1938) and Dravid are the only two players to register three or more centuries in a Test series twice against England in England.
India (300) have recorded their first total of 300 in the present series, bettering the 288 at Trent Bridge.