Third Test: Statistical highlights
Birmingham: Statistical highlights of the third day`s play in the third Test between India and England here.
Alastair Cook, with his career-best 294, became the third England batsman to post a double century against India at Edgbaston.
David Lloyd (214 not out in 1974) and David Gower (200 not out in 1979) were the first two batsmen to register double centuries against India at Edgbaston.
Cook`s superb innings is the 50th double century for England in Tests.
Rahul Dravid has become the first batsman to manage 10,000 runs as number three batsman -- 10011 at an average of 54.11 in 206 innings.
Dravid has recorded 27 centuries and 47 fifties at number three in Tests. Out of his 19 sixes in Tests, 17 have been recorded at number three.
Tim Bresnan (53 not out off 75 balls) has posted his third Test fifty -- his second against India.
India have conceded 34 leg byes -- the most in a Test innings, eclipsing the 31 in England`s total of 515 at The Oval in 2002.
India have conceded 63 extras in England`s 710 for seven wickets declared -- a record in England-India Tests. India`s all-time worst record in a Test innings is 76, conceded in Pakistan`s innings in the 2007-08 Bangalore Test.
Eoin Morgan (104 off 199 balls) has posted his highest innings against India, outstripping the 70 at Trent Bridge last month.
Morgan`s innings is his second highest in Tests, next only to the 130 against Pakistan at Nottingham last year.
Morgan has recorded a century each against Pakistan and India.
Amit Mishra has conceded 150 runs or more in a Test innings for the second time. Against Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad in November 2009, he had conceded 200 runs -- 58-6-203-1.
England (710/7d) have recorded their highest total against India, outstripping the 653 for four wickets declared at Lord`s in 1990.
Strauss is the third English skipper to register 20 wins or more, joining Michael Vaughan (26) and Peter May (20).
Praveen Kumar (40 off 18 balls) registered his best ever innings in Tests, outstripping the 26 in the first innings of the recently concluded Test.
Praveen has become the first Indian number nine batsman to hit three sixes in a Test innings in England.
Praveen (26 & 40), for the first time, has posted 50-plus runs in a Test match.
Praveen`s outstanding strike rate of 222.22 is an Indian record in Tests (minimum 25 runs). His strike rate overall is the ninth best in Test annals.
Dhoni-Praveen pair (84 & 75) became the first in Test annals to register a stand of 75 or more for the eighth wicket in each innings of a Test match.
Stuart Broad has claimed 20 wickets or more in a Test series for the first time, capturing 21 at an average of 11.95. He has topped the bowling charts in the series.
Alastair Cook has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the fourth time in Tests.
Amit Mishra (22) has recorded his highest Test innings in England.
Dhoni (77 & 74 not out) has become the first Indian captain to amass 100 runs or more in an Edgbaston Test.
Dhoni is now the fourth Indian skipper to post 50 or more in each innings of a Test match in England, joining Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (64 + 148 at Leeds in 1967), Sourav Ganguly (68 + 99 at Nottingham in 2002) and Vijay Hazare (89 + 56 at Leeds in 1952).
Dhoni has recorded two fifty-plus four times in a Test match as captain-cum-wicketkeeper.