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Statistical highlights of Day 3 India-West Indies second Test

Source : PTI
Last Updated: Fri, Jul 01, 2011 05:53 hrs
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BRIDGETOWN: Statistical highlights of the third day's play in the second 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.

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# 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.

# 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.

# Ishant Sharma is the first Indian bowler to bag 6 wickets in a Test innings at Bridgetown, obliterating Dattu Phadkar's 5/64 in 1952-53. Abey Kuruvilla and Venkatesh Prasad had also taken five wickets in an innings at Bridgetown.

# Sharma's 6/55 is his career-best in Tests - his second instance of five-wickets in an innings. His previous best figures in a Test innings was 5/118 against Pakistan at Bangalore in 2007-08.

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# Sharma's figures are the second best by an Indian bowler in the West Indies. Subhash Gupte had claimed 7/162 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.

# Sharma became the 17th Indian bowler to complete 100 wickets or more in Tests.




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