Birmingham: Statistical highlights of the third day's play in the third Test between India and England at Edgbaston.
# England (710/7d) have recorded their highest total against India, obliterating the 653 for four wickets declared at Lord's in 1990.
# England's previous highest at Edgbaston was 633 for five wickets declared against India in July 1979.
# England's 710 for seven wickets declared is their third highest total in Tests, next only to the 903 for 7 wickets declared against Australia at The Oval in 1938 and 849 against West Indies at Kingston in 1929-30.
# The aforesaid total is the third highest by a team against India in Tests, next only to the 952/6d by Sri Lanka at Colombo,RPS in 1997 and 760/7d by Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad in 2009-10
# Alastair Cook has become the third England batsman to register a double hundred against India at Edgbaston.
# David Lloyd (214 not out in 1974) and David Gower (200 not out in 1979) are the other two batsmen to have registerd double tons against India at Edgbaston.
# Cook's magnificent innings is the 50th double century for England in Tests.
# Cook (294) has posted a career-best innings in Tests, bettering the 235 not out against Australia at Brisbane in November 2010. These two innings are his only double hundreds in Tests.
# Wally Hammond holds an English record with seven innings of 200 or more in Tests, followed by four by Len Hutton and 3 by Kevin Pietersen.
# David Gower is the only batsman to register two double hundreds for England at Edgbaston. Besides Gower and Cook, the other three English players to register double hundreds here are - Peter May (285 not out against West Indies in 1957 - a record for the highest individual innings at this venue), David Lloyd and Nasser Hussain.
# Cook has faced 545 balls - the second most by an English player against India in a Test innings, next only to the 555 balls faced by Geoff Boycott, during his 246 not out at Leeds in June 1967.
# Cook's innings is the sixth highest for England in Tests.
# Cook's knock is the third highest against India, next only to the 340 by Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) at Colombo RPS in 1997 and 333 by Graham Gooch (England) at Lord's in 1990.
# India conceded 34 leg byes - the most in a Test innings, eclipsing the 31 in England's total of 515 at The Oval in 2002.
# Eoin Morgan (104 off 199 balls) has posted his highest innings against India, bettering the 70 at Trent Bridge last month.
# Morgan's aforesaid innings is his second highest in Tests, next only to the 130 against Pakistan at Nottingham last year. These are his only hundreds in Tests.
# Cook and Morgan put on 222 for the fourth wicket - England's highest for this wicket position against India at Edgbaston, eclipsing the 191 between Boycott and Gower in July 1979.
# England's highest for the fourth wicket against India in England is 266 between Wally Hammond and Stan Worthington at The Oval in 1936.
# Virender Sehwag became the second opener after Bangladesh's Javed Omar (against India at Dhaka in 2007) to register a golden pair in Tests.
# India conceded a lead of 486 - their highest against England - their second highest overall in Tests, next only to the 490 runs conceded to West Indies at Kolkata in 1958-59.
# India conceded 63 extras - a record in India-England Tests. The said tally is India's second worst in a Test innings, next only to the 76 conceded to Pakistan in the 2007-08 Bangalore Test.
# Rahul Dravid became the first batsman to aggregate 10,000 runs as number three batsman.
# Tim Bresnan (53 not out) has posted his third test fifty - his second against India.
# Bresnan, as a tail-ender, enjoys a batting average of 45.42 - 318 in eight innings at a strike rate of 46.90.