Denesh Ramdin equals record for most tons by a Windies keeper away from home

Updated: 19 December 2013 18:02 IST

Denesh Ramdin has equalled Sir Clyde Walcott's record of most hundreds (3) by a West Indian wicketkeeper away from home.

Denesh Ramdin equals record for most tons by a Windies keeper away from home
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Here are the statistical highlights from Day 1 of the second Test between New Zealand and West Indies:

# Denesh Ramdin (107 off 148 balls) has posted his first hundred in 14 innings vs New Zealand in Tests, obliterating the 24 at Dunedin in the present series.

# Ramdin's strike rate of 72.29 is the highest amongst his Test hundreds.

# Ramdin's first century vs New Zealand is his fourth in Tests.

# Ramdin's tally of four hundreds as wicketkeeper for West Indies is bettered only by Jeff Dujon's five.

# Ramdin has equalled Sir Clyde Walcott's record of most hundreds (3) by a West Indian wicketkeeper away from home.

# Ramdin's 107 is the highest by a West Indian wicketkeeper vs New Zealand in Tests, obliterating the 101 not out by Junior Murray in the 1994-95 Wellington Test. No other West Indian wicketkkeeper has registered a hundred vs New Zealand in Tests.

# Marlon Samuels' first duck vs New Zealand is his eighth in Tests.

# Samuels' performance this year in Tests has been mediocre, aggregating 285 in eleven innings at an average of 25.90.

# Shivnarine Chanderpaul's aggregate of 11171 (ave.51.95) in 153 matches is just three short of Allan Border's tally of 11174 (ave.50.56) in 156 matches.

# Ramdin and Chanderpaul put on 200 - West Indies' eighth stand of 200 or more for the sixth wicket - their second vs New Zealand, next only to the 254 between Charlie Davis and Sir Garry Sobers at Bridgetown in March 1972.

# Of the four stands of 200 or more for the sixth wicket - four have been registered by West Indies away from home.

# Overall, eight partnerships of 200 or more for the sixth wicket have been recorded against New Zealand.

# The 200-run stand is the third of 200-plus at Hamilton in Tests - two for the sixth wicket and one for the first wicket.

(Stats courtesy Rajesh Kumar)

Topics : Cricket Shivnarine Chanderpaul Denesh Ramdin New Zealand
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