Statistical highlights: 4th Test, Day 3

Updated: 08 November 2008 12:24 IST

Following are the statistical highlights of the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia.

Statistical highlights: 4th Test, Day 3
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Following are the statistical highlights of the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia here.

  • Simon Katich (102 off 189 balls) recorded his fifth Test century - his second against India.

  • Katich has amassed 652 runs at an average of 59.27 in seven Tests this year, including three centuries.

  • Katich has aggregated 333 runs at an average of 55.50, including one century and two fifties, in the present series. This is his second best performance in a test series in terms of run-aggregate - his best being the 2003-04 Test series against India, making 353 runs at an average of 70.60, including one century and two fifties.

  • Mike Hussey's 12th Test fifty (90) is his third against India. He is the leading run-getter for Australia in the ongoing series against India - 375 at 62.50, including one century and three fifties.

  • For the first time in his career, Zaheer Khan has claimed more than 10 wickets (11) in a home series, surpassing his tally of 10 (ave.36.80) in the 2004-05 four-Test series against Australia.

  • Katich and Hussey put on 155 runs for the third wicket - Australia's best stand for this wicket-position in the present series.

  • Ishant Sharma took his 100th wicket in First-class cricket today, his victim being Michael Clarke.

  • Cameron White (46) posted his highest Test score, bettering his 44 in the third Test at Delhi.

  • Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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