Statistical highlights from 2nd Test, Day 3

Updated: 01 July 2011 09:35 IST

The third day of play in the second Test between Indian and the West Indies had several highlights. A look at some translated in statistical format.

Statistical highlights from 2nd Test, Day 3
©

Bridgetown, Guyana:

Statistical highlights of the third day's play in the second cricket Test between India and the West Indies are as follow.

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. 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.

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

Sharma's 6 for 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 for 118 against Pakistan at Bangalore in 2007-08.

Topics : Cricket India in West Indies, 2011 Marlon Samuels Ishant Sharma Ravi Rampaul
Related Articles
Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma Should Be Dropped For Next Test, Says Mohammad Azharuddin
Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma Should Be Dropped For Next Test, Says Mohammad Azharuddin
Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin Static In Latest ICC Test Rankings
Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin Static In Latest ICC Test Rankings
MS Dhoni Lights Up Vijay Hazare Trophy With Blistering Century
MS Dhoni Lights Up Vijay Hazare Trophy With Blistering Century
Show Comments
Advertisement