2nd Test, India vs England: Statistical highlights from Day 3

Updated: 25 November 2012 18:50 IST

England firmly grabbed the driver's seat on the third day with India struggling at 117/7 in their second innings in Mumbai.

New Delhi:

Statistical highlights from Sunday's play as England pille misery on India with both the bat as well as the ball.

# Cook and Pietersen were associated in a stand of 206 - England's first double century stand for the third wicket against India on Indian soil.  The said stand is the third highest by an English pair for the third wicket against India.

# Pragyan Ojha's figures of five for 143 are his second best against England, next only to the five for 45 in the 2012-13 Ahmedabad Test.

# Ojha has taken five wickets or more in an innings five times in Tests - twice each against England and the West Indies and once against New Zealand. He has captured five wickets in an innings in three consecutive Tests for the first tiem - 5/99 & 2/49 vs New Zealand at Bangalore; 5/45 & 4/120 vs England at Motera and 5 for 143 at Wankhede Stadium - all in 2012.

# Tendulkar is without a half-century in his last ten innings - his tally is 153 runs at an average of 15.30.  For the third time, he has recorded identical scores (8 & 8) in a Test match

# Monty Panesar has dismissed Sachin Tendulkar in each innings of a Test match for the first time.

# Kevin Pietersen is the third batsman to register ten innings of 150 or more for England in Tests, joining Wally Hammond and Len Hutton.

# Pietersen's excellent 186 is the third highest by an England batsman against India in India - the two centurions being 207 by Mike Gatting at Chennai in 1984-85 and 201 by Graeme Fowler in the same Chennai Test.

# The top two innings at Wankhede Stadium by the visiting batsmen are - 242 not out by Clive Lloyd in 1974-75 and 187 by Alvin Kallicharran in 1978-79.

# Pietersen's excellent strike rate of 79.82 is the highest by a batsman posting 175 or more against India in India.

Topics : Cricket England Michael Clarke Kevin Pietersen England in India 2012 Alastair Cook India Monty Panesar
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