Statistical Highlights from the 3rd Test between England and Australia:
# Australia's 527 for seven wickets declared is their second highest at Old Trafford, next only to the 656 for eight wickets declared in July 1964.
# The last instance when Australia scored 500 or more in the first innings of an overseas Test, was four years ago - 674 for six wickets declared vs England at Cardiff in July 2009.
# Steven Smith's 89 is his second highest Test score, next only to the 92 vs India at Mohali in March 2013.
# Michael Clarke's 187 is his highest score vs England in Tests, obliterating the 136 at Lord's in July 2009.
# Clarke's innings is the sixth highest by an Australian captain vs England in Tests - the top three innings being Bobby Simpson's 311 at Manchester in 1964; Billy Murdoch's 211 at The Oval in 1884 and Allan Border's unbeaten 200 at Leeds in 1993.
# Clarke's outstanding knock is his highest in Tests away from home, obliterating the 168 vs New Zealand at Wellington in March 2010.
# Thanks to his 187, Clarke is averaging fifty-plus in Tests in 2013 - 654 in seven Tests, including two hundreds and three fifties, at an average of 50.30.
# As Captain, Clarke is averaging 65.15 in 27 Tests - his aggregate being 2867, including ten hundreds and seven fifties.
# Clarke's 187 is the second highest individual score by an Australian player at Old Trafford, next only to Bobby Simpson's 311 in 1964.
# Brad Haddin (65 not out) has posted his sixth fifty vs England - his 12th in Tests.
# Mitchell Starc (66 not out) has registered his first fifty vs England - his third in Tests - his highest being 99 vs India at Mohali in March 2013.
# Starc's innings is the highest by Australia's number nine batsman at Old Trafford, surpassing the 50 by Clarrie Grimmett in 1930. These two innings are the only two fifties by Australia's number nine batsmen at Old Trafford.
# Starc and Haddin were involved in a stand of 97 (unbroken) - Australia's highest eighth-wicket partnership at Manchester in Tests.
# The aforesaid partnership is the highest eighth-wicket stand by any pair vs England at Mancheser.
# Graeme Swann (5/159) has produced his third five-wicket haul vs Australia - his 17th in Tests.
# In five Tests this year, Swann has captured 28 wickets at 21.32 runs apiece, including three five-wicket hauls.
# Stuart Broad is the 15th England bowler to complete 200 wickets in Tests at an average of 31.57 in 60 matches.
# James Anderson (33-6-116-0) has produced his worst bowling figures in a Test innings - his second instance of conceding 100 runs without taking any wicket.