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  • Sri Lanka vs Australia: 2nd ODI, Hambantota

    Second One day:Sri Lanka vs Australia at Hambantota on 14.08.11: Australia won by 8 wickets

     

    Sri Lanka was dismissed for 208 in this game providing the 29th occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed all out against Australia. It also represents the seventh occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed against Australia on home soil.

    KC Sangakkara scored 52 in this game which represents his 65th one day half century and 76th fifty.

    KC Sangakkara's 52 in this game represent his ninth fifty against Australia. PA de Silva {12} and DPMD Jayawardene {10} are the other two Sri Lankan batsman who have scored more fifties against Australia than KC Sangakkara

    At the end of this game, KC Sangakkara's aggregate boundary fours against Australia read 51.  He became the fourth Sri Lankan batsman to score 50 plus boundary fours against Australia. Others are - PA de Silva {84}, ST Jayasuriya {55} and RS Kaluwitharana {51}

    RT Ponting became the Australian top run getter against Sri Lanka at the end of this game. His

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  • Sri Lanka vs Australia: 1st ODI, Pallekele

    First One day: Sri Lanka vs Australia at Pallekele on 10.08.11: Australia won by seven wickets

    Sri Lanka was dismissed for 191 in this game providing the 28th occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed all out against Australia. It also represents the sixth occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed against Australia on home soil.

    MG Johnson captured six for 31 in this game to provide the 352nd occasion of a bowler capturing five or more wickets in the annals of one day games. His figures also represent the 56th occasion of a bowler capturing six or more wickets in one day games and also represent the 49th occasion of a bowler capturing exact six wickets in the annals of one day games

    MG Johnson captured six for 31 in this game to provide the 63rd occasion of an Australian bowler capturing five or more wickets in the annals of one day games. His figures also represent the fifth occasion of an Australian bowler capturing six or more wickets in one day games. Others are - 6 for 14 by GJ Gilmour vs England at

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  • England vs India: Third Test at Edgbaston

    England vs India - Third Test at Birmingham in Aug 2011 - England won by an innings and 242 runs.

    England won the toss and fielded first providing the 80th occasion of England inserting the opposition. England's win in this test provide the 24th occasion of England winning a test after it had inserted the opposition. England win by an innings and 242 runs in this test provide the eleventh occasion on win by an innings margin after it had inserted the opposition and also represents the fourth win by an innings and 200 plus runs. The other two occasions are - by an innings and 261 runs vs Bangladesh at Lord's in May 2005, by an innings and 225 runs vs Australia at Melbourne in Feb 1912 and by an innings and 209 runs vs Zimbabwe at Lord's in May 2000.

     

    England has inserted India on three occasions including this test. It has won two games and one test was drawn. England winnings tests are - by an innings and 242 runs in this test and at Lord’s in Jun 1936 when it carved a nine wickets

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  • England vs India: Second Test at Nottingham

    - India has played 48 Tests against England on away soil prior to the start of the ongoing Test series. Lord's Test was the 49th away Test. India played its 50th Test against England in England when the two teams clashed at Nottingham to play the second Test.

     

    - India became the tenth country to play the 50th Test on away soil against an opposition. The other nine are: Australia vs England {156}, England vs Australia {170}, West Indies vs England {80}, England vs South Africa {77}, England vs West Indies {65}, West Indies vs Australia {63}, South Africa vs England {61}, England vs India {51} and New Zealand vs England {50}.

     

    - SR Tendulkar had played 98 Tests on away soil prior to the start of the series required two more Tests for his 100th Test on away soil. The first Test at Lord's was his 99th away Test. The second Test at Nottingham - is his 100th away Test. He became not only the first Indian batsman but also the first batsman in the annals of Test cricket to appear in 100 away

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  • England vs India: 1st Test, Days 3-5

    R Dravid became the second highest run getter in the annals of test cricket when he was on 50 during his knock of 103 not out in India's first innings. At the end of the test, his run aggregate read 12453. He went past RT Ponting's aggregate of 12363 on his way to second positon.

     

     

    R Dravid's 103 not out in this test has the following accreditations. It represents his 33rd test hundred. It also represents the 407th hundred by an Indian batsman against various oppositions and also the 79th hundred by an Indian batsman against England. It represents the 218th hundred by a batsman at Lord's and 97th hundred by a batsman against England at Lord's.

     

     

    R Dravid's 103 not out represent his first hundred against England at Lord's. It also represents his tenth hundred by an Indian batsman at Lord's. The other nine are - 184 by MH Mankad in Jun 1952, 103 by DB Vengsarkar in Aug 1979, 113 by GR Viswanath in Aug 1979, 157 by DB Vengsarkar in Jun 1982, 126* by DB Vengsarkar in Jun 1986, 100 by

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  • England vs India: 1st Test, Day 2

    IJL Trott scored 70 in England's first innings of this test providing his fourth consecutive test fifty in as many tests at Lord's. His previous performance at Lord's read thus - 226 and 36* vs Bangladesh in May 2010, 184 vs Pakistan in Aug 2010, 2 and 58 vs Sri Lanka in Jun 2011.

     

     

    KP Pietersen scored a hundred - 202 not out - in this test providing the 782nd hundred scored by an England batsman in tests. It also represents the 94th hundred by an England batsman against India.

     

     

    KP Pietersen's hundred - 202 not out - in this test represent the 19th hundred by an England batsman against India at Lord's. It also represents his second hundred at Lord's vs India after his 134 in Jul 2007.

     

     

    KP Pietersen became the second England batsman to score two or more hundreds against India at Lords. The first being GA Gooch who has scored three hundreds to his credit.

     

     

    KP Pietersen's hundred - 202 not out - in this test provide the 118th hundred by an England batsman at Lord's against

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  • England vs India: 1st Test, Day 1

    The first test which started on 21st July 2011 at Lord's, has two statistical highlights of importance. This test is the 100th test between the two teams and 2000th test in the annals of test cricket.

     

     

    India and England have played 99 Tests prior to the start of this series. India has won 19 Tests, England has won 35 Tests and 45 Tests were drawn.

     

     

    India won the toss and chose to field in this test providing the 52nd occasion of India inserting the opposition against various teams, for the ninth occasion against England and for the fourth occasion at Lord's against England. The other three occasion at Lord's are - in Jun 1986, Jul 1990 and Jun 1996.

     

     

    India's inserting the opposition in this game provides the 527th occasion of a team resorting to such act in the annals of test cricket. The break up read thus - Australia {76}, England {78}, South Africa {40}, New Zealand {74}, West Indies {84}, India {52}. Pakistan {54}, Sri Lanka {40}, Zimbabwe {16} and Bangladesh {13}.

     

     

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  • Approaching Milestones Ahead of England-India Test Series

    The first test slated to start on 21st Jul 2011 at Lord's, has two statistical highlights of importance. This test will be the 100th test between the two teams and 2000th test in the annals of test cricket.

     

     

    India and England have played 99 Tests prior to the start of this series. India has won 19 Tests, England has won 35 Tests and 45 Tests were drawn.

     

     

    India and England would become the fifth pair teams to play 100 tests between them. Other team pairs are - Australia-England {326}, England-West Indies {145}, England-South Africa {138} and Australia-West Indies {108}. Thus England would become the only team to play 100 tests against four specific oppositions.

     

     

    India has played 48 Tests on away soil and has won 05 tests, lost 23 tests and 20 tests were drawn. India would be playing its 50th Test against England in England when the two teams meet at Nottingham to play the second Test of the ensuing series.

     

     

    India would become the tenth country to play the 50th Test on away

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  • India-England Test Series Statistics

    The first test slated to start on 21st Jul 2011 at Lord's, has two statistical highlights of importance. This test will be the 100th test between the two teams and 2000th test in the annals of test cricket.

     

     

    India and England have played 99 Tests prior to the start of this series. India has won 19 Tests, England has won 35 Tests and 45 Tests were drawn.

     

     

    India has played 48 Tests on away soil and has won 05 tests, lost 23 tests and 20 tests were drawn. India would be playing its 50th Test against England in England when the two teams meet at Nottingham to play the second Test of the ensuing series.

     

     

    India would become the tenth country to play the 50th Test on away soil against an opposition. The other nine are : Australia vs England {156}, England vs Australia {170}, West Indies vs England {80}, England vs South Africa {77}, England vs West Indies {65}, West Indies vs Australia {63}, South Africa vs England {61}, England vs India {51} and New Zealand vs England {50}.

     

     

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  • India vs West Indies: 3rd Test, Day 5

    Third Test - West Indies vs India at Rouseau in July 11 - Fifth day's play - Match ends in a tame draw

    KA Edwards and S Chanderpaul added 161 runs for the fourth wicket in this test providing the 103rd occasion of West Indies batsman posting a century stand against India. This stand also provides the 21st occasion of West Indies batsmen posting a three figure partnership against India for the fourth wicket. 

    KA Edwards and S Chanderpaul added 161 runs for the fourth wicket in this test providing the 101st occasion of West Indies batsman posting a century stand against various oppositions.

    S Chanderpaul scored 116 not out in this test providing the 98th occasion of a West Indies batsman scoring a hundred against India. His knock represents his sixth hundred against India. He became the fifth West Indian batsmen to score six or more test hundreds against India. Others are - IVA Richards {08}, GS Sobers {08}, CH Lloyd {07} and ED Weekes {07}

    S Chanderpaul and GS Sobers share the record

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