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  • Perth Test, Day 3: Australia vs England

    - SR Watson scored 95 in this Test to provide the 63rd occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a ninety against England. His knock represents the 13th occasion of an Australian opening batsman scoring a ninety against England.

     

    - SR Watson with his 95 in this Test became the second Australian opening batsman to score a ninety in a Test innings at Perth. ML Hayden is the other opener to score ninety at Perth against England - 92 in Dec 2006.

     

    - SR Watson scored 95 in this Test to provide the 39th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a ninety against England in Australia. His knock represent the fourth occasion of a an Australian batsman scoring a ninety at Perth. The other three occasions are - 99 by KJ Hughes in Dec 1979: 99* by SR Waugh in Feb 1995 and 92 by ML Hayden in Dec 2006.

     

    - SR Watson's 95 represent the tenth occasion of an Australian opening batsman scoring a ninety against England in Australia.

     

    - MEK Hussey scored 61 and 116 in this Test providing the 79th

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  • Centurion Test, Day 1: South Africa vs India

    - India capped JD Unadkat for this game. He became the 266th cricketer to represent India in Tests.  He is the 13th Indian cricketer to make his test debut against South Africa.

     

    - South Africa won the toss and elected to field first in this Test providing the third occasion of South Africa inserting India. The other two occasions are - at Port Elizabeth in Dec 1992 and at Bloemfontein in Nov 2001.

     

    - V Sehwag scored duck in this game providing the 41st occasion of an Indian batsman scoring zero against South Africa. His duck provides the sixth occasion of an Indian opening batsman scoring duck against South Africa. His duck in this game represents his second duck against South Africa as an opening batsman. The first such occasion was at Durban in Dec 2006, V Sehwag with two ducks became the second opening batsman to score two ducks against South Africa. WV Raman was the other opening batsman to score two ducks.

     

    - V Sehwag collected his 12th duck of his Test career. It was his 11th

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  • Perth Test, Day 1: Australia vs England

    - England won the toss and elected to field providing the 24th occasion of England doing so against Australia. The last occasion when England inserted Australia was at Brisbane in Nov 2002. England's act provides the second such occasion at Perth, the first occasion was in Dec 1979.

     

    - England has won three Tests, lost 14 Tests and six Tests ended in a draw when England has inserted Australia in the previous 23 Tests.

     

    - RT Ponting's aggregate at the first innings of this Test stood at 6511. He became the third captain in the annals of Test cricket to total 6500 runs. Others are - GC Smith {6708} and AR Border {6623}.

     

    - RT Ponting has an aggregate of 945 runs at the end of his first innings at Perth. He has the record for most runs scored by a batsman at Perth.

     

    - MJ Prior completed his 100 catches while keeping wickets when he caught MJ Clarke of Tremlett for 4. At the end of the first day of this Test, he had pouched 101 catches. He became the 32nd wicket keeper in the annals of

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  • South Africa-India: Test series highlights

    - South Africa and India have played nine series prior to this series. India has been victorious in two series - 1996-97 and 2004-05 - both series played in India. South Africa on the other hand has won five series - 1992-93 series played in South Africa, 1996-97 series played in South Africa, 1999-00 series played in India, 2001-02 series played in South Africa and 2006-08 series played in South Africa. Two series - 2007-09 series played in India and 2009-10 series played in India are drawn.

     

    - South Africa and India have played 24 Tests. South Africa has won eleven Tests, India has won six Tests and seven Tests have ended in a draw.

     

    - India has posted the team total of 600 plus runs on two occasions - 643 for 6 declared at Kolkata in Feb 2010 and 627 at Chennai in Mar 2008. Its highest team total in South Africa is 414 at Cape Town in Jan 2007. India's total of 643 for 6 declared at Kolkata in Feb 2010 is a series record.

     

    - South Africa is yet to post a total of 600 plus runs

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  • 5th ODI: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe at Chittagong – Statistical Highlights

    BRM Taylor was dismissed for a duck in this game providing the 40th occasion of a Zimbabwe batsman dismissed for a duck against Bangladesh. His duck provides the eighth occasion of a Zimbabwe opening batsman scoring zero against Bangladesh.

     

    BRM Taylor's duck in this game represents his sixth duck of his one day career. The other five occasions are - vs Sri Lanka at Bulawayo on 20.04.04 : vs West Indies at St John's on 30.04.06 : vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on 27.10.09 : vs Bangladesh at Chittagong on 03.11.09 and vs South Africa at Centurion on 10.11.09.

     

    BRM Taylor was dismissed run out for a duck in this game providing the eleventh occasion of his run out in his one day career. Other Zimbabwe batsman who are dismissed run out more than eleven occasions are - GW Flower {21} : A Flower {20} : GJ Whittal {19} : ADR Campbell {16} : HH Streak {13} and SV Carlisle {12}.

     

    BRM Taylor was dismissed for a duck for the first time in his one day career. BRM Taylor's run out for a duck provides

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  • 5th ODI: India vs New Zealand at Chennai – Statistical Highlights

    - New Zealand winning the toss in this game provide the 38th occasion of New Zealand winning the toss against India in India-New Zealand one day series. It also provides the 12th occasion of New Zealand winning the toss on Indian soil.

     

    - MJ Guptill was dismissed for zero in this game providing the 16th occasion of a New Zealand opening batsman dismissed for a duck against India. It also provides the second occasion of MJ Guptill scoring zero against India - the first occasion was at Dambulla on 25.08.10.

     

    - MJ Guptill's duck in this game represents his third zero of his one day career. The other two occasions are - vs Sri Lanka at Dambulla on 13.08.09 and vs India at Dambulla on 25.08.10.

     

    - MJ Guptill's duck in this game provides the 59th occasion of a New Zealand batsman scoring zero against India.

     

    - New Zealand lost its first wicket without a run on the board providing the eighth occasion of it losing its first wicket for zero against India. The other seven occasions are - at

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  • 3rd ODI: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe at Dhaka-Mirpur

    - Tamim Iqbal scored zero in this game providing the 39th occasion of a Bangladesh batsman scoring duck against Zimbabwe in one day games. His zero also provides the eighth occasion of a Bangladesh opening batsman scoring duck in one day games.

     

    - Tamim Iqbal scored his duck as an opening batsman in one day games. The other occasion was at Bulawayo on 14.08.09. He became the third Bangladesh opening batsman to score ducks against Zimbabwe on two occasions. The other two batsmen are - Junaid Siddique and Shahriar Nafees.

     

    - Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim scored 73 and 63 runs respectively providing the 59th and 60th occasion of a Bangladesh batsmen scoring fifties against Zimbabwe.

     

    - Shakib Al Hasan's 73 in this game represent the seventh occasion of a Bangladesh captain scoring a fifty against Zimbabwe. His knock represents the 27th occasion of a Bangladesh captain scoring a fifty against various oppositions. 

     

    - Shakib Al Hasan's 73 in this game represent the eighth

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  • 4th ODI: India vs New Zealand at Bangalore – Statistical Highlights

    - India won the toss and invited New Zealand to bat first providing the 26th occasion of India inserting the opposition in India-New Zealand one day series.

     

    - RS Mahanama was officiating his 150th match as as one day referee in this match. He became the first referee in the history of one day games to officiate 150 matches.

     

    - Yuvraj Singh pouched his 75th catch playing for India when he caught MJ Guptill of A Nehra for 30. Other Indian fielders to pouch 75 plus catches are - MA Azharuddin {156} : SR Tendulkar {134} : R Dravid {125} : SC Ganguly (99} : A Kumble {85} and V Sehwag {81}.

     

    - SB Styris was playing his 150th one day innings. He became the ninth New Zealand batsman to play 150 plus innings. Others are - SP Fleming {268}: NJ Astle {217}: CZ Harris {213}: CL Cairns {192}: CD McMillan {183}: DL Vettori {162}: AC Parore {161} and BB McCullum {151}.

     

    - JEC Franklyn scored 98 not out in this game providing the 78th occasion of a New Zealand bowler scoring a half century and

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  • 2nd Test: Australia vs England at Adelaide – Statistical Highlights

    - Australia won the toss and elected to bat first providing the 131st occasion of Australia doing so against England. It also provides the 74th occasion of Australia doing so on home soil.

     

    - SM Katich was run out for zero in the first innings of this test providing the 195th occasion of an Australian batsman run out against England. It also provides the 27th occasion of an Australian batsman run out without scoring against England.

     

    - SM Katich was run out for zero in the first innings of this test providing the 45th occasion of an Australian opening batsman run out against England. SM Katich became the first Australian opening batsman run out without scoring against England.

     

    - SM Katich became the second Australian batsman to be run out for zero without facing a ball against England. RM Hogg is the other batsman dismissed in such a manner at Birmingham in Jul 1981.

     

    - SM Katich became the first Australian opening batsman run out for a duck without facing ball against England.

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  • Four three figure partnerships in a Test innings

    - In the ongoing second test between Australia and England at Adelaide, England posted a tatal of 620 for 5 declared.  England's innings contained four three figure partnerships - 173 for the second wicket between AN Cook and IJL Trott : 174 runs for the third wicket between AN Cook and KP Pietersen : 101 runs between KP Pietersen and PD Collingwood and 116 runs for the fifth wicket between KP Pietersen and IR Bell.

     

    - England batsmen's feat provides the eighth occasion of a team posting four three figure partnerships in an innings in the annals of test cricket. It also provides the second occasion of England's batsmen performing such a feat against Australia, the first such occasion was at The Oval in 1938 in England's first innings.

     

    - The following are the other seven occasions in which a team has posted four three figure partnerships: England posted a total of 903 for seven declared against Australia at The Oval in Aug 1938. England's first innings contained four three figure

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