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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 various oppositions.

 

 

KP Pietersen's hundred - 202 not out - in this test represent his fifth hundred at Lord's. Others are - 158 vs Sri Lanka in May 2006, 109 vs West Indies in May 2007, 134 vs India in Jul 2007 and 152 vs South Africa in Jul 2008. He became the third England batsman to score five or more hundreds at Lord's. Others are - GA Gooch {06} and MP Vaughan {06}.

 

 

KP Pietersen completed 1000 runs at Lord's when he was on 20 during his knock of 202 not out - in this test. At the end of England's first innings his aggregate stood at 1182. He became the sixth England batsman to aggregate 1000 plus runs at Lord's. Others are - GA Gooch {2015}, AJ Stewert {1476}, AJ Strauss {1386}, DI Gower {1241} and G Boycott {1189}.

 

 

KP Pietersen's 202 not out in this test provides the 30th occasion of an England batsman scoring 150 plus runs in an innings at Lord's. It was his third score of 150 plus runs at Lord's. Other two occasions are - 158 vs Sri Lanka in May 2006 and 152 vs South Africa in Jul 2008.

 

 

KP Pietersen with his scores of 150 plus runs on three occasions at Lord's emulated GA Gooch who also has scored 150 plus runs on three occasions. KP Pietersen and GA Gooch are the only two England batsmen who have scored 150 plus runs on three occasions.

 

 

MS Dhoni's first catch of England's innings - that of IR Bell of Praveen Kumar gave him an Indian wicket keeper's record for most catches. It was his 161st catch and he went past SMH Kirmani's 160 catches. At the end of England's first innings, MS Dhoni's catches tally read 163.

 

 

KP Pietersen registered his highest score at Lord's in this innings when he made 202 not out. His previous best was 158 vs Sri Lanka in May 2006.

 

 

KP Pietersen scored hundred - 202 not out - in this test which was his 75th test. He had scored a hundred in his 50th test also - He had scored 102 in the second innings vs West Indies at Trinidad in Mar 2009.

 

 

KP Pietersen completed 6000 runs of his test career when he was on 172 during his knock of 202 not out in this test. At the end of the England's first innings, his run aggregate read 6030. He became the 12th England batsman to total 6000 plus runs. Others are - GA Gooch {8900}, AJ Stewart {8463}, DI Gower {8231}, G Boycott {8114}, MA Atherton {7728}, MC Cowdrey {7624}, WR Hammond {7249}, L Hutton {6971}, KF Barrington {6806}, GR Thorpe {6744} and AJ Strauss {6133}.

 

 

KP Pietersen's 202 not out in this test provide the 304th double hundred in tests. It also represents the 49th double hundred by England batsmen against various oppositions and also the 44th double hundred against India.

 

 

KP Pietersen's 202 not out in this test provide the tenth double hundred by an England batsman against India. It also represents the third double hundred by an England batsman against India at Lord's. Others are - 205* by J Hardstaff Jr in Jun 1946 and 333 by GA Gooch in Jul 1990.

 

 

KP Pietersen's 202 not out in this test provide the 15th double hundred by a batsman at Lord's.

 

 

KP Pietersen's 202 not out in this test represents his third double hundred. Others are 226 - West Indies at Leeds in May 2007 and 227 vs Australia at Adelaide in Dec 2010. He became the third England batsman to score three or more double hundreds. Others are - WR Hammond {07} and L Hutton {04}.

 

 

KP Pietersen's 202 not out in this test represent his second double hundred at home. The other was his 226 vs West Indies at Leeds in May 2007. KP Pietersen became the seventh England batsman to score two or more double hundreds at home. Others are - L Hutton {03}, DCS Compton {02}, GA Gooch {02}, DI Gower {02}, WR Hammond {02} and IJL Trott {02}.

 

 

MJ Prior's 71 in this test provides the 174th occasion of an England batsman scoring a fifty against various oppositions. It also represents his 22nd fifty in tests. Only APE Knott {35} and AJ Stewart {29} have scored more fifties than MJ Prior amongst the England wicket keepers.

 

 

England scored 474 for 8 declared in this test after being inserted providing the 89th occasion of a team scoring 450 plus runs after being inserted in the annals of test cricket.

 

 

England scored 474 for 8 declared in this test after being inserted providing the 12th occasion of a team scoring 450 plus runs against India after being inserted in the annals of test cricket.

 

 

England scored 474 for 8 declared in this test after being inserted providing the 10th occasion of a team scoring 450 plus runs at Lord's after being inserted in the annals of test cricket.

 

 

KP Pietersen's 202 not out in this test provides the fourth double hundred by a batsmen after his team was asked to bat after losing the toss at Lord's. The other three occasions are - 333 by GA Gooch vs India in Jul 1990, 221 by RWT Key vs West Indies in Jul 2004 and 226 by IJL Trott vs Bangladesh in May 2010.

 

 

Praveen Kumar captured 5 for 106 in this test providing the 164th occasion of a bowler capturing five or more wickets in an innings at Lord's. His figures provide the 12th occasion of an Indian bowler capturing five or more wickets against England at Lord's.

 

 

Praveen Kumar captured 5 for 106 in this test providing the 59th occasion of an Indian bowler capturing five or more wickets in an innings against England.

 

 

Praveen Kumar captured 5 for 106 in this test providing the 18th occasion of an Indian bowler capturing five or more wickets conceding 100 plus runs in an innings against England.

 

 

Praveen Kumar {5 for 106}, I Sharma {none for 128} and Harbhajan Singh {none for 152} conceded 100 plus runs in this innings providing the eleventh occasion of thee Indian bowlers conceding 100 plus runs in an innings against England. It also provides the third such occasion by Indian bowlers against England at Lord's. Other two occasions are - in 1946 {three bowlers} and in 1990 {four bowlers}.

 

 

I Sharma {none for 128} and Harbajhan Singh {none for 152} conceded 100 plus runs without capturing wicket in this test providing the 10th and 11th occasion of Indian bowlers conceding 100 plus runs without a wicket in an innings against England.

 

 

I Sharma {none for 128} and Harbajhan Singh {none for 152} conceded 100 plus runs without capturing wicket in this test providing the first and second occasion of Indian bowlers conceding 100 plus runs without a wicket in an innings against England at Lord's.

 

 

Harbhajan Singh returned with figures of none for 152 runs providing the second occasion of an Indian bowler conceding 150 plus runs without a wicket against England. EAS Prasanna was the other bower to concede 150 plus runs without a wicket. He had figures of none for 187 at Leeds in Jun 1967.

 

 

I Sharma {none for 128} and Harbajhan Singh {none for 152} conceded 100 plus runs without capturing wicket in this test providing the 48th and 49th occasion of Indian bowlers conceding 100 plus runs without a wicket in an innings against various oppositions.

 

 

Harbhajan Singh's none for 152 in this test provide the third occasion of his going wicket less conceding 100 plus runs in a test innings. Other two occasions are - none for 176 vs Pakistan at Lahore in Jan 2006 and none for 101 vs Pakistan at Faislabad in Jan 2006.

 

 

Harbhajan Singh became the fourth Indian bowler to concede 100 plus runs without a wicket in an innings on three or more occasions. Others are A Kumble {06}, N Kapil Dev {03} and EAS Prasanna {03}.

 

 

K Pietersen and IR Bell added 110 runs for the fourth wicket in this test providing the 120th occasion of England batsman posting a century stand against India. It also represents the 29th occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure stand for the fourth wicket against India. It also represents the sixth occasion of a three figure stand for the fourth wicket against India at Lord's.

 

K Pietersen and MJ Prior added 120 runs for the sixth wicket in this test providing the 121st occasion of England batsman posting a century stand against India. It also represents the 12th occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure stand for the sixth wicket against India. It also represents the fourth occasion of a three figure stand for the sixth wicket against India at Lord's.

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