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West Indies vs India: 1st Test, Day 4

R Dravid's aggregate against West Indies in West Indies stood at 1412. He now holds the record for most runs by an Indian batsman against West Indies in West Indies. He went past SM Gavaskar's 1404 runs to own the record.

 

 

R Dravid scored his 13th test hundred with his 112 in this test while batting at number three on away soil. He is now on par with RT Ponting who has also scored 13 hundreds under similar parameters.

 

 

CS Baugh's zero in this game represents the 135th occasion of a West Indies batsman scoring a duck against India. His duck also represent the 13th occasion of a West Indies wicket keeper batsman scoring a duck against India.

 

 

West Indies second innings witnessed its tail {batsmen batting at number eight to eleven} - DJ Sammy - 25, R Rampaul - 34, FH Edwards - 15* and D Bishoo - 26 - scoring double figures providing the fourth such occasion by West Indian batsmen against India.

 

 

Harbhajan Singh captured a lone wicket in the second innings which gave him an aggregate of 48 wickets against West Indies and a total of 396 wickets in his test career.

 

 

India registered its 12th win against West Indies when it won this test by 63 runs. The head to head count at the end of the test read thus - Played 83 : Won by India - 12 : Won by West Indies - 30 : Drawn - 41.

 

 

India's win by 63 runs in this game was its fifth win against West Indies in West Indies. The other four wins are - by seven wickets at Port of Spain in Mar 1971, by six wickets at Port of Spain in Apr 1976, by 37 runs at Port of Spain in Apr 2002 and by 49 runs at Kingston in June 2006.

 

 

India's win in this game represents the 156th win by various teams against West Indies. India's win in this test represent the 50th win by a team against West Indies in West Indies. The break up read thus - Australia {17}, Bangladesh {02}, England {13}, India [05}, New Zealand {01}, Pakistan {05}, South Africa {06} and Sri Lanka {01}.

 

 

This test was SC Chanderpaul's 131st test. He is one test shy of CA Walsh's 132 tests to become the joint record holder of most capped cricketer of West Indies. He went past BC Lara who had 130 test appearances for West Indies {excluding the one test he played representing ICC Eleven}.

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