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West Indies vs India: 3rd Test, Day 2

SC Chanderpaul earned the distinction of becoming the highest run getter at home against India when he was on 20 during his knock of 23. At the end of his first innings, his aggregate stood at 1431. Zaheer Abbas of Pakistan held this record with an aggregate of 1427 previously.

 

 

SC Chanderpaul was caught by MS Dhoni of MM Patel for 23 in the first innings of this test providing the 20th occasion of his being dismissed caught against India. He became the fifth West Indian batsman to be dismissed caught on 20 plus occasions. Others are - IVA Richards {27}, CH Lloyd {24}, CG Greenidge {22} and CL Hooper {21}.

 

 

SC Chanderpaul was caught by MS Dhoni of MM Patel for 23 in the first innings of this test providing the 15th occasion of his being dismissed caught against India in West Indies. He now shares the record for West Indian batsman to be dismissed caught on 20 plus occasions against India in West Indies with BC Lara who has also been dismissed on 15 occasions.

 

 

SC Chanderpaul has an aggregate of 4982 runs at home at the end of the first innings of this test. He requires 18 more runs for 5000 runs at home.

 

 

I Sharma captured 5 for 77 in this test providing the 42nd occasion of an Indian bowler capturing five or more wickets in an innings against West Indies. His feat provide the 276th occasion of an Indian bowler accomplishing such a feat against various oppositions.

 

 

I Sharma captured 5 for 77 in this test providing the tenth occasion of an Indian right arm fast bowler capturing five or more wickets in an innings against West Indies. His feat provide the 77th occasion of an Indian right arm fast bowler accomplishing such a feat against various oppositions.

 

 

I Sharma's 5 for 77 represent his third five wicker innings haul of his test career. Others are - 5 for 118 vs Pakistan at Bangalore in Dec 2007 and 6 for 55 vs West Indies at Bridgetown in June 2011.

 

 

Harbhajan Singh captured his 400th wicket when he bowled CS Baugh for 60 in this test. He became the third Indian bowler to capture 400 plus wickets in tests. Others are - A Kumble {619} and N Kapil Dev {434}.

 

 

Harbhajan Singh became the 11th bowler in the annals of test cricket to capture 400 plus wickets. Others are - M Muralitharan {800}, SK Warne {708}, A Kumble {619}, GD McGrath {563}, CA Walsh {519}, N Kapil Dev {434}, RJ Hadlee {431}, SM Pollock {421}, Wasim Akram {414} amd CEL Ambrose {405}.

 

 

Harbhajan Singh with his 400 wickets became the fourth spin bowler in the annals of test cricket to capture 400 plus wickets. Others are - M Muralitharan {800}, SK Warne {708} and A Kumble {619}.

 

 

DM Bravo {50} and CS Baugh {60} scored fifties in this game providing the 286th and 287th occasion of a West Indies batsman scoring a fifty against India. Their knocks also represent the 190th and 191st occasion of a West Indian batsman scoring a half century against India.

 

 

CS Baugh's 60 in this test provide the 25th occasion of a West Indies wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty against India.

 

 

DM Bravo's 50 in this test represent the 13th occasion of a West Indies batsman scoring a exact 50 or 50 not out against India. His knock also represent the 52nd occasion of a West Indies batsman scoring a exact 50 or 50 not out against various oppositions.

 

 

DM Bravo's 50 in this test represent his sixth test fifty. Others are - 80 vs Sri Lanka at Col-RPS in Nov 2010, 73 vs India at Bridgetown in Jun 2011, 68 vs Sri Lanka at Pallekele in Dec 2010, 58 vs Sri Lanka at Galle in Nov 2010 and 50 vs Pakistan at Basseterre in May 2011.

 

 

CS Baugh registered his third fifty of his test career when he made 60 in this test. Others are - 68 vs England at Manchester in Aug 2004 and 50 vs Sri Lanka at Col-RPS in Nov 2010.

 

 

MS Dhoni took three catches in the first innings of this test which gave him an aggregate of 159 catches. He needs one mare catch to equal SMH Kirmani's aggregate of 160 catches and two catches to surpass it. SMH Kirmani's 160 catches is a record for most catches by an Indian wicket keeper.

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