Voges, Marsh notch up record fourth-wicket stand in Tests
5 Number of Test partnerships that have added more than the 449 runs between Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh. The Voges-Marsh partnership fell only three runs short of eclipsing the highest stand in Tests for Australia, which came between Don Bradman and Bill Ponsford at the Oval in 1934. Click here for the highest partnerships in Tests.
405 The previous highest partnership in Tests in Australia, before the stand between Voges and Marsh. Bradman and Sid Barnes had added 405 for the fifth wicket in the Ashes at the SCG in 1946-47. The partnership between Voges and Marsh is only the second 400-plus stand in Tests in Australia. Click here for the highest stands in Tests in Australia.
411 The previous highest stand against West Indies in Tests, which came between Colin Cowdrey and Peter May, also for the fourth wicket, at Trent Bridge in 1957. Voges and Marsh added Australia's first 400-plus partnership against West Indies. They surpassed the 382-run stand between Bill Lawry and Bob Simpson in Bridgetown in 1965. Click here for the highest stands against West Indies.
437 The previous highest fourth-wicket partnership in Tests, scored by Mahela Jayawardene and Thilan Samaraweera against Pakistan in Karachi in 2008-09. Voges and Marsh also added the first 400-run stand for the fourth wicket for Australia in Tests. The highest before this was the 388 runs added by Bradman and Ponsford at Headingley in the 1934 Ashes. Click here for the highest fourth-wicket stands in Tests.
1 Previous double-hundreds made by batsmen who made their debut after the age of 35. Dave Houghton, who made his Test debut at the age of 35 years and 117 days, made 266 against Sri Lanka in 1994. Voges' 269* is now the highest individual score by a batsman who debuted after 35.
4 Number of scores higher than Voges' 269* that have been made by batsman aged 35 or older in Tests. Graham Gooch's 333 against India at Lord's in 1990 is the highest such score. Bradman's 234 at the SCG in the 1946-47 Ashes was the previous best in this list for Australia.
94.38 Voges' strike rate in his innings - the fourth highest in any individual innings of 250 or more runs (based on available balls-faced information). This is also the third-highest strike-rate in an innings of 200 or more by a non-opening batsman.
249 Voges' previous best in first-class cricket, which came earlier this year against South Australia at the Adelaide Oval. His 269* is his third double-hundred in first-class cricket.
436 Runs scored by Voges against West Indies in only three innings in Tests. He made a hundred against them on debut earlier this year and has been dismissed only once. His tally of 436 in two Tests is the second-highest any Australia batsman has scored in his first two matches against any team. Matthew Hayden had plundered 501 runs against Zimbabwe in his first two Tests against them.
76.83 Voges' batting average - currently the fifth highest a batsman has averaged after 11 Tests. Bradman had averaged 91.93 after his 11th match, while Australian Neil Harvey's average was 86.00. Herbert Sutcliffe (80.77) and Vinod Kambli (80.42) are the other batsman who averaged higher than Voges after 11 Tests.
242 The previous highest individual score by an Australia batsman in Tests against West Indies, by Doug Walters at the SCG in 1968-69. Voges' 269* is the first double-hundred against them since Ponting made 206 in 2003 in Port-of-Spain. This is also the highest score any batsman has made against West Indies since Hanif Mohammad's 337 in Bridgetown in 1957-58.
166* Shaun Marsh's previous highest in first-class cricket, against Queensland at the WACA in 2007-08. This was Marsh's 17th first-class century and his third in Tests; each Test century has been in excess of 140. Marsh's batting average has climbed from 32.57 before this Test to 37.72 after his 182.
Shiva Jayaraman is a senior sub-editor (stats) at ESPNcricinfo.com. @shiva_cricinfo