Australia v West Indies, 1st Test, Hobart, 3rd day December 12, 2015

Batsmen drag West Indies to new low

Australia won the Test in Hobart so comprehensively that the gap in teams' batting averages was the largest for West Indies in defeats

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5 Times West Indies have lost a Test by an innings and 200-plus runs. The margin in Hobart - an innings and 212 runs - was their fifth-worst innings defeat in history and their second-worst against Australia. They haven't been this abject against the hosts since 1930-31 - bundled out for an innings and 217 runs in Brisbane. But including this game, two of West Indies' most dismal losses have come in the last two years.

125.13 The difference in averages (runs scored per wicket lost) between the two teams in this Test: Australia made 583 runs losing only four wickets, West Indies scrounged up only 371 and gave away 18 wickets. This is the biggest such difference for West Indies in a Test defeat, eclipsing the Durban episode of 2007-08, when they made 456 runs losing 19 wickets and South Africa lost just four wickets to score 556 runs.

5/27 James Pattinson's figures in the second innings - equals his best that he took on Test debut against New Zealand in 2011-12. Pattonson has 56 wickets in 14 matches, at an average of 26.35 with four five-fors in 14 matches.

33 Times West Indies have been asked to follow-on in Tests now, which is one more than the times they have asked the opposition to follow-on. It is also the first time since 1948 that they have been asked to follow-on more often than they have managed to enforce it.

63.51 Percentage of runs scored by Kraigg Brathwaite in West Indies' total of 148 in their second innings. This is the fourth-highest in a completed innings and the highest for a West Indian. Brathwaite only narrowly beat Gordon Greenidge's record - 134 out of 211 in the Old Trafford Test in 1976. Overall, Charles Bannerman's 67.34%, an individual contribution of 165 in a total of 245 in the first-ever Test match, is the best.

2008The last time, before Hobart, that a Test which had one team scoring 500 or more runs in an innings ended inside three days. West Indies were on the wrong side of that game too. They were bowled out in just 34.3 overs on the first day in Durban, South Africa replied with 556 and they were then bundled out again on the third day in 86.5 overs. Since 1950, the Hobart Test is only the 14th such instance and the second with West Indies ending up the vanquished.

1993 The last time Australia recorded an innings victory with a larger margin at home - they beat against New Zealand by an innings and 222 runs at Hobart again. Overall, this is the fifth-biggest innings-win for Australia at home.

1323 Balls this Test lasted - the sixth-least for any Test in Australia that has ended in a decisive result. The last time a Test was wrapped up quicker was in 2012-13 when Australia brushed Sri Lanka aside in 1216 deliveries.

6 Hundreds made by Darren Bravo in 20 away Tests, including his 108 in West Indies' first innings here. He has only one century at home from 20 Tests. Bravo has made 1759 at 51.73 outside West Indies and 1094 at 31.25 at home. The difference of 20.52 between Bravo's away and home averages is the highest among batsmen who have got at least 500 runs both home and away since 2000.

51 Wickets for Josh Hazlewood in Tests in 2015 - joint second-best by any bowler along with Stuart Broad. Only R Ashwin has been more successful this year. Among the 25 fast bowlers who have taken at least 10 wickets, Hazlewood's average of 21.60 is the best.

36.3 Overs West Indies' lasted in their second innings. It is their fifth-shortest innings, in terms of deliveries, against Australia. Their shortest innings against Australia had come in Port of Spain in 1998-99 when they were bowled out in just 19.1 overs in their second innings.

Shiva Jayaraman is a senior sub-editor (stats) at ESPNcricinfo.com

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