|Photos||Video & Audio||Blogs||Statistics||Archive||Shop||Mobile|
A new record at Lahore
January 17, 2006
|Run-rate||Total runs||Match, Venue||Year|
|4.93||1089||Pakistan v India, Lahore||2005-06|
|4.78||1223||South Africa v Australia, Wanderers||1902-03|
|4.36||1034||England v Australia, Edgbaston||2001|
|4.32||1176||England v Australia, Edgbaston||2005|
|4.14||934||India v Sri Lanka, Madras||1982-83|
India's scoring rate of 5.30 is the third-highest for a Test innings of more than 400. The two faster efforts both came against Bangladesh: England scored at 5.73 against them at Chester-le-Street, while Sri Lanka managed a rate of 5.36 at Colombo (SSC).
1. Highest opening partnership in Pakistan. The previous best was 298 between Aamir Sohail and Ijaz Ahmed versus West Indies at Karachi, in 1997-98.
2. Highest opening partnership for India against Pakistan, beating the earlier record of 200 between Sunil Gavaskar and Krishnamachari Srikkanth at Chennai in 1986-87.
3. Highest opening stand against Pakistan, beating the previous best of 368 between Graeme Smith and Herschelle Gibbs in 2002-03.
|Partners||Runs||Opposition||Venue / Year|
|Javed Miandad and Mudassar Nazar||451||India||Hyderabad(Sindh) / 1983|
|Javed Miandad and Qasim Umar||397||Sri Lanka||Faisalabad / 1985|
|Ijaz Ahmed and Inzamam-ul-Haq||352||Sri Lanka||Dhaka / 1999|
|Inzamam-ul-Haq and Younis Khan||324||India||Bangalore / 2005|
|Aamer Sohail and Inzamam-ul-Haq||323||West Indies||Rawalpindi / 1997|
|Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan||319||India||Lahore / 2006|
|Batsman||Dismissal||Opposition||Venue / Year|
|Mudassar Nazar||caught||India||Faisalabad / 1984|
|Mohammad Azharuddin||lbw||Sri Lanka||Kanpur / 1986|
|Matthew Elliott||bowled||England||Leeds / 1997|
|Sanath Jayasuriya||bowled||India||Colombo (SSC) / 1997|
|Steve Waugh||lbw||West Indies||Bridgetown / 1999|
* - indicates an ongoing Test
Kanishkaa Balachandran is editorial assistant of Cricinfo. For some of the stats he was helped by Arun Gopalakrishnan.Feeds: Kanishkaa Balachandran
© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.
A gutting loss to England, after leading the series 1-0, has thrown up some glaring inadequacies in the Indian team but there is little being said or done in terms of improvement
After 8-0, MS Dhoni could look forward to building a team from scratch; now, there is nothing left for him to contribute. Free him from the Test captaincy and he could yet give back in other ways
For all MS Dhoni's many trophies and accomplishments, Test cricket continues to resist his magic and indefinitely postpone his motorbike ride into the sunset
Sri Lanka's marks out of 10 following their 2-0 series win against Pakistan
Former players react to India's humiliating 1-3 series defeat in England
Why does the man who is possibly England's greatest fast bowler occasionally turn into Mr Hyde on the field?
With too great an emphasis on limited-overs cricket, MS Dhoni's side have a set of skills and a level of concentration that are not commensurate with the necessities of Tests