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Stats highlights from the third day of the fourth Investec Test between England and India
August 9, 2014
0 Number of times that England have lost a Test after securing a 200-plus run lead at the end of the first innings. England have been in this situation on 166 occasions, and never lost a single one of those Tests, winning 129 and drawing 37.
14 Number of times that India have lost a Test inside three days. Five of these instances have been in England (and six in all against them), with the last of those coming at Edgbaston in 1967. Most recently, India capitulated inside three days against Australia in Perth, in 2012.
195.1 The number of overs bowled in this match, which is the fewest in an India-England Test that has produced a result. India batted only 89.4 overs in this Test, which is the second lowest number of overs in a Test against England. The fewest number of overs played by India in a Test against England is 58.1, also at Old Trafford.
5 Number of times that the seventh wicket has posted 100-plus runs during an Old Trafford Test. Jos Buttler and Joe Root added 134 runs today. The last time that the seventh-wicket pair added 100-plus runs at Old Trafford was in 1990, when Manoj Prabhakar and Sachin Tendulkar were involved in an unbroken 160-run stand - a record that still stands.
416 Number of deliveries sent down by Pankaj Singh before he picked up his first wicket, in his 70th over. Till that point, Pankaj had conceded 274 runs and was in the record books as the bowler to have conceded the second highest number of runs in a wicketless career. Pankaj, however, was a long way from the record for the most balls bowled before picking up a wicket. India's AG Kripal Singh bowled 108.3 overs before picking up his first Test wicket.
22.25 Cheteshwar Pujara's Test batting average in 2014. As of December 2013, his average was 66.25. Pujara has scored six hundreds and five fifties in his Test career, but has hit only one half-century this year.
7-4 James Anderson's figures against Virat Kohli in the current series. Kohli did not score a single run off Anderson in three of the six innings he faced him. Overall, Anderson has dismissed Kohli five times and only conceded 30 runs from ten innings.
66-6 India faced the ignominy of seeing the number of the devil twice on the scoreboard during the Old Trafford Test, which was the fourth time that they had been six down for a score of 66 or less in both innings of a Test, including once previously at Old Trafford itself. The last instance of this happening was against West Indies in 1983.
19 Number of wickets taken by Moeen Ali in this series, which is the second highest by an England spinner against India in a home series. The record is held by Ray Illingworth who took 20 wickets against India in 1967. Moeen's 19 scalps is also the fourth highest that any spinner has taken in series against India outside the subcontinent.
0 Number of 50-plus partnerships that the Indian openers have posted during this tour. There have been six previous tours to England where the Indian openers have failed to reach fifty even once. During India's successful tour in 2007, the openers averaged 53.7, but only 19.5 during the disastrous 2011 tour.
Bishen Jeswant is a stats sub editor at ESPNcricinfo. @bishen_jeswantFeeds: Bishen Jeswant
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