India's highest fourth-wicket partnership

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365 Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane's partnership was India's highest for the fourth wicket . They eclipsed Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman's 353-run stand against Australia at the SCG in 2003-04. It is also the fifth-highest partnership, for any wicket, in Indian Test history.

672 Balls faced by Kohli and Rahane, the most any pair has faced together against New Zealand (where data is available). It was India's second-highest partnership for any wicket against New Zealand, and the third-highest for any team against New Zealand.

1 Kohli became the first Indian captain to score more than one double-century in Tests. There had only been four double-centuries by India captains in 84 years before Kohli got two in 2016 - this one against New Zealand followed the one against West Indies in July. Kohli's 211 is the second-highest by any captain against New Zealand.

5 Rahane's position, after his 188, on the list of highest scores by an Indian at No. 5 or lower. It is also his personal best in Tests, bettering the 147 he made at the MCG in 2014-15.

557 India's total when they declared, their third-highest against New Zealand. At the top is the 583 for 7 they made in Ahmedabad in 1999-00.

37.91 Percentage of runs Kohli scored in boundaries - 80 out of 211 - which is the lowest among 36 double-centuries by India batsmen in Tests since 1990. And yet, he had a very healthy strike-rate of 57.65. His partner Rahane, who scored more than 51% of his runs in boundaries, had a strike rate under 50.

2 Bigger fourth-wicket partnerships than the 365 put on by Kohli and Rahane, after losing the third wicket at a score of 100 or lower. Don Bradman and Bill Ponsford added 388 runs after coming together at 39 for 3 in 1934, and Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke added 386 runs, having started at 84 for 3 in 2011-12. Kohli and Rahane began their partnership at 100 for 3.

50.83 Rahane's average, the highest in the current XI, and fourth-highest, behind Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Sunil Gavaskar, among all Indians with at least 2000 Test runs. It was also the ninth time in as many series that Rahane has made a 90-plus score. No Indian has ever had such a streak.

971 Runs that Kohli has scored in centuries since the 2014-15 Adelaide Test. The sequence reads 141, 169, 147, 103, 200 and 211. Out of his first seven Test tons, his highest score had been 119. Kohli, it seems, has now learnt how to play the long innings.

2 Instances of India's Nos. 4 and 5 both making 150-plus scores in the same innings. Kohli and Rahane followed in Tendulkar (241*) and Laxman's (178) footsteps.

5 India batsmen to have scored multiple double-centuries in a calendar year, including Kohli. Among captains, only Michael Clarke (four in 2012) and Brendon McCullum (three in 2014) have been more prolific.

127 Runs conceded by Matt Henry, the fourth-most by a fast bowler against India without taking any wicket. The highest, in this case, is 139 by Michael Kasprowicz at Eden Gardens in 2000-01.