0 Tests against Pakistan that Bangladesh had managed to draw before this one. Bangladesh had played eight Tests against them and had lost all of them.
200 The previous highest scored by a Bangladesh batsman in Tests: Mushfiqur Rahim had hit 200 against Sri Lanka in Galle in 2013. Tamim Iqbal's 206 is now the highest and only the second double-hundred by a Bangladesh batsman in Tests. Tamim's 231 runs in this match are also the most scored by a Bangladesh batsman in a Test. Mohammad Ashraful's 212 runs in the Galle Test were the previous-highest.
556 Minutes batted in this Test by Tamim both innings put together - the fourth-longest any Bangladesh batsman has batted in a Test since this information is available. The longest vigil at the crease was by Mohammad Ashraful, who batted for 580 minutes in the Galle Test in 2013.
454 Deliveries faced by Tamim and Imrul Kayes during their record stand - the third-highest by an opening pair against Pakistan in a Test innings. This stand was broken only seven short of the 461 balls faced by the partnership between Rahul Dravid and Virender Sehwag in Lahore in 2006. Marvan Atapattu and Sanath Jayasuriya had faced 686 deliveries against Pakistan in Kandy in 2000 which are the most faced by any opening pair against Pakistan.
0 Triple-century stands in the second innings by an opening pair before this match. Tamim and Imrul have broken a record that stood for over 50 years, for the highest second-innings opening partnership in Tests. Colin Cowdrey and Geoff Pullar had added 290 in the second innings against South Africa in 1960.
0 Triple-century partnerships in the second innings against Pakistan before the one between Tamim and Imrul in this Test. The highest any pair had added for any wicket against Pakistan before this Test was the unbeaten 277 by Andy Flower and Murray Goodwin for the fifth wicket in Bulawayo in 1999.
1960 The last time before this Test that both openers had scored 150-plus in their team's second innings. Geoff Pullar and Colin Cowdrey had scored 175 and 155 respectively against South Africa in the Oval Test in 1960. Tamim and Imrul are only the second pair to do it.
264 The highest first-innings deficit overcome by an opening stand before this Test. England's opening stand had wiped off the 264-run lead taken by South Africa in the 1960 Oval Test against South Africa. This was bettered by Bangladesh's first wicket in this Test, which added 16 runs more than the 296-run lead taken by Pakistan.
0 Number of times before this Test that openers from both sides had made a double-hundred each in a Test. Mohammad Hafeez's and Tamim's double-hundred mean that this is the first such instance in Test history.
520 Runs scored by Imrul in four matches since his comeback in the second Test against Sri Lanka last year; In 16 Tests before that he had scored only 549 runs at an average of 17.14, including just one half-century in 32 innings. Since the Test against Sri Lanka though, he has made three centuries and one fifty in eight innings at an average of 65.00. His 150 in Bangladesh's second innings is his highest Test score.
413 Bangladesh's highest second-innings total before this match, which was against Sri Lanka in the fourth innings of the Dhaka Test in 2008. Bangladesh's total of 555 for 6 is also the first time any team has scored 500-plus against Pakistan in the second innings. The previous-highest against Pakistan in the second innings was the 483 made by Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi in 2011.
822 The most runs Bangladesh had scored in a Test before this one was in the Chittagong Test against Zimbabwe last year. Bangladesh scored 887 runs in this Test and lost 16 wickets. Their average of 55.43 runs per wicket in this Test is the second-highest for them. They had averaged 64.36 against Sri Lanka in the Galle Test in 2013, which is their highest. Bangladesh's 887 runs in this Test are also the third-most conceded by Pakistan in any Test. They had conceded 910 runs to India in Bangalore in 2007, which are the most conceded by them in a Test.
5 Number of times a team that had scored 600 or more in the first innings had ended up with a deficit 200 or more in the second before Pakistan in this Test. The last time this happened, Bangladesh were on the receiving end, against Sri Lanka in Galle in 2013. On that occasion, Bangladesh, who had scored 638 in their first innings, ended up with a deficit of 267 runs by the time the match was called off. The highest such deficit though happened in the Faisalabad Test in 2006 when India conceded a lead of 467 runs after scoring 603 in their first innings.
676 Runs scored totally by openers from both the teams in this match, the fifth-highest ever in Tests. In the Edgbaston Test in 2003, England and South Africa openers together scored 811 runs, which is the most in Test history.