8 Number of Test wins for Bangladesh. This is their first win against an opposition other than Zimbabwe and West Indies.
19 Number of wickets taken by Mehedi Hasan in this two-match series. This is the highest by a Bangladesh bowler in any Test series; the earlier record was 18, by Enamul Haque and Shakib Al Hasan. Mehedi's match haul of 12 is also the joint highest by a Bangladesh bowler - it equals Enamul Haque's haul of 12 for 200 against Zimbabwe in 2005.
0 Instances of Bangladesh taking all 20 wickets in a Test against teams other than Zimbabwe and West Indies, before the start of the Test series against England. In each Tests of this series, though, they dismissed England in both innings. This is only the second Test in Bangladesh where all 40 wickets fell.
9 Players who have won the man-of-the-series awards in their debut series. Mehedi joins a select group that also includes Rohit Sharma, James Pattinson, Vernon Philander, R Ashwin, Ajantha Mendis, Stuart Clark, Jacques Rudolph and Sourav Ganguly.
|Mehedi Hasan||B'desh v Eng, 2016-17|
|Rohit Sharma||WI in Ind, 2013-14|
|James Pattinson||NZ in Aus, 2011-12|
|Vernon Philander||Aus in SA, 2011-12|
|R Ashwin||WI in Ind, 2011-12|
|Ajantha Mendis||Ind in SL, 2008|
|Stuart Clark||Aus in SA, 2005-06|
|Jacques Rudolph||SA in B'desh, 2003|
|Sourav Ganguly||Ind in Eng, 1996|
38 Wickets taken by Bangladesh's spinners in this series, at an average of 19.92; their seamers took only one wicket at the cost of 124 runs. England's spinners took 24 wickets at 28.91. Bangladesh's spinners bowled 90% of the team's total overs in the series - they sent down 282.1 overs, compared to 31 overs by the seamers.
1978 The last time England had a century opening stand in the fourth innings of a Test in Asia. Alastair Cook and Ben Duckett added exactly 100 today, before England collapsed in a heap.
64 Runs England added after the fall of their first wicket. This is their second lowest aggregate for nine partnerships in Asia - the only time they fared worse was in the fourth innings in Abu Dhabi in 2012, when they collapsed from 21 for 1 to 72 all out to lose by 72 runs. Only twice in a Test innings have fewer runs been added for the last nine wickets after a century stand for the opening wicket.
|Team||Versus||Inngs||1st wkt||Total||Diff||Match start|
|India||England||2nd||124||170||46||20 Jul, 1946|
|New Zealand||Australia||4th||107||158||51||22 Mar, 1974|
|Zimbabwe||West Indies||3rd||164||228||64||19 Jul, 2001|
|England||Bangladesh||4th||100||164||64||28 Oct, 2016|
|Pakistan||New Zealand||1st||135||208||73||08 Dec, 1995|
5 Number of bowlers before Mehedi to take three five-wicket hauls in their first two Tests. He joins Narendra Hirwani, Clarrie Grimmet, Tom Richardson, Sydney Barnes and Rodney Hogg.
4 Number of players younger than Mehedi who have taken a ten-wicket haul in Tests. They are Enamul Haque, Wasim Akram, L Sivaramakrishan and Waqar Younis.