0 Number of Tests previously hosted by Bangladesh in the month of June - this current game is the first such Test. In fact, a Test had never been played in Bangladesh in the months of June, July, August or September.

50 Number of Test matches played in Bangladesh - this is the 50th. There have been 494 Tests played in England, the most in any country and 22 in the UAE, the fewest.

6 Number of Indian opening pairs that have scored 1000-plus runs together - M Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan are the sixth. They have scored 1161 runs together at an average of 50.47.

103.1 India's average opening stand against Bangladesh, by far their best against any team in Tests with their second-best being 52.64 against Sri Lanka. India's openers average the worst against West Indies (30.58) and Zimbabwe (33.18)

239 The unbroken opening stand between Dhawan and Vijay, the highest for India against Bangladesh. The previous highest was 175* in Mirpur in 2007. This is also India's second-highest opening stand in the last nine years and fourth-highest ever.

2 Number of 200-plus opening stands between Dhawan and Vijay. They are only the second Indian pair to post two such stands after Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir. The overall record is held by Matthew Hayden and Justin Langer for six such stands.

4 Number of times in the last 10 years that both Indian openers have made centuries in a Test innings, the joint-most for any team along with Australia. It could be the fifth such instance for India if Vijay gets to his century tomorrow. Pakistan, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Zimbabwe have not had a single such instance in the last 10 years.