Stats Analysis

Rainy draws and sparkling debuts

Stats highlights from the fifth day of the only Test between Bangladesh and India in Fatullah

Bishen Jeswant
Bishen Jeswant
Harbhajan Singh crossed Wasim Akram's tally of 414 Test wickets when he had Imrul Kayes stumped, Bangladesh v India, only Test, 4th day, Fatullah, June 13, 2015

Harbhajan Singh went past Wasim Akram (414 wickets) to go ninth on the all-time list of wicket-takers in Tests  •  AFP

2 Number of Tests Bangladesh have now drawn against India. These teams have played eight Tests against each other, with India winning the remaining six. Both drawn games were severely affected by rain, with at least one entire day being lost due to rain in both cases. The previous drawn Test was played in Chittagong in 2007.
1106 Number of balls bowled in this Test, the second-fewest for any Test played in Bangladesh. The fewest balls bowled was 985 (or 164.1 overs), in a Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand in Dhaka in 2008 where the first three days were entirely washed out on account of rain.
5/87 R Ashwin's bowling figures in the first innings, his best in a Test outside India. Prior to this, he had never taken a five-wicket haul in an away Test. Ashwin has nine five-wicket hauls in home Tests.
416 Number of Test wickets for Harbhajan Singh. He is now ninth on the all-time list of wicket-takers in Tests, going past Wasim Akram (414). The only spinners with more Test wickets than Harbhajan are Muttiah Muralitharan (800), Shane Warne (708) and Anil Kumble (619).
44 Runs scored by Litton Das, the most for any Bangladesh wicketkeeper on Test debut. Litton is only the third Bangladesh player to keep wickets in his debut Test.
2004 Runs scored by Shakib Al Hasan in Bangladesh, making him the first batsman to scored 2000-plus runs on Bangladesh soil. Tamil Iqbal has scored 1897 runs in Bangladesh. Shakib also has the most Test wickets in Bangladesh (103).
8 Number of wickets taken by India's spinners during the first innings, the most for India against Bangladesh. Bangladesh's spinners once picked up nine wickets in an innings against India in Dhaka in 2000.

Bishen Jeswant is a stats sub editor with ESPNcricinfo. @bishen_jeswant