Roseau (Dominica): July 11, 2011
Statistical highlights at the end of the third and final cricket Test between India and the West Indies at Windsor Park here on Sunday.
# India recorded a hat-trick of series triumphs against the West Indies. India had won 2-0 against the West Indies in India in 2002-03, followed by two successive series victories in the Caribbean - 1-0 in 2006 and 1-0 in 2011.
# Under Dhoni's captaincy, India have now won eight Test series:- 2-0 vs. Australia in 2008-09, 1-0 vs. England in 2008-09, 1-0 vs.New Zealand in 2008-09, 2-0 vs. Sri Lanka in 2009-10, 1-0 vs. Bangladesh in 2009-10, 2-0 vs. Australia in 2010-11, 1-0 vs. New Zealand in 2010-11 and 1-0 vs. West Indies in 2011.
# Dhoni's winning % of 55.55 as captain is the best for India (minimum five Tests) - 15 victories, 3 defeats and 9 drawn games out of 27 played.
# India have won two series in succession against West Indies in the Caribbean for the first time.
# Overall, India have won three Test series in the West Indies - all by 1-0 margins - one each in 1970-71, 2006 & 2011.
# West Indies have won twelve, lost five and drawn two out of the 19 Test series played against India.
# Since losing to Sri Lanka by 2-1 in 2008, India are without a series defeat, winning eight and drawing the remaining three.
# Since defeating England by 1-0 in 2008-09 in the Caribbean, West Indies are without a series win, losing five and drawing the remaining two.
# Dhoni became the only Indian skipper not to have lost a Test rubber in eleven captained by him.
# Shivnarine Chanderpaul (116 not out) posted his sixth hundred against India - his 23rd in Tests.
# Chanderpaul's tally of 16 hundreds in the Caribbean is bettered only by Brian Lara (17).
# Chanderpaul is the leading run-scorer for West Indies in the series - 241 at an average of 48.20.
# In drawn games, Chanderpaul is averaging 72.35 - 3256 runs in 43 Tests, including 10 hundreds and 18 fifties.
# Chanderpaul has got the Man of the Match award for the 10th time in Tests - his third against India.
# Murali Vijay (45 off 78 balls) recorded his best innings against the West Indies.
# Mukund has posted his first duck in Tests.
# Fidel Edwards (30) has registered his highest Test innings, eclipsing the 21 against South Africa at Cape Town in January 2008.
# Edwards, with 19 wickets at 20.00 runs apiece, produced his career-best in a Test series - the most for West Indies in the series.
# Suresh Raina (2/32) has registered his best bowling figures away from home.
# Ishant Sharma has produced a career-best tally - 22 wickets at 16.86 runs apiece.
# Sharma has adjudged the Player of the series for the second time in Tests.
# Sharma had first got the Player of the series award against Australia for taking 15 wickets at an average of 27.06 in four Tests in 2008-09.
# Chanderpaul is the first West Indian player to amass 1500 runs against India in the West Indies - 1547 (ave.70.31) in 17 Tests.