Eng vs Ind: Second Test day four statistical review

Sachin Tendulkar scored his 33rd half-century on foreign soil Getty Images

Nottingham: Aug 1, 2011

Statistical highlights of the third day’s play in the second cricket Test between India and England.

# Praveen Kumar has bagged 11 wickets at 28.54 runs apiece — the highest by an Indian in the current rubber.

# Praveen’s tally is the second highest in the series, next only to Stuart Broad’s 13 at 10.76 runs apiece.

# Matt Prior (64 not out off 88 balls) recorded his third half-century against India — his 18th in Tests.

# Tim Bresnan (47 not out off 66 balls) posted his highest innings against India — his second best in Tests.

Against Bangladesh at Dhaka in 2010, he had made 91 off 261 balls.

# England posted 417 in a day’s play — their second highest in a day’s play against India. On the first day of the 1936 Oval Test, they had recorded 471 for eight.

# Ian Bell and Kevin Pietersen were associated in a partnership of 162 — England’s highest for the third wicket against India at Trent Bridge.

# Bell and Pietersen have shared six century partnerships in Tests.

# Bell is the fifth England batsman to register a hundred against India at Trent Bridge.

# Michael Vaughan is the only one to post two centuries against India at this venue. His 197 in 2002 is the highest individual innings for England against India at Trent Bridge.

# Bell became the first batsman to post four hundreds this year — 115 against Australia at Sydney, 103 not out against Sri Lanka at Cardiff, 119 not out against Sri Lanka at Southampton and 159 against India at Trent Bridge.

# Bell’s hundred at Trent Bridge is his first against India as well as at number three.

# Bell’s strike rate of 77.18 (159 off 206 balls) is his third highest in Tests, next only to 96.42 against Bangladesh at Chester-le-Street in June 2005 and 78.51 against Pakistan at Manchester in 2006.

# In the course of his 63, Pietersen completed his 1,000 runs against India, aggregating 1005 (ave.55.83) in 10 Tests, including four hundreds and three fifties.

# Pietersen is the eighth English player to accomplish the feat. Graham Gooch is the leading run-scorer for England against India, aggregating 1725 (ave.55.64) in 19 Tests.

# Pietersen’s brilliant 63 off 120 balls is his 24th fifty in Tests.

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the leading wicketkeeper with most dismissals — 27 catches in six Tests in 2011,

# Eoin Morgan (70) has recorded his third Test fifty — his first against India.

# Bell and Morgan put on 104 for the fourth wicket — England’s third highest against India at Trent Bridge.

# England have posted their second victory in three Tests against India at Trent Bridge.

# Sachin Tendulkar (56 off 86 balls) has become the third batsman to post 60 fifties in Tests, joining Allan Border (63) and Rahul Dravid (60).

# Tendulkar has posted 27 fifties in India and 33 on foreign soil.

# Dhoni has posted his third duck against England – his sixth in Tests.

# Stuart Broad (8/76) has registered his best bowling figures in a Test match.

# Broad has received his third Man of the Match award for recording his best all-round performance in Tests – 108 runs (64 + 44) and eight wickets.

# India’s 319-run defeat is their largest in terms of runs against England – their sixth biggest in terms of runs.

# Under Dhoni’s leadership, India have lost two Tests in a row for the first time. India have won 15, lost five and drawn nine out of 29 played under Dhoni’s captaincy – winning per cent 51.72.

# Under Strauss’ captaincy, England have won 19, lost five and drawn 13 out of 37 played – winning per cent 51.35.

# Tim Bresnan, for the second time in his Test career, has been dismissed in the nineties – 91 (a career-best) against Bangladesh at Dhaka last year and 90 against India at Nottingham.

# Bresnan (5/48) has registered his first five-wicket haul, surpassing the 4 for 50 against Australia at Melbourne in December 2010.

# Praveen Kumar (4/124) has registered his second best bowling performance in Tests, next only to the 5 for 106 against England at Lord’s in the first Test of the series.

# Praveen has taken 25 wickets at an average of 23.96 in first five Tests.