Eng vs Ind: Third Test day three statistical review

Alastair Cook’s knock of 294 runs is the sixth highest for England in Test cricket Getty Images

Birmingham: Aug 13, 2011

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

# Alastair Cook, with his career-best 294, became the third England batsman to post a double century against India at Edgbaston.

# David Lloyd (214 not out in 1974) and David Gower (200 not out in 1979) were the first two batsmen to register double centuries against India at Edgbaston.

# Cook’s superb innings is the 50th double century for England in Tests.

# Rahul Dravid has become the first batsman to manage 10,000 runs as number three batsman — 10011 at an average of 54.11 in 206 innings.

# Dravid has recorded 27 centuries and 47 fifties at number three in Tests. Out of his 19 sixes in Tests, 17 have been recorded at number three.

# Tim Bresnan (53 not out off 75 balls) has posted his third Test fifty — his second against India.

# India have conceded 34 leg byes — the most in a Test innings, eclipsing the 31 in England’s total of 515 at The Oval in 2002.

# India have conceded 63 extras in England’s 710 for seven wickets declared — a record in England-India Tests.

India’s all-time worst record in a Test innings is 76, conceded in Pakistan’s innings in the 2007-08 Bangalore Test.

# Eoin Morgan (104 off 199 balls) has posted his highest innings against India, outstripping the 70 at Trent Bridge last month.

# Morgan’s innings is his second highest in Tests, next only to the 130 against Pakistan at Nottingham last year.

# Morgan has recorded a century each against Pakistan and India.

# Amit Mishra has conceded 150 runs or more in a Test innings for the second time. Against Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad in November 2009, he had conceded 200 runs — 58-6-203-1.

# England (710/7d) have recorded their highest total against India, outstripping the 653 for four wickets declared at Lord’s in 1990.

# England’s previous highest at Birmingham was 633 for five wickets declared against India in 1979.

# England (710 for seven wickets declared) have recorded their third highest total in Tests — the highest two being 903 for 7 wickets declared against Australia at The Oval in 1938 and 849 against West Indies at Kingston in 1929-30.

# The above total is the third highest by a team against India in Tests, next only to the 952/6d by Sri Lanka at Colombo, RPS in 1997 and 760/7d by Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad in 2009-10.

# Cook’s previous highest in Tests was 235 not out against Australia at Brisbane in November 2010.

# Cook has managed 893 runs (ave 89.30) in ten innings in Tests in 2011 at a strike rate of 51.08.

# During his 294, Cook faced 545 balls — the second highest by an England batsman against India in a Test innings, next only to the 555 balls faced by Geoff Boycott, during his unbeaten 246 at Leeds in June 1967.

# Cook’s knock is the sixth highest for England in Tests — the highest being 364 by Len Hutton against Australia at The Oval in 1938.

# Cook’s superb innings is the third highest against India — the top two being 340 by Sanath Jayasuriya at Colombo RPS in 1997 and 333 by Graham Gooch at Lord’s in 1990.

# Cook and Morgan shared a stand of 222 for the fourth wicket — England’s highest against India at Edgbaston, beating the 191 between Boycott and Gower in July 1979.

# Virender Sehwag is the first Indian opener to register a king pair in Tests.

# Sehwag has recorded his first Pair in Tests.

# India conceded a first innings lead of 486 — their highest against England.

# India have earned a dubious distinction by conceding 490 to West Indies at Kolkata in 1958-59 — the highest conceded to a team by India.

# India, for the second time in the present Test series, have conceded three stands of 100-plus — the first instance being at Trent Bridge.(PTI)