Jimmy Anderson was the last man to be dismissed © Getty Images
Jimmy Anderson was the last man to be dismissed © Getty Images


Jul 21, 2014


Statistical highlights after day five of the second cricket Test between India and England at Lord’s on Tuesday.


# Ishant’s performance is the fifth best by an overseas bowler apart from the best by a bowler from the sub-continent) at Lord’s – the best figures are 8 for 38 by Glenn McGrath for Australia in 1997.

# Ishant Sharma has received his second Man of the Match award in Tests – his first was for taking ten wickets against the West Indies at Bridgetown in 2011.

# Two Indian fast bowlers – Bhuvneshwar Kumar 6/82 and Ishant Sharma 7/74 – for the first time in a Test match, have bagged six or more wickets in an innings.
# Fifty four byes conceded in the Test is an unwanted record in a Test match in England. The 1905 Trent Bridge Test between England and Australia had witnessed 52 byes.
# Since registering a 74-run victory over Australia at Chester-le-Street in August last year, England have not won a single Test out of last 10 Tests, losing seven and drawing the remaining three.

# Under Cook’s captaincy, England have won nine, lost eight and drawn eight out of 25 contested – winning % 36.00.

# England’s above loss is their second in the last twelve Tests at Lord’s, having won eight and drawing two.

# Joe Root’s performance against India is excellent, totalling 326 in five innings (ave.108.66), including a century and two fifties.

# Root’s batting average of 84.42 at Lord’s is excellent – his aggregate being 591 in eight innings, including two hundreds and two fifties.

# Root’s 66 off 146 balls is his fifth fifty in Tests – his second against India.

# Ben Stokes has recorded his third duck in succession, including a pair in the Lord’s Test. Since recording 70 against Australia in the Perth ODI on January 24, 2014, Ben Stokes has registered 0, 5, 5, 4, 0, 4, 0, 0, 0 & 0 in international cricket.


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