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Home > Cricket > Pakistan's tour of India 2007 > Statistics


A rare feat for Ganguly

Rajneesh Gupta | December 11, 2007

Sourav Ganguly [Images] on Tuesday became only the third Indian batsman to aggregate 500 runs in a three-match series.

At the end of fourth day's play in the third Test against Pakistan in Bangalore, Ganguly's series aggregate stands at 506 runs at an average of 101.20. He, in fact, can get the Indian record on his name on Wednesday.

Virender Sehwag [Images] holds the distinction of the highest run-aggregate in a three-match series for India.

The details:

BatsmanSeriesMtsRunsAvg10050
V Sehwagv Pak, 2004-05354490.6621
SC Gangulyv Pak, 2007-083506101.2021
VVS Laxmanv Aus,2000-01350383.8313
SM Gavaskarv Pak, 1978-79344789.4022
SR Tendulkarv Aus,2000-013446111.5021

Ganguly's performance is also the third-best by any batsman in a three-match series against Pakistan as is detailed below:
BatsmanSeriesMtsRunsAvg10050
V Sehwag (Ind)2004-05354490.6621
MA Taylor (Aus)1998-993513128.2512
SC Ganguly (Ind)2007-083506101.2021
DI Gower (Eng)1983-843449112.2522
BC Lara (WI)2006-07344889.6021



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