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The Numbers Game - 1st Test, Day 5

October 13, 2008 20:20 IST

120 - Number of extras in the match - second highest in a Test on Indian soil. Interestingly the highest number of extras was also conceded at Bangalore - 168 in 2007-08.

49 - Tendulkar's second highest score against Australia in the fourth innings of a Test. His best remains 52 at Melbourne in 1999-00.

8 - Cameron White became the eighth bowler to get Sachin Tendulkar as his first wicket. Others to do so are - Hansie Cronje, Ujesh Ranchod, Ruwan Kalpage, Mark Ealham, Neil Johnson, Jacob Oram and Monty Panesar.

3 - Last three consecutive innings in which Kumble has failed to pick up a wicket - a first in his distinguished career. Before this Test, Kumble had failed to take any wicket in the second innings of Colombo (PSS) Test against Sri Lanka.

3 - Number of Man of the Match awards Zaheer Khan has won in Test cricket. Apart from Banglaore Test the other two are v Bangladesh at Dhaka and v England at Nottingham in 2007.

0 - Number of wickets taken by Anil Kumble in the Test. This is for the first time that Kumble has gone wicketless in a home Test (in which he got to bowl in both innings).