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Stats: India's first win over Windies in 7 Tests at Kotla

November 09, 2011 18:01 IST

Statistical highlights of the fourth day's play in the first Test between India and the West Indies at the Ferozshah Kotla stadium, in Delhi, on Wednesday.

# VVS Laxman (58 not out off 105 balls) registered his 11th fifty against the West Indies, his 55th in Tests.

# In the second innings, Laxman averages 50.19 – 3338 runs in 103 Tests.

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# Laxman enjoys an excellent record in Indian victories in the fourth innings, totalling 402 runs (avg.100.50) in eight innings, four times not out, including one hundred and three fifties.

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# Ashwin is the third Indian after Pravin Amre and R P Singh, and 29th overall, to be adjudged Man of the Match on Test debut.

# India registered its first win over the West Indies in seven Tests at the Ferozshah Kotla.

# Sachin Tendulkar (76 off 148 balls) posted his 62nd fifty in Tests -- an Indian record, bettering Rahul Dravid's tally of 61. Allan Border (63) holds a record for most fifties in Tests.

# Tendulkar is the top run-scorer at Kotla, totalling 726 runs in 9 Tests at an average of 45.37, including two hundreds and four fifties. He has overtaken Dilip Vengsarkar's tally of 671 in eight Tests, at an average of 67.10 including four centuries and one fifty.

# India's five-wicket victory is their 13th over the West Indies in 86 Tests, having Lost 30 & Drawn 43 -- success percentage 15.11.

# Since winning by 155 runs against India at Kingston in May 2002, the West Indies have not won a Test in the last eleven meetings against India.

# India (276/5) registered their highest successful chase in the fourth innings of a Test at Kotla, surpassing the 203 for four against Pakistan in November 2007. They equalled the West Indies' successful run-chase of 276 for five in the fourth innings at the venue in 1987-88.

# The aforesaid total is India's third highest successful chase in the fourth innings of a Test -- the highest being 406 for four vs West Indies at Port of Spain in April 1976.

# With the win over the West Indies, India have won 16 Tests out of 32 contested under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership -- winning per cent 50.00 (Lost 7 and Drawn 9).

# Dravid enjoys a superb record in Indian wins, amassing 5012 at an average of 65.09 in 55 Tests, including 14 centuries and 23 fifties. He became the seventh player and the second Indian after Tendulkar (5556) to record the feat.

# Tendulkar, during the course of his match-winning knock, set a record for most runs in the fourth innings in Tests, aggregating 1515 (ave.39.86) in 53 innings, including three centuries and seven fifties. Dravid (1507 runs at an average of 41.86, including one hundred and nine fifties in 54 innings) held the record previously.

# Tendulkar is a record holder now for most runs in team second innings, totalling 4410 at an average of 45.00 in 121 innings, including 13 centuries and 21 fifties, obliterating Border's tally of 4371 at an average of 54.63 in 132 matches.

# Tendulkar features in 62 Tests in winning cause, extending his Indian achievement.