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Stats: India record fifth Test win in the Carribbean

June 24, 2011 11:57 IST

Statistical highlights at the end of the first cricket Test between India and the West Indies played in Kingston, Jamaica on Thursday.

# The 63-run win is India's fifth in 43 Tests in the Caribbean. India have lost 16 and drawn 22 Tests in West Indies.

# India's 63-run convincing triumph is their biggest in terms of runs in the Caribbean, eclipsing the 49-run victory at Kingston in 2006.

# India have recorded two wins in succession in the Caribbean for the first time. They had won the previous Test in the West Indies by 49 runs at Kingston in 2006.

# India have recorded a victory in the first Test of a series against West Indies for the first time in the West Indies.

# India's overseas record has improved considerably since January 2000 -- winning % 36.92: Won 24, Lost 21 and Drawn 20 out of 65 played.

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with 15 wins (success % 60.00) out of 25, has surpassed Mohammad Azharuddin's tally of 14 victories out of 47 -- the second best by an Indian captain, behind Sourav Ganguly -- 21 in 49 Tests.

# West Indies posted their 50th defeat at home -- Played: 214, Won: 76, Lost: 50 and Drawn: 88 -- success % 35.51.

# Rahul Dravid received his third Man of the Match award against West Indies -- his 11th in Test Cricket.

# Dravid has posted 14 hundreds in a winning cause, averaging 65.69 -- 4927 in 54 Tests.

# Darren Sammy (25) posted his highest Test score against India.

# Ravi Rampaul (34) has registered his highest innings against India in Tests.

# Darren Bravo (41) has recorded his highest innings against India.

# Carlton Baugh has posted his first duck in Tests.

# Ravi Rampaul's innings of 34 off 32 balls is his second highest innings in Tests, next only to the 40 not out against Australia at Adelaide in December 2009.

# Bishoo and Edwards were associated in a stand of 39 for the tenth wicket, equalling West Indies' highest against India at Kingston. Wayne Daniel and Vanburn Holder had recorded a 39-run stand in April 1976.

# Suresh Raina took four catches in the Kingston Test -- the most taken by him as a fielder in a match.

# Devendra Bishoo (26) recorded his highest score in Tests, eclipsing the 24 against Pakistan at Providence in May 2011.

# India have posted five victories in the Caribbean -- three at Port of Spain and two at Kingston.

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