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Stats: Mukund records highest Test innings

Last updated on: July 12, 2011 15:25 IST

Statistical highlights at the end of the fourth day's play in the second cricket Test between India and the West Indies played in Bridgetown, Barbados on Friday.

# VVS Laxman (72 not out) has recorded his 51st half-century in Tests -- his ninth against the West Indies.

# Laxman is averaging 53.72 against the West Indies   1343 runs in 18 Tests.  His tally includes three centuries.

# Laxman has maintained his excellent record while batting in the third innings of a Test match, totalling 2269 in 49 innings, averaging 58.17  He has registered four centuries and 15 fifties.

# Under Dhoni's captaincy, Laxman is averaging 49.83 --1545 runs in 37 innings, including two hundreds and 14 fifties.

# Virat Kohli (26 not out) has posted his highest innings in Tests, outstripping the 15 at Kingston in June 2011.

# Laxman and Kohli were associated in a partnership of 75 (unbroken) for the fourth wicket --India's highest against West Indies at Bridgetown, surpassing the 53 between Sunil Gavaskar and Jaisimha in April 1971.

# Abhinav Mukund (48 off 81 balls) has recorded his highest Test innings, surpassing the 25 at Kingston in the present series.

# Laxman (85 & 72 not out) has become the second Indian batsman to record 50 or more in each innings of a Test match at Bridgetown. Mohinder Amarnath had registered 91 & 80 in the 1982 --83 Bridgetown Test.

# Laxman is now the fourth Indian player to post two innings of 50-plus in a Test match three times in the West Indies, joining Polly Umrigar, Sunil Gavaskar and Mohinder Amarnath.

# Rahul Dravid (55) has recorded his second highest innings at Bridgetown -- the highest being 78 in March 1997.

# Dravid's knock is his 11th fifty against the West Indies.

# Dravid is the first player to complete 200 runs in the present series, totalling 212 (ave.53.00), including one hundred and one fifty.

# Dravid (6996 at an average of 53.81 in 85 Tests) needs just four runs to complete his 7,000 runs overseas.

# Dravid now holds an Indian record with his 60th fifty, eclipsing Sachin Tendulkar's tally of 59 fifties.

# Dravid is the second batsman to post 60 fifties in Tests, joining Allan Border (63).

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