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Stats: Dhoni surpasses Dada's record in England

Last updated on: August 08, 2014 15:20 IST

Stats: Dhoni surpasses Dada's record in England

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England fast bowler Stuart Broad took six wickets to skittle out India for 152 before the hosts finished on 113 for three in reply.

More statistical highlights of the opening day's play of the fourth Test between India and England, at Old Trafford, on Thursday.

Mahendra Dhoni has now posted eleven fifties against England, the most number of half-centuries by any batsman against any opponent without registering a hundred.  South Africa's Dave Nourse had scored ten fifties against England.

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- Dhoni is the eighth wicketkeeper/batsman to amass 1,000 runs in Tests versus England, his tally being 1048 (ave.32.75) in 20 Tests. Rodney Marsh (Australia) had scored 1633 (ave.27.21) in 42 Tests, a record by a wicketkeeper/batsman versus England.

- With his seventh half-century in England, Dhoni emulated a record for most fifties by a wicketkeeper against England in Tests in England. South Africa's John Waite also posted seven against England in England.

- Dhoni's 71 off 133 balls is his 32nd half-century in Tests, his eleventh against England. He is the first Indian captain to score five fifties in Tests in England, bettering Sourav Ganguly's four.

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Image: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Photographs: Stu Forster/Getty Images

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Broad registers his best bowling figures against India

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Stuart Broad's excellent figures of six for 25 are the third best by an England bowler against India at Old Trafford, next only to the 8 for 31 by Fred Trueman in 1952 and 7 for 52 by Alec Bedser in 1946.

- Broad registered his best bowling figures in a Test innings against India, eclipsing the six for 46 at Nottingham in 2011. His figures are his third best in Tests, next only to the seven for 44 versus New Zealand at Lord's in 2013 and seven for 72 versus the West Indies at Lord's in 2012.

- Broad's 12th instance of five wickets or more in an innings is his second in Tests.

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Image: Stuart Broad of England salutes the crowd after taking six wickets
Photographs: Philip Brown/Reuters

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India records third lowest total against England

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India (152) recorded their third lowest completed innings total against England at Old Trafford, the lowest being 58 and 82 in 1952.

Four wickets down for just eight runs is India's third worst score. The worst is without any score on the board in the second innings against England at Headingley in 1952 and six runs in the first innings against England at The Oval in 1952.

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Image: The scoreboard on Day 1 of the fourth Test at Old Trafford
Photographs: Stu Forster/Getty Images

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Six batsmen have registered ducks for the fourth time

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Murali Vijay posted his second duck in Tests, his first against England.

- Cheteshwar Pujara also registered a duck, his first in 39 innings.

- Virat Kohli posted two ducks for the first time in a Test series.

- Four out of the top seven batsmen were dismissed without scoring for the second time in India's innings, the first occasion being in India's innings of 165 versus England at Leeds in 1952.

Six batsmen registered ducks for the fourth time in a Test innings, the first three instances were Pakistan against West Indies at Karachi in 1980-81; South Africa against India at Ahmedabad in 1996-97 and Bangladesh against West Indies at Dhaka in 2002-03.

Ravindra Jadeja recorded his second duck in Tests - both overseas - one each against South Africa and England.

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Image: Virat Kohli leaves the field after being dismissed by James Anderson
Photographs: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

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Ashwin impressive

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Ravichandran Ashwin registered a strike rate of 95.23 during his innings of 40 off 42 balls, the sixth highest by India's number eight batsman outside Asia. The highest is Kapil Dev's 161.81 during his outstanding knock of 89 off 55 balls at Lord's in 1982.

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Image: Ravichandran Ashwin bats during day one
Photographs: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

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Anderson sets record for bowling most balls

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James Anderson set a record for bowling most balls for England in Tests - 21910, overtaking Derek Underwood's tally of 21,862 balls.


Image: James Anderson (right) celebrates after after dismissing India batsman Ravindra Jadeja
Photographs: Stu Forster/Getty Images

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