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The numbers game - 1st Test, Day 1

December 11, 2008

100 - Andrew Strauss [Images] became the 100th batsman in Test cricket history to aggregate 4,000 runs in a Test career.

65 - Runs scored by England [Images] in the last session while losing four wickets. They were 164 for one at the tea interval but ended the opening day of the first Test at 229 for five.

57 - Number of Test wickets taken by Harbhajan Singh [Images] this year. Only Dale Steyn (60) has taken more.

14 - Chennai Test is the 14th Test played by India this year -- most by any side.

0 - England have never lost a Test in which Strauss has scored a hundred. Of the previous 12 such occasions, England won eight and drew four.

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