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Statistical highlights - Day 4

October 12, 2008

Statistical highlights of the fourth day of the first Test between India and Australia [Images] in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Bangalore on Sunday.

# In the Indian innings of 360 off 119 overs, 52 extras were conceded - a new record in the India-Australia Tests. The Test has produced 44 runs so far as leg byes, eclipsing the previous record of 42 in the 2007-08 Adelaide Test.

# Matthew Hayden [Images] (13) has not recorded a fifty in his last seven innings on Indian soil.

# Overall, Hayden is still the leading scorer for Australia against India - 1667 at an average of 61.74 in 15 Tests.

# Ishant Sharma (4/77 + 2/27), for the first time, has captured six wickets in a Test match, surpassing his previous best of 5 for 73 (3/55 + 2/18) against South Africa [Images] at Kanpur Test in 2007-08.

# Shane Watson (32 not out off 67 balls) made his highest ever score in Tests, bettering his 31 against the visiting Pakistanis at Sydney in January 2005.

# With his unbeaten 57 (the highest in India's innings), Zaheer Khan [Images] produced his second Test fifty - his first in India - his highest has been 75 against Bangladesh at Dhaka in 2004-05.

# Zaheer (5/91 + 57 not out) became the third Indian player to register a half-century and claim five wickets in an innings in a Test match against Australia. The first Indian all-rounder to do so was Rusi Surti (70 & 53 + 5 for 74), achieving the distinction in the 1967-68 Adelaide Test. Kapil Dev [Images] (3/33 & 5/130 + 56) emulated Rusi Surti in the 1991-92 Adelaide Test.

# Watson (3/45) recorded his best bowling performance in Tests, eclipsing his 1 for 25 against West Indies [Images] at Brisbane in November 2005.




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