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The numbers game - 2nd Test, Day 2

October 18, 2008

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4 - Number of sixes hit by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, becoming the fourth Indian to hit four sixes in an innings against Australia [Images] after Ravi Shastri (6), Virender Sehwag [Images] (5) and Sachin Tendulkar [Images] (4).

7 - Number of batsmen to aggregate 3,000 runs on Indian soil with Sourav Ganguly [Images] becoming the latest entrant to this exclusive club.

16 - Number of Test centuries scored by Sourav Ganguly. All other left-handers have together scored 18 centuries for India!

18 - Number of balls taken by Amit Mishra to take his first wicket in Test cricket, that of Simon Katich.

32 - Number of balls faced by Matthew Hayden [Images] from Zaheer Khan [Images] in the series. Hayden has scored just four runs while getting out on three occasions to the left-arm pacer!

92 - Dhoni's score, which is the highest by a number eight batsman against Australia, surpassing Anil Kumble's [Images] 87 at Adelaide earlier this year.

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