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Stats: Captain MS Dhoni's eighth Test series win

Source: PTI
July 11, 2011 08:05 IST
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Statistical highlights at the end of the third and final cricket Test between India and the West Indies at Windsor Park here on Sunday.

# India recorded a hat-trick of series triumphs against the West Indies. India had won 2-0 against the West Indies in India in 2002-03, followed by two successive series victories in the Caribbean - 1-0 in 2006 and 1-0 in 2011.

# Under Dhoni's captaincy, India have now won eight Test series:- 2-0 vs. Australia in 2008-09, 1-0 vs. England in 2008-09, 1-0 vs.New Zealand in 2008-09, 2-0 vs. Sri Lanka in 2009-10, 1-0 vs. Bangladesh in 2009-10, 2-0 vs. Australia in 2010-11, 1-0 vs. New Zealand in 2010-11 and 1-0 vs. West Indies in 2011.

# Dhoni's winning % of 55.55 as captain is the best for India (minimum five Tests) - 15 victories, 3 defeats and 9 drawn games out of 27 played. 

# India have won two series in succession against West Indies in the Caribbean for the first time. 

# Overall, India have won three Test series in the West Indies - all by 1-0 margins - one each in 1970-71, 2006 & 2011. 

# West Indies have won twelve, lost five and drawn two out of the 19 Test series played against India.

# Since losing to Sri Lanka by 2-1 in 2008, India are without a series defeat, winning eight and drawing the remaining three. 

# Since defeating England by 1-0 in 2008-09 in the Caribbean, West Indies are without a series win, losing five and drawing the remaining two. 

# Dhoni became the only Indian skipper not to have lost a Test rubber in eleven captained by him.

# Shivnarine Chanderpaul (116 not out) posted his sixth hundred against India - his 23rd in Tests. 

# Chanderpaul's tally of 16 hundreds in the Caribbean is bettered only by Brian Lara (17). 

# Chanderpaul is the leading run-scorer for West Indies in the series - 241 at an average of 48.20. 

# In drawn games, Chanderpaul is averaging 72.35 - 3256 runs in 43 Tests, including 10 hundreds and 18 fifties. 

# Chanderpaul has got the Man of the Match award for the 10th time in Tests - his third against India. 

# Murali Vijay (45 off 78 balls) recorded his best innings against the West Indies.

# Mukund has posted his first duck in Tests. 

# Fidel Edwards (30) has registered his highest Test innings, eclipsing the 21 against South Africa at Cape Town in January 2008. 

# Edwards, with 19 wickets at 20.00 runs apiece, produced his career-best in a Test series - the most for West Indies in the series. 

# Suresh Raina (2-32) has registered his best bowling figures away from home. 

# Ishant Sharma has produced a career-best tally - 22 wickets at 16.86 runs apiece. 

# Sharma has adjudged the Player of the series for the second time in Tests.

# Sharma had first got the Player of the series award against Australia for taking 15 wickets at an average of 27.06 in four Tests in 2008-09. 

# Chanderpaul is the first West Indian player to amass 1500 runs against India in the West Indies - 1547 (ave.70.31) in 17 Tests. 

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