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Dravid top Indian run-scorer in the Caribbean

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June 23, 2011 09:35 IST
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Statistical highlights of the third day's play in the first cricket Test between India and the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.

# Devendra Bishoo, during the course of his career-best 4 for 65, completed his 100 wickets in first-class cricket -- 102 at 27.86 runs apiece in 24 matches.

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# Bishoo's previous best bowling figures were 4 for 68 against Pakistan at Providence in May 2011.

# Bishoo's match figures of 7 for 140 are his best in Tests.

# Darren Sammy (4/52) produced his best bowling figures against India - his second best as captain, behind the 5 for 29 against Pakistan at Providence in May this year.

# Sammy's performance is the best by a West Indies captain at Sabina Park in Tests, surpassing Sir Garfield Sobers's 3 for 33 against England in February 1968.

# Rahul Dravid equalled Steve Waugh's feat of 32 Test centuries. Only Sachin Tendulkar (51), Jacques Kallis (40), Ricky Ponting (39), Sunil Gavaskar (34) and Brian Lara (34) have posted more Test hundreds than Dravid.

# Dravid has become the sixth Indian player to post a hundred at Sabina Park, joining Vijay Manjrekar, Polly Umrigar, Dilip Sardesai, Pankaj Roy and Navjot Singh Sidhu.

# Dravid has aggregated 1560 (ave.67.80) in 18 Tests against the West Indies, including four centuries and 10 fifties.

# Dravid has become the top Indian run-scorer in the Caribbean, totalling 1412 (ave.70.60) in 15 Tests, surpassing Sunil Gavaskar's tally of 1404 (ave.70.20) in 13 Tests.

# Dravid has posted 91 knocks of 50-plus - 32 centuries + 59 fifties in 151 Tests - the fourth highest in Tests. Sachin Tendulkar (110) heads the table, followed by Ricky Ponting (95) and Jacques Kallis (94).

# Dravid has recorded 18 hundreds on foreign soil in 84 Tests. His aggregate of 6936 (ave.54.18) in 84 matches away from home is the second best in Tests - a tally exceeded only by Sachin Tendulkar (8145 at an average of 56.95 in 98 Tests).

# Ramnaresh Sarwan posted his 12th Test duck - his second against India.

# Amit Mishra (28) recorded his highest innings against West Indies.

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