Eng vs Ind 1st Test, Day 3 Stats Review: Anderson becomes 3rd highest wicket-taker, Bumrah’s batting milestone and more

Ollie Robinson picked up his maiden 5-wicket haul in Test cricket and was well supported by legendary bowler Jimmy Anderson from the other end.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 7 August 2021 11:18 am

India after starting the day from 125/4, ended up taking a 95-run lead against England with the help of KL Rahul's Ravindra Jadeja's 50-plus knock. Bumrah and Siraj's late partnership also helped to shift the momentum towards Team India. Ollie Robinson picked up his maiden 5-wicket haul in Test cricket and was well supported by legendary bowler Jimmy Anderson from the other end. England got to play only 11.1 overs in their 2nd innings as 3rd session of the Test match was interrupted due to rain.

Numbers and stats from Eng vs Ind 1st Test, Day-3:

2000 - Ravindra Jadeja completed 2000 runs in Test Cricket.

Fastest to 2000 runs & 200 wickets in Test Cricket:

Ian Botham - 42 matches
Imran Khan - 50 matches
Kapil Dev - 50 matches
Ravi Ashwin - 51 matches
Ravindra Jadeja - 53 matches

Indian players to record double of having 2000 runs and 200 wickets in Test Cricket:

Kapil Dev
Anil Kumble
Harbhajan Singh
Ravi Ashwin
Ravindra Jadeja

621 - James Anderson picked 621 wickets in Test Cricket during his spell off 4/54 and thus surpassed Kumble's tally of 619 wickets in Test Cricket and became 3rd highest leading wicket-taker in Tests.

Most wickets in Test Cricket

Muttiah Muralitharan - 800
Shane Warne - 708
James Anderson - 621

28 - Jasprit Bumrah smashed 28 runs while batting at number 10, which is his highest score in Test cricket.

Highest score by an Indian player in SENA while batting at number 10 (or) 11 since 2000:

Mohammad Shami - 51* vs Eng in Nottingham, 2014
Sreesanth - 35 vs Eng in The Oval, 2007
RP Singh - 30 vs Aus in Perth, 2008
VRV Singh - 29 vs SA in Johannesburg, 2006
Jasprit Bumrah - 28 vs Eng in Nottingham, 2021
Anil Kumble - 28 vs SA in Port Elizabeth, 2001
Sreesanth - 28 vs SA in Durban, 2006

88 - James Anderson has picked 88 Test wickets against India on England soil.

Most Test wickets by a bowler against an opposition team on home soil

James Anderson - 88 wickets vs India in England
Harbhajan Singh - 86 wickets vs Australia in India
Stuart Broad - 84 wickets vs Australia in England

50.88 - Ravindra Jadeja averages 50.88 with the bat in Test Cricket since 2018.

Highest batting average in Test cricket since 2018 (Minimum 10 Test matches):

Kane Williamson - 65.03
Marnus Labuschagne - 60.80
Steven Smith - 55.92
Babar Azam - 54.64
Ravindra Jadeja - 50.88

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