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Stats: India vs Bangladesh, Mirpur Test (Day 4)

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January 27, 2010 17:28 IST
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Following are the statistical highlights at the end of the second and final India-Bangladesh Test at Mirpur on Wednesday.

# Zaheer Khan (10/149) became the fourth Indian fast bowler to take 10 wickets in an overseas Test match, joining Irfan Pathan -- who claimed 12/126 against Zimbabwe at Harare in 2005-06 and 11/96 against Bangladesh at Dhaka in 2004-05 -- Venkatesh Prasad (10/153 against South Africa at Durban in 1996-97) and Chetan Sharma (10/188 against England at Edgbaston in 1986).

# The aforesaid occasion is the 10th of a 10-wicket haul in a Test match for India. Bhagwat Chandrasekhar holds the Indian record for registering the best figures on foreign soil - 12/104 against Australia at Melbourne in 1977-78. 

# Zaheer has received his third Player of the series award for taking 15 wickets at an average of 19.53. His previous two such awards were both against England in 2007 and 2008-09.

# Zaheer Khan has received his fourth Man of the Match award - both at Mirpur against Bangladesh.

# Zaheer has captured 164 wickets away from home at an average of 30.93 in 43 Tests while in India, his tally is 71 in 27 Tests at an average of 37.91.

# For winning cause, Zaheer has bagged 121 wickets (ave. 25.64) in 31 Tests, including four instances of five wickets in an innins and one instance of ten wickets in a Test match. 

# With eight dismissals (6 catches + 2 stumpings) in the Mirpur Test, MS Dhoni has equalled his previous best wicketkeeping performance. In the Perth Test against Australia in 2007-08, he had  effected eight dismissals (7 catches + 1 stumping).

# India have posted their sixth victory in seven Tests against Bangladesh.

# India have won four Tests in a row for the second time - two against Sri Lanka followed by two against Bangladesh.   

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni enjoys a winning percenage of 72.72 -  eight out of eleven played - the remaining three drawn.

# Zaheer (7/87) has recorded his best figures in an innings, eclipsing the 5/29 against New Zealand at Hamilton in 2002-03. His previous best bowling figures against Bangladesh were 5 for 34 at Mirpur in 2007. 

# Zaheer's second instance of five-wicket in an innings Bangladesh is his ninth overall.

# Zaheer, on foreign soil, has claimed five wickets or more in an innings seven times. 

# Shahadat Hossain (40) has registered his career-best score in Tests, obliterating the 33 against West Indies at Kingstown in July 2009. 

# Mohammad Ashraful's runs' tally of 386 at an average of 42.88 in six Tests is the highest for Bangladesh in Tests against India.

# With Shahadat's wicket, Harbhajan Singh has become the third Indian bowler to claim 600 international wickets, joining Anil Kumble (956) and Kapil Dev (687). 

# Sachin Tendulkar has extended his record by featuring in 55 wins for India. His 18 hundreds resulted in the Indian wins, extending another record.

# India have won five Test series in a row for the first time. They won 2-0 again Australia in 2008-09, 1-0 against England in 2008-09, 1-0 against New Zealand in 2008-09, 2-0 against Sri Lanka in 2009-10 and 2-0 against Bangladesh in 2009-10.

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