India Vs West Indies: 2nd Test, Day 3: Here are the statistical highlights

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Kingston, Aug 2: Ajinkya Rahane scored a century as India took a first innings lead of 304 runs and piled more pressure on the struggling West Indies unit before the final session on day three of the second Test was washed off.

Match scorecard; Day 3 Match Report; Series schedule

Here are the statistical highlights of the third day's play.

India Vs West Indies: 2nd Test, Day 3: Here are the statistical highlights

# For the first time, India have taken a first innings lead of 300-plus (304) while batting second in a Test match vs West Indies in the Caribbean - the third instance of a lead of over 200 vs West Indies overall while batting second - the two at home being 313 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai and 219 at Eden Gardens, Kolkatya - both in November 2013.

# For the second time, India have registered a lead of 300 or more in successive Tests. In the North Sound Test last week, they had gained a lead of 323.

# The first such instance was against Sri Lanka at home in 2009 when they had registered leads of 413 at Kanpur and 333 at Mumbai (Brabourne Stadium).

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# India's biggest first innings lead over West Indies in West Indies is by 373 runs at Gros Islet in 2006.

# India (500/9d) have recorded a total of 500 for the first time in a Test match at Kingston. In all, they have registered five totals of 500-plus vs West Indies in the Caribbean.

# India have registered two totals of 500 or more in a Test series twice vs West Indies in the Caribbean - 566 for eight wickets declared at North Sound and 500 for nine wickets declared at Kingston. The first instance being in 2016 - 588 for eight declared at Gros Islet and 521 for six declared at St.John's.

# Overall, India have registered totals of 500 or more in successive innings in Tests three times away from home.

# India's above total is the sixth highest by a visiting team in Tests at Kingston - the highest being England's 849 in April 1930.

# India have registered two totals of 500 or more in a rubber eight times in an away series- the last instance being 532 at Sydney and 526 at Adelaide - vs Australia in 2007-08

# Ajinkya Rahane (108 not out) has recorded the second highest score by India's number five batsman vs West Indies at Kingston behind the 117 by Polly Umrigar in March 1953.

# Polly Umrigar had scored 130, while batting at number five, at Port of Spain in January 1953 and Rahul Dravid - 144 not out at Georgetown in April 2002.

# Rahane is one of the five Indian batsmen at number five to post three hundreds outside the subcontinent - the first four being Polly Umrigar, Mohammad Azharuddin, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.

# Rahane's fifth century away from home is his seventh in Tests. He has registered a hundred each in five overseas countries - West Indies, Australia, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and England.

# Rahane's two centuries at home were against South Africa in the Delhi Test in December 2015 - 127 and 100 not out.

# Rahane is averaging 49.16 in away Tests - his tally being 1475 in 19 Tests.

# Since December 2013 vs South Africa, Rahane has posted an innings of 90-plus in eight consecutive Test series to become the only Indian player to accomplish the feat in each of his last eight Test series.

# Wriddhiman Saha (47) has posted his highest score vs West Indies in Tests, eclipsing the 40 at North Sound in the first Test of the series. His only two fifties have been recorded by him away from home - 60 at Galle and 56 at Colombo (PSS) - both vs Sri Lanka in August 2015.

# Rahane and Saha put on 98 - the second highest sixth-wicket partnership for India vs West Indies at Kingston behind the 137 between Dilip Sardesai and Eknath Solkar in February 1971.

# Rostan Chase (5/121) has produced his first five-wicket haul in Tests.

# Rostan Chase is the first West Indian spinner since David Holford's 5 for 23 at Bridgetown in March 1976 to produce a five-wicket haul vs India in home Tests.

# For the third time in Tests in the Caribbean, spinners from both teams claimed five wickets or more in an innings - India vs West Indies at Kingston in 1952-53, Bangladesh vs West Indies at Kingstown 2014 and India vs West Indies at Kingston in 2016.

# For India, the first seven partnerships have produced 70.28 - their best average partnership in a Test series (1-7) away from home (minimum 10 partnerships of 50-plus).

PTI

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