Test Records Set by Current Indian Players
* Virender Sehwag scored the second fastest double
century in Tests 182 balls) during the course of
his magnificent 254 in the Lahore Test against
Pakistan at Lahore today .
* Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman share the distinction
of being involved in three 300-plus
partnerships,two of which the duo registered while
batting together. They added 376 vs Australia at
Kolkata in 2000-01 and 303 also against Australia
at Sydney in 2003-04 ( both for the fifth wicket
).Laxman added a third 300-plus stand to his kitty
when he was involved in a fourth wicket association
of 353 with Sachin Tendulkar at Sydney in 2003-04.
Dravid drew level with Laxman by compiling a
first-wicket stand of 410 with Sehwag at Lahore in
* Virender Sehwag remains the only Indian player to
score a triple hundred - 309 vs Pakistan at Multan
* Sachin Tendulkar has the distinction of scoring
the highest number of Test hundreds (35).
* Scahin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid are the only
Indians and two of only five batsmen to score
centuries against all nine Test-playing nations.
* Rahul Dravid remains the only Indian player to
score hundreds IN all nine Test-playing nations.
* Sachin Tendulkar is India's highest run-getter,
and the fourth-highest of all time.
* Sachin Tendulkar is the fastest (in terms of
innings) to reach the milestones of 8000 and 10000
* Sourav Ganguly is India's most successful
captain, with 21 wins from 49 Tests.
* Sourav Ganguly led India to a sensational series
win over world champion Australia at home in the
2000-01 season. India clinched the series 2-1
despite a defeat in the first Test. The loss
remains Australia's only one of the new millennium,
besides the 2005 Ashes series.
* India are only the second team (England have done
it twice) to win a Test after being asked to
follow-on. They achieved this remarkable feat
against Australia at Kolkata.
* Anil Kumble became the first Indian and second
player of all time after England's Jim Laker to
claim all ten wickets in a Test innings. His
phenomenal figures of 26.3-9-74-10 were registered
against Pakistan at New Delhi in February 1999.
* Harbhajan Singh is India's highest wicket-taker
in a three-match series. He took 32 at an average
of 17.03 against Australia in 2000-01.
* Anil Kumble is India's highest wicket-taker (485)
and fifth in the all-time list.