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Cricket news - Stats highlights: Agarwal equals Sidhu's long-standing record

Agarwal's double ton powered India as they scored 407 runs on Day 2

12 Innings taken by Mayank Agarwal to score his second double century in Test cricket. Only player in the history of the game took fewer innings to score his second double century - five innings by Vinod Kambli. His first double hundred came against South Africa in Vizag last month.

243 by Mayank is the fifth-highest by an Indian opening batsman in Test cricket. All the four higher scores belong to one player - Virender Sehwag. It is also the second highest individual score for India against Bangladesh behind Sachin Tendulkar's unbeaten 248 in Dhaka in 2004/05.

Highest individual scores by an Indian opener

206 runs scored by Mayank on the second day - he started off on 37 and was dismissed for 243. There are only five instances of an Indian batsman scoring more runs in a day's play and three of those by Virender Sehwag.

Most runs in a day's play for India

8 Sixes hit by Mayank in his 330-ball marathon - the joint-most in an innings for an Indian batsman. He equaled the previous record set by Navjot Sidhu against Sri Lanka in Lucknow in 1993/94.

4 Double hundreds scored by India in four Tests this home season - Mayank 215 in Vizag, Virat Kohli 254* in Pune, Rohit Sharma 212 in Ranchi and Mayank's 243 this Test. This is the first instance of a team having a double centurion in four successive Tests.

407 Runs scored by India in the day's play - they started the day on 86/1 and finished at 493/6. Only twice they aggregated more in a single day's play - 417/2 against Sri Lanka in Kanpur in 2009/10 and 443/1 against the same opponent in the following Test at the Brabourne Stadium.

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