Statistical highlights at the end of first day's play in the fifth Test between India and England at the Oval, here Friday.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni is leading India in his 15th Test against England, bettering Sunil Gavaskar's tally of 14 - the highest tally by a captain in England-India Tests.
# Alastair Cook is appearing in his 107th successive Test, eclipsing Sunil Gavaskar's tally of appearing in 106 Tests in a row. Mark Waugh had appeared in 107 Tests. Only Allan Border (153) has played more Tests in a row than Cook.
# Murali Vijay became the first Indian batsman to manage 400 runs in the present Test series - his aggregate is 400 (ave.44.44) in nine innings. He has totalled 400 runs or more in a Test series for the second time. In 2012-13 against Australia, he had totalled 430 (ave.61.42) in four Tests.
# For the second time in a Test series, Dhoni has registered four innings of fifty or more - the first instance being against Australia in India in 2008-09.
# Dhoni has so far faced 704 balls in the present rubber - the most faced by him in a series.
# Dhoni (82 off 140 balls) has recorded his 12th fifty against England. He has extended his record for most half-centuries against an opponent without registering a century. With Australia's Monty Noble, he shares a record for most fifties (eight) without recording a hundred in England.
# Dhoni's captain's knock of 82 is his third innings of eighty-plus against England in Tests in England - his highest score being 92 at The Oval in 2007.
# Dhoni's knock is his 24th fifty as captain - his 33rd in Tests. He has totalled 349 runs (ave. 38.77) - his best performance in a Test series, bettering the 326 (ave.81.50) in four Tests vs Australia in India in 2012-13.
# Dhoni has registered 55.41 % of runs in India's total of 148, providing the first occasion of an Indian skipper recording more than 50% of runs in a team innings.
# Virat Kohli has recorded his worst performance in a Test rubber - his aggregate being 114 in nine innings at an average of 12.66. For the first time, he has not registered a Test fifty in nine consecutive innings.
# Dhoni and Ishant Sharma were involved in a stand of 58 - India's highest tenth wicket stand in Tests when they lost nine wickets for