England v India Test series in numbers as Virat Kohli leads run-getters

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Virat Kohli has outshone Joe Root in the batting department.

England clinched Test series victory over India at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday and now hold an unassailable 3-1 lead heading into the fifth and final match at the Oval starting on Friday (September 7).

After a Test match for the ages in Southampton, we look back at some of the key numbers so far in the series.

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Most runs in the series – Virat Kohli

Matches – 4
Innings – 8
Runs – 544
Average – 68
Balls Faced – 954
Centuries – 2
Fifties – 3
Top Score – 149

India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates reaching his fifty during play on the fourth day of the fourth Test cricket match between England and India at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, southwest England on September 2, 2018. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. NO ASSOCIATION WITH DIRECT COMPETITOR OF SPONSOR, PARTNER, OR SUPPLIER OF THE ECB (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

Head and shoulders above the rest: Virat Kohli.

Jos Buttler (260), Sam Curran (251), Cheteshwar Pujara (241) and Ajinkya Rahane (220) make up the top five.

Most wickets in the series – James Anderson

Matches – 4
Innings – 8
Wickets – 19
Average – 17.68
Economy – 2.39
Overs Bowled – 140.1
Maidens – 38
Runs conceded – 336
Best – 5-20

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: England bowler James Anderson celebrates after having India batsman Shikhar Dhawan caught during the 4th Specsavers Test Match between England and India at The Ageas Bowl on September 2, 2018 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Integral again: James Anderson.

Indian paceman Ishant Sharma (15) is second while Stuart Broad and Mohammed Shami are tied on 14, with Jasprit Bumrah the fifth-most productive bowler on 11 scalps.

Anderson is now just four wickets shy of levelling Australian great Glenn McGrath’s haul of 563 scalps.

Most catches – KL Rahul and Alastair Cook (tied with 11 each)

The Indian opener’s catches have come during just seven India innings, as opposed to Cook’s eight occasions in the field. KL Rahul snaffled a series-high four during the tourists’ emphatic third Test win at Trent Bridge.

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: England batsman Alastair Cook looks behind after edging the ball to Rahul off the bowling of Ishant Sharma for 17 runs during day four of the 3rd Specsavers Test Match between England and India at Trent Bridge on August 21, 2018 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

KL Rahul has been a safe pair of hands in the slip cordon for India.

Highest Partnership in the Series Sixth-wicket stand of 189 between Jonny Bairstow and Chris Woakes at Lord’s.

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Chris Woakes of England celebrates reaching his century with teammate Jonathan Bairstow during day three of the 2nd Specsavers Test between England and India at Lord's Cricket Ground on August 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Epic stand: Chris Woakes and Bairstow piled on the runs at the Home of Cricket.

Highest Team Total – England: 396-7d, off 88.1 overs in second innings of second match at Lord’s.

Chris Woakes celebrates after scoring his maiden Test hundred at Lord's

All-rounder Chris Woakes (137*) celebrates after scoring his maiden Test hundred.

Most fours – Virat Kohli (61)

Kohli registered his 23rd Test ton on Monday.

Simply sublime: Virat Kohli.

Most sixes – Sam Curran (4, from just five innings)

Curran scored a superb 78

Sam Curran hasn’t been afraid to smash the ball around.

Highest strike-rate in an innings – Jos Buttler 121.87 (39 off 32 balls, including three 4s and two 6s)

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: England batsman Jos Buttler drives a ball to the boundary watched by wicketkeeper Pant during day four of the 3rd Specsavers Test Match between England and India at Trent Bridge on August 21, 2018 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Jos Buttler was among the runs in both innings in Nottingham.

Highest Test aggregate of runs  Trent Bridge (1,159 runs scored between the sides).

India will not want to lose the momentum from their Trent Bride win.

India were the dominant side in the third Test.

Total amount of wickets to have fallen – 144: 40 at Birmingham; 27 at Lord’s; 37 at Nottingham and 40 during the Southampton Test.

Most extras conceded in an innings – 34, forming England’s first innings total of 246 at Southampton (B: 23; lb; 9, nb: 2).

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant in action during day three of the 4th Specsavers Test between England and India at The Ageas Bowl on September 1, 2018 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Rishabh Pant faced tough conditions to keep to at the Ageas Bowl.

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