Numbers Game

ESPNcricinfo's stats editor S Rajesh looks at the stories behind the stats

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Umesh Yadav in Tests, before and since November 1, 2015

How good has Umesh Yadav got?

In the last 18 months, the Indian fast bowler has made significant strides, and the most impressive aspect has been his improved control

Shaun Marsh says no to a run

Mr Inconsistents

There is no doubting the batting talent of Shaun Marsh and KL Rahul, but both have been plagued by inconsistency in their Test careers so far

MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh led India's recovery

No target tall enough

The new fielding regulations in ODIs may well have forced teams to adopt a strategy that's more likely to succeed in tall chases

Biggest difference between batting and bowling averages for allrounders in Tests

The curious case of Shakib Al Hasan

His Test stats as batsman and bowler compare favourably with some of the best allrounders, which is why his second-innings dismissal in Wellington is all the more puzzling