By the Numbers: West Indies in 499 Tests

The West Indies are playing their 500th Test, in St Lucia against Bangladesh, and such a momentous milestone deserves a numerical breakdown, so without further ado, here are the Windies' stats since 1928.

By the Numbers: Bell's Test career

The second Test between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley marks Ian Bell's 100th Test for the Three Lions, having made his debut nearly 10 years ago at The Oval. Here are some random numbers relating to his career.

By the Numbers: Final Test knocks

The pressure is immense, the player is usually not in good form, or a bit over the hill, and the opposition is beyond fired up and eager to remove said batsman. Here are the a few of the legendary batsmen's final scores.

By the Numbers: SA skippers' stand

The partnership between South Africa Test skipper Graeme Smith and ODI counterpart AB de Villiers lasted for an entire match day, all told, and comprised the vast bulk of the 517 the Proteas scored in Dubai.

Stat attack: Australia's first drop conundrum

Usman Khawaja is the latest person to go in at first drop, but he made just 25 runs in Manchester and 21 at Chester-le-Street, so the battle for a Punter replacement continues, with an eye to the return leg of the Ashes in November.