Chris Martin batting facts

Chris Martin…

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…has scored more Test runs than any other batsman with a Test average of less than 3.

…has the highest score (12*) of all batsmen with a Test average of less than 3.

…has a better batting average than 117 other Test cricketers.

…once recorded 9 consecutive scores of 0 in Tests: 0*, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0*, 0, 0, 0.

…has only been dismissed in half of his Test innings (52 of 104).

…has been not out more often than all but 3 Test cricketers ever.

…has batted 10 times against Sri Lanka in Tests and never been dismissed.

…has scored a duck against 7 of the other 9 Test playing nations.

…has made at least one duck every year that he’s played Test cricket.

…has scored more ducks than anybody who has played Test cricket (except CA Walsh).

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…has never been out stumped in a Test match.

…has never lost a Test match in which he has scored double figures.

…has never batted for more than 37 minutes in a single innings.

…averaged 12 after his first 2 Test innings.

…has batted at 10 on 4 occasions in Tests; each time because of an injured team mate.

[Updated: 5 January 2013]

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