To equal his Test record
is a huge honor for me,' said Dar.
The runs continued to flow from Mathews' bat in July's one-day series against Bangladesh and he has a solid Test record
in Galle, where he averages just under 47 in 17 matches.
1930: Australia's Don Bradman set a new Test record
with an innings of 334 against England at Leeds.
SIR IAN McGEECHAN Tours: 1989, '93, '97, 2009 Test record
: Won 6, lost 6 The Scotsman has more tours to his name than any other, starting in 1989 when he led the Lions to victory in Australia by the narrowest of margins, winning the third Test 19-18 and the series 2-1.
Glamorgan chief executive Hugh Morris said: "Usman is a very talented cricketer, who has a fantastic Test record
Cook admitted he was awake in the middle of the night deliberating which of the two should complete England's seam attack against Pakistan - but in the end Finn's proven Test record
made his mind up.
The source said that the board was well aware of England team's Test record
And with just four wickets needed to go past Sir Ian Botham's Test record
of 383, there will be an extra frisson in the air as everyone awaits a moment of cricket history.
Starting Day Four of the match 105 runs behind India and nine wickets down, England went to lunch leading by 28, as Joe Root and James Anderson extended their partnership to an unbroken 187, a Test record
for the tenth wicket.
He was the first professional captain of the England Test side and his innings of 364 against Australia at The Oval in 1938 stood as a Test record
for nearly 20 years.
"His Test record
in England is probably a bit more than a fraction under his overall Test record
but, even at this stage in his career, he is determined to do something about it."
India will be looking to improve their Test record
in the West Indies during this three-match series, which currently stands at just four wins from 43 matches.