In the excitement over the West Indies finally winning a Test against a “respected” opponent, an unique record was overlooked. KC Brathwaite became the only opener to remain unbeaten in both innings of a Test.
The scorecard: http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/match/1050233.html
You would expect that this would have happened before, but it hasn’t.
The nearest equivalent I could think of was Desmond Haynes who opened and was last out in both innings in this test-though he had the mortifying experience of seeing his side lose the Test (and series) by one wicket: http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/match/63259.html
Other points of interest: Kraigg is one of the few who have scored over 200 runs in a Test in two unbeaten innings:
He is also one of 28 to have scored unbeaten 50-plus scores in each innings-which Chanderpaul was fond of doing. GC Grant and Azhar Mahmood achieved this on debut. Aravinda de Silva remains the only one to make two unbeaten centuries in a Test. Other surprising entries in this list include Wriddhiman Saha:
Probably Kraigg deserves a little calypso in his honour.
(Thanks to Abhishek Risbud for suggesting this potential record).