Statistical Highlights: India vs SL, 2nd Test, Day 4
<img border='0' align='left' title=' ' src='http://www.ndtv.com/convergence/images/thumbnail/ver1/c/cricketgen1.jpg' class='caption'> Here are the highlights of Day 4 of the 2nd Test between India and Sri Lanka on Friday.
Here are the highlights of Day 4 of the 2nd Test between India and Sri Lanka on Friday.
India, under the leadership of Dhoni, have won six out of nine Tests played, the winning % being 66.66 - the highest by an Indian captain.
India have now recorded 26 victories by an innings margin - 7 against Sri Lanka, four against England, three each against Australia, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, two against New Zealand and one against West Indies.
The Indian triumph at Kanpur is their ninth in 16 Tests against Sri Lanka in India - winning % 56.25.
Sri Lanka is yet to register a Test win in India.
Prasanna Jayawardene became the second Sri lankan and the fourth batsman in the present series to complete 200 runs or more - 222 at an average of 111.00. The top four batsmen in the series in terms of run-aggregate are: Rahul Dravid (359), Mahela Jayawardene (332) and Gautam Gambhir (282).
Prasanna has completed 200 runs or more in a Test series for the first time.
For the second time in his Test career, Sreesanth has received the Man of the Match award - his first against Sri Lanka.
India have celebrated their 100th Test win with their third biggest win against Sri Lanka, bettering the innings and 119-run triumph at Lucknow in 1993-94. The win is India's third biggest in Test cricket - the top two being by an innings and 239 runs against Bangladesh at Mirpur in 2007 and by an innings 219 runs against Austrlia in the 1997-98 Kolkata Test.
India's aforesaid victory is their second in five Tests (the other three being drawn) this year, thus becoming the only nation not to lose a Test match this year.
Sri Lanka's defeat to India is their first in ten Tests in 2009 - their tally of five wins is the most recorded by any team.
Sri Lanka have suffered their fifth biggest defeat in Tests.
Samaraweera, with his third half-century against India, his 21st overall, has taken his run-aggregate to 1233 at an average of 82.20, including four hundreds and four fifties in Tests. He is the top run-getter in 2009.
Samaraweera and Ajantha Mendis were involved in a 73-run stand - Sri Lanka's best ever for the ninth wicket against India.
Harbhajan became the third bowler to complete 20 wickets or more at Green Park - the top two bowlers at this venue being Kapil Dev (25 in seven Tests) and Anil Kumble (21 in three Tests).