Statistical highlights: India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 4
<img border='0' align='left' title=' ' src='http://www.ndtv.com/convergence/images/thumbnail/ver1/s/sangakkara_afp.jpg' class='caption'> Following are the statistical highlights of day four of the third and final India-Sri Lanka Test match on Saturday.
Following are the statistical highlights of day four of the third and final India-Sri Lanka Test match on Saturday.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the third wicketkeeper to take 100 catches for India, joining Syed Kirmani (160) and Kiran More (110).
Samaraweera has recorded his second duck against India -his sixth in Tests.
Sangakkara's third century against India is his 21st in Tests.
For the third time in Tests, Sangakkara has amassed 1,000 runs in a calendar year, aggregating 1079 runs at an average of 59.94 in eleven Tests, including four centuries.
Sangakkara's previous two instances of making 1,000 runs in a calendar year were recorded in 2006 & 2009.
Sangakkara became the fifth batsman to make 1,000 runs - the first four batsmen being Samaraweera (1234), Mahela Jayawardene (1194), Tillakaratne Dilshan (1097) and Andre Strauss (1071)
Sangakkara is the first Sri Lankan skipper to register a hundred against India in India. The first three Sri Lankan captains to make hundreds against India were Duleep Mendis, Sanath Jayasuriya and Mahela Jayawardene.
Prasanna Jayawardene (297 at an average of 74.25) has established a record for aggregating most runs for Sri Lanka as a wicketkeeper against India - also his best ever perfor mance in a Test series.
Sangakkara has registered his first hundred in India - 133 not out off 258 balls.
Overall, the aforesaid innings is his third century against India - his first two being 144 at Colombo PSS last year and 105 not out at Galle in 2001.
Tharanga Paranavitana - 53 & 54 - has recorded a fifty in each innings for the first time.
Paranavitana has posted four half-centuries in Tests - two each against India and Pakistan.