1st Test Highlights: India vs SL, Day 3

<img border='0' align='left' title=' ' src='http://www.ndtv.com/convergence/images/thumbnail/ver1/s/sehwag-t09.jpg' class='caption'> Statistical highlights of the third day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka on Tuesday.

Updated: July 20, 2010 13:33 IST
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Statistical highlights of the third day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka on Tuesday.

  • Lasith Malinga (64) has registered his career-best innings in First-class cricket - his maiden fifty.

  • Abhimanyu Mithun (4/105) is the second Indian speedster to bag four wickets or more in an innings at Galle. Javagal Srinath was the Indian fast bowler to accomplish the feat - 5 for 114 in August 2001.

  • Virender Sehwag's tally of 336 (ave.336.00) in three innings is the highest by an Indian batsman at Galle.

  • Virender Sehwag has recorded his third fifty against Sri Lanka - his 22nd in Tests.

  • In his last four innings, Sehwag has posted two centuries and one innings of 75-plus - 109 at Nagpur & 165 at Kolkata - both against South Africa and an unbeaten 85 against Sri Lanka at Galle.

  • Sehwag is the first Indian player to amass 500 runs in Tests in 2010, aggregating 528 at an average of 88.00 in five Tests, including two centuries and three fifties.

  • Rahul Dravid has been dismissed 'run-out' for the 12th time in Tests. He has extended his unwanted Indian record. Australia's Ricky Ponting holds the dubious distinction with his 13 such dismissals.

  • Sri Lanka (520 for eight wickets declared) have registered their highest total against India at Galle International Stadium.

  • Ishant Sharma has bagged his 150th first-class wicket - his victim being Mahela Jayawardene.

  • Thilan Samaraweera has posted his second consecutive duck against India. In his prevous Test at Braburne Stadium, Mumbai, he had made 1 & 0.

  • Tharanga Paranvitana, with his 111 off 233, has emulated Sanath Jayasuriya's highest individual innings for Sri Lanka against India at Galle. Jayasuriya had recorded 111 in August 2001.

  • For the first time in Tests, Pragyan Ojha could not claim a single wicket.

  • Rangana Herath and Prasanna Jayawardene were associated in a seventh wicket partnership of 49 - Sri Lanka's highest against India at Galle.

  • Herath (80 not out) has posted his career-best score in First-class cricket.

  • Herath became the first number eight Sri Lankan player to register a fifty against India at Galle.
  • Herath and Lasith Malinga were associated in an eighth wicket stand of 115 - Sri Lanka's highest against India.

  • With Paranavitana's catch, Dhoni has equalled Nayan Mongia's Indian wicketkeeping record for most dismissals (18) against Sri Lanka in Tests.

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