Kumar Sangakkara has recorded his 22nd century - his fourth against India.
Sangakkara's 103 is his fourth hundred as Captain.
In Sri Lanka, Sangakkara has posted 14 hundreds. Of his previous 21 centuries, 14 resulted in Sri Lanka's wins.
Sangakkara has registered two centuries against India as captain with a highest of 137 at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai in December 2009. His other two hundreds as captain are - one each against Pakistan and New Zealand. Sangakkara, during his 30th first-class century, has completed his 12,000 runs - 12,036 at an average of 46.83 in 174 matches.
India have lost six Tosses in a row - one vs. Sri Lanka, two each vs. Bangladesh and South Africa and vs.Sri Lanka (Galle).
For the first time, Tharanga Paranavitana has posted three fifty-plus innings in a row (against India) in Tests - 53 & 54 at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai in December 2009 and 110 not out at Galle International Stadium.
Paranavitana's magnificent unbeaten 110 is his first century in Tests.
Paranavitana and Sangakkara put on 181 for the second wicket - Sri Lanka's highest stand at Galle, surpassing the 133 between Sangakkkara and Malinda Warnapura against India in 2008. Virender Sehwag (98) now needs just two wickets to complete his century of wickets in first-class cricket.Statistical highlights of the opening day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka on Sunday.