1st Test Highlights: India vs SL, Day 1

Updated: 18 July 2010 12:14 IST

Statistical highlights of the opening day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka on Sunday.

1st Test Highlights: India vs SL, Day 1

Galle:

Statistical highlights of the opening day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka on Sunday.

  • 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.



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