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.Statistical highlights of the third day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka on Tuesday.