Statistical highlights from Day 1 at Galle

Updated: 31 August 2011 20:36 IST

A look at the first day's play between Sri Lanka and Australia (1st Test), in numbers:

Statistical highlights from Day 1 at Galle

New Delhi:

A look at the first day's play between Sri Lanka and Australia (1st Test), in numbers:

# Michael Hussey (95) has posted his first fifty-plus this year.

# Hussey's aforesaid innings is his highest under Michael Clarke's captaincy, eclipsing the 33 against England at Sydney in January this year.

# Hussey (95) has recorded his 25th Test fifty - his first against Sri Lanka.

# Hussey has averaged 131.33 against Sri Lanka in Tests - 394 in four innings, including two centuries and one fifty.

# Hussey has posted 133 at Brisbane and 132 & 34 not out at Hobart in November 2007 and 95 at Galle in four innings against Sri Lanka.

# Hussey, for the fourth time in Tests, has been dismissed in the nervous nineties - his first three instances being 91 at Adelaide in December 2006, 93 against at Adelaide in December 2010 - both against England and 90 against India at Nagpur in November 2008.

# Suranga Lakmal (3/55) has recorded his career-best bowling performance in Tests, eclipsing the 3 for 99 against England at Southampton in June 2011.



Topics : Australia Suranga Lakmal Cricket Michael Hussey
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