New Delhi: Statistical highlights on day two of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at Sardar Patel Stadium on Tuesday.
From 32 for four to 426 - 394 runs were registered for the remaining six wickets - India's best recovery ever in Tests when they have lost four wickets for less than 35 runs.
Chanaka Welegedara (4/87) has produced his best bowling figures in Tests. He is the first Sri Lankan bowler to bag four wickets in an innings at this venue.
Muttiah Muralitharan's wicket-aggregate of 91 at an average of 30.10 runs in 19 Tests is exceeded only by Imran Khan (94) against India.
Dilshan became the fourth Sri Lankan to register a century on Indian soil, joining Duleep Mendis (105 & 105 at, Chennai in 1982-83), Aravinda de Silva (110 not out at Mohali in 1997-98) and Marvan Atapattu (108 at Mohali in 1997-98).
Dilshan has registered his second hundred against India, which is his tenth in Tests. He is the first player to make five hundreds this year.
Dilshan has set a record for the highest individual innings for Sri Lanka against India in India, surpassing Aravinda de Silva's unbeaten 110 at Mohali in 1997-98.
Dilshan's runs' tally of 961 in nine Tests at an average of 73.92 is bettered only by Thilan Samaraweera (1128) and Andrew Strauss (1071).
Dilshan has established another record. He is the first Sri Lankan to make three successive innings of 60-plus - 65 & 65 in December 2005, followed by 112 on Tuesday. His tally of 242 (ave.80.66) in three innings at his venue is the best by any batsman against India at this venue.
Dilshan and Kumar Sagakkara have shared a 115-run stand for the second wicket, equalling Sri Lanka's highest in India. In the 1997-98 Mumbai Test, Marvan Atapattu and Dharmasena had put on 115 for the second wicket.
With Harbhajan Singh's wicket, Muttiah Muralitharan (301) is now the second bowler after Shane Warne (389) to take 300 wickets overseas in Tests.
India (426) have posted their highest total against Sri Lanka at Sardar Patel Stadium, Gujarat, surpassing the 398 in December 2005.