England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 4th day May 30, 2016

Cook's 10k, Anderson's 450, Sri Lanka's four defeats in a row

The statistics and milestones from the fourth and final day of the second Test at Chester-le-Street, where Alastair Cook and James Anderson reached new highs

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Cook joins the 10,000 Test runs club

2002 The last time England won two matches in a Test series against Sri Lanka. This is the seventh series between the teams since the three-match series in 2002, which England won 2-0.

4 The number of consecutive Test defeats for Sri Lanka. They lost both Tests to New Zealand in December last year, and have now started this tour with two more. This is only the fourth time they have lost four or more consecutive Tests. Their worst run is five losses in a row in 1994.

475 Sri Lanka's second-innings total is their second-biggest while following on in Tests. Their highest was also against England, when they scored 537 for 9 at Lord's in 2006. That was also the last time a team scored more than 475 runs when asked to follow on against England.

374 Difference in Sri Lanka's innings totals in this match - 101 in the first innings and 475 in the second. The difference is their second-highest in a Test. The highest is 383 against Australia in Colombo (SSC) in 1992 when, after declaring on 547 for 8 in the first innings, they were bundled for 164 in the second innings, chasing 181 to win.

3 Number of higher scores by wicketkeepers when following on in Tests than Dinesh Chandimal's 126 in this Test. For Sri Lanka, Chandimal's innings is the third-highest when following on. Dimuth Karunaratne had scored 152, the highest, when New Zealand asked them to follow on in Christchurch in 2014-15. This innings is Chandimal's first century outside Asia and sixth overall.

116 Runs added by Chandimal and Rangana Herath for the seventh wicket, the fourth-biggest partnership for the wicket for any team in the follow-on. Chandimal had added 92 runs for the sixth wicket with Milinda Siriwardana which is Sri Lanka's highest for that wicket when following on.

2 Number of Sri Lanka batsmen who have scored a half-century at an older age than Rangana Herath's 38 years, 69 days (age at the start of the match) - Somachandra De Silva scored two half-centuries after the age of 40 while Sanath Jayasuriya scored his last at 38 years, 154 days. Herath's 61 is the highest by a Sri Lanka No.8 batsman outside Asia. This was Herath's second half-century in Tests, both coming at No.8.

0 Number of players who completed 10,000 Test runs at a younger age than Alastair Cook, who got there at the age of 31 years, 157 days. The previous youngest was Sachin Tendulkar who was 31 years, 326 days when reaching the milestone against Pakistan at Eden Gardens in March 2005. Also Cook is the quickest, in terms of number of days from debut, to complete 10,000 runs - in ten years, 90 days. He beat Rahul Dravid's previous record of 11 years, 283 days, which he reached against South Africa in Chennai in March 2008.

6 Number of bowlers who have taken 450 or more wickets in Tests. James Anderson became the sixth to do so with his dismissal of Herath. He is the third fast bowler and first England bowler to take that many wickets.

2008 Last time an England bowler took three or more five-wicket hauls in a Test series, before Anderson in this series - Ryan Sidebottom against New Zealand in New Zealand. This is only the third such instance by an England bowler since 2000.

Bharath Seervi is stats sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo. @SeerviBharath

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