Eng v SL, 1st Test, Headingley May 20, 2016

Anderson passes Kapil; Bairstow's Leeds form

Stats highlights from the second day's play at Headingley

James Anderson went past Kapil Dev to become the sixth highest wicket-taker in Test history. © Getty Images

438 Number of wicket James Anderson now has in Tests; he went past Kapil Dev's tally of 434 wickets with the dismissal of Angelo Mathews. Among pacers, only Glenn McGrath and Courtney Walsh have taken more wickets than Anderson. Click here for a list of highest wicket-takers in Tests.

548 Runs scored by Jonny Bairstow in his last four first-class innings at Leeds. This was his third century in his last four innings at this venue; he had made a career-best of 246 against Hampshire last month and had followed it up with a 198 against Surrey in his next match. He has now made 1018 runs at an average of 92.54 in Headingley since 2015. Bairstow fell just ten runs short of his highest Test score of 150* which had come in Cape Town in the New Year Test this year. Bairstow has 1344 runs in Tests at 35.36 with two centuries and six fifties.

46.98 Bairstow's percentage contribution to England's innings - he made 140 of the 298 runs that England scored in their first innings. This is the third highest contribution by an England batsman batting at No. 7 or lower in an all-out innings in Tests. The highest such contribution is by Len Hutton who scored 62 out of the 122 made by England in the first Ashes Test of 1950-51 at the Gabba. Bairstow's contribution is highest since Jack Russell made 128 out of 264 runs (48.48%) scored by England in the fourth Ashes Test in 1989, at Old Trafford.

5/16 Anderson's returns from Sri Lanka's first innings - his first five-for at Leeds from eight Tests. His previous best of 3 for 91 too had come against Sri Lanka in 2014. This is only the third time he has taken three or more wickets in Tests in Headingley. This was Anderson's 19th five-wicket haul in Tests.

6 Number of times before Bairstow in this match a wicketkeeper had made a century and also taken five catches in an innings in Tests. The previous such instance was by BJ Watling in the Wellington Test against India in 2014-15. This was the third such instance by an England keeper. The previous two instances were by Matt Prior. Click here for a list of such instances.

136 Runs scored by Alex Hales from eight Test innings before this one. He had averaged just 17.00 on England's tour to South Africa in 2015-16 with a highest of 60 which came in Cape Town. Hales' 86 is his second fifty in Tests. Hales has made 222 runs at 24.66 with two fifties in Tests.

2013 Last time before this England enforced follow-on in Tests, which was against New Zealand in Wellington. After that Test, this was the third such opportunity for Alastair Cook. Before this, England had batted again at Lord's in the second Ashes Test in 2013 and also against India in Southampton in 2014.

2011 The last time Sri Lanka were dismissed for a score lower than the 91 that they managed in the first innings in Tests. England were the opposition on that occasion too - they had bowled out Sri Lanka for 82 in Cardiff with Chris Tremlett and Graeme Swann taking four wickets each. Sri Lanka's total in their first innings is their sixth lowest all-out total in Tests.

2 Number of partnerships that have added more runs for the sixth wicket in Headingley than the one between Bairstow and Hales in England's first innings. Kevin Pietersen and Matt Prior had put on a partnership of 160 runs against West Indies in 2007. The only other higher stand had come between Tony Greig and Alan Knott, also against West Indies, in 1976.

1 Number of Sri Lanka fast bowlers who have returned better figures than Dasun Shanaka's 3 for 46 on debut in away Tests. Lasith Malinga had taken 4 for 42 in Darwin on his debut. Shanaka is the only the third Sri Lanka pacer - after Malinga and Hasantha Fernando - to take three or more wickets on debut in overseas Tests. Fernando took 3 for 63 in Johannesburg in 2002. Shanka took all the three wickets in his first three overs giving away just a run. He dismissed Alastair Cook and Nick Compton in his second over and got Joe Root in his third.

26 Runs scored totally by Sri Lanka's top four batsmen in their first innings - the second fewest they have added in an innings in an away Test. The only time they had managed fewer runs was in 1982-83 in Wellington, when their top four totally scored only 21 runs. Overall, Sri Lanka's top four have aggregated fewer than 26 runs only nine other times, eight of which have come in home Tests.

Shiva Jayaraman is a senior sub-editor (stats) at ESPNcricinfo.com

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