When a team has nothing left to lose, batsmen can take undue risks. Some get lucky, some for longer than others
From Colombo to Galle and back: a tale of wedding processions, rather large fish, and rickshaw roulette
They seem to have lost the skill to get well forward or right back against the turning ball
Statistical highlights from the fourth day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and India in Galle
Number times India have lost a Test when chasing a target of 200 runs or less - against West Indies (1997)
Number of dot balls played by Shikhar Dhawan at the start of Day 4. He inside edged the 36th ball for four.
Runs scored by Jehan Mubarak in this innings, his highest Test score. Mubarak is yet to score a fifty from 21 Test innings
Number of previous Test centuries for Dinesh Chandimal, all three against Bangladesh
Number of times India have achieved an innings-victory in away Tests, with seven of wins coming post 2000
Number of previous instances of Sri Lanka losing their first 3 wickets for 5 runs or less - against ENG (2001) and AUS (2012)
Number of Indian keepers to make a 50+ score in Sri Lanka - MS Dhoni and Wriddhiman Saha
Number of previous instances of 9 or more Indian batsmen being dismissed either bowled or LBW in the same Test inns
Number of India's top-5 batsmen who were dismissed LBW - Rahul, Rohit, Kohli and Rahane. This has only happened once before.
Number of Test scores between 100 and 120 for Virat Kohli. He has gone past 120 only thrice out of his 11 Test centuries
Number of captains who have scored 4 hundreds in their first 4 Tests as captain - Kohli, Cook and Gavaskar