Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

V Kohli
213(267) 17x4 - 2x6
Control %92%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 50 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
1 9 13 46 31 18 46 49
CA Pujara
143(362) 14x4 - 0x6
Control %94%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 42 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
3 6 23 19 30 7 21 34

Best performances - Bowlers

R Ashwin
O17.3
M4
R63
W4
Eco3.60
RHB
OFFLEG
2W1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
R Ashwin
O28.1
M7
R67
W4
Eco2.37
RHB
OFFLEG
2W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
2W

Partnerships

  • SL - 1st
  • INDIA - 1st
  • SL - 2nd

Sri Lanka - 1st - Innings

20
FDM Karunaratne7 (14)
S Samarawickrama13 (15)
24
FDM Karunaratne13 (63)
HDRL Thirimanne9 (58)
16
AD Mathews10 (20)
FDM Karunaratne5 (11)
62
FDM Karunaratne26 (59)
LD Chandimal36 (67)
38
LD Chandimal14 (30)
N Dickwella24 (30)
5
LD Chandimal3 (11)
MD Shanaka2 (15)
19
MDK Perera15 (21)
LD Chandimal4 (11)
0
HMRKB Herath0 (2)
LD Chandimal0 (3)
21
HMRKB Herath4 (20)
RAS Lakmal17 (25)
0
HMRKB Herath0 (1)
PLS Gamage0 (0)

India - 1st - Innings

7
M Vijay0 (10)
KL Rahul7 (13)
209
CA Pujara80 (219)
M Vijay128 (211)
183
CA Pujara63 (143)
V Kohli118 (153)
11
V Kohli9 (14)
AM Rahane2 (15)
173
RG Sharma81 (141)
V Kohli86 (100)
14
R Ashwin5 (14)
RG Sharma9 (10)
13*
RG Sharma12 (9)
WP Saha1 (5)

Sri Lanka - 2nd - Innings

0
FDM Karunaratne0 (0)
S Samarawickrama0 (2)
34
FDM Karunaratne18 (45)
HDRL Thirimanne15 (45)
14
AD Mathews6 (15)
HDRL Thirimanne8 (17)
20
AD Mathews4 (17)
LD Chandimal16 (11)
7
LD Chandimal3 (21)
N Dickwella4 (12)
27
LD Chandimal10 (8)
MD Shanaka17 (8)
5
MDK Perera0 (1)
LD Chandimal5 (9)
0
HMRKB Herath0 (2)
LD Chandimal0 (0)
58
RAS Lakmal30 (35)
LD Chandimal27 (33)
1
RAS Lakmal1 (7)
PLS Gamage0 (9)

Bounty year for India

32

International wins for India in 2017, their most ever in a calendar year. They had won 31 in 2016

A year of losses for SL

7

Tests lost by SL in 2017, which equals the most defeats for them in a calendar year; they had also lost 7 in 2015

Top-order collapses

4

Number of consecutive second innings in which Sri Lanka have been 5 down for less than 100 - twice v Pakistan in the UAE, and twice in this series

Four tons in an innings

3

Instances of four centuries in an innings for India. Before this game, they had achieved this against SA in Kolkata, 2010, and v Bangladesh in Mirpur, 2007

Double the fun

5

Double-hundreds for Kohli as captain, which equals Brian Lara's record. Bradman, Clarke and Graeme Smith had four each

Hundreds galore

5

Instances of at least three hundreds by India's top 4 in a Test innings. Previous instance was also v SL, in Kanpur in 2009

Hungry for hundreds

75%

Conversion rate for Kohli as captain in Tests - he has 12 centuries out of 16 50+ scores. It's the best among all captains with 10 or more hundreds

Captain centurion

10

Hundreds in all international cricket for Kohli in 2017, which is a record for any captain in a calendar year. Ponting (2005 & 2006) and Smith (2005) had 9 each

Vijay-Pujara in select group

5

Pairs who have added 4 successive century stands in Tests: Loxton-Harvey, S Manjrekar-Azharuddin, Butcher-Trescothick, Younis-Yousuf, and Vijay-Pujara

Outstanding home pair

9

Century stands between Vijay and Pujara in home Tests in just 22 partnerships; in 16 overseas stands, though, they have only one century partnership

Vijay-Pujara on a roll

5

Century stands between Vijay and Pujara in their last 7 stands in Tests; before this stand they had added 102, 178 and 107, 16, 47 & 209 in their previous 6 partnerships

The 1000-run club

2

Batsmen who have scored 1000-plus Test runs in 2017 - Dean Elgar and Dimuth Karunaratne. Elgar has 1097 runs in 20 inngs, while Karunaratne reached 1000 in his 23rd

Ashwin's bunny

12

Number of times Ashwin has dismissed Thirimanne in all international cricket, his highest against any batsman (6 times in ODIs, 5 in Tests and 1 in T20Is)