Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 1st day July 3, 2015

Mubarak returns, Younis goes past Miandad

Stats analysis from the first day of the third Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan

Upul Tharanga, who had opened in each of his 34 previous Test innings, came out at No. 3 in the first innings of the Pallekele Test © AFP

13 Number of years since Sri Lanka last played a Test match without either Kumar Sangakkara or Mahela Jayawardene - against Bangladesh in 2002. Jehan Mubarak made his debut in that Test. Since then, at least one of the two have played in 111 consecutive Tests.

101 Tests Jehan Mubarak has missed since making his debut in 2002. He has only played 11 of Sri Lanka's 112 Tests in this period.

7 Years since Mubarak last played a Test match for Sri Lanka - against England in Colombo in 2007.

29 Test matches Younis Khan has played against Sri Lanka, the most for any Pakistan player against a single opposition. Javed Miandad played 28 Tests against India.

21 Wickets taken by Yasir Shah in this series, the most by any Pakistan bowler during a Test series in Sri Lanka. The previous highest was 17 wickets - by Mohammad Asif in 2006.

58 Wickets taken by Yasir Shah in Tests, the most in Test history for any leg-spinner after his first 10 Tests. The previous record was 57 wickets, held by Australia's Clarrie Grimmett. Yasir Shah is currently playing his 10th Test, with an innings to go.

5 Years since Rangana Herath has been dropped for a Test match in Sri Lanka - against West Indies in 2010 when Chris Gayle scored that famous 333. Since then, Sri Lanka have played 20 home Tests with Herath playing all but one (due to an injury).

205 Number of times Sangakkara has batted at No. 3 in Tests for Sri Lanka. All the other Sri Lankan batsmen combined have batted at No. 3 only 211 times in their Test history.

1 Instances of Upul Tharanga batting at No. 3. Each of his 34 previous Test innings were as an opener. Tharanga scored 46 in his first innings at this position.

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