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Sri Lanka's shortest innings after electing to bat first

34.2 overs faced by Sri Lanka are the least by them after electing to bat first ESPNcricinfo Ltd

34.2 Number of overs that Sri Lanka's first innings lasted, which is their shortest after electing to bat. Before this, they had lasted 38.4 overs, bowled for 95 against South Africa in Cape Town in 2000-01.

1 Number of lower totals for Sri Lanka against Australia at home, than the first-innings 117. They were bowled out for 105 in Galle in 2011. Tuesday's total is the lowest total by any team in Pallekele. Sri Lanka themselves had previously made 174 against Australia in 2011.

22.30 Test average of Sri Lanka's top three batsmen at home since July 2015, which is the lowest among all teams. In 36 innings, their top-three has managed only two centuries and one half-century.

10.50 Sri Lanka's average opening partnership in home Tests since July 2015 - again, the worst among all teams. In 12 innings, only once have their openers put on more than 50.

2003 The last time Sri Lanka fielded two or more debutants in the same Test. Sri Lanka handed out debut caps to Dhananjaya de Silva and Lakshan Sandakan on Tuesday. Against New Zealand in Colombo (PSS) in 2003, Kaushal Lokuarachchi and Prabath Nissanka made their Test debuts. De Silva's first scoring shot was a six, which makes him the first Sri Lanka player to start off his Test career with a six.

1 This is the first Test in Sri Lanka in which both teams' openers were dismissed for single-digit scores in the first innings. Overall, there have been 19 such Tests, the last of which was at Wanderers in 2006-07 between India and South Africa.

2006 The last time Sri Lanka's top five were all dismissed for 15 or fewer runs in a Test innings at home, against Pakistan in Colombo (PSS). This is the sixth such instance for Sri Lanka in home Tests.

19.16 Angelo Mathews' average in his last six Test innings against Australia, with a highest of 35. In his first six innings against them, he averaged 87.25 - he remained unbeaten twice - with a century and three half-centuries.

2 Consecutive ducks for David Warner in Tests against Sri Lanka. Warner was dismissed for a duck in the first innings of this Test, as well as in the second innings of the SCG Test in 2012-13. Incidentally, in the other four innings against them, he has made half-centuries. Sri Lanka and India are the only teams against whom Warner has two ducks.