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Rangana Herath: first captain with eight-for since 1985

Tests taken by spinners to reach 350 wickets ESPNcricinfo Ltd

75 Number of Tests Rangana Herath has taken to reach 350 wickets. He is the second-quickest spinner after Muttiah Muralitharan to reach the mark. Overall, he is the sixth-fastest.

5 Consecutive Test wins for Sri Lanka. They won three against Australia earlier this year followed by the two wins against Zimbabwe. This is their second-longest winning streak. They had a streak of nine consecutive wins between August 2001 and March 2002.

1 Only Muralitharan has taken more 12-wicket hauls than Herath, who has five to Murali's six.

8/63 Herath's figures is the best in an innings by a player in Zimbabwe. It bettered Allan Donald's 8 for 71 in 1995. Incidentally Herath's 13 for 152 is the best match figures in a Test in Zimbabwe. The previous best was by Irfan Pathan, who took 12 for 152 in 2005.

1985 The last time a captain took eight wickets in a Test innings before Herath. Kapil Dev took 8 for 106 against Australia in Adelaide. Herath also took the third-best bowling figures in a match as captain, behind Courtney Walsh and Waqar Younis.