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Pujara in Sri Lanka: Three Tests, three tons

Only 2 India batsmen have completed 4000 runs in fewer innings than Pujara ESPNcricinfo Ltd

2 - Number of Indians to have brought up 4000 Test runs in fewer innings than Cheteshwar Pujara's 84. Virender Sehwag had got there in 79 innings and Sunil Gavaskar in 81 while Rahul Dravid got there in his 84th innings. Pujara is one of four Indians to score over 4000 runs in their first 50 Tests.

3 - Centuries for Pujara in three Tests in Sri Lanka. He had scored 145* at SSC in 2015 and 153 in Galle in the first Test of this series before making another century on Thursday. Sachin Tendulkar is the only overseas batsman to score more centuries in Sri Lanka. Outside India and Sri Lanka, Pujara has just one century in 29 innings.

52 - Balls taken by Pujara to move from 50 to 100. He had taken 112 balls to reach his half-century. At one point in the innings, he had faced 94 balls for 28 runs, amounting to a strike rate of 30.85. He finished the day with a strike rate of 56.88.

743 -Combined runs made my India on the opening days in Galle (399 for 3) and SSC (344 for 3), in this series. scored by India on the first days of the Tests of this series: 399 for 3 in Galle and 344 for 3 in this Test at SSC. These include four centuries.

5.66 - India's run rate in the last 15 overs of the second session, in which they struck 85 runs. Overall, the second session produced 137 runs off 30 overs at 4.56. They scored 101 for 1 in first session at run rate of 3.60 and 106 for 0 at 3.31 in the final session.

6 - Number of consecutive fifty-plus scores for KL Rahul. He became only the third Indian to record this. Gundappa Viswanath, between 1977 and 1978, and Rahul Dravid, between 1997 and 1998, are the other two to have recorded this streak. Rahul hasn't converted any of these fifties into hundreds.

6 - Number of double-century partnerships for India in Sri Lanka. But this is the first time two such stands have been recorded by India on the same tour. Shikhar Dhawan and Pujara added 253 runs for the second wicket in Galle. Here, Rahane and Pujara's stand is unbroken at 211 after the first day.

138 - Rangana Herath's bowling average in this series, easily his worst in a series where he's played more than one Test. He's bowled 72 overs for 276 runs and has just two wickets to show so far.

34.25 - Virat Kohli's average against left-arm spinners in Tests this year. He has got out four times to left-arm spin in 10 innings this year, the most against any type of bowling. Before this year, he was out only twice to left-arm spinners and averaged 170.50. He's been out to Taijul Islam, Shakib Al Hasan, Steve O'Keefe and Herath this year.