Player of the Match
Player of the Match
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'We created chances but did not take them' - Holder

West Indies captain Jason Holder bemoaned the dropped chances in the field besides calling for more application from the batsmen

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By The Numbers: Chandimal on Aravinda's trail

Some of the more significant numbers from the second day's play of the first Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Galle

Promising start

7

Fifty-plus scores by Blackwood in Tests including this one. He's got one fifty-plus score in 7 of the 11 Tests he has played.

Bogey Team

9.85

Samuels' ave in Tests against SL - his duck in this Test was his 8th single-digit score against them in 15 inns.

Ran-galle Herath

8

Five-wicket hauls by Herath in Galle - only one other bowler - Muralitharan - has taken more five-fors at a single venue. Botham also took 8 at Lord's.

Bottom heavy

3

No. of consecutive Test inns in which WI's 7th or lower wickets have put on the highest stand, including this inns.

can hang around

103

The longest in terms of balls played Kemar Roach has batted in a Test innings. WI will need an encore from him.

A Handy no.7

34.54

Holder's batting ave in Tests. He has made once century and two fifties in eight Tests before this.

good track record

3

No. of fifties Bravo has made in just four innings in Sri Lanka before this one. He averages 68.66 in this country

Marlon's Bogey Team

10.58

Marlon Samuels' batting ave in Tests against SL from 13 inns before this one. He's made 127 runs including one fifty against them.

Firing together

2010

Last time before this two or more Sri Lanka batsmen made 150-plus in a Test inns. Mahela and Sanga against India at the SSC.

Opening high

120

The previous highest by a SL opener against WI in Tests, by Malinda Warnapura in 2008. Karunaratne has bettered that score in this innings.

Karunaratne's highest in Galle

79

Karunaratne's previous highest in Galle, which came against Pakistan earlier this year. He has now bettered that.