Player of the Match
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Arnold: Yasir Shah will get better and better

Russel Arnold reckons Yasir Shah is showing good signs of becoming a good legspinner and Sarfraz Ahmed reads the conditions very well and plays clever cricket

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'Silva showed great temperament to score his century'

Andrew Fernando talks to Russel Arnold about Kaushal Silva's solid century against Pakistan in Galle

Shah of Spin


Yasir Shah's figures, the best for any Pakistan leg-spinner in the last 20 years

Return of the Leggie


Number of five-wicket hauls taken by a Pakistan leg-spinner in the last 5 years, both by Yasir Shah

Love for the Lankans


Number of times PAK have chased down a target (min. 100) at more than 4 RPO against SL, more often than against any other team

History provides Hope


Number of times Sri Lanka have beaten Pakistan after conceding a 1st innings lead of 100+ runs (Faisalabad, 1995)

Shafiq & Safraz stun SL


Instances of Nos. 6 and 7 making 90+ scores for Pakistan in the same Test innings - today was the 4th

Among the best


Safaraz Ahmed's average. The only keeper to average more in away/neutral Tests is Andy Flower, 52.24 (min. 1000 runs)

A for Ali, B for Bunny


Number of times Rangana Herath has dismissed Azhar Ali, more than any other bowler

Twin Failures


Instances in the last 10 years of both PAK openers being dismissed in single digits v SL. Three of those are at Galle.

A different triple for Silva


Years since a Sri Lankan opener has faced 300+ balls in a home Test. Kaushal Silva faced exactly 300 balls in the 1st inns