Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Herath eclipses Vettori


Wickets for Herath - the most by a left-arm spinner beating Vettori's 362. Among all left-arm bowlers only Akram (414) has more wickets.

Openers' double


No. of times Bangladesh have had 50+ opening stands in both innings of a Test, including this.

Rare high for openers


No. of 50+ opening stands for Sri Lanka in Galle in the last 13 innings since 2014, including the one between Tharanga and Karunaratne in the 2nd inns of this Test.

Mushfiqur's prolific 2017


Mushfiqur's average in Tests this year, 407 runs in 5 inns. He scored 159 & 13* in Wellington, 127 & 23 in Hyderabad and now 85 in Galle - all outside Bangladesh.

Mushfiqur in Galle


Runs scored by Mushfiqur in his only previous Test in Galle, in 2012-13, Bangladesh's first double-century. He has reached another fifty in this match.

Runs and wickets


Bangladesh's score in the first session of Day 3, in 25 overs. They scored at more than 3 runs per over, but lost four wickets.

Opening Woes in SL


Average opening stand in Sri Lanka in the last five years - Lowest in any country.

Good Venue


Number of matches won by SL at Galle from 28 Tests- Second most successful venue in SL(min-10 Tests) after SSC.