Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Momentous 100th Tests

4

Teams which have won their 100th Test - Australia (v SA), Pakistan (v Aus), West Indies (v Aus) and Bangladesh (v SL)

Rare away win

4

Away Test wins for Bangladesh - two in the West Indies in 2009, and one each in Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka. This is their ninth Test win in all

No outlandish prospect

2

No. of lower targets defended successfully at home by SL - 168 v PAK in Galle in 2009 and 176 v IND in Galle in 2015. They have set BAN a target of 191 in this match

Rescue specialist Perera

2

No. of times Perera has made fifties at No. 8 coming in to bat with SL 6 down for less than 200. He had made 64 v AUS in Galle last year from 121 for 6.

Sl derail

62/5

Sri Lanka's score in 26 overs between lunch and tea on the fourth day. They were 137 for 1 at lunch.

Karunaratne back at home

11.6

Karunaratne's batting average in his previous 10 Test innings at home. This is his first 50+ score at home in 11 inns since his 186 v WI in Galle.

a 1000 for Herath

1000

First-class wickets taken by Rangana Herath; he becomes the second Sri Lanka bowler and the 12th from the sub-continent to take 1000 or more wickets.

A milestone for the lead

109

Bangladesh's previous highest first-innings lead away from home - against Zimbabwe in Harare in 2013. This is now their highest.

A first for Bangladesh

0

No. of times before this seven Bangladesh batsmen scored at least 30 runs in an innings in away Tests. This is only the 5th instance for them in any Test.