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A second?

1

Number times India have lost a Test when chasing a target of 200 runs or less - against West Indies (1997)

Tentative

35

Number of dot balls played by Shikhar Dhawan at the start of Day 4. He inside edged the 36th ball for four.

Box remains unchecked

49

Runs scored by Jehan Mubarak in this innings, his highest Test score. Mubarak is yet to score a fifty from 21 Test innings

Non-Bangladesh Hundred

3

Number of previous Test centuries for Dinesh Chandimal, all three against Bangladesh

An away Test win Looms

8

Number of times India have achieved an innings-victory in away Tests, with seven of wins coming post 2000

Lots of early wickets

2

Number of previous instances of Sri Lanka losing their first 3 wickets for 5 runs or less - against ENG (2001) and AUS (2012)

In front of the stumps

2

Number of Indian keepers to make a 50+ score in Sri Lanka - MS Dhoni and Wriddhiman Saha

Only Two Modes

0

Number of previous instances of 9 or more Indian batsmen being dismissed either bowled or LBW in the same Test inns

United we fall

4

Number of India's top-5 batsmen who were dismissed LBW - Rahul, Rohit, Kohli and Rahane. This has only happened once before.

Size does matter

8

Number of Test scores between 100 and 120 for Virat Kohli. He has gone past 120 only thrice out of his 11 Test centuries

Enjoying the pressure

3

Number of captains who have scored 4 hundreds in their first 4 Tests as captain - Kohli, Cook and Gavaskar