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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

7/76

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

Return of the Leggie

2

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

Love for the Lankans

3

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

1

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

Shafiq & Safraz stun SL

4

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

Among the best

49.95

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

7

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

Twin Failures

4

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

14

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