While the documentary implies gambling interests dictated the bowler-friendly nature of that surface, SLC CEO Ashley de Silva emphasised on the cricketing reasons for how that pitch turned out
Australia's captain Steven Smith has conceded a radical shift in Test selection may be required in order to change the national side's increasingly grim record in Asia, after their 229-run defeat
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has called Dilruwan Perera a "silent hero" after the offspinner became the first Sri Lanka player to take ten wickets and score a half-century in a Test
In six weeks, Angelo Mathews has modified the way he uses DRS; and in two weeks the Sri Lankan attack doesn't need the seamers it relied on. Where's the logic?
No. of consecutive inns in Asia when Australia's No. 3 and No. 4 haven't contributed 100 runs to teams score. In 10 of those they haven't managed 50 runs.
No. of SL bowlers to take hat-trick in Tests before Rangana Herath. Nuwan Zoysa had taken a hat-trick off the first three balls he bowled in Tests, against ZIM in 1999-00
Previous and only other instance of a left-arm orthodox bowler taking a hat-trick in Tests before Rangana Herath, by Johnny Briggs against Australia in Sydney.
Wickets lost in the morning session for just 83 runs scored. There are only four other instances of 11 or more wickets falling in a session in Tests since 2010.
Mitchell Starc's best figures in a match in Tests before this, which had come against South Africa in Perth in 2012-13.
Wickets that fell on the second day's play in Galle - the second highest in a day's play of Tests in Asia. Most wickets - 22 on day 3, SL v England, SSC, 2000-01
No. of Tests taken by Dilruwan Perera to take 50 Test wickets; He is the fastest Sri Lanka bowler to do so. Ajantha Mendis, the fastest before him, took 12.
No. of times Australia have lost half their side before scoring 100 runs in both innings of a Test since 2000. They were 92 for 5 and 82 for 5 at Trent Bridge in 2015.
No. of Sri Lanka players to make a fifty-plus score and take a five-for in a Test including Dilruwan Perera. Previous instance also came in Galle, Malinga v India, in 2010.
Deliveries faced by Australia batsmen in this match - their fifth lowest in a loss in Tests since 1900.