Player of the Match
Player of the Match

target the pads


LBW dismissals in this Test - the most in any Test in Sri Lanka. There are only four instances of more wickets falling to LBW decision in any Test.

Bring on Herath


No. of five-fors in the fourth innings of Tests by Rangana Herath. Only Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne - 7 each - have taken more.

Pedestrian in 4th


Adam Voges' batting average in the fourth innings of Tests (4 inns) as opposed to his average of 103.46 in the other three innings of Tests.

Worst in a long time


Last time an Australia opener made fewer runs from two innings in a Test than David Warner in this match. Mark Taylor had got a pair v Pak in Karachi

Lyon's feat


No. of off spinners from non-Asian teams to take 200 or more Test wickets, including Nathan Lyon. Lance Gibbs (309) and Graeme Swann (255) are the others.

Mendis emulates Sanga


No. of SL batsman before Kusal Mendis to make 150-plus in the second innings of Tests against Australia. Kumar Sangakkara had made 192 in Hobart in 2007.



No. of SL batsmen who scored a Test century at a younger age than Kusal Mendis (21y 177d) against Aus. Prev youngest: Kaluwitharana (22y 267d).