Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

V Kohli
104(119) 12x4 - 2x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • off drive
  • 24 runs
  • 1x4 - 2x6
16 12 2 10 29 9 13 13
S Dhawan
94(116) 11x4 - 2x6
Control %94%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 20 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
3 0 15 16 16 7 12 25

Best performances - Bowlers

B Kumar
O11
M8
R8
W4
Eco0.72
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W1W
RAS Lakmal
O19
M12
R26
W4
Eco1.36
RHB
OFFLEG
2W1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W

Partnerships

  • INDIA - 1st
  • SL - 1st
  • INDIA - 2nd
  • SL - 2nd

India - 1st - Innings

0
S Dhawan0 (0)
KL Rahul0 (1)
13
S Dhawan8 (11)
CA Pujara4 (26)
4
CA Pujara4 (12)
V Kohli0 (11)
13
CA Pujara9 (22)
AM Rahane4 (21)
20
R Ashwin4 (29)
CA Pujara12 (23)
29
CA Pujara23 (34)
WP Saha6 (34)
48
RA Jadeja22 (37)
WP Saha23 (47)
1
WP Saha0 (2)
B Kumar1 (1)
18
B Kumar12 (16)
Mohammed Shami4 (11)
26
UT Yadav6 (8)
Mohammed Shami20 (11)

Sri Lanka - 1st - Innings

29
FDM Karunaratne8 (15)
S Samarawickrama20 (14)
5
HDRL Thirimanne2 (3)
S Samarawickrama3 (8)
99
AD Mathews48 (87)
HDRL Thirimanne49 (91)
5
AD Mathews4 (7)
LD Chandimal1 (8)
62
LD Chandimal26 (46)
N Dickwella35 (38)
1
LD Chandimal1 (1)
MD Shanaka0 (3)
0
MDK Perera0 (3)
LD Chandimal0 (2)
43
HMRKB Herath34 (57)
MDK Perera5 (31)
46
HMRKB Herath33 (48)
RAS Lakmal12 (33)
4
RAS Lakmal4 (4)
PLS Gamage0 (3)

India - 2nd - Innings

166
S Dhawan94 (116)
KL Rahul70 (108)
26
CA Pujara16 (26)
KL Rahul9 (17)
21
CA Pujara6 (25)
V Kohli13 (23)
0
V Kohli0 (0)
AM Rahane0 (4)
36
RA Jadeja9 (41)
V Kohli26 (36)
20
R Ashwin7 (25)
V Kohli13 (23)
12
V Kohli6 (11)
WP Saha5 (23)
40
V Kohli28 (19)
B Kumar8 (18)
31*
V Kohli18 (7)
Mohammed Shami12 (11)

Sri Lanka - 2nd - Innings

0
FDM Karunaratne0 (0)
S Samarawickrama0 (6)
2
FDM Karunaratne1 (6)
HDRL Thirimanne1 (9)
12
AD Mathews6 (9)
HDRL Thirimanne6 (19)
8
AD Mathews6 (14)
LD Chandimal2 (8)
47
LD Chandimal18 (25)
N Dickwella27 (29)
0
N Dickwella0 (7)
MD Shanaka0 (8)
6
MDK Perera0 (7)
MD Shanaka6 (6)
0*
HMRKB Herath0 (4)
MD Shanaka0 (3)

Kohli's 50th

0

No. of batsman to score 50 centuries in International cricket in fewer inns than Kohli who got there in his 348th inns. Amla also took 348 inns for the same.

Lakmal's best

0

No. of times Lakmal had picked more than six wickets in a Test, before this in his 39 matches. Rahane's wicket in the second inns was his 7th wicket of the match.

On and on

9

No. of batsmen to bat on all 5 days of a Test, including Pujara this Test. He's the third among India batsman and all have done this at Eden Gardens.

After a long time

2010

Last occasion of India having a century opening stand in their 2nd inns of a Test, which was against SA in Centurion. Rahul and Dhawan have done that in this match.

Seamers 10, spinners 0

3

No. of instances of India fast bowlers picking all 10 wickets in a Test innings at home, including this match. The last such instance was in 1983-84 against West Indies at Ahmedabad and first v Eng, Mumbai, 1981-82.

Rare high for pacers

1986

Last instance of 3 India fast bowlers picking 2 or more wickets in the same innings of a home Test, as did Bhuvneshwar, Umesh and Shami in this game. Overall, this is only the 4th such occasion for India at home.

Sri Lanka leading

2010

Last time Sri Lanka gained first innings lead against India, before this match, which was in Galle. Since then India had got the lead in 8 Tests.

Ends a drought

12.09

Thirimanne's average in his last 11 Test innings, with highest of 22. He has scored a fifty in this match.

Second-lowest

1

No. of lower totals for India against Sri Lanka at home, than the 172 in this Test. The lowest is 167 in Chennai in 2005.

Mr. Consistent

13

Cheteshwar Pujara has made at least one 50+ score in 13 of the 17 Tests since the start of 2016-17 season.

Something rare

2010

Last instance of India losing first 5 wkts for 50 or fewer runs in a Test inns at home, before this match. That had happened against NZ at Ahmedabad. Overall, its the 17th instance at home and 5th in about last 30 years.

Dots, dots, dots

46

No. of deliveries bowled by Suranga Lakmal before conceding his first run in this innings - the most by any bowler since 2001. Previous: 40 balls by Jerome Taylor v Aus, Jamaica, 2015.

In & Out

6

No. of India batsmen to get out on the first ball of a Test, including KL Rahul in this game. The last was Wasim Jaffer in 2007 v Bangladesh. Rahul had scored 7 successive fifties before this.

No joy yet

0-10

Sri Lanka's win-loss record in Tests in India, in 17 previous outings. 8 of the 10 defeats have been by margin of an innings and they are yet to win a Test in India.