At the stumps on day 2 of the first Test between Sri Lanka and India at Galle, Sri Lanka is in a huge trouble.

India began the day 2 on their overnight score 399/3 and carried on to 600 before getting all out.

In reply, Sri Lanka was 154/5 at the end of the day as India was still ahead by 446 runs.

Brief Scores: India – 600 (Shikhar Dhawan 190, Cheteshwar Pujara 153, Nuwan Pradeep 6/132)

Sri Lanka – 154/5 (Upul Tharanga 64, Angelo Mathews 54*, Mohammed Shami 2/30)

Here are some statistical highlights of Day 2 of the 1st Test:

  1. Indian batsmen Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara, both scored 150+ runs in India’s 1st innings of this Test match. It is the fourth time when two Indian batsmen scored 150 or more runs in a Test innings outside India.

There are no such incidents when more than two Indian batsmen scored 150 or more runs in a Test innings outside India.

 

  1. Debutant Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya scored a brilliant 50 runs with 5 fours and 3 sixes. It is the most no.of sixes hit by an Indian batsman on his debutant Test innings.

Also, Hardik Pandya completed his half-century in 48 balls which is the second fastest half-century by an Indian Test debut batsman. The record holder is Yadvinder Singh (Yuvraj of Patiala) who had scored a 42-ball half-century in his debut Test match.

 

  1. India was all out for 600 in their first innings of this Test match. It is India’s second highest total in a Test innings on the Sri Lankan soil. The highest Test innings total for India on the Sri Lankan soil is 707 at Colombo (SSC) in 2010.

 

  1. At the end of India’s first innings, Sri Lankan right-arm pacer Nuwan Pradeep ended with the figure of 31-2-132-6. It is the second best bowling figure in a Test innings by a Sri Lankan pacer against India. The best bowling figure in this list is 41-10-85-6 by Rumesh Ratnayake at Colombo (SSC) in 1985.

 

  1. Four Sri Lankan bowlers conceded 100+ runs during India’s first innings of this Test match. It is the only second time when four Sri Lankan bowlers conceded 100 or more runs in a home Test innings. The first incident was also against India at Colombo (SSC) Test in 2010.
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