In the Kumar Sangakkara’s farewell Test India did not give an inch of chance to the legendary left handed batsman, registered victory at the P. Sara Oval Test, Colombo. With this victory India leveled the series 1-1. After this wonderful victory I am looking at the magic number yielded from this match
1st India have won their first Test after the Lord’s Test win on July 21, 2014. India got this win after playing 10 matches.- two in New Zealand, five in Englan and three in Australia.
278 India’s 278 runs victory over Sri Lanka is the fourth biggest margin victory for India in the history of Test cricket.
1st This is India first Test victory under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. Till now India have played 5 matches under Virat Kohli.
4 R Ashwin dismissed Kumar Sangakkara 4 times, the best of any bowlers.
18 Sangakkara scored 18 off 18 balls in his last Test innings.
2 Opener Lokesh Rahul scored his second hundred in India’s first innings at P. Sara Oval. This was his second hundred, and both of his hundred came in foreign soil. He scored his first hundred in Sydney January 6 2015.
57,40 Kumar Sangakkara ended his Test career with an average of 57.40 is the best in the last 40 years.
4 Ajinkya Rahane scored 4th Test hundred at P. Sara Oval. He scored all fours are in foreign soil.
12400 Kumar Sangakkara finished his career with total 12400 run the best by any left handed batsmen, and his total run is the most by any batsman in his new millennium.
No.3 Ajinkya Rahane’s century is the 30th hundred at no. 3 by an Indian batsman. Chesteshwar Pujara is the last man to score century at no.3 in Johannesburg in 2013.Before Ajinkya Rahane’s hundred coming at no.3 Rahul Dravid was the last Indian batsman to score hundred in Sri Lanka coming at no.3 in 1999.
12 Ravichandran Ashwin registered his 12th five wickte haul in Test. His 5 for 42 in the against Sri Lanka in the fourth innings his second in thsi series. In the the Galle Test he took 6 for 47 in Sri Lanka’s first innings.