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Ind vs SL: Test Cricket Records

13-NOV-2017 17:42
    India vs Sri Lanka Test series

    Sri Lankan cricket team has reached India on their eighth tour to play a Test series. The 3 Test matches series between the two countries will last from 16th November to 6th December. During this series, Virat Kohli is leading the Indian team while Dinesh Chandimal will be the captain of Sri Lankan team. In this article, we are giving details of the important records related to the Test Cricket played between India and Sri Lanka.

    Test cricket records between India and Sri Lanka

    Total Matches – 41 (India Won-19, Sri Lanka Won -7, Draw-15)

    Highest score

    India – 726/9 innings declared (2nd December, 2009 - Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai)
    Sri Lanka – 952/6 innings declared (2nd August, 1997 - R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo)

    Lowest score

    India – 112 (12th August, 2015 – Galle)
    Sri Lanka – 82 (23rd November, 1990 – Chandigarh)
    Highest total in a match – 1598 runs, 21 wickets (16th November, 2009 - Ahmedabad)
    Lowest total in a match – 568 runs, 30 wickets (23rd November, 1990 – Chandigarh)

    Largest victory (by innings)

    India - innings and 171 runs (12th August, 2017 - Pallekele)
    Sri Lanka - innings and 239 runs (23rd July, 2008 - Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo)

    Largest victory (by runs)

    India – 304 runs (26th July, 2017 – Galle)
    Sri Lanka – 149 runs (6th September, 1985 - P. Sara Oval, Colombo)

    Largest victory (by wickets)

    India – 7 wickets (22nd August, 2001 – Kandy)
    Sri Lanka – 10 wickets (14th August, 2001 and 18th July, 2010 - Galle)

    Smallest victory (by runs)

    India – 117 runs (28th August, 2015 - Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo)
    Sri Lanka – 63 runs (12th August, 2015 - Galle)

    Smallest victory (by wickets)

    India – 5 wickets (3rd August, 2010 - P. Sara Oval, Colombo)
    Sri Lanka – 8 wickets (8th August, 2008 - P. Sara Oval, Colombo)

    Individual records

    Most matches

    India - Sachin Tendulkar - 25
    Sri Lanka - Muttiah Muralitharan - 22
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    Most matches as captain

    India - Mohammad Azharuddin - 8
    Sri Lanka - Arjuna Ranatunga - 13

    Batting record

    Most runs

    India - Sachin Tendulkar - 1995 runs
    Sri Lanka - Mahela Jayawardene - 1822 runs
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    Highest individual Score

    India - Virender Sehwag - 293 runs (2nd December, 2009 - Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai)
    Sri Lanka - Sanath Jayasuriya - 340 runs (2nd August, 1997 - R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo)

    Highest batting average

    India - Virender Sehwag - 72.88
    Sri Lanka - Mahela Jayawardene - 67.48

    Most centuries

    India - Sachin Tendulkar - 9
    Sri Lanka - Mahela Jayawardene - 6

    Most fifties or more runs

    India - Sachin Tendulkar - 15
    Sri Lanka - Mahela Jayawardene - 14

    Most Ducks

    India - Ishant Sharma - 4
    Sri Lanka - Marvan Atapattu - 4

    Most runs in a series

    India - Sanath Jayasuriya - 571 (1997)
    Sri Lanka - Virender Sehwag - 491 (2009/10)
    Cricketers with 400 wickets in Test cricket

    Bowling record

    Most wickets

    India - Anil Kumble - 74
    Sri Lanka - Muttiah Muralitharan - 105

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    Most wickets in an innings

    India - Maninder Singh - 51/7 (27th December, 1986 - Nagpur)
    Sri Lanka - Muttiah Muralitharan - 87/8 (29th August, 2001 - Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo)

    Most wickets in a match

    India - Venkatapathy Raju - 125/11 (8th February, 1994 - Ahmedabad)
    Sri Lanka - Muttiah Muralitharan - 110/11 (23th July, 2008 - Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo)

    Most 5 wickets in an innings

    India - Anil Kumble - 4 times
    Sri Lanka - Muttiah Muralitharan - 7 times

    Most 10 wickets in a match

    India - Harbhajan Singh / Anil Kumble - 2 times
    Sri Lanka - Muttiah Muralitharan - 2 times

    Most wickets in a series

    India - Ravichandran Ashwin - 21 wickets (2015)
    Sri Lanka - Ajantha Mendis - 26 wickets (2008)
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    Wicket keeping Records

    Most dismissals

    India – Mahendra Singh Dhoni - 22 (21 catches, 1 stump)
    Sri Lanka - Amal Silva - 22 (21 catches, 1 stump)

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    Most dismissals in an innings

    India - Mahendra Singh Dhoni / Sadanand Vishwanath - 4 (4 catches)
    Sri Lanka - Amal Silva - 6 (6 catches)

    Most dismissals in a match

    India - Mahendra Singh Dhoni / Sadanand Vishwanath - 6 (6 catches)
    Sri Lanka - Amal Silva - 9 (9 catches)

    Most dismissals in a series

    India - Sadanand Vishwanath - 11 (11 catches - 1985)
    Sri Lanka - Amal Silva - 22 (21 catches, 1 stump - 1985)

    Fielding records

    Most catches

    India - Mohammad Azharuddin - 27
    Sri Lanka - Mahela Jayawardene - 22

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    Most catches in an innings

    India - Ajinkya Rahane - 5
    Sri Lanka - Arvind de Silva - 4

    Most catches in a match

    India - Ajinkya Rahane - 8
    Sri Lanka - Mahela Jayawardene - 5

    Most catches in a series

    India - Mohammad Azharuddin - 10 (1993/94) and Ajinkya Rahane - 10 (2015)
    Sri Lanka - Mahela Jayawardene - 9 (2010)
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