Ind Vs SL Test Series: Records

Galle, Sri Lanka: India is the first country against whom SL recorded a series victory. After that India has dominated them, although post Jayasuriya era the teams are equal now. Here is a list of interesting records between them.

Interesting Facts
1. SL recorded its first test and series victory against India.
2. SL has never won a test against India in India.
3. India has never won a test series in SL since 17 years.
4. Highest Totals: SL – 952/6 in 1997 at Colombo and 760/7 in Ahmedabad, Ind- 726/9 in Mumbai.
5. Lowest Totals: SL-82 in 1990 Chandigarh, Ind – 138 in Colombo, 2008.
6. Largest Victories: SL won by innings and 239 runs in Colombo, 2008. Ind won by innings and 144 runs in Kanpur, 2009.
7. Most Runs: Tendulkar – 1605 in 22 tests (31 inn), Jayawardene – 1534 runs in 15 tests (23 inn)
8. Most Wickets: Muralitharan – 97 wkts in 21 tests, Kumble – 74 wickets in 18 tests.
9. Most Hundreds: Tendulkar – 8, Jayawardene – 5
10. Most Successful Captains: Azharuddin – 8 tests, 5 won, Kapil and Dhoni for India, Jayasuriya and Jayawardene for SL has won 2 tests each. Ranatunga has captained for highest 13 test matches but lost 5 and could not won any.

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