Ashwin celebrating wicket against Sri Lanka, first test @2015

(India Vs Sri Lanka, 1st test, India 128 for 2 (Dhawan 53, Kohli 45) completely dominating and trail Sri Lanka 183 (Mathews 64, Chandimal 59, Ashwin 6-46) by 55 runs 

It all came to be picture perfect so far as Indian are concerned with shattering the record books at Galle against Sri- Lanka at the end of the 1st day of the test match. Let’s get into the stats and records that followed Indians in the tricky Galle pitch.

 

Ravi Chandran Ashwin’s 6/46 stands tall in as the best bowling by an Indian bowler in Srilanka. While achieving this milestone he discovers a record of least deliveries he has bowled to take 5 wickets haul. He demolished the top order to left the home-side traumatize in the home soil.

 

Rohit Sharma continues to score in the single figures since Bangladesh tour just adding 5 runs today in the test match.

 

Shikar Dhawan’s 50 came in the crucial time as he registers himself as a 13th player to have scored 1000 runs in less than 25 innings. Captain Virat Kohli approaching his 11th test half century looks solid in this current 100 runs partnership with Shikhar Dhawan.

 

While scoring 183 runs, Sri Lanka registered themselves as the least stay of just 49.4 overs in the history of Ind VS Srilanka test series.

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