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Ind vs SL: Test Cricket Records

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)
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Bowling record

Most wickets

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

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)

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

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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