Day 1: Sri Lanka v India 1st Test at Galle Full Highlights Video

India in Sri Lanka, 2010 Day 1: SL vs Ind, 1st Test at Galle Full HD Highlights Video and Scorecard
Played at Galle International Stadium
Day 1 Sunday, July 18, 2010
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Close of play:
day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 256/2 (NT Paranavitana 110*, DPMD Jayawardene 8*, 68 over)

Tharanga Paranavitana and skipper Kumar Sangakkara hit centuries as Sri Lanka dominated the rain-hit opening day of the first Test against India on Sunday. The left-handed duo put on 181 for the second wicket to lead Sri Lanka to 256 for two in their first innings before heavy rain stopped play 22 overs early at the Galle International Stadium.

Day 1: India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Statistical highlights:

# Kumar Sangakkara has recorded his 22nd century - his fourth against India.

# Sangakkara's 103 is his fourth hundred as Captain.

# In Sri Lanka, Sangakkara has posted 14 hundreds. Of his previous 21 centuries, 14 resulted in Sri Lanka's wins.

# Sangakkara has registered two centuries against India as captain with a highest of 137 at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai in December 2009. His other two hundreds as captain are - one each against Pakistan and New Zealand.

# Sangakkara, during his 30th first-class century, has completed his 12,000 runs - 12,036 at an average of 46.83 in 174 matches.

# India have lost six Tosses in a row - one vs. Sri Lanka, two each vs. Bangladesh and South Africa and vs.Sri Lanka (Galle).

# For the first time, Tharanga Paranavitana has posted three fifty-plus innings in a row (against India) in Tests - 53 & 54 at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai in December 2009 and 110 not out at Galle International Stadium.

# Paranavitana's magnificent unbeaten 110 is his first century in Tests.

# Paranavitana and Sangakkara put on 181 for the second wicket - Sri Lanka's highest stand at Galle, surpassing the 133 between Sangakkkara and Malinda Warnapura against India in 2008.

# Virender Sehwag (98) now needs just two wickets to complete his century of wickets in first-class cricket.

Day 1: Sri Lanka v India 1st Test at Galle Full Highlights Video

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