* Tillakaratne Dilshan (112) notched up his 10th century in Test cricket and his second against the Indians. His first century against the hosts was unbeaten 125 at Colombo (SSC) on July 23, 2008.

* The century is also the fifth for Dilshan this year. The right-hander has amassed 961 runs in nine matches this year.

* Dilshan's century is also the first at Motera by a Sri Lankan batsman.

* Chanaka Walegedera’s  4-87 is the best bowling performance for the Lankans at Motera, surpassing 3-50 by Aravinda de Silva in February 1994.

* India had surpassed its previous highest score of 375-9 against New Zealand at Wellington on April 3, 2009 on the first day of a Test match and not 372-7 vs South Africa at Bloemfontein on November 3, 2001 as reported.

KR Gururaja Rao

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