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First Test 17/02/1982      
Tests Played 297      
Tests Won 93 (31.31%)      
Tests Lost 113 (38.05%)      
Tests Drawn 91 (30.64%)      
Tests Tied 0 (0.00%)      
Capped Players 156      
Highest Individual Innings 374 D P M D Jayawardene  27/07/2006 v South AfricaSinhalese Sports Club Ground
Most Career Runs 12,400 K C Sangakkara    
Best Bat Avg (Min 25 Inns) 57.41 K C Sangakkara    
Best Bowling (Innings) 9/51 M Muralitharan  04/01/2002 v ZimbabweAsgiriya Stadium
Best Bowling (Match) 16/220 M Muralitharan  27/08/1998 v EnglandKennington Oval
Most Career Wickets 795 M Muralitharan    
Best Bowl Avg (Min 50 Wkts) 22.67 M Muralitharan    
Most Career Catches 205 D P M D Jayawardene    
Most Career Dismissals 156 (124 ca, 32 st) H A P W Jayawardene    
Highest Team Innings 952/6 dec   02/08/1997 v IndiaR Premadasa Stadium
Lowest Team Innings* 71*Side Dismissed26/08/1994 v PakistanAsgiriya Stadium
Highest Run Chase Achieved 391/6   14/07/2017 v ZimbabweR Premadasa Stadium
First 100 Scored 157  S Wettimuny   14/03/1982 v Pakistan Iqbal Stadium
Average Runs per Over 3.10      
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