# Since December 2009, Mahendra Singh Dhoni [ Images ] has lost seven tosses. Virender Sehwag [ Images ], in Dhoni's absence, led India in the Chittagong Test in January 2010, and lost the toss. India have now lost eight tosses in a row since December 2009.
# Pragyan Ojha [ Images ] (2/78) registered his best bowling figures in Sri Lanka, obliterating the 1 for 172 at Colombo (SSC) in the second Test of the present series.
# Ojha's best figures in Tests are 3 for 101 against Sri Lanka at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai [ Images ] in December 2009.
# With Paranavitana's catch, Mahendra Singh Dhoni established an Indian record for most Test dismissals (19) against Sri Lanka, outstripping Nayan Mongia's tally of 18 in 9 Tests.
# Sangakkara (439) surpassed the previous record by a Sri Lankan skipper against India. Duleep Mendis had scored 310 in six innings at an average of 62.00, including one century and three fifties, in 1985.
# Sangakkara's tally (ave. 146.33) is his career-best in a Test series, bettering the 428 in three innings at an average of 428.00 against Bangladesh in Sri Lanka in 2007.
# Sangakkara has averaged 72.00 as captain -- 1224 runs in 11 Tests, including five centuries and three fifties.
# With his 75 against India, Sangakkara has become the fifth batsman to aggregate 6,000 runs in Asia -- 6016 at an average of 60.76 in 107 innings (67 Tests). His tally includes 22 fifties and 19 hundreds.
# Sangakkara, for the first time, has won all three tosses in a rubber and became the first Sri Lankan skipper to register the feat against India.
# Sangakkara is the second Sri Lankan player to make 400 runs in a Test series against India, amassing 439 (ave. 146.33) in four innings.
# Sanath Jayasuriya [ Images ] is the only one to amass 500 runs in a Test series in Sri Lanka-India Tests - 571 at an average of 190.33 in just three innings, including two centuries.
# Thilan Samaraweera's [ Images ] outstanding unbeaten 65 off 143 balls is his 23rd fifty overall - his fifth against India.
# Samaraweera has amassed 690 against India in 13 Tests at an average of 57.50, including two hundreds.
# Mahela Jayawardene's 56 off 154 balls is his eighth fifty against India - his 36th overall.
# Jayawardene took his run-aggregate in the present series to 283 (ave. 70.75) in four innings - a tally exceeded only by Sangakkara (439) and Tendulkar (295).