All the five players who came out to bat in Sri Lankan's first innings in the second Test against India [ Images ] in Colombo scored at least a fifty.
Sri Lanka [ Images ] posted a mammoth 642 for four declared with Kumar Sangakkara [ Images ] scoring 219, Mahela Jayawardene [ Images ] (174) and Tharanga Paranavitana [ Images ] (100) getting hundreds, while Tillakaratne Dilshan [ Images ] (54) and Thilana Samaraweera (76 not out) scored half-centuries.
This has happened only twice before in Test annals.
(JB Hobbs 119, H Sutcliffe 82, FE Woolley 87, EH Hendren 127*, APF Chapman-50*)
2. India (505-3 declared) vs New Zealand [ Images ] at Mohali in 1999-00:
(DJ Gandhi 75, S Ramesh 73, R Dravid 144, SR Tendulkar 126*, SC Ganguly 64*)
3. Sri Lanka (642-4 declared) vs India at Colombo SSC in 2010
(NT Paranavitana 100, TM Dilshan 54, KC Sangakkara 219, DPMD J'wardene 174, TT Samaraweera 76*)