Sri Lanka vs England, 2nd Test: Stats Preview - England Tour Of Sri Lanka 2021
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Sri Lanka vs England, 2nd Test: Stats Preview – England Tour Of Sri Lanka 2021

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The second and last game of the Test series between the hosts Sri Lanka and the visitors England will begin on Friday (22nd January). Like the first Test, Galle International Stadium will again host this Test.

The visitors England are currently leading this Test series by 1-0. In the first game of this Test series at Galle, England won by 7 wickets.

Sri Lanka vs England, 2nd Test: Stats Preview

Venue Stats (Galle International Stadium)

Average totals in overall and each Test innings

Overall

Overall 1st innings 2nd innings 3rd innings 4th innings
278.17 368.79 304.91 242.13 153.26

In last 5 Tests

Overall 1st innings 2nd innings 3rd innings 4th innings
261.45 322.60 261.60 279.20 182.40

Test records at this venue

Team Matches Won Lost Tied Draw Win%
Sri Lanka 34 19 9 0 6 55.88
England 6 2 2 0 2 33.33

Teams’ Stats

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Sri Lanka vs England: Head-to-Head Test records

Stats Total Tests Sri Lanka Won England Won Tied Draw
Overall 35 8 16 0 11
In the last 10 Tests 10 1 7 0 2
In Sri Lanka 17 5 8 0 4
In last 5 Tests in Sri Lanka 5 0 5 0 0
At Galle International Stadium (Galle) 6 2 2 0 2
  • In their last five Test meetings in Sri Lanka, the visitors England won all those matches. Last time, the hosts beat England in a Test match in March 2012 during Galle Test where the home team won by 75 runs.
  • In their head-to-head clash in Test cricket, England remained unbeaten in the last seven Tests (6 wins and 1 draw). Last time, the Lions claimed a Test victory against England in June 2014 at Leeds where the visitors won by 100 runs.

Forms in last five Tests

Team Won Lost Tied Draw
Sri Lanka 1 3 0 1
England 3 0 0 2

Players’ Stats

(England)

Stuart Broad – 6th most wicket-taker in Test cricket history

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Stuart Broad [Photo-Twitter]
i) The English pacer Stuart Broad has taken 517 Test wickets. With three more wickets, Broad will surpass the former Caribbean pacer Courtney Walsh (519 Test wickets) and become the sixth most wicket-taker in Test cricket history.

– 9th most international wicket-taker

i) Surpassing the former Lankan left-arm pacer Chaminda Vaas (761 wickets), Stuart Broad (760 wickets) will become the 9th most international wicket-taker by taking two more wickets.

Joe Root – 15000 international runs

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i) Joe Root (14907 runs) is 93 runs away to complete 15000 international runs. After Sir Alastair Cook, Root will be the second English batsman to score 15000 international runs.