A total of 20 Tests have been played between these countries:
In these 20 Tests, WI has won 4, SL 9 and 7 were drawn.
In the 9 Tests in the West Indies, WI won 4, SL 2 and 3 were drawn.
In the 11 Tests in Sri Lanka, WI has won none, SL 7 and 4 were drawn.
Sri Lanka has never won a series in the West Indies, but have drawn 1-1 in 2008 and again in 2018.
Most runs: (500 runs and above):
Highest innings (100 and above):
Dowrich made the highest score in this series. Earlier, BC Lara made the most runs (351) in any Test where his team lost (221 and 130).
Batting averages (Minimum 20 innings) : No instances.
Most wickets (20 and above):
Muralitharan and Vaas are far ahead of the others.
Best innings bowling (6wi and above):
Gabriel now has the best innings bowling of 8-62 for WI against SL. He surpassed Collymore’s 7-57 in 2003.
Best match bowling (8wm and above):
Gabriel and Holder both surpassed the previous WI v SL record of 9-85 by Collymore in 2003.
Best Bowling average (Minimum 2000 balls):
Most dismissals (10 and above):
Dowrich leads among current players.
Best innings dismissals (4 and above):
Best match dismissals (5 and above):
Dowrich has done well in this series, as has Kusal Mendis.
Best dismissal rate (Minimum 20 innings, all instances):
Interesting that it is headed by a non-keeper.
Overall performance (see criteria in table):
Match performance (Fifty and 5wi):
Holder’s performance in the 3rd Test was the best.