20 Fifty-plus scores by Angelo Mathews as Sri Lanka's captain in Tests. Only Mahela Jayawardene (24) and Arjuna Ranatunga (24) have made more such scores while leading Sri Lanka. Overall this was his 32nd fifty-plus scores in Tests.
Mathews' last ten innings have fetched only 282 runs at an average of 28.20 with three fifties. He had got out for single-digit scores in five of the other seven innings. He had scored 3936 runs at 50.46 before that.