Can Virat Kohli equal Ricky Ponting's captaincy run of winning 9 consecutive series in a row? © AFP
Can Virat Kohli equal Ricky Ponting’s captaincy run of winning 9 consecutive series in a row? © AFP

9 series wins for India if they draw the Test at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi. They will equal the world record if they do that. They will equal the world record held by England (1884 to 1891-92) and Australia (2005-06 to 2008).

0 countries have played 20 Tests in another country without a single win. If Sri Lanka to do not win at Feroz Shah Kotla, they will become the first. They have drawn 8 Tests and lost 11 in 19 attempts on Indian soil.

1 Test played by Sri Lanka at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi, back in 2005-06. India had won the Test by 188 runs.

13 wins for India at Feroz Shah Kotla, their 2nd-most at any Test venue. India have won 14 Tests at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai.

25 runs needed by Virat Kohli to reach the 5,000-run mark in Test cricket. He will become the 11th Indian and 93rd overall to the landmark.

104 innings played by Kohli in Test cricket. If he gets those 25 runs in the Kotla Test he will become the 3rd-quickest among Indians to the landmark, after Sunil Gavaskar (95 innings) and Sachin Tendulkar (103). Rahul Dravid (108) is next on the list.

30 runs needed by Cheteshwar Pujara (1,068) to become the leading scorer in 2017. Dean Elgar has 1,097, while Dimuth Karunaratne, who will play, is on 1,018.

3 wickets needed by Ravichandran Ashwin to become the leading wicket-taker in 2017. Ashwin (52) is behind only Kagiso Rabada. Ashwin is also tied with Rangana Herath, who has been ruled out of the Test.

12 wickets needed by Ashwin to become the India’s 4th-highest wicket-taker. Ashwin (300) will go past Zaheer Khan (311). The top three positions are held by Anil Kumble (619), Kapil Dev (434), and Harbhajan Singh (417).

1 wicket needed by Ravindra Jadeja to reach the 50-wicket mark in 2017. Barring Rabada (54), Ashwin (52), and Herath (52), the only one with more wickets than Jadeja this year is Nathan Lyon (51).

1 wicket needed by Umesh Yadav to reach 100 wickets in Test cricket. He will be the 21st Indian and 181st overall to the landmark, provided he reaches there before Mohammed Shami.

8 wickets needed by Shami to reach 100 wickets in Test cricket. He will be the 21st Indian and 181st overall to the landmark, provided he reaches there before Umesh.

1 wickets needed by Dilruwan Perera to reach 100 wickets in Test cricket. He will be the 6th Sri Lankan and 181st overall to the landmark, provided he reaches there before Suranga Lakmal.

5 wickets needed by Lakmal to reach 100 wickets in Test cricket. He will be the 6th Sri Lankan and 181st overall to the landmark, provided he reaches there before Dilruwan.

185 runs needed by Ajinkya Rahane to reach 3,000 runs in Test cricket. He will become the 22nd Indian and 186th overall to the landmark.

76 runs needed by Shikhar Dhawan to reach 2,000 runs in Test cricket. He will become the 38th Indian and 303rd overall to the landmark.