Bairstow's golden year, Cook's further milestones

3 Number of centuries for Jonny Bairstow in Tests this year, is the joint second-most by a wicketkeeper in a calendar year. Only AB de Villiers has scored more - four centuries in 2013. All the centuries for Bairstow have come batting at No. 6 and No. 7, which is also the joint second-most by a batsman at No. 6 or lower in a calendar year.

534 Aggregate runs for Bairstow, at the end of first day's play, in Tests this year - most by any batsman. He is the first batsman to go past 500 runs in this calendar year. He averages 106.80 in eight innings. He also became the third batsman to accumulate 1000 or more runs in first-class matches this year. Apart from his three centuries in Tests, he also made two huge centuries - 246 and 198 - in the County Championship. He has converted each of his five half-centuries into centuries in first-class matches in 2016.

89.47Average fifth-wicket partnership for England at Lord's in Tests since 2012, which is the highest, by a distance, for any wicket for them at the venue in this period. In 17 innings, they have had eight century partnerships and four other stands over fifty including 80 between Alastair Cook and Bairstow in the first innings in this match.

65Average partnership for the fifth and sixth wickets for England in Tests this year, which is their second-best in any calendar year. The highest was 102 in the year 1903 where they played just two Tests.

13 Number of scores of 50 or more for Alastair Cook in Tests at Lord's - most by a batsman at this venue. He went past Ian Bell who had 12 such scores here. His 85 in the first innings was also his 100th score of 50 or more in international matches. Among England players, only Bell has made more such scores - 108. In the course of his innings, he also went past Sunil Gavaskar's tally of 10122 runs to become the 11th highest run-getter in Tests.

17 Number of maiden overs bowled by Sri Lanka bowlers by the end of first day's play, which is already the joint-most by them in an innings in this series. They had bowled the same number of maidens in the only innings of the first Test at Headinglely. Angelo Mathews bowled 34 deliveries before conceding the first run which included five maidens. But at the end of the day he ended up conceding 19 runs in ten overs.

17.35 Nick Compton's average in first-class matches this year, in 16 innings. He hasn't scored a single fifty-plus score and his highest score has been 45. His scores in this series have been: 0, 9, 22* and 1. His average of 10.66 in this series is the worst by a No. 3 in a Test series against Sri Lanka batting four or more innings.

21 Runs scored by Joe Root in his last three Test innings at Lord's, scores of 1, 17 and 3. In his previous three innings here, he had scored 66, 98 and 84. He had made 180 against Australia in Ashes 2013 and 200 not out against Sri Lanka in 2014 in two consecutive innings at Lord's.