Kanpur: India posted their record single day total against Sri Lanka at Kanpur on the Day 1 of the second Test match. It was the first time in the history of cricket when India manages to get pass 400 run mark in a single day of a test match. Centuries from Gautam Gambhir (167) and Virender Sehwag (131) powered India to an imposing 417 for two on the first day.
Most runs in a day for India
Runs-wkts day opposition venue year
417/2 First Sri Lanka Kanpur 2009
386/1 Second SA Chennai 2008
385/6 Third Sri Lanka Ahmedabad 2009
375/9 First NZ Wellington 2009
372/7 First SA Bloemfontein 2001