Highest partnerships by runs
Partners Runs Wkt Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
BKG Mendis, DM de Silva 308 2nd v Bangladesh Chattogram 31 Jan 2018 Test # 2295
BKG Mendis, AD Mathews 274* 4th v New Zealand Wellington 15 Dec 2018 Test # 2335
FDM Karunaratne, LD Chandimal 238 3rd v West Indies Galle 14 Oct 2015 Test # 2181
TM Dilshan, KC Sangakkara 225 2nd v Pakistan Colombo (SSC) 30 Jun 2012 Test # 2047
TM Dilshan, KC Sangakkara 213 2nd v Bangladesh Galle 8 Mar 2013 Test # 2078
LD Chandimal, DM de Silva 211 6th v Australia Colombo (SSC) 13 Aug 2016 Test # 2217
NT Paranavitana, TM Dilshan 207 1st v England Lord's 3 Jun 2011 Test # 1995
HDRL Thirimanne, LD Chandimal 203* 5th v Bangladesh Galle 8 Mar 2013 Test # 2078
KC Sangakkara, HAPW Jayawardene 201 6th v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 18 Oct 2011 Test # 2009
BKG Mendis, DAS Gunaratne 196 4th v Bangladesh Galle 7 Mar 2017 Test # 2252
KC Sangakkara, LD Chandimal 195 5th v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 16 Mar 2013 Test # 2082
KC Sangakkara, DPMD Jayawardene 193 3rd v India Colombo (SSC) 26 Jul 2010 Test # 1966
FDM Karunaratne, BKG Mendis 191 2nd v India Colombo (SSC) 3 Aug 2017 Test # 2267
NT Paranavitana, KC Sangakkara 181 2nd v India Galle 18 Jul 2010 Test # 1964
KC Sangakkara, AD Mathews 181 4th v Pakistan Galle 6 Aug 2014 Test # 2133
AD Mathews, LD Chandimal 181 4th v India Delhi 2 Dec 2017 Test # 2286
DPMD Jayawardene, AD Mathews 179 6th v Bangladesh Dhaka 27 Jan 2014 Test # 2116
KC Sangakkara, DPMD Jayawardene 178 3rd v Bangladesh Chattogram 4 Feb 2014 Test # 2117
DPMD Jayawardene, KDK Vithanage 176* 7th v Bangladesh Dhaka 27 Jan 2014 Test # 2116
DPMD Jayawardene, TT Samaraweera 176 4th v India Colombo (SSC) 26 Jul 2010 Test # 1966
NT Paranavitana, KC Sangakkara 174 2nd v India Colombo (SSC) 26 Jul 2010 Test # 1966
TM Dilshan, KC Sangakkara 173 2nd v Pakistan Sharjah 3 Nov 2011 Test # 2014
KC Sangakkara, TT Samaraweera 170 4th v West Indies Colombo (RPS) 23 Nov 2010 Test # 1980
BOP Fernando, BKG Mendis 163* 3rd v South Africa Port Elizabeth 21 Feb 2019 Test # 2348
TM Dilshan, AD Mathews 161 5th v Australia Hobart 14 Dec 2012 Test # 2067
AD Mathews, HAPW Jayawardene 156* 6th v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 31 Dec 2013 Test # 2112
DPMD Jayawardene, AD Mathews 156 6th v New Zealand Galle 17 Nov 2012 Test # 2059
JK Silva, KC Sangakkara 155 2nd v Bangladesh Dhaka 27 Jan 2014 Test # 2116
HDRL Thirimanne, KC Sangakkara 153 2nd v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 18 Oct 2011 Test # 2009
AD Mathews, HMRKB Herath 149 8th v England Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
FDM Karunaratne, LD Chandimal 146 4th v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 6 Oct 2017 Test # 2278
KC Sangakkara, LD Chandimal 145 4th v Bangladesh Chattogram 4 Feb 2014 Test # 2117
NT Paranavitana, TT Samaraweera 143 4th v Pakistan Pallekele 8 Jul 2012 Test # 2048
WU Tharanga, DM de Silva 143 5th v Zimbabwe Harare 6 Nov 2016 Test # 2231
DPMD Jayawardene, AD Mathews 142 6th v Australia Galle 31 Aug 2011 Test # 2005
TT Samaraweera, AD Mathews 142 5th v South Africa Cape Town 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
FDM Karunaratne, DM de Silva 142 2nd v England Colombo (SSC) 23 Nov 2018 Test # 2329
KC Sangakkara, TT Samaraweera 141 5th v England Southampton 16 Jun 2011 Test # 1996
JK Silva, DPMD Jayawardene 139 4th v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 8 Jan 2014 Test # 2114
LD Chandimal, AD Mathews 138 5th v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 31 Dec 2013 Test # 2112
AD Mathews, TAM Siriwardana 138 5th v New Zealand Hamilton 18 Dec 2015 Test # 2194
AD Mathews, MDKJ Perera 135 6th v India Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015 Test # 2179
ARS Silva, LD Chandimal 135 4th v Bangladesh Chattogram 31 Jan 2018 Test # 2295
LD Chandimal, N Dickwella 134 5th v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 28 Sep 2017 Test # 2275
FDM Karunaratne, AD Mathews 133 4th v New Zealand Wellington 15 Dec 2018 Test # 2335
DPMD Jayawardene, AD Mathews 131 4th v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
KC Sangakkara, LD Chandimal 130 6th v New Zealand Wellington 3 Jan 2015 Test # 2155
KC Sangakkara, DPMD Jayawardene 128 3rd v Pakistan Galle 22 Jun 2012 Test # 2046
HDRL Thirimanne, AD Mathews 127 4th v India Colombo (PSS) 20 Aug 2015 Test # 2177
KC Sangakkara, DPMD Jayawardene 126 3rd v England Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years

Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 21-23, 2019 [Test # 2348]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, 1st Test, Feb 13-16, 2019 [Test # 2347]
Australia v Sri Lanka at Canberra, 2nd Test, Feb 1-4, 2019 [Test # 2345]