624, for the third wicket by Kumar Sangakkara (b. 27 October 1977) (287) Mahela Jayawardene (b. 27 May 1977) (374) for Sri Lanka v. South Africa at Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 27-31 July 2006.
The largest cup of tea is 4000 litres (7039.01 pt) in volume and was produced by GlaxoSmithKline Beecham (Private) Ltd (Sri Lanka) for Viva, at Burgher Recreation Club grounds in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 9 October 2010. The tea cup was named the “VIVA” tea cup. The tea cup itself measured 10 ft in height and 8 ft in width. Six 2000 watt heaters and a stirrer powered by motors and generators maintained the temperature of the tea at 75 degrees celsius. World’s Largest Cup Continue reading →
The largest neckerchief measures 53.7 m x 37.1 m x 37.1 m (176 ft 2.4 in x 121 ft 8.4 in x 121 ft 8.4 in) and the largest woggle measures 1.03 m (3 ft 4.55 in) in diameter and 1 m (3 ft 3.37 in) in height, and were created by the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group (Sri Lanka) and measured at the Dhamaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka, on 20 February 2014.
The longest-running medical advice programme on television is ‘Vaidaya Hamuwa’ hosted by Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena (Sri Lanka) and has been regularly broadcast for 14 years 7 months as of April 2011. Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena is also an eminent politician in Sri Lanka, being a former member of parliament and now a senior member of the current opposition United National Party in the country.
The most bridesmaids to one bride is 126 at an event organized by Champika Shirani Siriwardana of Salon Champi (Sri Lanka) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 8 November 2013. The most bridesmaids to one bride is 126 and was achieved at the wedding of Nisansala Kumari Arivasiri (bride) and Nalin Pathirana (groom) (both Sri Lanka), in Negombo, Sri Lanka on 8 November 2013.
The record for the most cabinet ministers in one country is 52, all of whom were appointed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka on 17 November 2005.
The most concrete blocks broken in a single stack with the head is 12 and was achieved by Wasantha De Zoysa (Sri Lanka) at the Panorama hotel, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, on 23 August 2009. The sheets were 4ft in length, 1ft in width and 3in in diameter and weighed 90 kg.
The most T-shirts worn at once is 257 and was achieved by Sanath Bandara (Sri Lanka) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 22 December 2011. The record was attemted on stage in front of a crowd of people in a public park in Colombo. Sanath was victim of the 2008 Weliveriya bombing in Sri Lanka and has attempted to break Guinness World Records ever since.
Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka) is the leading Test match wicket-taker, with 800 wickets in 133 matches from 28 August 1992 to 22 July 2010. Muralitharan reached 800 in the last day of his Test career before retirement, doing so against India.
The best bowling analysis is 8-19 by Chaminda Vass (Sri Lanka) against Zimbabwe at Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 8 December 2001.