Mirpur: The statistical highlights from the second ODI of the Asia Cup between India and Sri Lanka at Mirpur.
# India's 50-run triumph is their second biggest in terms of runs over Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup - the largest being by 81 runs at Dambulla on June 24, 2010.
# Both India and Sri Lanka have won nine games each out of the 18 contested in the Asia Cup.
# India have won 23 and lost 13 out of 37 contested in the Asia Cup - winning % 63.88 (NR 1).
# India (304/3) have recorded their fourth highest total in the Asia Cup - their fifth total of 300-plus in the tournament.
# India's highest total in the Asia Cup is 374 for four against Hong Kong at Karachi on June 25, 2008.
# Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli were involved in a stand of 205 for the second wicket - India's highest partnership for any wicket in the Asia Cup, surpassing the 198 for the second wicket between Suresh Raina and Virender Sehwag against Pakistan at Karachi on June 26, 2008.
# The previous highest partnership for any wicket for India against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup was 175 (unbroken) between Mohammad Azharuddin and Navjot Singh Sidhu for the third wicket at Sharjah on April 14, 1995.
# Overall, India have recorded three partnerships of 200 or more for the second wicket against Sri Lanka in ODIs - the top two being 318 at Taunton on May 26, 1999 and 236 at Nagpur on March 22, 1999 - both by Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly.
# Gautam Gambhir (100) has posted his tenth hundred in ODIs - his fifth against Sri Lanka.
# Gambhir is averaging 50.35 against Sri Lanka - 1410 runs in 32 matches, including five hundreds and seven fifties.
# In eight matches this year, Gambhir has managed 408 runs at an average of 51.00, including one hundred and three fifties.
# Gambhir's 100 is his first in the Asia Cup, surpassing his previous highest of 90 against Bangladesh at Karachi on June 28, 2008.
# In eleven matches in the Asia Cup, Gambhir is averaging 51.09 - 562 runs, including a hundred and five fifties.
# Gambhir's aforesaid aggregate is the second highest by an Indian player in the Asia Cup, next only to Sachin Tendulkar's tally of 805 (ave.47.35) in 21 matches, including a hundred and six fifties.
# Gautam Gambhir and Sachin Tendulkar are without a fifty partnership in their last eight innings in ODIs - four times each for the first and second wickets.
# Gambhir and Tendulkar have not been successful as a pair for different wickets in ODIs, aggregating 1486 runs at an average of 30.32, including four stands of century-plus and five fifty-plus, in 49 innings.
# Virat Kohli's tenth hundred in ODIs is his third against Sri Lanka.
# In his last four innings in Bangladesh in ODIs, Kohli has recorded three hundreds - 102 not out against Bangladesh at Dhaka on January 11, 2010, 2 against Sri Lanka at Dhaka on January 13, 2010, 100 not out against Bangladesh at Dhaka on February 19, 2011 and 108 against Sri Lanka at Dhaka on March 13, 2012.
# Kohli is averaging 120.75 in ODIs in Bangladesh - 483 runs in seven matches, including three hundreds and two fifties.
# Kohli enjoys an excellent record this year, aggregating 481 in nine matches at an average of 60.12, including two hundreds and two fifties - the most by an Indian in 2012.
# Kohli (1090 at 51.90 in 25 ODIs) is the ninth Indian player to manage 1,000 runs or more against Sri Lanka in ODIs, joining Sachin Tendulkar (3113), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (1906), Mohammad Azharuddin (1834), Rahul Dravid (1662), Virender Sehwag (1551), Sourav Ganguly (1534), Gautam Gambhir (1410) and Yuvraj Singh (1393).
# For the second time, two Indian players have posted hundreds in the same innings in an Asia Cup game - the first instance being 109 not out by Mahendra Singh Dhoni and 101 by Suresh Raina against Hong Kong at National Stadium, Karachi on June 25, 2008.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni is averaging 56.94 as captain-cum-wicketkeeper in ODIs - 4271 runs in 107 innings, including four centuries and 31 fifties.
# Sachin had last scored a hundred on March 12, 2011 - 111 against South Africa at Nagpur in an ODI. He is without a hundred in his last 33 international innings. (Since then, 143 international centuries have been recorded).
# Virat Kohli is the first Indian to post back to back hundreds twice in ODIs - 118 vs Australia at Visakhapatnam on October 20, 2010 & 105 vs New Zealand at Guwahati on November 28, 2010 and 133 not out at Hobart on February 28, 2012 and 108 at Dhaka on March 13, 2012 - both against Sri Lanka.
# Kohli has become the first batsman to post ten hundreds in 80 innings in ODIs.
# Mahela Jayawardena (78) has posted his highest innings in the Asia Cup - his sixth fifty.
# Of Jayawardena's six fifties in the Asia Cup, four have been recorded against India and one each against UAE and Pakistan.
# Jayawardena's 66th fifty in ODIs is his 16th against India.
# In his last nine innings as captain, Jayawardena has posted four fifties.
# Jayawardene's strike rate of 132.20 (78 off 59 balls) is his highest in an innings against India, eclipsing the 58 not out off 49 balls (SR 118.36) at Dambulla on July 18, 2004.
# Kumar Sangakkara's 70th fifty (65) is his 15th against India.
# Sangakkara is averaging exactly 50.00 in the Asia Cup - 750 runs in 16 innings, including three hundreds and five fifties.
# Sangakkara has recorded four fifties against India in the Asia Cup.
# The top four run-getters this year are Sri Lankans - Dilshan (681), Sangakkara (664), Chandimal (643) and Jayawardena (520).
# Chamara Kapugedera's sixth duck in ODIs is his third against India.
# Irfan Pathan has produced his best bowling performance in the Asia Cup, eclipsing the 3 for 28 against UAE at Dambulla on July 16, 2004.
# Since capturing 4 for 41 against Australia at Adelaide on February 17, 2008, Irfan Pathan has produced his first four-wicket haul in 23 innings in ODIs.
# Pathan's figures of 4 for 32 are his best against Sri Lanka in ODIs, bettering the 4 for 37 at Mohali on October 28, 2005.
# Pathan's four-wicket haul is his fifth instance of four wickets in an innings in ODIs apart from his career-best 5 for 27 against Zimbabwe at Harare on August 29, 2005.
# Pathan is averaging 20.70 in victories - 105 wickets in 55 matches.
# Pathan's figures of 4 for 32 are the second best by an Indian bowler against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup, next only to the 4 for 31 by Kapil Dev at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on January 4,1991.
# Kohli has recorded nine hundreds in a winning cause in ODIs. His only hundred in a losing cause in ODIs is 107 against England at Cardiff on September 16, 2011.
# Kohli has won nine man-of-the-match awards. This was his second against Sri Lanka in successive games - Hobart (28.2.2012) and Dhaka (13.3.2012).