Statistical Highlights: India vs SL, 3rd ODI

Statistical highlights of the third cricket one-dayer between India and Sri Lanka, played on Monday.

updated: December 22, 2009 17:49 IST
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Statistical highlights of the third cricket one-dayer between India and Sri Lanka, played on Monday.

  • India's seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka is their third in a row at Barabati Stadium, having beaten West Indies by 20 runs on January 24, 2007 and England by 6 wickets on November 26, 2008.

  • India's win on Monday is their first over Sri Lanka in two matches at this venue. India have won 9 out of 13 contested at the Barabati Stadium.

  • Under Virender Sehwag's captaincy, the aforesaid win is the third in six games.

  • Sehwag has posted his highest score as ODI captain, surpassing the 43 against Bangladesh at Dhaka on April 15, 2003.

  • Ravindra Jadeja (4/32) has recorded his career-best bowling performance, surpassing the 3 for 35 against Australia at Nagpur on October 28, 2009.

  • Jadeja became the first bowler to take four wickets in an innings for India at Barabati Stadium - the second best overall behidn Daren Powell (West Indies) - 4 for 27
    against India on January 24, 2007.

  • Jadeja was justifiably adjudged the Man of the Match - his first in ODIs.

  • Tillakaratne Dilshan's series aggregate (324 at an average of 108.00 including two hundreds) is his career-best - also a record for Sri Lanka against India in a bilateral series.

  • Amongst the batsmen with 40 or more for Sri Lanka, Dilshan's strike rate of 227.77 (41 off 18 balls) is the second highest - the best being Sanath Jayasuriya's 271.42 (76 off 28 balls) against Pakistan at Singapore on April 7, 1996.

  • With 2,539 at an average of 57.70, including ten hundreds and eight fifties in 40 matches, Dilshan has become the first player to make 2500 international runs this year.

  • Upul Tharanga (73 off 81 balls) has posted his highest score against India, eclipsing the 67 at Rajkot on December 15, 2009.

  • Tharanga's aforesaid innings is his third fifty against India - his 13th in ODIs.

  • Sri Lanka (239) have posted their highest total at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, beating the 214 on December 28, 1990.

  • Tharanga and Sangakkara have shared Sri Lanka's first century stand for any wicket at this venue.

  • Dilshan and Tharanga put on 65 for the first wicket - a Sri Lankan record against India at this venue.

  • Sachin Tendulkar (96 not out) has posted his 93rd fifty in ODIs - his 18th score in the 90s, extending his unwanted record.

  • Sehwag-Tendulkar pair, with their 55-run stand, has set a partnership record for the first wicket against Sri Lanka at Barabati Stadium, cuttack.

  • Gautam Gambhir and Tendulkar were involved in a 72-run stand - India's highest for the second wicket against Sri Lanka at this venue.