India vs Sri Lanka, 8th ODI: Statistical highlights

The statistical highlights from the 8th ODI between India and Sri Lanka of the CB tri-series at Brisbane.

updated: February 21, 2012 18:37 IST
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Brisbane: The statistical highlights from the 8th ODI between India and Sri Lanka of the CB tri-series at Brisbane.

# Thisara Perera (4/37) has recorded his second best bowling performance against India - the best being 5 for 28 at Dambulla on August 22, 2010.

# Thisara became the second Sri Lankan bowler to take four wickets at Gabba. Muttiah Muralitharan took 4 for 27 against Australia on January 15, 2003.

# Thisara's tally of 9 wickets at 16.44 is his best in a series/competition.

# Irfan Pathan's brilliant 47 off 34 balls is his highest innings in ODIs in Australia, surpassing the 31 against Sri Lanka at Adelaide on February 19, 2008.

# Nuwan Kulasekara has got his third Man of the Match award in ODIs - all against India.

# Kulalsekara's excellent figures of 3 for 40 are his best in Australia in ODIs, eclipsing the 2 for 32 against Australia at Adelaide on January 26, 2006.

# Sri Lanka's convincing 51-run triumph is their second in twelve ODIs at Gabba. They had defeated South Africa by 94 runs at this venue on January 17, 2006.

# Gautam Gambhir's ODI record in Australia is quite impressive, aggregating 662 runs in 15 innings, twice not out. His aggregate includes two centuries and three fifties, the strike rate being 83.16.

# Under Virender Sehwag's captaincy, Gambhir is averaging 49.12 - 393 in nine innings, including a century and two fifties.

# Gambhir's tally of 222 runs (ave.44.40) in five matches is the third highest in the present competition, next only to David Hussey (244 at 81.33) and Dinesh Chandimal (226 at 56.50).

# Irfan Pathan took his tally of wickets at Gabba to eleven at 26.90 runs apiece in seven games - the top Indian wicket-taker in ODIs at the venue.

# Ravichandran Ashwin's bowling record against Sri Lanka is excellent, capturing 9 wickets at 18.00 runs apiece in just four matches.

# Virender Sehwag has posted his fourth duck against Sri Lanka - his 14th in ODIs.

# In his last five innings against Sri Lanka, Sehwag has registered scores of 12, 28, 0, 10 & 0.

# Sehwag's last three innings as captain are 0 & 219 (vs. West Indies) & 0 vs. Sri Lanka. He has posted three ducks in his last eight innings in ODIs.

# Sri Lanka (289/6) have posted their highest total against India in Australia, surpassing the 238 for six at Adelaide on February 19, 2008.

# Sri Lanka's above total is their highest at Gabba, eclipsing their previous highest of 282 for six against South Africa on January 17, 2006.

# Tillakaratne Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardena were associated in a stand of 95 runs for the first wicket - Sri Lanka's highest against India in Australia.

# Dilshan (51) has recorded his ninth fifty against India - his 26th in ODIs.

# Chandimal has managed 226 runs at an average of 56.50 in five matches - the highest by a Sri Lankan in the present competition.

# Lahiru Thirimanne (62) has posted his highest innings against India - his first fifty. The said knock is his second highest in ODIs, next only to the 69 against South Africa at Johannesburg on January 22, 2012. These two innings are his only half-centuries in ODIs.

# Angelo Matthews' superb unbeaten 49 off 37 balls is his highest against India in Australia.

# Matthews has averaged 88.66 in ODIs in Australia, aggregating 266 runs in seven innings, four times not out, including two fifties.

# Jadeja has claimed just one wicket at an average of 233.00 (SR 256.0) in the CB series 2011-12.

# Sachin Tendulkar is without a hundred in his last 30 international innings.

# Sachin's run-aggregate of 3068 (ave.44.46) in 82 matches against Sri Lanka is his highest against any nation, surpassing his record against Australia - 3063 at an average of 45.04 in 70 matches.

# Virat Kohli (66 off 83 balls) has recorded his seventh fifty against Sri Lanka - his 20th in ODIs.