India demolished Sri Lanka in the fifth ODI courtesy Virat Kohli's ton © AFP
India demolished Sri Lanka in the fifth ODI courtesy Virat Kohli’s ton © AFP

250th Sri Lanka lose their 250th ODI at home. They have won 146 encounters on home soil so far.

2nd This is the second, on trot as well, occasion of Sri Lanka being clean swept in a five-match ODI series versus India.

1st This is also Sri Lanka’s maiden ODI series whitewash at home. This makes India the lone tourists with a whitewash on their soil.

1st Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up his maiden five-for in ODIs. Before this game, his wicket column remained empty in the series.

50 Bhuvneshwar earned more than 50 scalps overseas. Nonetheless, he is the slowest Indian to achieve feat (73 games). The pacer also surpassed Madan Lal’s ODI tally of 70 wickets. Thus, he becomes the 25th highest wicket-taker for India in ODIs (75).

14 Jasprit Bumrah surpassed Ajantha Mendis to become the highest wicket-taker in any bilateral ODI series involving both sides.

1st MS Dhoni becomes the first wicketkeeper to register 100 ODI stumpings (including Asia XI matches).

2 Only two free -hits in the entire series. Interestingly, both came in this match.

1,000 Virat Kohli went past 1,000-run mark in ODIs in the calendar year. He is the leading run-scorer of 2017.

5 The Indian skipper has crossed the 1,000 runs in a year on five occasions. Sachin Tendulkar leads the chart with 7 1,000-plus runs in a year.

30 Kohli equals Ricky Ponting to have the second-most ODI centuries (30). Tendulkar dominates the chart with 49 tons.

19 Kohli slammed his 19th ODI ton while chasing.

5 number of times Kohli has scored consecutive century.

1st Kohli becomes the first batsman to amass hat-trick of ODI tons at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.

4 Dhoni remained not out in the entire series and compiled 162 runs including one half-century.

1st Kohli is the first Indian skipper with 3 ODI series whitewash. He surpasses Dhoni (2).