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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2014 Match 1 stats highlights

Lahiru Thirimanne celebrates his century in the opening match of the Asia Cup 2014 © AFP
Lahiru Thirimanne celebrates his century in the opening match of the Asia Cup 2014 © AFP

Fatullah: Feb 26, 2014

Statistical highlights of the Asia Cup match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

# Angelo Mathews’ unbeaten 55 off 50 balls is his 18th fifty in ODIs – his fourth against Pakistan.

# Mathews registered his fifth fifty as captain in 23 innings. He has equalled his highest score at the Asia cup – his first half-century was an unbeaten 55 vs Pakistan at Dambulla on June 15, 2010.

# Mathews’ Asia Cup record is brilliant, averaging 152.00 – his tally being 152 runs in four innings (three times not out).

# Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne were involved in a partnership of 161. It is Sri Lanka’s highest for the second wicket at the Asia cup. It is also Sri Lanka’s highest for the second wicket against Pakistan in ODIs.

# Sri Lanka, with their 12-run win, have equalled their smallest victory margin in terms of runs at the Asia Cup. They had defeated India by 12 runs at Dambulla on July 18, 2004.

# Sri Lanka (296/6) have registered their second highest total against Pakistan at the Asia Cup behind the 302 for seven at Karachi on June 29, 2008.

# Umar Akmal (74 off 72 balls) has posted his third fifty at the Asia Cup – his second against Sri Lanka. He has recorded 18 fifties in ODIs – six against Sri Lanka.

# Akmal’s aforesaid innings is the highest by a Pakistan wicketkeeper at the Asia Cup.

# Lahiru Thirimanne (102 off 110 balls) has equalled his career-best score in ODIs. He had recorded an unbeaten 102 off 134 balls vs Australia at Adelaide on January 13, 2013.

# Thirimanne became the third Sri Lankan batsman to register a hundred vs Pakistan at the Asia Cup. Marvan Atapattu had made 100 off 124 balls at Dhaka on June 7, 2000 and Kumar Sangakkara 112 off 110 balls at Karachi on June 29, 2008.

# Thirimanne’s 102 is his first hundred as an opener in ODIs.

#  Sangakkara (67 off 65 balls) has posted his 84th fifty in ODIs – 10th fifty vs Pakistan. He has recorded three hundreds and seven fifties in the Asia Cup, aggregating 894 in 19 innings at an average of 49.66 in 20 matches. His tally of ten innings of fifty-plus is a record by any batsman in the Asia Cup.

# Misbah-ul-Haq’s 36th fifty (73 off 84 balls) in ODIs is his ninth against Sri Lanka.

# Misbah’s Asia Cup cup record is quite impressive – his tally being 349 in nine innings, including four fifties, at an average of 69.80.

# Lasith Malinga (5/52) has recorded his second five-wicket haul in the Asia Cup, next only to the five for 34 vs Pakistan at Dambulla on June 15, 2010. He is the first bowler to record two instances of five wickets in an innings against Pakistan in the Asia Cup.

# Malinga has registered six instances of five wickets in an innings in ODIs, including two against Pakistan. He also completed his 250 wickets (ave.26.96) in 163 matches – a Sri Lankan record for the fastest to 250 wickets in ODIs, bettering Muttiah Muralitharan’s feat of reaching the feat in 174 matches.

# Malinga became the fourth bowler to complete 250 wickets or more for Sri Lanka in ODIs, joining Muralitharan (523), Chaminda Vaas (399), Sanath Jayasuriya (320). In ODIs, Muralitharan has captured 534 wickets, Chaminda Vaas 400 and Sanath Jayasuriya 323.

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