Sri Lanka vs India, stats review: Third ODI at Colombo

Angelo Matthews’ unbeaten 71 off 57 balls is his second highest score against India, next only to the 75 at Bulawayo on May 30, 2010 AFP

Colombo: Jul 29, 2012

Statistical highlights of the third One-Day International between India and Sri Lanka in Colombo.

# Suresh Raina (65 not out off 45 balls) recorded his 23rd half-century in ODIs – his seventh against Sri Lanka.

# Raina’s strike rate of 144.44 is his fourth highest and the highest against Sri Lanka in an innings in ODIs when he has posted a fifty-plus innings.

# Raina’s innings is his highest in ODIs in 2012 – his aggregate being 391 at an average of 39.10 in 14 innings, including three fifties.

# Raina is the 10th Indian batsman to complete 1,000 runs against Sri Lanka in ODIs, totalling 1053 at an average of 33.96 in 45 matches.

# Angelo Mathews registered his 11th fifty in ODIs – his second against India.

# Mathews’ unbeaten 71 off 57 balls is his second highest score against India, next only to the 75 at Bulawayo on May 30, 2010.

# Mathews’ superb strike rate of 124.56 is his best when he has recorded at least a fifty.

# Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli put on 105 – India’s fourth century partnership for the second wicket against Sri Lanka at Colombo, RPS

# Gambhir’s 102 off 101 balls is his second century at Colombo RPS – his highest is 150 against Sri Lanka on February 5, 2009.

# Gambhir recorded his 11th century in ODIs – his sixth against Sri Lanka.

# India (288 for five) registered the highest successful chase at Colombo (RPS), outstripping their record of 271 for two against England on September 22, 2002.

# India’s score is the highest successful chase by a team against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka.

# The score is the second highest successful chase by a side in Sri Lanka – the highest is 289 for four by Sri Lanka against Pakistan at Dambulla on August 3, 2009.

# Jeevan Mendis’ unbeaten 45 is his second highest score in ODIs – the highest is 48 against England at Old Trafford on July 9, 2011.

# Matthews and Mendis have shared an unbroken stand of 104 off 72 balls – Sri Lanka’s highest sixth-wicket partnership against India in Sri Lanka – the highest for Sri Lanka for this wicket-position.

# Mahela Jayawardene’s 17th half-century against India is his 68th in ODIs.

# Kumar Sangakkara posted his 73rd fifty in ODIs – his 16th against India.

# Jayawardene and Sangakkara have added 121 – Sri Lanka’s highest for the fourth wicket against India. The pair became the first Sri Lankan pair and the fourth to register 30 century stands or more in international cricket.

# Sangakkara-Jayawardene pair has emulated the feat of Marvan Atapattu and Sanath Jayasuriya for sharing 14 century partnerships. (A Sri Lankan record).

# Gambhir is the fourth player to record six centuries or more against Sri Lanka in ODIs, joining Sachin Tendulkar (8), Saeed Anwar (7) and Adam Gilchrist (6).

# For the first time, Rohit Sharma has registered two ducks in a row. He has posted five ducks against Sri Lanka – eight in ODIs.

# Raina and Irfan Pathan were associated in a stand of 92 (unbroken) – India’s second highest against Sri Lanka for the sixth wicket. Ravindra Jadeja and Suresh Raina had added 106 at Dhaka on January 13, 2010. (PTI)