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Statistical highlights: India - Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI
August 20, 2008
# Sri Lanka's 142 is their lowest completed innings total against India in Sri Lanka. Their previous lowest against India at home was 181 at Colombo, SSC on 1.8.2001.
# Zaheer Khan's [Images] excellent bowling performance (4/21) is his second best against Sri Lanka in ODIs -- his career-best of 5 for 42 is also against Sri Lanka at Margao,Goa [Images], on February 14, 2007.
# Zaheer, for the fifth time in his ODI career, was adjudged Man of the Match.
# Zaheer became the first Indian bowler to take four wickets in an innings at Dambulla.
# After producing his career-best 5 for 42 against Sri Lanka at Margao on February 14, 2007, Zaheer produced his best bowling figures in 30 ODIs.
# Thilan Thushara (44) posted his best ever score in ODIs, bettering his 28 against Pakistan at Karachi on June 29, 2008.
# India registered their first win against Sri Lanka at Dambulla.
# India won an ODI against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka after four years. Their last win against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka was by 4 runs at Colombo, RPS, on July 27, 2004.
# Overall, India's triumph by 3 wickets is their third at Dambulla International stadium -- their first two being by 116 runs against UAE on July 16, 2004 and by 6 wickets against West Indies [Images] on July 31, 2005.
# Overall, India have won 10 ODIs against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka out of 36 played (Lost 20 and NR 6).
# Virat Kohli (37) registered his highest score in ODIs, bettering his 12 against Sri Lanka on debut at Dambulla on August 18, 2008.
# Virat became the second Indian fielder after Sourav Ganguly [Images] to take three catches in an innings against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka.
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