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Stats: Dambulla ODI
January 28, 2009
Statistical highlights of the first one-day international match between India and Sri lanka [Images] in Dambulla on Wednesday.
# When his score reached 37, Sanath Jayasuriya [Images] completed his 13,000 runs in Limited-Overs internationals - 13,070 (ave.32.83) in 428 ODIs. He is the second batsman after Sachin Tendulkar [Images] (16427) to perform the feat in ODIs.
# During the course of his outstanding knock, Jayasuriya (2633 in 80 ODIs) has set a record for the highest run-aggregate in India-Sri Lanka Limited-Overs Internationals, bettering Sachin Tendulkar's run-aggregate of 2566 (ave.45.01) in 70 ODIs.
# Jayasuriya's 107 off 114 balls is his highest innings at Dambulla, surpassing his 55 against Australia [Images] in February 2004.
# Jayasuriya has now posted 95 scores of 50-plus - 28 hundreds and 67 fifties, bettering Sourav Ganguly's [Images] tally of 94 fifty-plus innings - 22 hundreds and 72 fifties. Only Sachin Tendulkar (132) has registered more 50-plus innings in ODIs than Jayasuriya.
# Sanath Jayasuriya has extended his record for most centuries against India in ODIs to 7, equalling Sachin Tendulkar's tally in Sri Lanka-India ODIs.
# Jayasuriya's tally of 28 hundreds has been exceeded only by Tendulkar (42). At 39 years 212 days, he is the oldest to post a hundred in ODIs, bettering Geoff Boycott's feat of making a century at 39 years 51 days against Australia at Sydney on December 11, 1979.
# In his last five innings, Gambhir has registered three fifties - 51 & 70 against England [Images] and 62 against Sri Lanka.
# Gambhir and Suresh Raina were associated in a partnership of 113, India's highest ever stand for the second wicket at Dambulla, eclipsing the 65 between Mohammad Kaif and Raina against West Indies [Images] on July 31, 2005.
# Raina's fourth fifty (54 off 71 balls) against Sri Lanka is his 9th in ODIs.
# Raina, in his last four innings against Sri Lanka, has posted three fifties, his sequence of scores being 53, 76 and10 at Colombo, RPS in August last year, followed by 54 at Dambulla on Wednesday.
# Both Vaas and Muralitharan now share an ODI record for most wickets against India.
# Dhoni [Images] registered his 26th fifty in ODIs - his 12th as captain.
# For the first time, Ajantha Mendis [Images] could not bag a wicket against India in ODIs.
# Sanath Jayasuriya got his 47th MOM award in ODIs and only Sachin Tendulkar (57) has won more MOM awards than Jayasuriya.
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