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Stats: Sangakkara scripts new 'keeping record

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March 19, 2011 11:16 IST
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Statistical highlights of the match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand played in Mumbai on Friday.

# New Zealand (153) recorded their lowest total against Sri Lanka at the World Cup, surpassing the 181 at Derby on June 18, 1983.

# New Zealand's total is their fourth lowest at the World Cup -- their lowest being 112 against Australia at Port Elizabeth on March 11, 2003.

# Mahela Jayawardene's 56th half-century in ODIs is his fourth against New Zealand.

# Jayawardene has aggregated 9000 runs for Sri Lanka -- 9050 at an average of 32.32 in 333 matches. His overall run-aggregate is 9319 (ave.32.81) in 338 matches.

Kumar Sangakkara with the Man of the Match award# Jayawardene has posted his fifth World Cup fifty.

# Kumar Sangakkara received his 18th Man of the Match award in ODIs -- his first at the World Cup.

# Sangakkara is the first wicketkeeper to effect 10 stumpings in the World Cup.

# Ross Taylor recorded 13 sixes -- the most in the 2011 edition of the World Cup.

# Tim Southee has taken 14 wickets (ave.15.07) in six matches -- the most for New Zealand in the 2011 edition of the World Cup.

# Sri Lanka's 112-run win is their largest by runs margin over New Zealand, surpassing the 81-run triumph at Kingston on April 24, 2007.

# Muttiah Muralitharan's 4 for 25 is his best against a Test-playang country at the World Cup -- his second best at the World Cup, his best being 4 for 19 against Ireland at St.George's on April 18, 2007.

# Sangakkara completed 9000 runs in ODIs, amassing 9062 at an average of 37.91 in 288 matches. His run-aggregate includes eleven hundreds and 61 fifties in 288 matches.

# Sangakkara's first century as captain in ODIs is his first against New Zealand in ODIs.

# Sangakkara's 111 off 128 balls is his best at the World Cup.

# Sangakkara is the first wicketkeeper/captain to post a hundred at the World Cup, surpassing his own record of 92 aginast Canada at Hambantota on February 20, 2011.

# With a century and two dismissals, Sangakkara became the first wicketkeeper/captain to register the double at the World Cup.

# Sangakkara became the third Sri Lankan captain to post a hundred at the World Cup, joining Sanath Jayasuriya and Mahela Jayawardene.

# Sangakkara became the 14th batsman and the fourth Sri Lankan after Sanath Jayasuriya, Aravinda de Silva and Jayawardene to complete 9000 runs or more in ODIs.

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