Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Statistical highlights

Updated: Mar 19, 2011, 11:10 AM IST

Mumbai: Statistical highlights of the Group A World Cup match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand here.

  • 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.
  • 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 his 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.