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Statistical Highlights: India Vs Sri Lanka
Dambulla: Statistical highlights of the Asia Cup cricket tournament match between India and Sri Lanka played at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium.
With their seven-wicket triumph, Sri Lanka have won 29 and lost 10 out of 39 played in the Asia Cup – winning percentage 74.35.
Farveez Maharoof is the second bowler to record a hat-trick in the Asia Cup. Kapil Dev was the first to accomplish the feat against Sri Lanka at Kolkata on January 4, 1991.
Maharoof is the third to register a hat-trick for Sri Lanka in ODIs, joining Chaminda Vaas (twice) and Lasith Malinga.
Maharoof (5/42) has recorded his first five-wicket haul in Sri Lanka and the second in ODIs.
Maharoof`s aforesaid match-winning figures are his second best in ODIs -- his career-best being the 6 for 14 against West Indies at Mumbai`s Brabourne Stadium on October 14, 2006.
Maharoof`s 5 for 42 is his best bowling performance in the Asia Cup.
Ravindra Jadeja has recorded his second duck in ODIs -- his first was against West Indies at Kingston on June 26, 2009.
Rohit Sharma (69) has registered his highest innings in Sri Lanka -- his maiden fifty.
Rohit`s fifth half-century in ODIs is his second against Sri Lanka.
Rohit has recorded two fifties in the Asia Cup – his previous best was 58 against Pakistan at Karachi on July 2, 2008.
Tillakaratne Dilshan, with 627 at an average of 69.66 in 11 games is the leading run-getter in 2010.
Praveen Kumar has posted his first duck in ODIs.
Kumar Sangakkara became the first Sri Lankan wicketkeeper to complete 50 dismissals (44 catches + 6 stumpings) in 55 matches against India.
Interestingly, Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first Indian wicketkeeper to complete 50 dismissals (40 catches + 10 stumpings) in 41 matches against Sri Lanka.
Sangakkara`s ninth fifty (73) as captain is his 57th in ODIs.
Sangakkara enjoys superb record in the Asia Cup, posting three centuries and four fifties, in 14 innings – 668 at an average of 51.38 in 15 matches.
Sangakkara`s run-aggregate of 1843 at an average of 36.86 in 55 matches, including three centuries and 13 fifties against India is the second best, next only to Sanath Jayasuriya (2899).