Statistical Highlights: Sri Lanka Vs West Indies

Bridgetown: Statistical highlights of the Super Eight match between Sri Lanka and the West Indies.

  • Chris Gayle became the first West Indian to complete 500 runs in Twenty20 Internationals, amassing 501 at an average of 33.40 in 16 matches.
  • Sri Lanka, Pakistan, South Africa have won 11 games each in the ICC World Twenty20.
  • Sri Lanka (195 for three) posted their highest total against the West Indies in Twenty20 Internationals, surpassing the 192 for five at Nottingham on June 10, 2009.
  • Sri Lanka`s total is the highest by any team in ICC World Twenty20, 2010.
  • Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara added 166 for the second wicket. The stand is Sri Lanka`s highest for any wicket in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • The stand is the highest by any pair in ICC World Twenty20, bettering the 145 between Chris Gayle and Devon Smith for the first wicket for West Indies against South
    Africa at Johannesburg on September 11, 2007.

  • Lasith Malinga (3/28) registered his best bowling performance against the West Indies in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Sangakkara (68 off 49 balls) became the second player after Graeme Smith (719) to make 500 runs as captain in Twenty20 Internationals - 509 at an average of 39.15 in 15
  • Kemar Roach (2/27) produced his best bowling performance in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Jayawardene got the Man of the Match award for the third time in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Jayawardene`s unbeaten 98 off 56 balls is his fourth fifty in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Jayawardene is the first player to register three consecutive innings of eighty-plus in ICC World Twenty20 – 81 against New Zealand at Providence on April 30, 2010, 100
    against Zimbabwe at Providence on May 3 and 98 not out against West Indies at Bridgetown.

  • Jayawardene is also the first batsman to complete 500 runs in ICC World Twenty20, aggregating 592 at an average of 49.33 in 15 matches.
  • Jayawardene is the first and only Sri Lankan in Twenty20 Internationals to amass 720 at an average of 32.72 in 26 matches.
  • Jayawardene`s tally of 279 at an average of 139.50 is the highest in the present competition.
  • Ajantha Mendis (3/24) produced his best bowling figures against West Indies in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Mendis is the leading wicket-taker for Sri Lanka – 29 wickets at 29.72 runs apiece in 15 matches.


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