Sri Lanka's 25 victories in one day tournament finals

Sri Lanka’s win against India by 74 runs in the Tri Series final at Dambulla on 28.08.10 represents Sri Lanka’s 25th victory in a tournament final. Sri Lanka became the second team in the history of one day games to win 25 or more games in tournament finals. Australia is the other team with 52 victories. Sri Lanka’s 25 wins are listed below

No Team Result Margin Opp Ground Date
1 Sri Lanka won 005 wkts Pak Col-SSC 06.04.86
2 Sri Lanka won 050 runs Win Sharjah 20.10.95
3 Sri Lanka won 007 wkts Aus Lahore 17.03.96
4 Sri Lanka won 050 runs Aus Col-RPS 07.09.96
5 Sri Lanka won 004 wkts Pak Sharjah 11.04.97
6 Sri Lanka won 115 runs Pak Mohali 24.05.97
7 Sri Lanka won 085 runs Pak Kolkata 27.05.97
8 Sri Lanka won 008 wkts Ind Col-RPS 26.07.97
9 Sri Lanka won 005 wkts Eng Lord’s 20.08.98
10 Sri Lanka won 008 wkts Aus Col-RPS 21.08.99
11 Sri Lanka won 030 runs RSA Col-RPS 14.07.00
12 Sri Lanka won 245 runs Ind Sharjah 29.10.00
13 Sri Lanka won 077 runs Pak Sharjah 20.04.01
14 Sri Lanka won 121 runs Ind Col-RPS 05.08.01
15 Sri Lanka won 034 runs Win Col-RPS 19.12.01
16 Sri Lanka won 027 runs RSA Tangier 21.08.02
17 Sri Lanka won 025 runs Ind Col-RPS 01.08.04
18 Sri Lanka won 119 runs Pak Lahore 16.10.04
19 Sri Lanka won 018 runs Ind Col-RPS 09.08.05
20 Sri Lanka won 022 runs Aus Adelaide 10.02.06
21 Sri Lanka won 100 runs Ind Karachi 06.07.08
22 Sri Lanka won 002 wkts Ban Dhaka 16.01.09
23 Sri Lanka won 004 wkts Ind Dhaka 12.01.10
24 Sri Lanka won 009 wkts Zim Harare 09.06.10
25 Sri Lanka won 074 runs Ind Dambulla 28.08.10

England's innings victories in tests

England’s victory by an innings and 225 runs margin against Pakistan in the fourth test of the recently concluded series at Lord’s provide the 91st innings victory achieved by England against various oppositions. All the 91 occasions are listed below

No Team Result Margin Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 England won inns & 579 runs Aus The Oval Aug 1938
2 England won inns & 285 runs Ind Lord’s Jun 1974
3 England won inns & 283 runs Win Leeds May 2007
4 England won inns & 261 runs Ban Lord’s May 2005
5 England won inns & 237 runs Win The Oval Aug 1957
6 England won inns & 230 runs Aus Adelaide Mar 1892
7 England won inns & 225 runs Aus Melbourne Feb 1912
8 England won inns & 225 runs Pak Lord’s Aug 2010
9 England won inns & 217 runs Aus The Oval Aug 1886
10 England won inns & 215 runs NZl Auckland Feb 1963
11 England won inns & 209 runs Zim Lord’s May 2000
12 England won inns & 207 runs Ind Manchester Jul 1952
13 England won inns & 202 runs SAF Cape Town Mar 1889
14 England won inns & 197 runs SAF Jo’burg Mar 1896
15 England won inns & 189 runs SAF Cape Town Mar 1892
16 England won inns & 187 runs NZl Leeds Jul 1965
17 England won inns & 173 runs Ind Leeds Jul 1959
18 England won inns & 170 runs Aus Manchester Jul 1956
19 England won inns & 157 runs SAF Durban Dec 1913
20 England won inns & 148 runs NZl Lord’s Jun 1958
21 England won inns & 137 runs Aus The Oval Aug 1888
22 England won inns & 129 runs Pak Nottingham Jul 1954
23 England won inns & 124 runs Aus Sydney Dec 1901
24 England won inns & 124 runs Ind Lord’s Jun 1967
25 England won inns & 120 runs Pak Lord’s Jun 1978
26 England won inns & 120 runs Pak Manchester Jul 2006
27 England won inns & 119 runs NZl Nottingham Aug 1978
28 England won inns & 118 runs Aus Birmingham Aug 1985
29 England won inns & 117 runs Pak Leeds Jul 1962
30 England won inns & 111 runs Srl Birmingham May 2002
31 England won inns & 106 runs Aus Lord’s Jul 1886
32 England won inns & 104 runs SAF Durban Dec 1964
33 England Won inns & 099 runs NZl Christchurch Feb 1959
34 England won inns & 098 runs Aus Melbourne Mar 1885
35 England won inns & 098 runs SAF Durban Dec 2009
36 England won inns & 094 runs Aus The Oval Aug 1985
37 England won inns & 093 runs Aus Sydney Jan 1966
38 England won inns & 092 runs Zim Lord’s May 2003
39 England won inns & 090 runs NZl Nottingham Jun 1994
40 England won inns & 085 runs Aus Leeds Aug 1977
41 England won inns & 083 runs Win Ch-le-St May 2009
42 England won inns & 083 runs Ind Birmingham Jul 1979
43 England won inns & 083 runs NZl Auckland Feb 1975
44 England won inns & 080 runs Ban Manchester Jun 2010
45 England won inns & 080 runs Aus Manchester Jul 1905
46 England won inns & 078 runs Ind Birmingham Jul 1974
47 England won inns & 073 runs SAF Lord’s Jun 1960
48 England won inns & 071 runs NZl Leeds Jul 1958
49 England won inns & 071 runs Win The Oval Aug 1928
50 England won inns & 069 runs Zim Ch-le-St Jun 2003
51 England won inns & 068 runs NZl Wellington Feb 1997
52 England won inns & 062 runs SAF Lord’s Jun 1912
53 England won inns & 059 runs Ind Nottingham Jun 1959
54 England won inns & 058 runs Win Lord’s Jun 1928
55 England won inns & 057 runs Pak Birmingham Jun 1978
56 England won inns & 047 runs NZl Wellington Mar 1963
57 England won inns & 043 runs Aus The Oval Aug 1893
58 England won inns & 042 runs Aus Leeds Jul 1956
59 England won inns & 039 runs Win Leeds Aug 2000
60 England won inns & 038 runs Aus Lord’s Jun 1934
61 England won inns & 036 runs Win Lord’s Jun 1957
62 England won inns & 034 runs Win The Oval Aug 1966
63 England won inns & 033 runs SAF Cape Town Mar 1896
64 England won inns & 032 runs SAF Manchester Jul 1929
65 England won inns & 030 runs Win Manchester Jul 1928
66 England won inns & 029 runs Aus Melbourne Feb 1925
67 England won inns & 027 runs Win Lord’s Jun 1933
68 England won inns & 027 runs Ind The Oval Aug 1959
69 England won inns & 027 runs Ban Ch-le-St Jun 2005
70 England won inns & 027 runs Aus Melbourne Jan 1883
71 England won inns & 026 runs NZl The Oval Jul 1931
72 England won inns & 025 runs Ind Delhi Dec 1976
73 England won inns & 024 runs Pak Birmingham May 1962
74 England won inns & 022 runs Aus Sydney Dec 1936
75 England won inns & 021 runs Aus Manchester Aug 1888
76 England won inns & 020 runs NZl Auckland Mar 1955
77 England won inns & 018 runs SAF Birmingham Jun 1924
78 England won inns & 018 runs SAF Lord’s Jun 1924
79 England won inns & 017 runs Win The Oval Aug 1933
80 England won inns & 014 runs Aus Melbourne Dec 1986
81 England won inns & 013 runs NZl Manchester Jul 1958
82 England won inns & 013 runs SAF Durban Jan 1939
83 England won inns & 012 runs SAF Jo’burg Dec 1913
84 England won inns & 009 runs Pak Lord’s May 2001
85 England won inns & 009 runs NZl Nottingham Jun 2008
86 England won inns & 005 runs Aus Lord’s Jul 1884
87 England won inns & 005 runs SAF Nottingham Jun 1955
88 England won inns & 005 runs Win Leeds Jul 1957
89 England won inns & 004 runs NZl Christchurch Jan 1992
90 England won inns & 004 runs Aus Melbourne Feb 1975
91 England won inns & 001 runs NZl Leeds Jul 1973

This victory provide the 13th victory by an innings and 200 plus runs and the first victory by an innings and 200 plus runs against Pakistan

No Team Result Margin Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 England won inns & 579 runs Aus The Oval Aug 1938
2 England won inns & 285 runs Ind Lord’s Jun 1974
3 England won inns & 283 runs Win Leeds May 2007
4 England won inns & 261 runs Ban Lord’s May 2005
5 England won inns & 237 runs Win The Oval Aug 1957
6 England won inns & 230 runs Aus Adelaide Mar 1892
7 England won inns & 225 runs Aus Melbourne Feb 1912
8 England won inns & 225 runs Pak Lord’s Aug 2010
9 England won inns & 217 runs Aus The Oval Aug 1886
10 England won inns & 215 runs NZl Auckland Feb 1963
11 England won inns & 209 runs Zim Lord’s May 2000
12 England won inns & 207 runs Ind Manchester Jul 1952
13 England won inns & 202 runs SAF Cape Town Mar 1889

This win also provide the 18th win at Lord’s and the fourth win by an innings and 200 plus runs.

No Team Result Margin Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 England won inns & 285 runs Ind Lord’s Jun 1974
2 England won inns & 261 runs Ban Lord’s May 2005
3 England won inns & 225 runs Pak Lord’s Aug 2010
4 England won inns & 209 runs Zim Lord’s May 2000
5 England won inns & 148 runs NZl Lord’s Jun 1958
6 England won inns & 124 runs Ind Lord’s Jun 1967
7 England won inns & 120 runs Pak Lord’s Jun 1978
8 England won inns & 106 runs Aus Lord’s Jul 1886
9 England won inns & 092 runs Zim Lord’s May 2003
10 England won inns & 073 runs SAF Lord’s Jun 1960
11 England won inns & 062 runs SAF Lord’s Jun 1912
12 England won inns & 058 runs Win Lord’s Jun 1928
13 England won inns & 038 runs Aus Lord’s Jun 1934
14 England won inns & 036 runs Win Lord’s Jun 1957
15 England won inns & 027 runs Win Lord’s Jun 1933
16 England won inns & 018 runs SAF Lord’s Jun 1924
17 England won inns & 009 runs Pak Lord’s May 2001
18 England won inns & 005 runs Aus Lord’s Jul 1884

England carved its eighth innings victory against Pakistan and this win represents its largest innings victory against Pakistan. It also represents England’s third innings win agaist Pakistan at Lord’s

No Team Result Margin Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 England won inns & 225 runs Pak Lord’s Aug 2010
2 England won inns & 129 runs Pak Nottingham Jul 1954
3 England won inns & 120 runs Pak Lord’s Jun 1978
4 England won inns & 120 runs Pak Manchester Jul 2006
5 England won inns & 117 runs Pak Leeds Jul 1962
6 England won inns & 057 runs Pak Birmingham Jun 1978
7 England won inns & 024 runs Pak Birmingham May 1962
8 England won inns & 009 runs Pak Lord’s May 2001

Fourth Test at Lord's – England vs Paksitan – England wins by an innings and 225 runs

Fourth Test – England vs Pakistan at Lord’s in Aug 2010 : England won by an innings and 225 runs

– In England’s first innings, the batsmen who have batted at number 4 {KP Pietersen} at number 5 {PD Collingwood} and at number 6 {EJG Morgan} scored ducks providing the fifth occasion of batsmen who have batted at number 4, number 5 and number 6 failed to open the account in an innings in the annals of test cricket. The other four occasions are witnessed the following tests –

– New Zealand vs South Africa at Ellis Park, Johannesburg in Jan 1954 – New Zealand batsman B Sutcliffe {number 4}, JR Reid [number 5} and LSM Miller {number 6} scored zeroes in its first innings.

– India vs New Zealand at Hyderabad-LBS in Oct 1969 – Indian batsmen ML Jaisimha {number 4}, MAK Pataudi {number 5} and AK Roy {number 4} scored zeroes in its first innings

– Australia vs England at Leeds in July 1981 – Australian batsmen KJ Hughes {number 4}, GN Yallop {number 5} and AR Border {number 5} scored zeroes in its second innings

– Pakistan vs New Zealand at Napier in Dec 2009 – Pakistan batsmen Mohammad Yousuf {number 4}, Umar Akmal {number 5} and Misbah-ul-Haq {number 6} scored zeroes in its first innings.

– It is interesting to note that out of the five occasions of this feat, on four occasions the captain of the team scored zero. B Sutcliffe was leading New Zealand against South Africa at Ellis Park, Johannesburg in Jan 1954, MAK Pataudi was leading India against New Zealand at Hyd-LBS in Oct 1969, KJ Hughes was leading Australia against England at Leeds in Jul 1981 and Mohmmad Yousuf was leading Pakistan against New Zealand at Napier in Dec 2009

– KP Pietersen was dismissed by the first ball he faced in this innings providing the 251st occasion of an England batsman collecting a first ball duck in a test innings. The first ball duck by KP Pietersen represents the fourth occasion of his collecting the first ball duck in a test innings. The other three are – vs Australia at Mancheser in Aug 2005, vs Pakistan at The Oval in Aug 2006, vs West Indies at Lord’s in May 2009

– KP Pietersen’s first ball duck in this test provide the 31st occasion of an England batsman suffering such an ignominy at Lord’s. R Illingworth, KP Pietresen and FS Trueman are the three England batsman to collect the first ball duck at Lord’s on two occasions.

– KP Pietersen became the fourth England batsman to collect the first ball duck in a test innings against Pakistan at Lord’s. Others are – KF Barrington in Jun 1962, CM Old in Jun 1978 and DE Malcolm in Jun 1992,

– KP Pietersen’s first ball duck in this test provide the 19th occasion of an England batsman to suffer from such an ignominy in a test innings against Pakistan. He is the only England batsman to collect the first ball duck on two occasions against Pakistan – at The Oval in Aug 2006 and at Lord’s in Aug 2010.

– KP Pietersen, PD Collingwood, EJG Morgan and GP Swann scored zeroes in this test taking the number of ducks by England batsman against Pakistan to 107.

– KP Pietersen, PD Collingwood, EJG Morgan and GP Swann scored zeroes in the first innings of this test providing the third occasion of four or more England batsmen scoring ducks in an innings against Pakistan and also 36th such occasion against various oppositions.

– IJL Trott {184} and SCJ Broad {169} scored 150 plus runs in England’s innings providing the 18th occasion of two England batsmen scoring 150 plus runs in an innings. It is also the second such occasion by England batsmen against Pakistan. The first such occasion was at The Oval in 1962, when MC Cowdrey {182} and ER Dexter {172} scored 150 plus runs.

– IJL Trott {184} and SCJ Broad {169} scored 150 plus runs in England’s innings providing the third occasion of two England batsmen scoring 150 plus runs in a test innings at Lord’s. The first such occasion was against South Africa in 1947, when WJ Edrich {189} and DCS Compton {208} scored 150 plus runs. The second such occasion was against South Africa in Jul 2008 when MP Vaughan {152} and IR Bell {199} scored 150 plus runs

– IJL Trott {184} and SCJ Broad {169} scored 150 plus runs in England’s innings providing the sixth occasion of two batsmen scoring 150 plus runs in a test innings at Lord’s. The first such occasion was by Australian batsmen against England in Jun 1930 {WM Woodfull – 155 and DG Bradman – 254}, The second such occasion was by England batsmen against South Africa in 1947, {WJ Edrich – 189 and DCS Compton – 208}. The third such occasion was by West Indies batsmen against England in Aug 1973 {RB Kanhai – 157 and GS Sobers – 150}, The fourth such occasion was by Australian batsmen against England in Jun 1993 {MJ Slater – 152 and DC Boon – 164}. The fifth such occasion was by England batsmen against South Africa in Jul 2008 { MP Vaughan – 152 and IR Bell – 199}. The sixth such occasion was by England batsmen against Pakistan in Aug 2010 {IJL Trott – 184 and SCJ Broad {169}

– IJL Trott {184} and SCJ Broad {169} scored 150 plus runs in England’s innings providing the 105th occasion of two batsmen scoring 150 plus runs in an innings. It also provides the eleventh such occasion against Pakistan.

– IJL Trott completed 1000 runs of his test career when he was on 29 during his knock of 184 in this test. At the end of this test, his run aggregate stood at 1155. He became the 92nd England batsman to aggregate 1000 plus test runs

– SCJ Broad completed 1000 runs of his test career when he was on 73 during his knock of 169 in this test. At the end of this test, his run aggregate stood at 1096. He became the 93rd England batsman to aggregate 1000 plus test runs

– SCJ Broad scored his maiden test hundred when he made 169 in this test. His previous best was 76 vs South Africa at Lord’s in Jul 2008.

– IJL Trott’s 184 and SCJ Broad’s 169 in this test represent the 114th and 115th occasion of an England batsman scoring a hundred at Lord’s. Their knocks also provide the 28th and 29th occasion of England batsman scoring 150 plus runs in a test innings at Lord’s.

– IJL Trott and SCJ Broad became the third and fourth England batsman to score 150 plus runs in a test innings against Pakistan. The other two are – 153 by TW Graveney on 21.06.62 and 186 by PD Collingwood in Jul 2006. Their knocks also provide the 10th and 11th occasion of a England batsman scoring a hundred against Pakistan.

– SCJ Broad’s 169 came while batting at number nine in this test providing the 15th occasion of a batsman batting at number nine scoring a hundred in a test innings. SCJ Braod’s 169 in this test occupy the second place in the list of batsmen who have scored most runs while batting at number nine. IDS Smith’s 173 vs India at Auckland in Feb 1990 occupies the first place.

– SCJ Broad became the second batsman to score a hundred batting at number nine against Pakistan. DL Vettori of New Zealand had made 137 not out at Hamilton in Dec 2003. Thus SCJ Broad’s 169 is the highest score by a batsman batting at number nine against Pakistan.

– SCJ Broad became the third England batsman to score a hundred while batting at number nine. Others are – 122 by GOB Allen vs Pakistan at Lord’s on 27.06.1931 and 112 by JT Murray vs West Indies at The Oval on 18.08.1966. Thus SCJ Broad’s 169 represent the highest score by an England batsman batting at number nine.

– IJL Trott and SCJ Broad added 332 runs for the eighth wicket in this test providing the third occasion of England batsmen adding 300 plus runs in a test innings at Lord’s. The other two occasions are – 370 runs for the third wicket between DCS Compton and WJ Edrich vs South Africa in Jun 1947 and 308 runs for the third wicket between GA Gooch and AJ Lamb vs India in Jul 1990

– IJL Trott and SCJ Broad added 332 runs for the eighth wicket in this test providing the 76th occasion of 300 plus runs partnership in a test innings. Break up of 76 partnerships wicket wise read thus – for first wicket {12}, for second wicket {13}, for third wicket {24}, for fourth wicket {11}, for fifth wicket {08}, for sixth wicket {04}, for seventh wicket {02} and for the eighth wicket {02}

– This stand also represents the second occasion of 300 plus runs partnership for the eighth wicket in the annals of test cricket. The other occasion was the 313 runs partnership between Wasim Akram and Saqlain Mushtaq of Pakistan vs Zimbabwe at Sheikhupura in Oct 1996. Thus the 332 runs stand between IJL Trott and SCJ Broad in this test represent the record stand for the eight wicket.

– This stand also represents the 12th occasion of a 300 plus runs partnership posted by England batsmen against various oppositions

– This stand also represents the 10th occasion of a 300 plus runs partnership posted by batsmen from various teams against Pakistan,

– Mohammad Amir captured 6 for 84 in this test to become the fifth Pakistan bowler to capture five or more wickets in an innings at Lord’s. The other five are – 5 for 61 by Khan Mohammad in Jun 1954, 6 for 32 by Mudassar Nazar in Aug 1982, 5 for 91 by Waqar Younis in Jun 1982 and Mushtaq Ahmed in Jul 1996.

– Mohammad Aamir’s 6 for 84 in this game provide the 76th occasion of a visiting bowler capturing five or more wickets in an innings at Lord’s. Break up country wise read thus – Australia {28}, South Africa {12}, India {11}, West Indies {10}, Pakistan {05}, New Zealand {07}, Sri Lanka {01}, Zimbabwe {01} and Bangladesh {01}.

– Mohammad Amir captured 6 for 84 in this test to provide the 38th occasion of a Pakistan bowler capturing five or more wickets against England at various grounds. His figures represent the third occasion of his capturing five or more wickets in a test innings. Other two occasions are – 5 for 79 vs Australia at Melbourne in Dec 2009 and 5 for 52 vs England at The Oval in Aug 2010. Thus Mohammad Amir’s figures of 6 for 84 in this test represent his best innings bowling effort of his test career.

– Pakistan was all out for 74 in the first innings providing the 192nd occasion of a team dismissed for a total less than 100 in a completed innings. It also provides the 19th such occasion at Lord’s.

– Pakistan’s all out for 74 in the first innings and 147 in the second innings of this test provide the 299th and 300th occasion of a team dismissed all out in a test innings at Lord’s

– Pakistan’s 74 in the first innings of this test provide the fifth occasion of it being dismissed for a total less than 100 in a test innings by England. England became the second team to achieve this feat. Australia has dismissed Pakistan for a tatal less than 100 on five occasions.

– Australia’s five occasions are – 62 at Perth in Nov 1981, 97 at Brisbane in Nov 1995, 59 at Sharjah in Oct 2002 and 53 at Sharjah in Oct 2002 and 72 at Perth in Dec 2004

– England’s five occasions are – 87 at Lord’s in Jun 1954, 90 at Manchester in Jul 1954, 80 at Nottingham in Jul 2010, 72 at Birmingham in Aug 2010 and 74 at Lord’s in Aug 2010.

– Thus Pakistan’s 74 in the first innings of this test represent its lowest total in a completed innings at Lord’s

– Mohammad Amir bagged a pair in this test providing the 22nd occasion of a batsman bagging a pair in a test at Lord’s. He became the third Pakistan batsman to suffer such an ignominy at Lord’s. Others are – Iqbal Qasim in Jun 1978 and Salim Elahi in May 2001.

– Mohammad Amir’s pair in this test provides the 38th occasion of a Pakistan batsman collecting a pair against various oppositions and tenth such occasion against England

– GP Swann captured five of 62 in the second innings of this test to provide the 85th occasion of an England bowler capturing five or more wickets in a test innings at Lord’s. His figures represent his first five wicket innings haul in a test innings at Lord’s.

– GP Swann’s 5 for 62 in this test provides the eighth occasion of an England bowler capturing five or more wickets in an innings against Pakistan at Lord’s. The other seven occasions are – 6 for 31 by FS Trueman in first innings in Jun 1962, 6 for 85 by LJ Coldwell in second innings in Jun 1962, 5 for 20 by DL Underwood in first innings in Aug 1974, 6 for 51 by DL Underwood in second innings in Aug 1974, 5 for 47 by RGD Willis in first innings in Jun 1978, 8 for 34 by IT Botham in second innings in Jun 1978 and 5 for 61 by D Gough in first innings in May 2001.

– GP Swann’s 5 for 62 in this test provides the 40th occasion of an England bowler capturing five or more wickets in an innings against Pakistan at various grounds. It was second five wicket haul for GP Swann against Pakistan, the first being his 6 for 65 at Birmingham in Aug 2010. He became the eighth England bowler to capture five plus wickets on two or more occasions against Pakistan. The other seven are – DL Underwood {04}, JM Anderson {02}, IT Botham {02}, NGB Cook {02}, GR Dilley {02}, NA Foster {02} and SJ Harmison {02}

– GP Swann’s five for 62 in this test represents his ninth five wicket haul of his test career – 5 for 57 vs West Indies at St John’s in Feb 2009, 5 for 165 vs West Indies at Bridgetown in Feb 2009, 5 for 110 vs South Africa at Centurion in Dec 2009, 5 for 54 vs South Africa at Durban in Dec 2009, 5 for 90 vs Bangladesh at Chittagong in Mar 2010, 5 for 127 vs Bangladesh at Chittagong in Mar 2010, 5 for 76 vs Bangladesh at Manchester in Jun 2010, 6 for 65 vs Pakistan at Birmingham in Aug 2010 and 5 for 62 vs Pakistan at Lord’s in Aug 2010.

– Pakistan were all out for 74 in the first innings and 147 in the second innings providing the second occasion of batsmen’s individual scores greater than the opponent’s team total. England batsmen IJL Trott and SCJ Broad scored 184 and 169 in this test respectively. The other occasion also involved Pakistan, It was dismissed for 53 and 59 at Sharjah in Oct 2002 by Australia. ML Hayden scored 119 in Australia’s first innings.

– England won this test by an innings and 225 runs providing the 83rd occasion of an innings victory against various opponents, This victory provides the eighth occasion of an innings victory against Pakistan, The other seven occasions are – by an innings and 129 runs at Nottingham in Jul 1954, by an innings and 120 runs at Manchester in Jul 2006, by an innings and 120 runs at Lord’s in Jun 1978, by an innings and 117 runs at Leeds in Jul 1962, by an innings and 57 runs at Birmingham in Jun 1978, by an innings and 24 runs at Birmingham in May 1962 and by an innings and 9 runs at Lord’s in May 2001. Thus the victory by an innings and 225 runs in this test represent England’s largest margin of innings victory against Pakistan

– England won this test by an innings and 225 runs providing the 12th occasion of an innings plus 200 runs against various opponents – by an innings and 579 runs vs Australia at The Oval in Aug 1938. by an innings and 285 runs vs India at Lord’s in Jun 1974, by an innings and 283 runs vs West Indies at Leeds in May 2007, by an innings and 237 runs vs West Indies at The Oval in Aug 1957, by an innings and 230 runs vs Australia at Adelaide in Mar 1982, by an innings and 225 runs vs Pakisan at Lord’s in Aug 2010, by an innings and 225 runs vs Australia at Melbourne in Feb 1912, by an innings and 217 runs vs Australia at The Oval in Aug 1886, by an innings and 215 runs vs New Zealand at Auckland in Feb 1963, by an innings and 209 runs vs Zimbabwe at Lord’s in Feb 1963, by an innings and 207 runs vs India at Manchester in Jul 1952 and by an innings and 202 runs vs South Africa at Cape Town in Mar 1889.

– England won this test by an innings and 225 runs providing the 16th occasion of an innings victory in a test at Lord’s. It also provides the third innings win against Pakistan at Lord’s. The other two victories are – by an innings and 120 runs in Jun 1978 and by an innings and nine runs in May 2001.

Sri Lanka Tri Series – Sri Lanka wins the final – beat India by 74 runs

Tri Series Finals – Sri Lanka vs India at Dambulla on 28.08.10 : Sri Lanka won by 74 runs.

– At the end of this game TM Dilshan with 866 runs has the most runs during the calendar year 2010. Prior to this game he had an aggregate of 756 runs and went past RT Ponting’s 761 runs when he was on six during his knock of 110 in this game

– DPMD Jayawardene has opened the Sri Lankan’s innings for the sixth occasion in his 326 matches 306 innings one day career. It is the second occasion that he has batted at number one in his career. The first occasion was against India at Dambulla on 22.08,10

– DPMD Jayawardene completed 9000 one day runs when he was on 36 during his knock of 39 in this game. At the end of this game his run aggregate stood at 9003. He became the 13th batsman in one day games to total 9000 plus runs. The complete list read thus – SR Tendulkar {17598}, ST Jayasuriya {13428}, RT Ponting {13072}, Inzamam-ul-Haq {11739}, SC Ganguly {11363}, JH Kallis {10838}, R Dravid {10765}, BC Lara {10405}, Mohammad Yousuf {9624}, AC Gilchrist {9619}, M Azharuddin {9378}, PA de Silva {9284} and DPMD Jayawardene {9003}

– DPMD Jayawardene became the third Sri Lankan batsman to total 9000 plus runs in one day games after ST Jayasuriya {13428} and PA de Silva {9284}

– DPMD Jayawardene and TM Dilshan added 121 runs for the first wicket in this game providing the 191st occasion of Sri Lankan batsman posting a three figure partnership in one day games. It also provides the 46th such occasion against India.

– This stand provides the 37th occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure for the first wicket in one day games. This stand also provides the seventh such occasion against India. The seven occasions are – 129 runs between ST Jayasuriya and RS Kaluwitharana at Col-RPS on 28.08.96, 137 runs between MS Atapattu and ST Jayasuriya at Col-RPS on 26.07.97, 105 runs between MS Atapattu and ST Jayasuriya at Col-SSC on 29.08.99, 103 runs between ST Jayasuriya and RS Kaluwitharana at Col-RPS on 28.07.01, 188 runs between TM Dilshan and WU Tharanga at Rajkot on 15.12.09, 102 runs between TM Dilshan and WU Tharanga at Rajkot on 18.12.09 and 121 runs between DPMD Jayawardene and TM Dilshan at Dambulla on 28.08.10

– DPMD Jayawardene and TM Dilshan added 121 runs for the first wicket in this game providing the second occasion of Sri Lankan batsman posting a three figure partnership against India in tournament finals. The other occasion was 137 runs between MS Atapattu and ST Jayasuriya at Col-RPS on 26.07.97.

– This stand provides the fifth occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket in tournament finals. The five occasions are – 111 runs between ST Jayasuriya and RS Mahanama vs West Indies at Sharjah on 20.10.95, 148 runs between MS Atapattu and ST Jayasuriya vs Pakistan at Mohali on 24.05.97, 137 runs between MS Atapattu and ST Jayasuriya vs India at Col-RPS on 26.07.97, 160 runs between TM Dilshan and WU Tharanga vs Zimbabwe at Harare on 09.06.10 and 121 runs between DPMD Jayawardene and TM Dilshan vs India at Dambulla on 28.08.10

– DPMD Jayawardene and TM Dilshan added 121 runs for the first wicket in this game providing the 21st occasion of Sri Lankan batsman posting a three figure partnership against various team in tournament finals.

– TM Dilshan scored 110 in this game which represent the eighth hundred by a Sri Lankan batsman in a tournament final. This hundred provides the second hundred for TM Dilshan, the first being his 108 not out vs Zimbabwe at Harare on 09.06.10. He became the fourth Sri Lankan batsman to score hundred on two occasions in a tournament final. Others are – PA de Silva, MS Atapattu and ST Jayasuriya

– TM Dilshan’s 110 in this game represent the 109th hundred by a Sri Lankan batsman in one day games. It also represents the 63rd hundred by a Sri Lankan opening batsman in one day games.

– TM Dilshan’s 110 in this game represent the 26th hundred by a Sri Lankan batsman against India in one day games. It also represents the 13th hundred by a Sri Lankan opening batsman against India.

– TM Dilshan’s 110 in this game represents his eighth one day hundred and 28th fifty. His eight hundreds are – 117* vs Netherlands at Amstelveen on 04.07.06, 137* vs Pakistan at Lahore on 24.01.09, 106 vs South Africa at Centurion on 22.09.09. 160 vs India at Rajkot on 15.12.09, 123 vs India at Nagpur on 18.12.09, 104 vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on 04.01.10, 108* vs Zimbabwe at Harare on 09.06.10 and 110 vs India at Dambulla on 28.08.10

– TM Dilshan’s 110 in this game represent his third one day hundred in the calendar year 2010. The other two hundreds are – 104 vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on 04.01.10, 108* vs Zimbabwe at Harare on 09.06.10. He emulated AB de Villers of South Africa who also has scored three hundred in calendar year 2010 – 114* vs India at Gwalior on 24.02.10, 102 vs India at Ahmedabad on 27.02.10 and 102 vs West Indies at North Sound on 22.05.10.

– KC Sangakkara scored 71 in this game providing his 58th one day half century and 68th fifty. His 71 in this game provide the 31st occasion of a Sri Lankan captain scoring a fifty against India. It was his seventh fifty against India. The other six are – 90 at Rajkot on 15.12.09, 60 at Kolkata on 24.12.09, 60 at Dhaka on 05.01.10, 68 at Dhaka on 10.01.10, 55 at Dhaka on 13.01.10 and 73 at Dambulla on 22.06.10.

– With his seven fifties KC Sangakkara became the third Sri Lankan captain to score seven fifties against India. Others are – A Ranatuna and ST Jayasuriya.

– KC Sangakkara’s 71 in this game represent his 10th fifty in his dual role of captain-cum-wicket keeper. He is the third captain-cum-wicket keeper to score ten or more fifties in one day games. Others are – MS Dhoni {27} and A Flower {10}. MS Dhoni’s 27 fifties include his 67 in this game.

– KC Sangakkara’s 71 in this game provides his 64th fifty and 56th half century as a wicket keeper batsman. Only AC Gilchrist with 69 fifties {53 fifties and 16 hundreds} is ahead of KC Sangakkara in terms of number of fifties.

– MS Dhoni took two catches in this game to take his tally of catches against Sri Lanka to 47 and total number of dismissals to 59. He became the ninth wicket keeper in one day games to effect 59 or more dismissals against a specific opposition. Others are – AC Gilchrist of Australia vs India {79}, Moin Khan of Pakistan vs India {71}, AC Gilchrist of Australia vs South Africa {69}, AC Gilchrist of Australia vs England {64}, AC Gilchrist of Australia vs New Zealand {62}, MV Boucher of South Africa vs Pakistan {59} and KC Sangakkara of Sri Lanka vs India {59}

– KC Sangakkara effected three dismissals in this game to take his tally of dismissals against India to 59. By a coincidence KC Sangakkara and MS Dhoni have effected similar number of dismissals – 59 – in Sri Lanka-India one day series. They earn the distinction of becoming the only wicket keepers in the history of one day cricket to effect 59 or more dismissals while playing against each other.

– P Kumar returned with figures of 1 for 72 in this game to provide the ninth occasion of an Indian bowler conceding seventy plus runs against Sri Lanka. His figures also represent the 63rd occasion of an Indian bowler conceding seventy plus runs in an innings against various oppositions.

– V Sehwag was dismissed run out for 28 in this game providing the 102nd occasion of an Indian batsman dismissed run out against Sri Lanka in one day games. It also provides the 23rd occasion of an Indian opening batsman dismissed run out in one day games against Sri Lanka.

– V Sehwag’s run out dismissal in this game is his sixth such dismissal against Sri Lanka as an opening batsman. The other five are – for 4 at Col-RPS on 05.08.01, for 39 at Bristol on 11.07.02, for 46 at Vizag on 17.02.07, for 42 at Col-RPS on 31.01.09 and for 116 at Col-RPS on 03.02.09,

– With six run out dismissals V Sehwag holds the Indian record for an opening batsman who has been dismissed run out on most occasions. SC Ganguly and SR Tendulkar are the other Indian opening batsmen who have been dismissed run out on four occasions.

– V Sehwag’s run out dismissal in this game provide the 16th occasion of his being dismissed run out against various opposition as an Indian opening batsman. He is one of the third Indian opening batsmen who have been dismissed run out on 15 or more occasions. Others are – SR Tendulkar {24} and SC Ganguly {18}.

– V Sehwag is one of the ten opening batsman in the history of one day games to be dismissed run out on 15 or more occasions. The complete list is – SR Tendullkar {24}, ST Jaysuriya {20}, MS Atapattu {19}, SC Ganguly {18}, G Kirsten {17}, MA Taylor {17}, ME Waugh {17}, GR Marsh {16}, V Sehwag {16} and Rameez Raja {15}

– V Sehwag’s run out dismissal in this game is his third such dismissal as an opening batsman in a tournament final. He is the sixth opening batsman to be dismissed run out on three or more occasions in a tournament final. Others are – DC Boon {04}, ST Jayasuriya {04}, ME Waugh {04}, G Kirsten {03} and GM Wood {03}

– KRD Karthik was dismissed for zero in this game providing the 16th occasion of an Indian opening batsman scoring a duck against Sri Lanka in one day games. It also represents the fourth duck of his one day career. The other three occasions are – vs England at Birmingham on 27.08.07, vs Australia at Mumbai on 17.10.07 and vs New Zealand at Dambulla on 25.08.10.

– KRD Karthik’s dismissal for zero in this game provide the fourth occasion of an Indian opening batsman dismissed for a duck in a tournament final against Sri Lanka

Others are – SR Tendulkar at Col-SSC on 17.09.04, D Mongia at Col-RPS on 30.09.02 and G Gambhir at Dhaka on 13.01.10. His dismissal for zero in this game provides the tenth occasion of an Indian opening batsman scoring a duck in a tournament final against various oppositions.

– MS Dhoni scored 67 in this game providing the eleventh occasion of an Indian captain scoring a fifty against various oppositions in a tournament final. This knock represents Dhoni’s third fifty in a tournament final. Other occasions are – 64 vs Pakistan at Dhaka on 14.06.08 and 56 vs Sri Lanka at Col-RPS on 14.09.09. This his 67 represents his highest score in a tournament final while leading India. Only M Azharuddin has scored more fifties – four – than MS Dhoni in a tournament final.

– MS Dhoni’s 67 in this game represent his 27th fifty while leading India. He is now on par with R Dravid who also has scored 27 fifties as an Indian captain. Only M Azaharuddin {41} and SC Ganguly {41} have scored more fifties than R Dravid and MS Dhoni while captaining India.

– MS Dhoni’s 67 in this game represent his 12th fifty while leading India againt Sri Lanka. He now holds the record of most fifties by an Indian captain against Sri Lanka. The previous record was held by M Azharuddin who had scored eleven fifties

– MS Dhoni’s 12 fifties against Sri Lanka as captain earn him the second place among the list of captains who have scored most fifties against a specific opposition. RT Ponting occupies the first place with 14 fifties against New Zealand.

– MS Dhoni’s 12 fifties against Sri Lanka as captain earn him the distinction of becoming the only captain to score 12 fifties captain-cum-wicket keeper in the history of one day games against a specific opposition.

– MS Dhoni’s 67 in this game provide his 37th one day half century and 44th fifty. He occupies the fourth place amongst the wicket keeper batsmen who have scored most fifties in one day games. AC Gilchrist {69}, KC Sangakkara {64} and A Flower {50} occupy the first three places.

– KC Sangakkara {71} and MS Dhoni {67} scored fifties in this game providing the 105th occasion of rival captains scoring fifties in a one day game. It also provides the eleventh such occasion in Sri Lanka-India one day series.

– KC Sangakkara {71} and MS Dhoni {67} scored fifties in this game providing the second occasion of rival captain-cum-wicket keepers scoring fifties in a one day game. The first such occasion was witnessed at Rajkot on 15.12.09 when MS Dhoni {72} and KC Sangakkara {90} scored fifties. It also provides the second such occasion in Sri Lanka-India one day series. The two occasions are the same cited above

– KC Sangakkara {71} and MS Dhoni {67} scored fifties in this game providing the 40th occasion of rival wicket keepers scoring fifties in a one day game. It also provides the sixth such occasion in Sri Lanka-India one day series.

– Sri Lanka won this game by 74 runs providing the 50th win against India. This win also represents the 24th win by runs margin.

– Sri Lanka’s 50th win against India provide the 12th occasion of a team winning 50 or more one day games against a specific opposition. The other eleven occasions are – Australia vs New Zealand {84}, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka {70}, Pakistan vs India {69}, India vs Sri Lanka {67}, West Indies vs Pakistan {64}, Australia vs West Indies {63}, Australia vs England {61}, Australia vs India {61}, West Indies vs Australia {57}, West Indies vs India {54} and Australia vs Pakistan {52}. Sri Lanka is the new entrant into this category of statistics.

– Sri Lanka and India became the second team to win 50 matches against each other – Australia vs West Indies {63} and West Indies vs Australia {57} : Sri Lanka vs India {50} and India vs Sri Lanka {67}

– Sri Lanka’s win by 74 runs in this game represent its 25th win in a tournament final. It became the second team to win a tournament final on 25 or more occasions. Australia is the other team to win 52 tournament finals.

Sri Lanka Tri Series : Sixth Game – India trounce New Zealand and sets up a final clash with Sri Lanka

Sixth Game : India vs New Zealand at Dambulla on 25.08.10 : India won by 105 runs

KRD Karthik’s zero in this game provides the 59th occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a duck against New Zealand in one day games. It also provides the eleventh occasion of an Indian opening batsman scoring a duck against New Zealand.

Karthik’s zero in this game represents his third zero in one day internationals. Other occasions are – vs England at Birmingham on 27.08.07 and vs Australia at Mumbai on 17.10.07

India lost its first wicket without a run on the board in this game providing sixth such occasion against New Zealand in one day games. The other occasions are – at Perth on 09.12.80, at Perth on 18.01.86, at Sharjah on 10.04.86, at Napier on 29.12.02 and at Wellington on 08.01.03

V Sehwag aggregated 1000 boundary fours in one day games when he hit his third boundary in his innings of 110 in this game. He reached the milestone when hit KD Mills thorugh extra cover – the fifth delivery of the fourth over of the innings. At the end of this game his aggregate stood at 1013. He became the seventh batsman in the history of one day internationals to total 1000 plus boundary fours. Others to total 1000 boundary fours in one day games are – SR Tendulkar {1927}, ST Jayasuriya {1500}, RT Ponting {1164}, AC Gilchrist {1162}, SC Ganguly {1122} and BC Lara {1035}

V Sehwag with his 1013 boundary fours became the third Indian batsman to aggregate 1000 plus boundary fours. Others are – SR Tendulkar {1927} and SC Ganguly {1122}

V Sehwag and MS Dhoni added 107 runs for the fifth wicket in this game providing the 296th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in one day games. This stand represents the 24th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against New Zealand.

V Sehwag and MS Dhoni added 107 runs for the fifth wicket in this game providing the record stand for the fifth wicket by Indian batsmen against New Zealand. The previous best was 92 runs stand between SM Patil and DB Vengsarkar at Brisbane on 18.01.81. The 107 runs stand between V Sehwag and MS Dhoni provides the the first occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket against New Zealand.

India has posted most number of three figure partnerships – 296 – in one day games. Australia is close behind with 294 three figure partnerships.

V Sehwag’s 110 in this game represent the 176th occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a hundred in one day games. It also represents the 97th occasion of an Indian opening batsman scoring a hundred in one day games.

V Sehwag’s 110 in this game represent the 20th occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a hundred in one day games against New Zealand. It also represents the 15th occasion of an Indian opening batsman scoring a hundred in one day games.

V Sehwag’s 110 in this game provide his sixth hundred against New Zealand. Others are – 100 at Col-SSC on 02.08.01, 108 at Napier on 29.12.02, 112 at Auckland on 11.01.03, 130 at Hyd-RGS on 15.11.03, 125* at Hamilton on 11.03.09

V Sehwag’s six hundreds against New Zealand constitute a record for most hundreds by an Indian batsman against New Zealand. He wrested the record from SR Tendulkar who has scored five hundreds – 115 at Vadodara on 28.10.94, 117 at Bangalore on 14.05.97, 186* at Hyd-LBS on 08.11.99, 102 at Hyd-LBS on 15.11.03 and 163* at Christchurch on 08.03.09

V Sehwag’s six hundreds and SR Tendulkar’s five hundreds against New Zealand have come when they were opening the innings and as such V Sehwag’s six hundreds is also a record for most hundreds by an Indian opening batsman against New Zealand.

V Sehwag’s six hundreds is also a series record for most hundreds by a batsman in India-New Zealand one day series. He wrested the record from NJ Astle of New Zealand and SR Tendulkar of India who had scored five hundreds

NJ Astle’s five hundreds against India are – 114 at Nagpur on 26.11.95, 120 at Rajkot on 05.11.99, 117 at Col-RPS on 20.07.01, 108 at Col-SSC on 02.08.01 and 115* at Harare on 06.09.05

SR Tendulkar five hundreds against New Zealand are – 115 at Vadodara on 28.10.94, 117 at Bangalore on 14.05.97, 186* at Hyd-LBS on 08.11.99, 102 at Hyd-LBS on 15.11.03 and 163* at Christchurch on 08.03.09

V Sehwag with his 110 in this game has an aggregate of 1157 runs against New Zealand. He now occupies the second place in the list of Indian batsmen who have totalled 1000 plus runs against New Zealand. The complete list read thus – SR Tendulkar {1750}, V Sehwag {1157}, M Azharuddin {1118}, SC Ganguly {1079} and R Dravid {1032}. V Sehwag went past M Azharuddin {1118} while moving to the second place

KRD Karthik’s zero and V Sehwag’s 110 in this game provide the 32nd occasion of openers scoring zero and hundred in the same innings of a one day game. Indian batsmen have achieved such a feat on the following six occasions which includes this game – K Srikkanth {123} and LS Rajput {zero} vs Pakistan at Kolkata on 18.02.87, NS Sidhu {134} and M Prabhakar {zero} vs England at Gwalior on 04.03.93, A Jadeja {zero} and SR Tendulkar {110} vs Sri Lanka at Col-RPS on 28.08.96, SC Ganguly {zero} and V Sehwag {108} vs New Zealand at Napier on 29.12.02 and V Sehwag {zero}, SR Tendulkar {100} vs Australia at Gwalior on 26.10.03 and KRD Karthik {zero} and V Sehwag {110} vs New Zealand at Dambulla on 25.08.10

The following are the eight occasions when opening batsmen have scored zero and hundreds in an innings of an one day game against New Zealand – CS Broad {106} and CWJ Athey of England at Napier on 16.03.87, Aamir Sohail {zero} and Ramiz Raja {119*} of Pakistan at Christchurch on 18.03.92, RS Mahanama {zero} and ST Jayasuriya {140} of Sri Lanka at Bloemfontein on 08.12.94, ML Hayden {zero} and DR Martyn {116*} of Australia at Auckland on 03.03.00, MS Atapattu {zero} and ST Jayasuriya {107} of Sri Lanka at Sharjah on 10.04.01, SC Ganguly {zero} and V Sehwag {108} of India at Napier on 29.12.02, AC Gilchrist {zero} and ML Hayden {114} of Australia at Christchurch on 22.02.05 and KRD Karthik {zero} and V Sehwag {110} of India at Dambulla on 25.08.10

ST Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka and V Sehwag of India are the two batsmen to score a hundred against New Zealand when the other opener had failed to score in a one day game.

ST Jayasuriya scored 140 at Bloemfontein on 08.12.94 when RS Mahanama failed to open the account. ST Jayasuriya scored 107 at Sharjah on 10.04.01 when MS Atapattu failed to open the account

V Sehwag scored 108 at Napier on 29.12.02 when SC Ganguly failed to open the account. V Sehwag scored 110 at Dambulla on 25.08.10 when KRD Karthik failed to open the account

V Sehwag’s 110 in this game represents his 13th one day hundred and 49th fifty. His 13 hundreds read thus – 146 vs Sri Lanka at Rajkot on 15.12.09, 130 vs New Zealand at Hyd-LBS on 15.11.03, 126 vs England at Col-RPS on 22.09.02, 125* vs New Zealand at Hamilton on 11.03.09, 119 vs Pakistan at Karachi on 26.06.08, 116 vs Sri Lanka at Col-RPS on 03.02.09, 114* vs West Indies at Rajkot on 12.11.02, 114 vs Bermuda at Port of Spain on 19.03.07, 112 vs New Zealand at Auckland on 11,01.03, 110 vs New Zealand at Dambulla on 25.08.10, 108 vs New Zealand at Napier on 29.12.02, 108 vs Pakistan at Kochi on 02.04.05 and 100 vs New Zealand at Col-SSC on 02.04.05

V Sehwag’s 110 in this game represent his 10th hundred while opening the innings for India. His ten hundreds are – 100 vs New Zealand at Col-SSC on 02.08.01, 126 vs England at Col-RPS on 22.09.02, 108 vs New Zealand at Napier on 29.12.02, 112 vs New Zealand at Auckland on 11.01.03, 130 vs New Zealand at Hyd-LBS on 15.11.03, 108 vs Pakistan at Kochi on 02.04.05, 119 vs Pakistan at Karachi on 26.11.08, 116 vs Sri Lanka at Col-RPS on 03.02.09, 146 vs Sri Lanka at Rajkot on 15.12.09 and 110 vs New Zealand at Karachi o 25.08.10

V Sehwag became the ninth opening batsman to score ten or more hundreds in one day games. Others are – SR Tendulkar {30}, ST Jayasuriya {23}, HH Gibbs {16}, AC Gilchrist {15}, Saeed Anwar {13}, SC Ganguly {12}, CH Gayle {12} and ME Waugh {10}.

V Sehwag became the third Indian opening batsman to score ten or more hundreds in one day games. Others are – SR Tendulkar {30} and SC Ganguly {12}

TG Southee captured 4 for 49 in this game providing the 102nd occasion of a New Zealand bowler capturing four or more wickets in one day games. His figures also represents 13th the occasion of a New Zealand bowler capturing four or more wickets in an innings against India.

TG Southee’s 4 for 49 in this game provide the third occasion of his capturing a four wicket haul in one day games. The other two occasions are – 4 for 38 vs England at Bristol on 21.06.00 and 4 for 36 vs Australia at Wellington on 13.03.10

MJ Guptill was dismissed by the first ball he faced in this game providing the 110th occasion of a New Zealand batsman collecting the first ball duck in one day game. His first ball duck also provide the 18th occasion of a New Zealand batsman suffering such an ignominy against India.

MJ Guptill was dismissed by the first ball he faced in this game providing the 13th occasion of a New Zealand opening batsman collecting the first ball duck in one day game. His first ball duck also provide the second occasion of a New Zealand opening batsman suffering such an ignominy against India. MS Sinclair is the other opening batsman who has collected the first ball duck against India at Col-RPS on 20.07.01

MJ Guptill has collected the first ball duck on two occasions when he opened the innings for New Zealand – vs Sri Lanka at Dambulla on 13.08.10 and vs India at Dambulla on 25.08.10. He became the fourth New Zealand batsman to collect the first ball duck on two or more occasions. Others are – NJ Astle {03}, MS Sinclair {02} and JG Wright {02}

KRD Karthik {India] and MJ Guptill {New Zealand} failed to open their account in this game providing the third occasion of rival openers scoring zeroes in India-New Zealand one day series. The other two occasions are – V Sehwag {India} and NJ Astle {New Zealand} at Auckland on 26.12.02 : NJ Astle {New Zealand} and SC Ganguly {India} at Wellington on 08.01.03

New Zealand lost its six wickets for 42 runs in this game providing the seventh occasion of New Zealand losing six wickets under 43 runs in one day games – 6 for 32 vs Pakistan at Sharjah on 15.04.86, 6 for 33 vs Australia at Auckland on 03.12.05, 6 for 35 vs Australia at Wellington on 20.02.82, 6 for 35 vs Australia at Mohali on 01.11.06, 6 for 39 vs Sri Lanka at Auckland on 06.01.07, 6 for 41 vs Sri Lanka at Col-RPS on 08.09.09 and 6 for 41 vs India at Dambulla on 25.08.10

New Zealand lost its six wickets for 42 runs in this game providing the first occasion of New Zealand losing six wickets under 43 runs in one day games against India.

G Hopkins failed to score in this game to provide the 51st occasion of a New Zealand wicket keeper scoring a duck against various oppositions in one day games. His duck represents the ninth occasion of a New Zealand wicket keeper scoring a duck in a one day game against India.

MJ Guptill and G Hopkins failed to open their accounts in this game taking the number of ducks scored by New Zealand batsmen against India to 57.

TG Southee’s 4 for 49 in this game was in a losing cause providing the 27th occasion of New Zealand bowler’s four or more wickets haul going in vain. It also represents the fourth occasion of a New Zealand bowler’s four plus wicket haul going in vain against India. The other three occasions are – 5 for 32 by RJ Hadlee at Perth on 09.12.80, 4 for 30 by SR Gillespie at Adelaide on 25.01.86 and 4 for 38 by DJ Nash at Sharjah on 17.04.98

KD Mills scored 52 in this game providing the fourth occasion of a New Zealand batsman scoring a half century batting at number nine. Other occasions are – 54 by KD Mills vs India at Christchurch on 08.03.09, 51* by BB McCullum vs Australia at Pune on 03.11.03 and 50* by BB McCullum vs Australia at Christchurch on 10.12.05

KD Mills scored 52 in this game which represents his second half century in one day games. The other occasion of his scoring a half century was his 54 against India at Christchurch on 08.03.09

KD Mills’s 52 in this game provide the 28th occasion of a batsman scoring a half century while batting at number nine in one day games.

KD Mills has scored half centuries on two occasions while batting at number nine – 54 vs India at Christchurch on 08.03.09 and 52 vs India at Dambulla on 25.08.10. He is the third batsman in one day game to score two or more fifties while batting at number nine. Others are – L Klusener of South Africa {03} and BB McCullum of New Zealand {02}

MS Dhoni took a catch in this game which game him an aggregate of ten catches against New Zealand. He became the second Indian wicket keeper to total ten or more catches against New Zealand after NR Mongia who has taken 24 catches. MS Dhoni went past R Dravid and KS More who have taken nine catches against New Zealand.

MM Patel captured 3 for 21 in this game and with it an aggregate of 50 wickets in one day games. He became the 28th Indian bowler to capture 50 plus wickets.

New Zealand were all out for 118 in this game providing the 22nd occasion of it being dismissed all out against India. This is its lowest total in a completed innings. Its earlier lowest total was 126 at Mumbai {BS} on 29.11.95

India won this game by 105 runs providing the 27th occasion of India winning a one day game by 100 plus runs margin. It also provide the fourth occasion of a win by 100 plus runs margin against New Zealand – by 174 runs at Hyd-LBS on 08.11.99, by 145 runs at Hyd-LBS on 15.11.03, by 107 runs at Delhi on 03.11.94 and by 105 runs at Dambulla on 25.08.10

India’s victory in this game was its 41st win against New Zealand. It has lost 37 games and five games have ended as No Result games.

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