India vs Sri Lanka one day series : India and Sri Lanka create a world record in team totals of 300 plus runs

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : India and Sri Lanka create a world record in team totals of 300 plus runs

India and Sri Lanka created a world record in team totals in 2009/10 one day series. Both the teams registered 300 plus runs in the same match on three occasions, a feat unparalleled in the one day history in a bilateral series. The summary and detailed performance of the teams in such occasions is furnished below.

Pakistan has scored 300 plus runs on four occasions against Zimbabwe in 2002-03 and holds the record for posting 300 plus runs on most occasions in a bilateral series.

No Team Opposition Series 300+
1 Pakistan Zimbabwe 2002/03 4
2 West Indies India 2002/03 3
3 Pakistan India 2004/05 3
4 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2006 3
5 Asia XI Africa XI 2007 3
6 India England 2007 3
7 Australia India 2007/08 3
8 Pakistan Pakistan 2007/08 3
9 India India 2009/10 3
10 Sri Lanka India 2009/10 3

No No Team Score Overs Opp Ground Date
1 1 Pak 302/4 50.0 Zim Bulawayo 23.11.02
2 Pak 344/5 50.0 Zim Bulawayo 24.11.02
3 Pak 323/3 50.0 Zim Harare 27.11.02
4 Pak 300/7 50.0 Zim Harare 01.12.02
2 1 Win 300/5 50.0 Ind Rajkot 12.11.02
2 Win 324/4 50.0 Ind Ahmedabad 15.11.02
3 Win 315/6 50.0 Ind Vijayawada 24.11.02
3 1 Pak 319/9 50.0 Ind Jamshedpur 09.04.05
2 Pak 319/7 48.0 Ind Ahmedabad 12.04.05
3 Pak 303/8 50.0 Ind Delhi 17.04.05
4 1 Srl 319/6 50.0 Eng The Oval 20.06.06
2 Srl 318/7 50.0 Eng Manchester 28.06.06
3 Srl 324/2 37.3 Eng Leeds 01.07.06
5 1 Asia 317/9 50.0 Afr Bangalore 06.06.07
2 Asia 337/7 50.0 Afr Chennai 09.06.07
3 Asia 331/8 50.0 Afr Chennai 10.06.07
6 1 Ind 329/7 50.0 Eng Bristol 24.08.07
2 Ind 324/6 50.0 Eng Leeds 02.09.07
3 Ind 317/8 49.4 Eng The Oval 05.09.07
7 1 Aus 307/7 50.0 Ind Bangalore 29.09.07
2 Aus 306/6 50.0 Ind Kochi 02.10.07
3 Aus 317/8 50.0 Ind Nagpur 14.10.07
8 1 Pak 322/5 50.0 Ban Lahore 08.04.08
2 Pak 308/7 50.0 Ban Lahore 13.04.08
3 Pak 329/9 50.0 Ban Karachi 19.04.08
9 1 Ind 414/7 50.0 Srl Rajkot 15.12.09
2 Ind 301/7 50.0 Srl Nagpur 18.12.09
3 Ind 317/3 48.1 Srl Kolkata 24.12.09
10 1 Srl 411/8 50.0 Ind Rajkot 15.12.09
2 Srl 302/7 50.0 Ind Nagpur 18.12.09
3 Srl 315/6 48.1 Ind Kolkata 24.12.09

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : Two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings of which one is a score of 150 plus runs or both scores are 150 plus runs

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : Two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings of which one is a score of 150 plus runs or both scores are 150 plus runs

G Gambhir {150*} and V Kohli {107} scored hundreds in the fourth one day game at Kolkata against Sri Lanka on 24.12.09 providing the eleventh occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings of which one is score of 150 plus runs or both scores are 150 plus runs. All the eleven occasions are listed below

No

Batsmen Score Team Opp Ground Date
1 DL Haynes 105
IVARichards 181 Win Srl Karachi 13.10.87
2 M Azharuddin 153*
AD Jadeja 116 Ind Zim Cuttack 09.04.98
3 SCChanderpaul 150
CLHooper 108 Win RSA ELondon 24.11.98
4 SC Ganguly 183*
R Dravid 145 Ind Srl Taunton 26.05.99
5 SR Tendulkar 186*
R Dravid 153 Ind NZl Hyd/LBS 08.11.99
6 SR Tendulkar 152
SC Ganguly 112* Ind Nam PMBurg 23.02.03
7 CHGayle 153*
BC Lara 113 Win Zim Bulawayo 22.11.03
8 AJStrauss 152
PDCollingwood 112* Eng Ban Manchester 21.06.05
9 STJayasuriya 152
WUTharanga 109 Srl Eng Leeds 01.07.06
10 JMMarshall 161
BBMcCullum 166 NZl Ire Aberdeen 01.07.08
11 G Gambhir 150*
V Kohli 107 Ind Srl Kolkata 24.12.09
India vs Sri Lanka one day series : Three or more batsmen scoring hundreds in a one day game

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : Three or more batsmen scoring hundreds in a one day game

WU Tharanga {118}, G Gambhir {150*} and/Kohli {107} scored hundreds in the fourth one day game between India and Sri Lanka at Kolkota on 24.12.09 providing the 17th occasion of three or more batsman scoring hundreds in an one day game in the history of one day internationals. All the seventeen occasions are listed below

No Batsmen Score Team Match Ground Date
1 BM Wood 114* Aus Eng/Aus Lord’s 03.06.85
GAGooch 117* Eng Eng/Aus Lord’s 03.06.85
DIGower 102 Eng Eng/Aus Lord’s 03.06.85
2 GRMarsh 104 Aus Ind/Aus Jaipur 07.09.86
DC Boon 111 Aus Ind/Aus Jaipur 07.09.86
KSrikkanth 102 Ind Ind/Aus Jaipur 07.09.86
3 SaeedAnwar 115 Pak Pak/Srl Nairobi 04.10.96
SAfridi 102 Pak Pak/Srl Nairobi 04.10.96
PA de Silva 123 Srl Pak/Srl Nairobi 04.10.96
4 BC Lara 102 Win Aus/Win Brisbane 05.01.97
CL Hooper 110* Win Aus/Win Brisbane 05.01.97
ME Waugh 102 Aus Aus/Win Brisbane 05.01.97
5 M Azharuddin 111* Ind Srl/Ind Col-RPS 17.08.97
AD Jadeja 119 Ind Srl/Ind Col-RPS 17.08.97
MS Atapattu 118 Srl Srl/Ind Col-RPS 17.08.97
6 SaeedAnwar 140 Pak Pak/Ind Dhaka 18.01.98
IzazAhmed 117 Pak Pak/Ind Dhaka 18.01.98
SCGanguly 120 Ind Pak/Ind Dhaka 18.01.98
7 MAzaruddin 153* Ind Ind/Zim Cuttack 07.04.98
AD Jadeja 116 Ind Ind/Zim Cuttack 07.04.98
GWFlower 102 Zim Ind/Zim Cuttack 07.04.98
8 SRTendulkar 120 Ind Ind/Srl Col-RPS 07.07.98
SCGanguly 109 Ind Ind/Srl Col-RPS 07.07.98
PA deSilva 105 Srl Ind/Srl Col-RPS 07.07.98
9 IzazAhmed 111 Pak Pak/Aus Lahore 10.11.98
MohdYousuf 100 Pak Pak/Aus Lahore 10.11.98
ACGilchrist 103 Aus Pak/Aus Lahore 10.11.98
RTPonting 124* Aus Pak/Aus Lahore 10.11.98
10 SCGanguly 127 Ind RSA/Ind Jo’burg 05.10.01
SRTendulkar 101 Ind RSA/Ind Jo’burg 05.10.01
GKirsten 133* RSA RSA/Ind Jo’burg 05.10.01
11 JHKallis 107 RSA Eng/RSA The Oval 28.06.03
METrescothick 114* Eng Eng/RSA The Oval 28.06.03
V Solanki 106 Eng Eng/RSA The Oval 28.06.03
12 VVS Laxman 131 Ind Ind/Zim Adelaide 24.01.04
SErvine 100 Zim Ind/Zim Adelaide 24.01.04
SVCarlisle 109 Zim Ind/Zim Adelaide 24.01.04
13 A Flintoff 123 Eng Eng/Win Lord’s 06.07.04
AJStrauss 100 Eng Eng/Win Lord’s 06.07.04
CHGayle 132* Win Eng/Win Lord’s 06.07.04
14 METrescothick 123 Eng Eng/Srl Leeds 01.07.06
WUTharanga 109 Srl Eng/Srl Leeds 01.07.06
STJayasuriya 152 Srl Eng/Srl Leeds 01.07.06
15 MLHayden 117 Aus Aus/NZl Perth 28.01.07
RTPonting 111 Aus Aus/NZl Perth 28.01.07
JDPOram 101* NZl Aus/NZl Perth 28.01.07
16 GWHamilton 119 Sco Sco/Can Aberdeen 07.07.09
DFWatts 101 Sco Sco/Can Aberdeen 07.07.09
SJyoti 117 Can Sco/Can Aberdeen 07.07.09
17 WUTharanga 118 Srl Ind/Srl Kolkata 24.12.09
GGambhir 150* Ind Ind/Srl Kolkata 24.12.09
V Kohli 107 Ind Ind/Srl Kolkata 24.12.09
Australia vs Pakistan Test series : Both the openers registering nineties in a test innings

Australia vs Pakistan Test series : Both the openers registering nineties in a test innings

Australian openers SR Watson and SM Katich scored 93 and 98 respectively in the first innings of the first test against Pakistan at Melbourne providing the fourth occasion of both the openers registering nineties in an innings in the annals of test cricket.

The other three occasions are as under

First occasion – SM Gavaskar {97} and CPS Chauhan {93}Indian openers in the second innings of the test match between India and Pakistan at Lahore in 1978-79

Second occasion – VVS Laxman {95} and NS Sidhu {97}Indian openers in the first innings of the test match between India and Australia at Kolkata in 1997-98

Third occasion – Mohammad Hafeez {95} and Imran Farhat {91} – Pakistan openers in the first innings of the test match between England and Pakistan at Lord’s in 2006

Australia vs Pakistan test series : RT Ponting registers his 50th half century

Australia vs Pakistan test series : RT Ponting registers his 50th half century

RT Ponting of Australia registered his 50th test half century when he scored 57 in the first innings against Pakistan at Melbourne in the first test of 2009/10 test series.

Ponting became the seventh batsman in the world to register 50 fities in a test innings. Others are AR Border of Australia {63}, R Dravid of India {58}, SR Tendulkar of India {54}, S Chanderpual of West Indies {53}, JH Kallis of South Africa {52} and SR Waugh of Australia {50}.

Ponting is the third Australian batsman to achieve the feat of scoring 50 fifties in a test innings. Other two are AR Border {63} and SR Waugh {50}. AR Border with 63 fifties to his credit holds the record for most fifties. Ponting’s 50 fifties are listed below

No Runs Opposition Ground Mon/Year
1 96 v Sri Lanka Perth Dec 1995
2 71 v Sri Lanka Melbourne Dec 1995
3 88 v West Indies Brisbane Nov 1996
4 73* v New Zealand Brisbane Nov 1997
5 62 v South Africa Sydney Jan 1998
6 60 v India Kolkata Mar 1998
7 76* v Pakistan Peshawar Oct 1998
8 96 v Sri Lanka Kandy Sep 1999
9 51 v Sri Lanka Kandy Sep 1999
10 67 v India Melbourne Dec 1999
11 92 v West Indies Adelaide Dec 2000
12 51 v West Indies Sydney Jan 2001
13 72 v England Leeds Aug 2001
14 62 v England The Oval Aug 2001
15 54 v South Africa Adelaide Dec 2001
16 89 v South Africa Durban Mar 2002
17 68 v England Perth Nov 2002
18 59 v Bangladesh Cairns Jul 2003
19 53* v Zimbabwe Sydney Oct 2003
20 54 v India Brisbane Dec 2003
21 50 v India Brisbane Dec 2003
22 92 v Sri Lanka Col-SSC Mar 2004
23 51 v New Zealand Brisbane Nov 2004
24 68 v New Zealand Adelaide Nov 2004
25 98 v Pakistan Perth Dec 2004
26 62* v Pakistan Melbourne Dec 2004
27 86* v New Zealand Auckland Mar 2005
28 61 v England Birmingham Aug 2005
29 54 v ICC World XI Sydney Oct 2005
30 56 v West Indies Adelaide Nov 2005
31 71 v South Africa Perth Dec 2005
32 53 v South Africa Perth Dec 2005
33 74 v South Africa Cape Town Mar 2006
34 52 v Bangladesh Chittagong Apr 2006
35 60* v England Brisbane Nov 2006
36 75 v England Perth Dec 2006
37 56 v Sri Lanka Brisbane Nov 2007
38 53* v Sri Lanka Hobart Nov 2007
39 55 v India Sydney Jan 2008
40 65 v West Indies North Sound May 2008
41 87 v India Delhi Oct 2008
42 79 v New Zealand Adelaide Nov 2008
43 99 v South Africa Melbourne Dec 2008
44 53 v South Africa Sydney Jan 2009
45 83 v South Africa Jo’burg Feb 2009
46 81 v South Africa Durban Mar 2009
47 78 v England Leeds Aug 2009
48 66 v England The Oval Aug 2009
49 55 v West Indies Brisbane Nov 2009
50 57 v Pakistan Melbourne Dec 2009

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : Delhi one dayer abandoned midway due to poor pitch

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : Delhi one dayer abandoned midway due to poor pitch

Fifth one day game at Delhi : Match abandoned due to the poor state of the pitch : India wins the series 3-1

WU Tharanga was dismissed by the first ball of the match providing the 54th occasion of a batsman dismissed by the first ball of the match in the history of one day games. It was the third occasion for Zaheer Khan to dismiss a batsman by the first ball of the match. The other two occasions are – MS Sinclair of New Zealand at Col-RPS in 2001 and ST Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka at Col-RPS in 2002-03

Zaheer Khan became the fifth bowler in the history of one day games to dimisss a batsman by the first ball of the match on three or more occasions. Others are WPUJC Vaas {05}, Wasim Akram {04}, CJ McDermott {03} and SM Pollock {03}

The match was abandoned after 23.3 over due to the poor state of the pitch when Sri Lanka’s score card read 83 for 5.

ST Jayasuriya hit five fours in this game and completed 1500 boundary fours in one day games. He became the second batsman to score 1500 boundary fours in one dayers after SR Tendulkar of India who has 1901 boundary fours to his credit.

TM Dilhan completed 1000 runs in calendar year 2009 when he was on 20 during his knock of 20 on this game. At the end of the game he has an aggregate of 1000 runs. He has already completed 1000 runs in tests in the calendar year 2009. His aggregate is tests is 1097 from 11 matches

It is interesting to note that out of these seven batsmen who have achieved the feat, four are Sri Lankans – PA de Silva, ST Jayasuriya, DPMD Jayawardene and TM Dilshan

TM Dilshan has to credit 1000 plus runs in 2009 in T20 games – 1086 from 37 mat hes. Thus TM Dilshan has an unique distinction of scoring 1000 runs in 2009 in Tests, ODIs and also T20 games, a feat which has no parallel.

TM Dilshan became the sixth batsman to aggregate 1000 runs in the calendar year 2009. Other five are – MS Dhoni {1198}, RT Ponting {1198}, MEK Hussey {1166}, H Masakadza {1087} and SR Watson {1013}.

India capped S Tyagi in this match. He is the 179th Indian cricketer to appear in one day games and 21st Indian cricketer to make his one day debut against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka capped M Pushpakumar for this game. He became the 142nd cricketer to appear for Sri Lanka in one day games and 27th Sri Lankan cricketer to make his one day debut against India.

WU Tharanga was dismissed by the first ball of the match providing the 54th occasion of a batsman dismissed by the first ball of the match in the history of one day games.

It was the third occasion for Zaheer Khan to dismiss a batsman by the first ball of the match. The other two occasions are – MS Sinclair of New Zealand at Col-RPS in 2001 and ST Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka at Col-RPS in 2002-03

Zaheer Khan became the fifth bowler in the history of one day games to dimisss a batsman by the first ball of the match on three or more occasions. Others are WPUJC Vaas {05}, Wasim Akram {04}, CJ McDermott {03} and SM Pollock {03}

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : Zaheer Khan joins the select band of bowlers who have dismissed a batsman by the first ball of the match on three or more occasions

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : Zaheer Khan joins the select band of bowlers who have dismissed a batsman by the first ball of the match on three or more occasions

WU Tharanga was dismissed by the first ball of the match providing the 54th occasion of a batsman dismissed by the first ball of the match in the history of one day games.

It was the third occasion for Zaheer Khan to dismiss a batsman by the first ball of the match. The other two occasions are – MS Sinclair of New Zealand at Col-RPS in 2001 and ST Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka at Col-RPS in 2002-03

Zaheer Khan became the fifth bowler in the history of one day games to dimisss a batsman by the first ball of the match on three or more occasions. Others are WPUJC Vaas {05}, Wasim Akram {04}, CJ McDermott {03} and SM Pollock {03}

No Batsman Bowler Match Venue Year
1 SCGanguly WPUJCVaas Ind/Srl Mumbai 1997
2 CJNevin WPUJCVaas NZl/Srl Sharjah 2000/01
3 VSehwag WPUJCVaas Ind/Srl ColSSC 2001
4 DDEbrahim WPUJCVaas Zim/Srl ColSSC 2001/02
5 HannanSarkar WPUJCVaas Ban/Srl PMburg 2002/03
1 AFlower WasimAkram Zim/Pak Karachi 1993/94
2 ACParore WasimAkram NZl/Pak Auckland 2000/01
3 ACGilchrist WasimAkram Aus/Pak Mel’one/CS 2002
4 HHGibbs WasimAkram SAF/Pak Tangier 2002
1 JGBracewell CJMcDermott NZl/Aus Adelaide 1985/86
2 JGWright CJMcDermott NZl/Aus Auckland 1991/92
3 RSMahanama CJMcDermott Srl/Aus ColRPS 1992
1 PAWallace SMPollock Win/SAF ELondon 1998/99
2 ACGilchrist SMPollock Aus/SAF Melbourne 2001/02
3 ACGilchrist SMPollock Aus/SAF Brisbane 2005/06
1 MSSinclair ZaheerKhan NZl/Ind ColRPS 2001
2 STJayasuriya ZaheerKhan Srl/Ind ColRPS 2002/03
3 WUTharanga ZaheerKhan Srl/Ind Delhi 2009/10

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : TM Dilshan's unique distinction : completes 1000 runs in tests, one day games and T20 games in calendar year 2009

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : TM Dilshan's unique distinction : completes 1000 runs in tests, one day games and T20 games in calendar year 2009

TM Dilhan completed 1000 runs in calendar year 2009 when he was on 20 during his knock of 20 on this game. At the end of the game he has an aggregate of 1000 runs. He has already completed 1000 runs in tests in the calendar year 2009. His aggregate is tests is 1097.

TM Dilshan has to credit 1000 plus runs in 2009 in T20 games – 1086 from 37 mat hes. Thus TM Dilshan has an unique distinction of scoring 1000 runs in 2009 in Tests, ODIs and also T20 games, a feat which has no parallel.

No Batsmen Team M Runs Year T/ODI
1 PAde Silva Srl 11 1220 1997 Test
1 PAde Silva Srl 28 1212 1997 ODI
2 SRTendulkar Ind 12 1000 1997 Test
2 SRTendulkar Ind 39 1011 1997 ODI
3 STJayasuriya Srl 11 1271 1997 Test
3 STJayasuriya Srl 26 1178 1997 ODI
4 InzamamulHaq Pak 12 1090 2000 Test
4 InzamamulHaq Pak 34 1074 2000 ODI
5 MJayawardene Srl 13 1053 2001 Test
5 MJayawardene Srl 34 1260 2001 ODI
6 GGambhir Ind 8 1134 2008 Test
6 GGambhir Ind 27 1119 2008 ODI
7 TM Dilshan Srl 11 1097 2009 Test
7 TM Dilshan Srl 19 1000 2009 ODI

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : Two Indian batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : Two Indian batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings

G Gambhir {150*} and V Kohli {107} scored hundreds in this game providing the 21st occasion of two Indian batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings. All the 21 occasions are listed below

No Batsmen Score Opp Ground Date
1 RJShastri 109
SVManjrekar 105 RSA Delhi 14.11.91
2 SRTendulkar 118
NS Sidhu 101 Pak Sharjah 15.04.98
3 Azharuddin 111*
AD Jadeja 119 Srl Col-RPS 17.08.97
4 Azharuddin 153*
AD Jadeja 110* Zim Cuttack 09.04.98
5 SCGanguly 109
SRTendulkar 128 Srl Col-RPS 07.07.98
6 SCGanguly 130*
R Dravid 116 Srl Nagpur 22.03.99
7 SCGanguly 183*
R Dravid 145 Srl Taunton 26.05.99
8 SRTendulkar 186*
R Dravid 153 NZl Hyd/LBS 08.11.99
9 SRTendulkar 140*
R Dravid 104* Ken Bristol 22.05.99
10 SCGanguly 127
SRTendulkar 101 RSA Jo’burg 05.10.01
11 SRTendulkar 146
SCGanguly 111 Ken Paarl 24.10.01
12 V Sehwag 125
SCGanguly 117* Eng Col-RPS 22.09.02
13 SRTendulkar 152
SCGanguly 112* Nam PMBurg 23.02.03
14 SRTendulkar 100
VVSLaxman 102 Aus Gwalior 26.10.03
15 V Sehwag 130
SRTendulkar 102 NZl Hyd-LBS 15.11.03
16 VVSLaxman 106*
YuvrajSingh 129 Aus Sydney 22.11.04
17 V Sehwag 108
R Dravid 104 Pak Kochi 02.04.05
18 G Gambhir 103
R Dravid 103* Srl Ahmedabad 06.11.05
19 MSDhoni 109*
SK Raina 101 HKG Karachi 25.06.08
20 VSehwag 116
YuvrajSingh 117 Srl Col-RPS 02.02.09
21 GGambhir 150*
V Kohli 107 Srl Kolkata 24.12.09
India vs Sri Lanka one day series : India win the fourth one dayer at Kolkata

India vs Sri Lanka one day series : India win the fourth one dayer at Kolkata

Fourth One day International at Kolkata on 24.12.09: India won by seven wickets and lead the five match series 3-1.

WU Tharanga {118}, G Gambhir {150*} and V Kohli {107} scored hundreds in this game providing the 17th occasion of three or more batsman scoring hundreds in an one day game in the history of one day internationals

G Gambhir {150*} and V Kohli {107} scored hundreds in this game providing the 80th occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in the history of one day internationals

G Gambhir {150*} and V Kohli {107} scored hundreds in this game providing the 21st occasion of two Indian batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings.

G Gambhri’s 150 not out provide the fifth occasion of an Indian batsman registering a score of 150 plus when two Indian batsmen have scored hundreds in an innings.

G Gambhir {150*} and V Kohli {107} scored hundreds in this game providing the seventh occasion of two Indian batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings against Sri Lanka.

G Gambhir {150*} and V Kohli {107} scored hundreds in this game providing the 16th occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings against Sri Lanka.

G Gambhir’s 150 not out in this game provide the 57th occasion of a batsman registering 150 plus runs in the history of one day internationals.

G Gambhir’s 150 not out in this game provide the 13th occasion of an Indian batsman registering 150 plus runs in the history of one day internationals.

G Gambhir with his 150 not out in this game became the third Indian batsman to register 150 plus runs on two or more occasions. His other innings of 150 plus was against Sri Lanka when he had made exact 150 at Col-RPS on 05.02.09. Others are SR Tendulkar {04} and SC Ganguly {02}.

G Gambhir’s 150 not out in this game represent the fourth occasion of Indian batsmen scoring 150 plus runs against Sri Lanka. The other three occasions are – 183* by MS Dhoni at Jaipur on 31.10.05, 183 by SC Ganguly at Taunton on 26.05.99 and 150 by G Gambhir at Col-RPS on 05.02.99

G Gambhir’s 150 not out in this game represent the fourth occasion of batsmen from various teams scoring 150 plus runs against Sri Lanka. G Gambhir remains the only batsman to register two scores of 150 plus runs against Sri Lanka in one day games. The other occasion of G Gambhir scoring 150 plus runs is at Col-RPS on 05.02.09, when he scored exact 150 runs.

G Gambhir became the 12th batsman in the history of one day internationals to score 150 plus runs on two or more occasions. Others are – ST Jayasuriya {04}, SR Tendulkar {04}, CH Gayle {03}, BC Lara {03}, IVA Richards {03}, SC Ganguly {02}, HH Gibbs {02}, AC Gilchrist {02}, ML Hayden {02}, H Masakadza {02} and A Symonds {02}.

KC Sangakkara was dismissed stumped in this game providing the sixth occasion of his being dismissed stumped in one day games. All the six dismissals are furnished below

No Runs Opp Ground Date
1 66 Ind Bristol 11.07.02
2 14 RSA Dambulla 25.08.04
3 69 Pak Lahore 14.10.04
4 38 Eng Dambulla 01.10.07
5 46 Ind Cuttack 21.12.09
6 60 Ind Kolkata 24.12.09

KC Sangakkara joined the select band of “stumper stumped by stumper” on six or more occasions to become the third stumper. The complete list read thus – A Flower of Zimbabwe {10}, PJL Dujon of West Indies {06}. and KC Sangakkara of Sri Lanka {06}

The three hundreds scored by WU Tharanga, G Gambir and V Kohli takes the number of hundreds scored in the calendar year 2009 to 68. This is the fourth occasion of 60 plus hundreds scored in a calendar year. In 2007, 75 hundreds were scored, in 2002, 62 hundreds were scored and in 2006, 60 hundreds were scored.

Thus with one more match to go in the calendar year 2009, 68 hundreds scored represent the second highest number of hundreds scored in a calendar year. The most hundreds were scored is 75 in 2007

G Gambhir and V Kohli added 224 runs for the third wicket providing the 71st occasion of batsmen posting 200 plus runs partnership in the history of one day games.

G Gambhir and V Kohli added 224 runs for the third wicket providing the 16th occasion of Indian batsmen posting 200 plus runs partnership in one day games.

G Gambhir and V Kohli added 224 runs for the third wicket providing the sixth occasion of batsmen posting 200 plus runs partnership in one day game for various wickets against Sri Lanka. The other five occasions are – 223 runs for the 5th wicket between M Azharuddin and A Jadeja at Col-RPS on 17.08.97, 252 for the 1st wicket between SC Ganguly and SR Tendulkar at Col-RPS on 07.07.98, 236 for the 2nd wicket between SC Ganguly and R Dravid at Nagpur on 22.03.99, 318 for the 2nd wicket between SC Ganguly and R Draivd at Col-RPS at Taunton on 26.05.99 and 221 for the 3rd wicket between V Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh at Col-RPS on 03.02.99

G Gambhir and V Kohli added 224 runs for the third wicket providing the record stand for the third wicket by Indian batsmen against Sri Lanka. The previous best was 221 runs partnership for the 3rd wicket between V Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh at Col-RPS on 03.02.99.

G Gambhir and V Kohli added 224 runs for the third wicket providing the 13th occasion of batsmen from various teams posting 200 plus runs partnership in one day game for various wickets against Sri Lanka.

G Gambhir and V Kohli added 224 runs for the third wicket providing the 13th occasion of batsmen from various teams posting 200 plus runs partnership for the third wicket in one day game for various wickets against Sri Lanka. The other four are – 224 runs unfinished stand between AR Border and DM Jones of Australia at Adelaide on 28.01.85, 219 runs between Inzamam-ul-Huq and Naved Latif of Pakistan at Sharjah on 02.11.01, 200 runs unfinished stand between Mohd Yousuf and Shoaib Malik at Karachi on 06.10.04 and 221 runs between V Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh at Col-RPS on 03.02.09

SL Malinga returned with figures of 9.1-0-75-0 in this game providing the 36th occasion of a Sri Lankan bowler conceding seventy plus runs in one day games.

SL Malinga returned with figures of 9.1-0-75-0 in this game providing the 12th occasion of a Sri Lankan bowler conceding seventy plus runs without a wicket in one day games.

SL Malinga returned with figures of 9.1-0-75-0 in this game providing the second occasion of his conceding seventy plus runs without a wicket in one day games. The other occasion was against Pakistan at Col-RPS on 07.08.09.

SL Malinga becomes the second Sri Lankan bowler to concede seventy plus runs without capturing a wicket on two occasions. The other bowler was WPJUC Vaas – 10.0-0-73-0 against Australia at Melbourne-CS on 13.01.06 and 10.0-0-72-0 against India at Brisbane on 05.02.09.

Sri Lanka scored 315 for 6 in this game and lost the match providing the 53rd occasion of a team losing the match after scoring 300 plus runs.

Sri Lanka scored 315 for 6 in this game and lost the match providing the fifth occasion of a Sri Lanka losing the match after scoring 300 plus runs. The other four occasions are – lost by four runs against West Indies at Sharjah on 16.10.95 {Sri Lanka – 329-10 batting second}, lost by six runs against India at Col-RPS on 07.07.98 {Sri Lanka – 301-10 batting second}, lost by six wickets against India at Karachi on 03.07.08 {Sri Lanka 308 for 8 batting first} and lost by three runs against India at Rajkot on 15.12.09 {Sri Lanka – 411 for 8 batting second}

It is interesting to note that out of the five occasions when Sri Lanka has lost a match after scoring 300 plus runs, four of them have been against India.

WU Tharanga registered his seventh one day hundred when he scored 118 in this game. It was his first hundred against India. His previous best against India was his 73 at Cuttack on 21.12.09.

WU Tharanga registered his seventh one day hundred when he scored 118 in this game. This knock represents his second best score in one day games. His best was 120 against England at Lord’s on 17.06.06