Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

Preview

Series on the line, yet again

1997

The last time SL did not lose a bilateral series against India in ODIs. They have lost all the seven series (two or more ODIs) since then.

Probing Bumrah

73

Percentage dots bowled by Bumrah in his first spell of five overs. Batsmen played false shots to 14 of the 30 balls bowled by him.

Favourite opposition

4

No. of fifty-plus by Lahiru Thirimanne against India in ODIs - his joint most against any team. Two of those have come in his last-two innings against them.

Three in a row

6

No. of SL batsmen to get fifty-plus scores in three or more consecutive ODIs v IND before Thirimanne, who joins that list in this match.

Starts wasted

12

No. of times SL batsmen have got out without scoring a fifty out of the 16 times they have made at least 10 in this series. Only 3 of them have made 50s.

Bumrah's best

0

No. of five-wicket hauls by Bumrah in ODIs before today. He took 5/27 in this match. Bumrah has taken 11 wickets in this series at an average of 8.36.

A hundred in SL, finally

0

Hunderds by Rohit Sharma from 23 ODIs in Sri Lanka before this. He had averaged 16.14 before today.