India's captain was also pleased with his batsmen and said the next step was to introduce some flexibility
Bhuvneshwar Kumar's maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs and Virat Kohli's 30th hundred in the format led India to a clinical six-wicket win that consigned Sri Lanka to a first ever home-series whitewash
A maiden whitewash at home and astounding batting averages make up some of the statistical highlights from the fifth ODI in Colombo
Kusal Mendis is yet to make a substantial impact in the ODIs, producing scores of 36, 19, 1 and 1 so far
A 5-0 result seems likely given India's dominance in the series but Sri Lanka will hope Upul Tharanga's return can spur them to a solitary victory
Sri Lanka have never suffered a whitewash in a bilateral ODI series of any number of matches at home. They trail by 0-4 in this series.
Most wkts by a fast bowler in a bilateral ODI series of max. 5 matches, by Andre Adams v Ind 2002/03, Clint McKay v Pak 2009-10. Bumrah also has 14 wkts with Tharanga's dismissal.
No. of 100+ partnerships for SL in this series in the first 4 ODIs. Thirimanne and Mathews have shared their first century in this match; India have had 6 such stands in first 4 ODIs.
No. of stumpings by MS Dhoni in ODIs - the first wicketkeeper to achieve this.
No. of batsmen to score 10,000 runs in list-a cricket, including Kohli who got there in this match. His average is the second highest among those 100 players behind Bevan (57.86).