India have up to now gained all their six matches within the match to be the one unbeaten facet among the many 10 collaborating nations. In the meantime, Sri Lanka’s semifinal hopes hold by a thread, having misplaced 4 of their six matches up to now.
India are at present quantity two on the factors desk and Sri Lanka are quantity seven.
India have traditionally dominated the island nation in 50-over internationals. Nevertheless, it took 20 years for India, for the reason that 1979 World Cup, to beat the Lankans within the match.
Here is a have a look at many extra such attention-grabbing stats and trivia involving the 2 groups as they head into one other World Cup conflict:
1. In all, the 2 nations have performed 167 matches towards one another – essentially the most between two groups within the historical past of ODIs.
2. India have gained 98 matches and Sri Lanka 57. One ODI resulted in a tie whereas the remaining eleven couldn’t produce outcomes. India enjoys profitable proportion of 63.14 as towards 36.85 by Sri Lanka.
3. The margin of India’s triumph by 317 runs vs Sri Lanka at Thiruvananthapuram on January 15, 2023, stays the largest by way of runs by any staff towards an opponent within the historical past of ODIs.
4. Each the groups have gained 4 video games every out of 9 World Cup matches performed between 1979 and 2019. India registered their first World Cup win over Sri Lanka after twenty years – by 157 runs at Taunton on Could 26, 1999.
5. India get pleasure from a wonderful report towards Sri Lanka over the last 9 years, profitable 20 and shedding simply three.
6. Sri Lanka’s 73 off 22 overs at Thiruvananthapuram on January 15, 2023, stays their lowest whole towards India in ODIs on Indian soil. Their general lowest (50) towards India was recorded by them within the Asia Cup last in Colombo (RPS) on September 27, 2023.
7. Of the 66 ODIs performed between the 2 groups in Sri Lanka, India have gained 32 and misplaced 28 (no-result: 6). India have gained 39 and misplaced 12 out of 54 performed towards Sri Lanka in India (no-result: 3), profitable proportion 76.48.
8. Since 1998, India haven’t misplaced a single bilateral collection towards Sri Lanka. Between 2006-07 and 2023, India have gained all ten bilateral ODI collection vs Sri Lanka.
9. Of the six white-washes by 5-0 registered by India in bilateral ODI collection, two are towards Sri Lanka — in India in 2014-15 and in Sri Lanka in 2017, each below Virat Kohli’s captaincy and in successive collection.
10. Virat Kohli stays the one batter to hit ten centuries vs Sri Lanka — a report by any batter towards any staff in ODIs.
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11. Rohit Sharma stays the one batter to hit two double tons of vs Sri Lanka in ODIs — 264 (a world report) in Kolkata on November 13, 2014, and 208 not out at Mohali on Dec 13, 2017.
12. Sachin Tendulkar’s run-aggregate of 3113 (ave 43.84) in 84 matches, together with eight tons of and 17 fifties, is the very best by any batsman towards Sri Lanka in ODIs.
13. Zaheer Khan’s tally of wickets is an Indian ODI report vs Sri Lanka — 66 (common 32.19) in 48 matches, together with one five-wicket haul and one occasion of 4 wickets.
14. Jaspreet Bumrah’s tally of 15 wickets at 11.26 runs apiece in 5 matches is essentially the most by any bowler in ODIs involving India and Sri Lanka
15. MS Dhoni’s tally of dismissals is a report by any wicketkeeper towards Sri Lanka in ODIs – 96 (71 catches + 25 stumpings) in 67 matches.
16. Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly had shared a second-wicket stand of 318 in a WC fixture at Taunton on Could 26, 1999 – the very best by any pair for any wicket vs SL in ODIs.
17. India’s prime three totals towards Sri Lanka are – 414 for 7 in Rajkot on Dec 15, 2009; 404 for five in Kolkata on Nov 13, 2014; and 392 for 4 in Mohali on Dec 13, 2017.
18. India obtained out for 54 within the last of the Coca-Cola Champions Trophy vs SL at Sharjah on October 29, 2000 – their lowest whole towards any opponent in ODIs. Their lowest ever in ODIs on residence soil can also be towards Sri Lanka — 78 at Kanpur on December 24, 1986.
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19. Sanath Jayasuriya had scored 189 off 161 balls within the last of the Coca-Cola Champions Trophy towards India in Sharjah on Oct 29, 2000 – the very best rating for SL in ODIs. Additionally it is the very best by any batter in any ODI last.
20. Sri Lanka had defeated India by 254 runs within the last of the Coca Cola CT at Sharjah on 29-10-2000 – their largest victory-margin by way of runs in any ODI last by any staff.
21. The 2 main wicket-takers in ODIs involving India and SL are Muttiah Muralitharan (74 at 31.78 in 63 matches) and Chaminda Vaas (70 at 31.61 in 61 matches).
22. Muralitharan’s career-best figures of seven for 30 in Sharjah on October 27, 2000, are one of the best by a Sri Lankan bowler towards India in ODIs.
23. Mohammed Siraj’s career-best figures of 6 for 21 in Colombo (RPS) on September 17, 2023, within the Asia Cup Last are one of the best by an Indian bowler towards Sri Lanka in ODIs.
24. MS Dhoni has recorded most wins as captain towards Sri Lanka – 25 out of 41 (misplaced 13, tied 1 and no-result 2) – profitable % 60.97.
(Stats courtesy: Rajesh Kumar)