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Tri-series 3rd Game: SL vs IND at Dambulla – Statistical Highlights

- WU Tharanga was dismissed for duck of the first ball he received in this game providing the 135th occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman collecting the first ball duck in one day games. It also provides the 23rd occasion of a Sri Lankan opening batsman collecting the first ball duck in one day games.

 

- WU Tharanga's first ball duck in this game provide the third occasion of his suffering such an ignominy as an opening batsman in one day games. The other two occasions are - vs West Indies at Mum-BS on 14.10.06 and vs India at Delhi on 27.12.09, He became the fourth Sri Lankan opening batsman to collect the first ball duck on three or more occasions. Others are - ST Jayaasuriya {08}, RS Kaluwitharna {03} and RS Mahanama {03}.

 

- WU Tharanga's first ball duck in this game provide the 32nd occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman collecting the first ball duck against India in one day games. His duck provide the ninth occasion of a Sri Lankan opening batsman to suffer such an ignominy against India. WU Tharanga collected the first ball duck against India for the second time {first occasion was at Delhi on 27.12.09} and he became the second Sri Lankan batsman to suffer such an ignominy on two or more occasions after ST Jayasuriya who has three such occasions to his credit {at Col-RPS on 18.07.97, at Col-RPS on 30.09.02 and at Col-RPS on 03.02.09}.

 

- WU Tharanga was dismissed by the first ball of the match in this game providing the 56th occasion of a batsman dismissed by the first ball of the match in one day games. His dismissal provides the sixth occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman dismissed by the first ball of a match. The six occasions are - RS Mahanama vs Australia at Col-RPS in 1992, AP Gurusinha vs Bangladesh at Sharjah in 1994-95, RS Mahanama vs New Zealand a Bloemfontien in 1994-95, ST Jayasuriya vs India at Col-RPS in 2002-03, WU Tharanga vs India at Delhi in 2009-10 and WU Tharanga vs India at Dambulla in 2009-10.

 

- WU Tharanga has been dismissed twice by the first ball of the match and becomes the tenth batsman in the history of one day games to be dismissed by the first ball of the match on two or more occasions. Others are - AC Gilchrist of Australia {03}, HH Gibbs of South Africa {02}, JG Wright of New Zealand {02}, PA Wallace of West Indies {02}, Rameez Raja of Pakistan {02}, RS Mahanama of Sri Lanka {02}, SC Ganguly of India {02}, SL Campbell of West Indies {02} and Tamim Iqbal of Bangladesh {02}.

 

- WU Tharanga is the second Sri Lankan batsman after RS Mahanama to be dismissed by the first ball of the match on two occasions.

 

- WU Tharanga's duck in this game provide the 86th occasion of Sri Lankan batsman scoring a duck against India. WU Tharang's duck in this game is his fourth duck against India. He became the sixth Sri Lankan batsman to score four or more ducks against India. Others are - ST Jayasuriya {07}, DPMD Jayawardene {05}, RS Kaluwitharana {05}, WPUJC Vaas {05} and PA de Silva {04}.

 

- WU Tharanga's four ducks have come while he was opening the innings against India. He is the third Sri Lankan opening batsman to score four or more ducks against India. Others are - ST Jayasuriya {06} and RS Kaluwitharana {04}.

 

- SK Raina was playing his 100th one day game when he appeared in this game. He became the 29th Indian cricketer to play 100 plus one day games.

 

- V Kohli scored a duck in this game which was the second duck of his one day career. He had failed to open his account against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on 28.05.10.

 

- RG Sharma failed to open his account in this game which represents his fifth duck of his one day career. The five occasions are - vs Sri Lanka at Brisbane on 05.02.08, vs Sri Lanka at Dambulla on 20.08.09, vs West Indies at Kingston on 28.06.10, vs Bangladesh at Dambulla o 16.06.10 and vs Sri Lanka at Dambulla on 16.08.10.

 

- RG Sharma has scored ducks against Sri Lanka on three occasions. He became the eighth Indian batsman to suffer the ignominy of scoring ducks against Sri Lankaon three or more occasions. Others are - Harbhajan Singh {04}, SC Ganguly {03}, A Jadeja {03}. SK Raina {03}, SR Tendulkar {03} and Yuvraj Singh {03}.

 

- V Kohli and RG Sharma scored ducks in this game with which the number of ducks scored by Indian batsmen against Sri Lanka stood at 66.

 

- V Sehwag scored 99 not out in this game providing the tenth occasion of a batsman scoring 99 not out in one day games. Others are - BA Edgar of New Zealand vs India at Auckland on 14.02.81, DM Jones of Australia vs Sri Lanka at Adelaide on 28.01.85, RB Richardson of West Indies vs Pakistan at Sharjah on 15.11.85, A Flower of Zimbabwe vs Australia at Harare on 24.10.99, ADR Campbell of Zimbabwe vs New Zealand at Bulawayo on 01.10.00, RR Sarwan of West Indies vs India at Ahmedabad on 15.11.02, BJ Hodge of Australia vs New Zealand at Melbourne on 04.02.07, Mohammad Yousuf of Pakistan vs India at Gwalior on 15.11.07 and MJ Clarke of Australia vs England at The Oval on 30.06.10.

 

- V Sehwag became the second batsman to score 99 not out against Sri Lanka after DM Jones of Australia who had made 99 not out at Adelaide on 28.01.85. He is the first Indian batsman to score 99 not out in one day games.

 

- V Sehwag's 99 not out in this game provide the 31st occasion of a batsman scoring 99 in one day games. His 99 in this game provide the seventh occasion of an Indian batsman scoring 99 in one day games. Other occasions are - 99 by K Srikkanth vs England at Cuttack on 27.12.84, 99 by VVS Laxman vs West Indies at Nagpur on 09.11.02, 99 by R Dravid vs Pakistan at Karachi on 13.03.04, 99 by SR Tendulkar vs South Africa at Belfast on 26.06.07, 99 by SR Tendulkar vs England at Bristol on 24.08.07 and 99 by SR Tendulkar vs Pakistan at Mohali on 08.11.07.

 

- V Sehwag became the first Indian batsman to score 99 against Sri Lanka when he socred 99 not out in this game. He is the fifth batsman to score 99 against Sri Lanka. Others are - 99* by DM Jones of Australia at Adelaide on 28.01.85, 99 by L Klusener of South Africa at Lahore on 08.11.97, 99 by GC Smith of South Africa at Centurion on 29.11.02 and 99 by AC Gilchrist at Centurion on 07.03.03.

 

- V Kohli and RG Sharma scored zeros while batting at number three and four respectively in this game providing the second occasion of two Indian batsmen batting at number three and four scoring ducks in an one day games. The first such occasion was witnessed when RV Uthappa {at number three} and R Draivd {at number four} failed to open their account against Australia at Hyd-RGS on 05.10.07.

 

- At the end of this game, KC Sangakkara has an aggregate of 46 catches against India with which he owns the record for most catches by a wicket keeper in Sri Lanka India one day series. He wrested the record fr0m MS Dhoni who has an aggregate of 45 catches. Both the wicket keepers pouched a catch each in this game.

 

- KC Sangakkara's record in the series came in his 50th innings of his wicket keeping stint against India. He became the first wicket keeper to keep wickets on 50 occasions against India. Others who have kept wickets in 45 plus innings against India are Moin Khan {47} and AC Gilchrist {46}.

 

- At the end of this game he had an aggregate dismissals of 52 {46 ct plus 06 st} against India. He is the third wicket keeper after AC Gilchrist {79} and Moin Khan {71} to effect 50 or more dismissals against India.

 

- KC Sangakkara's 52 dismissals against India provide the eleventh occasion of a wicket keeper effecting 50 plus dismissals against a specific opposition. The complete list read thus - AC Gilchrist of Australia (79} vs India, Moin Khan of Pakistan {71} vs India, AC Gilchrist of Australia {69} vs South Africa, AC Gilchrist of Australia {64} vs England, AC Gilchrist of Australia {62} vs New Zealand, MV Boucher of South Africa {59} vs Pakistan, MS Dhoni of India {57} vs Sri Lanka, MV Boucher of South Africa {55} vs Sri Lanka, RS Kaluwitharana of Sri Lanka {54} vs Pakistan, KC Sangakkara of Sri Lanka {52} vs India and MV Boucher of South Africa {51} vs Australia.

 

- MS Dhoni with his two dismissals in this game has an aggregate of 57 dismissals against Sri Lanka and with it the record of the most dismissals against Sri Lanka. He wrested the record from MV Boucher of South Africa who had 55 dismissals.

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