Match Notes

Fourth quickest

3

No. of SL batsmen who completed 4000 ODI runs in fewer inns than Mathews (140 inns) - Tharanga (119), Atapattu (123) and Sangakkara (136).

Bat-first strength

12

No. of times NZ made 270+ in the last 13 ODIs when they batted first, including this (complete inns); 8 300+ scores. They failed only in the WC final (183 all out).

Guptill's explosive series

139.66

Guptill's strike rate in this series is the highest in a bilateral ODI series by a batsman scoring 300 or more runs.

Continuing the same in 2016

1&2

Guptill (1489 runs) and Williamson (1376) were the top-2 run-getters in ODIs in 2015. Both made 50+ in this match.

Triple ton

300

No. of innings played by Dilshan in ODIs. He played his 300th in this match, but could score only 4 runs. He is the 12th batsman to play these many innings.

Series of collapse

3

No. of times SL lost their 3rd wkt within 35 runs this series - 23/3 and 31/3 in the first 2 ODIs respectively and 33/3 in this, whereas in the 3rd ODI they were 277/2.

Elite club

3

No. of NZ batsman who have scored 10 or more ODI centuries, including Guptill who got his 10th in this match. Astle (16) and Taylor (15) top the chart.