Match Notes

Emphatic 300-plus chase

2

Number of times a team has chased 300-plus target losing only one wicket. The previous instance was Ind v Aus, Jaipur, 2013

Perfect acceleration

81

Runs scored by Sri Lanka between the 31st and 40th overs. England scored 58 during this period

SL in tall chases

7-48

SL's win-loss when chasing 300-plus targets in ODIs; against England, they have a 2-1 record in three games

Pool A on top

48.95

Average opening partnership in Pool A, 5 century stands; 21.28 - average opening partnership in Pool B, 0 century stands

100+ opening stands so far

5

Number of century opening stands in the World Cup 2015 - two each by NZ and SL, and one by England. All Pool A teams

Happy memories for SL

231*

Sri Lanka's opening partnership the last time they played a World Cup game v Eng. They won that game by 10 wickets

Solid starts for SL

7

Number of 50-plus opening stands for SL in ten ODI innings in 2015. No other team has more than three

The late flurry

90

Runs scored by England in the last seven overs, England's third highest in all ODIs since 2002

England's best No. 4?

4

Number of ODI hundreds at No. 4 for Root, the highest among England batsmen. Allan Lamb is next with three