Player of the Match
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Match Day

802dThe Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Kusal ton sets up consolation SL victory

Kusal Perera sent Pakistan on the run with his most substantial, and perhaps most mature, innings to date, then Sri Lanka's middle order ran the opposition down and mauled them in a frenzied finish, to found a 165-run victory in the final ODI

Collective Success

1

Instance of each of SL's top six batsmen making 25+ scores against PAK - today was the first such instance

collectively careless

3

Instances of both openers being dismissed run out after posting 50+ scores - Dilshan & Perera

A year for hundreds

80

Number of ODI hundreds scored in 2015, the most in any calendar year passing 2014 (79)

All or nothing

533

Runs scored by Kusal Perera in the 7 ODIs where has made 50+ scores. He has only made 563 in his remaining 41 ODIs

The good and the bad

7

Number of 50+ scores for Kusal Perera. He has also has 20 single-digit scores to go with that from a total of 48 ODIs

A bad habit

3

Number of 5-ODI bilateral series that SL have lost to PAK by 1-4 margin. This could be the 4th out of 7 such series