His experience, Virat Kohli said after his match-winning century in Ranchi, was why he batted at No. 4 all through the series instead of his usual No. 3
Angelo Mathews said Sri Lanka's worst-ever ODI whitewash at India's plans had not upset his team's World Cup plans, and suggested the side was closer to locking down a World Cup combination, thanks to the series
Plays of the day from the fifth ODI in Ranchi
Stats highlights from the fifth ODI between India and Sri Lanka at Ranchi
A sublime Virat Kohli hunted down Sri Lanka's 286 to complete India's absolute domination in this series
Number of wins for India against Sri Lanka, across formats (83 in ODIs, 14 in Tests and three in T20Is)
Number of years since both Indian openers have been dismissed in single figures against Sri Lanka.
India's win percentage when chasing 275-300 targets in ODIs.
Number wickets in international cricket for Ashwin - the 13th Indian to the 250-mark. Anil Kumble leads with 953.
If India win this ODI, it will their 100th win against Sri Lanka, across all formats of international cricket.
Number of times that India have whitewashed Sri Lanka in a bilateral ODI series at home: 3-0 in 1982.
Runs scored by Sri Lanka in the first five overs - the most by either team this series.