Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

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Kohli uses chance to shepherd young players

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

738dAndrew Fidel Fernando

World Cup plans not affected, says Mathews

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

738dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka's nightmare to forget

Sri Lanka had scaled down their expectations for the series, given the lack of preparation, but the team has still disappointed, even by those lowered standards

A Ton of Wins


Number of wins for India against Sri Lanka, across formats (83 in ODIs, 14 in Tests and three in T20Is)

Openers gone cheap


Number of years since both Indian openers have been dismissed in single figures against Sri Lanka.

A good chance


India's win percentage when chasing 275-300 targets in ODIs.

A landmark


Number wickets in international cricket for Ashwin - the 13th Indian to the 250-mark. Anil Kumble leads with 953.

A century of wins


If India win this ODI, it will their 100th win against Sri Lanka, across all formats of international cricket.

Whitewash Record


Number of times that India have whitewashed Sri Lanka in a bilateral ODI series at home: 3-0 in 1982.

Something to smile about


Runs scored by Sri Lanka in the first five overs - the most by either team this series.