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Match Day


761dThe Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Can ailing Sri Lanka spring a surprise?

India have runs, wickets, form and confidence on their side. Sri Lanka have the distant memory of that Oval victory and familiarity with conditions on theirs

Dhawan's quickest


No. of balls in which Dhawan completed his century in this game, his fastest of the 11 ODI centuries. The previous quickest was in 73 balls v WI in Kanpur in 2013.

One to imrove


Kohli's average in ODIs in Sri Lanka before today's game - his worst in any country. He doesn't average less than 40 in any other nation.

Unlucky Country for Rohit


Runs scored by Rohit Sharma in Sri Lanka in his last 10 ODI innings. His scores read as: 4, 0, 11, 5, 5, 0, 0, 4, 4, 4.

Sri Lanka Collapse


Wickets lost by SL for 39 runs - Sri Lanka went from 139 for 1 to 178 for 7. Between overs 20 and 36 SL have scored just 61 runs.

Batting first at Dambulla


Average first innings score while batting first since Jan 2011. However in the last 2 games teams batting first have scored above 300.

20 years and waiting


Last instance of Sri Lanka beating India in a bilateral ODI series. Since then they have played 9 times in which India have won 7 while 2 have been drawn.