Mendis and Gunathilaka have batted together four times in ODIs, each time for the second wicket, adding 128, 57, 4 and 159.
Angelo Mathews, Sri Lanka's captain, hailed his players for defying expectations after their seven-wicket victory over India
Only added to Sri Lanka's squad on the eve of their match against India, Danushka Gunathilaka stamped himself all over it
Remarkable batting performances, led by a century-stand between Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Mendis, helped Sri Lanka seal the highest successful chase in the Champions Trophy
Sri Lanka have struggled badly since the 2015 World Cup, mainly due to the retirements of three batting legends. But two young dynamos pointed to a light at the end of the tunnel in a win over India
Target chased by Sri Lanka in this game, is their joint-biggest in ODIs. They had chased down the same target against England at Headingley in 2006.
No. of run-outs for SL batsmen in 2 games of this Champions Trophy. All other teams combined have had only five run-outs.
No. of 50+ scores for Mendis in ODI career of 27 ODIs. Since his debut, in Jun 2016, only Joe Root (12) has made more 50+ scores.
No. of century partnerships for 2nd wicket for SL since WC 2015, including today. For all other wickets they have had only 7 such stands.
Highest target successfully chased at The Oval in ODIs, by India against the home team in 2007. SL are set 322 to win in this game.
No. of inns taken by Dhawan to score 10 ODI centuries, which makes him the third quickest to the feat after de Kock (55 inns) and Amla (57).
Dhawan's average v SL in ODIs, his highest against any team (2+ inns). His scores in the last 4 ODIs against them: 94, 113, 79, 91.
No. of consecutive century partnerships for Rohit and Dhawan - 123 v Aus, 136 v Pak and this game. They are the first pair to do so for India in ODIs.
No. of ODIs between India and Sri Lanka, the most between any two sides. Pak and SL come next with 147 games against each other.
Win-loss record of India over Sri Lanka in the last 17 ODIs since 2012. The last they faced in this format was in 2014 and India had won that home series 5-0.