Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

893dKarthik Krishnaswamy

Gunathilaka announces his arrival

Only added to Sri Lanka's squad on the eve of their match against India, Danushka Gunathilaka stamped himself all over it

892dNagraj Gollapudi at The Oval

Experienced India attack crumbles in face of SL onslaught

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja all have a wealth of experience in pressure situations, but they had no answer for Sri Lankan aggression at The Oval

894dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Mathews wary of 'one of the best attacks'

Angelo Mathews is optimistic of a turnaround against a world class Indian attack on what is likely to be a seam-friendly surface at The Oval


894dThe Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Depleted Sri Lanka seek Mathews lift

Sri Lanka will be without Upul Tharanga, who was banned for a slow over rate, and are waiting on the fitness of Chamara Kapugedera as well

SL's biggest


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.

Run-out trouble


No. of run-outs for SL batsmen in 2 games of this Champions Trophy. All other teams combined have had only five run-outs.

Magnificent Mendis


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.

Effective 2nd-wicket


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.

Need a record chase


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.

Quick ten


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 favourites


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.

ODI rivals


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.

India's dominance


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.

ICC Champions Trophy (ICC KnockOut)

Group A
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