Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Solid start


Runs for Afghanistan after the first 20 overs, their second-best versus one of the top eight sides. Best - 95 versus Pakistan in Sharjah, 2012

At his best against the best


Number of 50-plus scores for Afghanistan in ODIs versus the top 8 teams. Two of those are by Stanikzai

Sri Lanka's Powerplay


Runs scored by Afghanistan in the batting Powerplay, for the loss of 2 wickets. Five of those were extras

Off the mark


Number of wides conceded by Sri Lanka today, the joint highest in the tournament so far

Poor finish


Afghanistan's run rate in the first 35 overs. In the last 15 the rate dropped to 4.2

Double digits all


This was the first instance of Afghanistan's top eight batsmen all scoring at least 10 in an ODI innings

First-ball wicket


Number of times Afghanistan have taken a wicket off their first ball in an ODI. This was the first such instance

Opening blues


Number of times, in all ODIs, that both openers have been dismissed for first-ball ducks in an innings.

Business as usual for Mahela


Number of 50-plus scores for Jayawardene in World Cup games, joint highest for SL with Jayasuriya

Another century stand


Number of hundred partnerships for SL in World Cup games since 2007, second only to Australia's 12