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1152dAndrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Mendis the 'future' of Sri Lanka - Mathews

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has labeled Mendis the future of the national side after the batsman scored his fifth half-century in his ninth ODI during an 82-run win over Australia on Wednesday

1154dBrydon Coverdale

Head sets sights on spinning allrounder role

After a lean start to his career, Travis Head's batting numbers have exploded. Coupled with his handy offspin, he is gunning to be Australia's next spin-bowling allrounder

Faulkner's hat-trick

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No. of Australia bowlers to take a hat-trick in ODIs before James Faulkner. He is the second Australia bowler to take one against SL after Daniel Christian.

only the second

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Century stands for Sri Lanka's sixth wicket in ODIs against Australia. The first one was between Aravinda de Silva and Roshan Mahanama in 1996.

Dismissed finally

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Runs scored by Chandimal between dismissals in ODI v AUS - the 2nd highest by a SL batsman v AUS after Aravinda de Silva's 276 runs across 4 inns in 1996-99

Fast off the blocks

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No. of fifties for Kusal Mendis in just nine ODIs. This is his fourth fifty in his last-five ODIs.

Expensive over

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No. of instances of Australia spinners going for 20 or more runs in an over in ODIs since 2002 before Travis Head. Head's is the only one inside ten overs.