Stats Analysis

Mathews highest run-scorer in 2014

Stats highlights from the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Ahmedabad

Bishen Jeswant
Bishen Jeswant
Angelo Mathews hits out during his unbeaten 92, India v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Ahmedabad, November 6, 2014

Angelo Mathews has six ODI scores of 75 or more, but no centuries  •  BCCI

87 Number of ODI fifties for Kumar Sangakkara, including his score of 61 in this game. Only Sachin Tendulkar, with 96 fifties, has more. Jacques Kallis and Sangakkara were tied in second place prior to this game, with 86 fifties each.
40 Number of times R Ashwin has taken two or three wickets in an ODI innings. Among bowlers without a single four-wicket haul, Ashwin has the most such hauls. He returned figures of 2-49 from his ten overs in this game.
838 Number of ODI runs for Angelo Mathews in 2014, more than any other batsman. Sangakkara, with 802, is the only other batsman to have scored more than 800.
23 Number of fifties for Mathews in ODI cricket. Among batsmen who don't have an ODI century, his tally is the third highest. Misbah-ul-Haq tops the table with 37 fifties, while New Zealand's Andrew Jones has 25. Mathews scored 92 in this game, just short of his ODI best of 93, against Pakistan in Hambantota, in 2014.
18 Runs conceded by Ashwin in the 10th over of Sri Lanka's innings - the most runs he has conceded in a single over in ODI cricket. He conceded as many in the 36th over of an ODI innings against England in Kochi, in January 2013.
12 Number of times since 2001 that Sri Lanka have lost a wicket in the first over of their innings in an ODI against India. It has not happened to Sri Lanka more often against any other team. Sri Lanka lost Kusal Perera in the first over this game.
1 Number of times since October 2009 that a player batting at No. 10 or below scored at least twice as many runs as his partner during a partnership of 50 runs or more. Dhammika Prasad and Mathews posted 54 runs for the ninth wicket, with Prasad contributing 30 and Mathews just 15.
121 Runs scored by Ambati Rayudu today, his maiden ODI hundred. It was the 15th ODI hundred by an Indian No. 3 since January 2010, with the previous 14 being scored by Virat Kohli.
8 Number of times India have successfully achieved a target of 275 or more against Sri Lanka, more than against any other team. They have done it six times against Pakistan, the next best.
4 Number of times India's second and third wickets have both posted 100-plus partnerships in an ODI innings. The most recent was against Pakistan in Dhaka in 2012. In this game, Shikhar Dhawan and Rayudu put on 122 runs for the second wicket, while Rayudu and Virat Kohli posted 116 for the third.

Bishen Jeswant is a stats sub editor at ESPNCricinfo. @bishen_jeswant