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Stats Highlights, Fourth ODI - India vs Sri Lanka

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India and Sri Lanka clash in the third one-day international of the Wealthsurance Cup at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Tuesday. Stay tuned to this space for LIVE milestones and statistical highlights as and when they unfold!


  • MS Dhoni won his fifth toss in a row, for the second time in his career as ODI captain. He had also won 5 tosses in a row between 6 July 2021 and 27 Aug 2021
  • Irfan and Yousuf Pathan were playing together in an ODI match for the 6th time. They are the only brothers to represent India in ODIs. Incidentally India have won three of the 5 matches the brothers have played together in.
  • MS Dhoni was batting at number 3 for the 12th time. However it was the first time he was batting at this position as captain. It may be recalled that 2 of Dhoni's four ODI hundreds have come at the number three position.
  • Mendis is missing the second ODI match of his career. Incidentally the last time he missed an ODI since his debut was also against India in the Asia Cup. India won that match by 6 wickets.
  • The second wicket partnership between Gambhir and Dhoni is now the best for India at this venue. Virender Sehwag and Sourav Ganguly had put on 134 vs Sri Lanka on 27-7-04
  • The second wicket partnership between Gambhir and Dhoni is now the best for this wicket on this ground. The previous best was 178* by Gibbs and Kallis
  • MS Dhoni was dismissed for the second time in the nineties. He also has scored of 96 (vs Eng, Jamshedpur, 12-4-05) and 91* (vs Ban, Mirpur, 10-5-07)