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Stats Highlights, T20I - India vs Sri Lanka

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



  • Dilshan became the 7th wicket keeper/captain and the first for Sri Lanka in T20 internationals. 
  • Dilshan has been wicket keeper for Sri Lankan in 5 T20 internationals now
  • It was for the second time in T20 international cricket that both sides were led by wicket keeper captains. The only other instance being when Australia's Adam Gilchrist and MS Dhoni played both roles in the semifinal of the the WC at Durban (22-9-2021)
  • When he hit his second six Yuvraj Singh (17 sixes) equaled the record of New Zealands Brendon McCullum and Pakistan's Misbah ul Haq of the most sixes hit by a batsman in T20I
  • There have been 7 pairs of brothers to have played together in T20 internationals. Irfan and Yusuf are the only Indian pair
  • India (53 sixes) became the 7th team to register 50 sixes in T20 internationals. 
  • India's total of 174-7 is now the second highest total chased to win a match in T20 internationals. The highest remains SA's total of 208-2 chasing the WI total of 205-6 at Johannesburg 11-9-2021
  • There were 45 dot balls in the India innings 


  • MS Dhoni has led India in all its T20 internationals except their first one, vs South Africa where Virender Sehwag was captain. 
  • India won its first ever T20 international batting second. India were chasing a modest target of 126
  • Ravindra Jadeja became the 22nd player to represent India in T20 internationals while Indika de Saram became 27th player. 
  • Ravindra Jadeja aged 20 yrs 66 days today is now the third youngest player to represent India in T20 internationals. Only Ishant Sharma (19 yrs 152 days) and Suresh Raina (20 yrs 4 days) were younger than Jadeja when they made their T20I debut. 
  • Of the 10 T20 internationals India have played they have batted second only three times. They have lost only one vs NZ at Johannesburg 16-9-2021
  • The first wicket partnership by Sri Lanka of 59 was their 3rd fifty plus stand for the first wicket. Sanath Jayasuriya has been involved in all three. 
  • Dilshan (61) recorded his highest score in T20 internationals. His previous highest was 38 (at no:6) vs Pakistan at Johannesburg 17-9-2007. 
  • Dilshan became only the third batsman to record a fifty in T20I. The others being Sanath Jayasuriya (3 fifties, Jayawardene 1 fifty)
  • When Sri Chamara Silva hit Irfan Pathan for his first six it brought up the 50th six by Sri Lanka in T20 internationals. For the record New Zealand with 100 sixes have the most sixes in T20I. 
  • The highest score chased by India successfully in a T20I is 166 vs Australia at Mumbai (BS) on 20-10-2021
  • Forty six "dot balls" were bowled by India in the Sri Lankan innings.