Printed: December 25, 2017 10:45 am
India beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets within the third and closing T20 to spherical off the collection and the 12 months in fashion. India had Sri Lanka struggling, after Rohit Sharma had put the islanders in to bat on the Wankhede Stadium, with the rating studying 85/6 after 13 overs. Aided by Asela Gunaratne and Dasun Shanaka, Sri Lanka scampered to 135. With a low whole to chase, all India needed to do was maintain it out with out making foolish errors and that’s what the hosts did for probably the most half. Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey’s stand took the sport utterly away from Sri Lanka’s determined try at greedy it after that they had bagged the wickets of openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. In the long run, the job was carried out with 4 balls to spare and Dinesh Karthik within the center alongside MS Dhoni. Listed here are the statistical highlights of the third and closing T20 between India and Sri Lanka:
# India’s successful margin of Three-Zero is their greatest collection victory vs Sri Lanka in T20 Internationals. For the second time, they’ve gained all three matches in a bilateral collection — the primary occasion being in opposition to Australia in Australia in January 2016.
# India have gained ten and misplaced 4 matches out of 14 performed in opposition to Sri Lanka in T20Is — successful % 71.42.
# India, for the primary time, have gained seven successive matches in opposition to Sri Lanka between February 12, 2016 and December 24, 2017. That is their joint-best successful sequence in opposition to an opponent. That they had defeated Australia in seven consecutive matches between October 10, 2013 and October 7, 2017.
# In all three codecs this 12 months — Exams, ODIs and T20Is, India have gained 37 matches and misplaced 12 out of 53 contested. The remaining 4 couldn’t produce outcomes — the win/loss ratio being Three.083. That is their finest efficiency by way of wins in a calendar 12 months.
# Just one workforce had extra wins in a calendar 12 months in worldwide cricket — 38 out of 47 contested by Australia in 2003 (eight misplaced and drawn 1).
# Between April 6, 2017 and December 24, 2017, Sri Lanka have misplaced eight consecutive matches, obliterating the seven matches misplaced by them between March 20, 2016 and January 20, 2017.
# Sri Lanka turned the primary workforce to have misplaced 40 matches (out of 57 contested) in a calendar 12 months in worldwide cricket. They gained 14 whereas the remaining three couldn’t produce outcomes.
# Rohit Sharma had posted 65 sixes in 33 innings in worldwide cricket this 12 months — the best tally registered by a batsman in a calendar 12 months. South Africa’s Abraham de Villiers had recorded 63 sixes in 34 innings in 2015.
# Rohit’s tally of 13 sixes is the best by any batsman in T20Is involving India and Sri Lanka.
# Rohit has managed 162 runs at a median of 54.00 within the collection — probably the most runs by an Indian participant in a bilateral collection in India in opposition to a workforce.
# Rohit’s aforesaid mixture is the second highest by an Indian batsman in a bilateral collection behind the 199 (ave. 199.00) in three matches by Virat Kohli vs Australia in Australia in 2015-16.
# Jaydev Unadkat (2/15) has recorded his finest bowling figures in T20Is.
# Jaydev Unadkat has obtained his first Man of the Match award in T20Is. Additionally, he received his first Participant of the collection award in T20Is.
# Washington Sundar (18 years and 80 days) turned the youngest Indian to make debut in T20Is, surpassing Rishabh Pant’s document (19 years 120 days).