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Statistical Highlight: India vs Sri Lanka

After the first math of the 3-game T20I between India and Sri Lanka was abandoned due to rain, the hosts made a strong comeback in the second game of the series. They even continued their heroic performance in the 3rd game of the series to defeat the visitors by 78 runs and clinch the series 2-0. The 3-match series saw various stats changing as the players kept on hitting boundaries and picking wickets. Now, as the series has already concluded let’s take a look back at the major stats that were changed in the series.

13 – Winning the 3rd T20I against Sri Lanka in Pune, Indian has team equalized Pakistan’s T20I record, achieving the title of joint-most number of wins for any team against an opponent in Men’s T20Is.

53 – After picking up 1 wicket in the last T20I of the series, Jasprit Bumrah became India leading wicket-taker in Men’s T20I format with as many as 53 T20I wickets to his name. 

11000 – Virat Kohli achieved the feat of 11000 international runs as a captain. Not only he registered the stat to his name but also became the fastest batsman to reach 11000 runs as a captain. 

12 – India has played 12 bilateral series against Sri Lanka since the year 2012, and the team has managed to win each one of them. The 12 bilateral series included 3 Test series, 4 ODI series and 5 T20I series. 

11 – India has emerged victorious against Sri Lanka on 11 occasions in the international cricket when Virat Kohli was a part of the squad. 

10 – With a knock of 52 off 36 balls, Shikhar Dhawan scored 10th fifty-plus score in the T20Is. The player became only the 4th Indian to achieve the feat. 

78 – India defeated Sri Lanka by 78 runs in the 3rd T2I at Pune to grab the series 2-0 which is the third biggest T20I victory for India against Sri Lanka in context of runs.


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