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Virat Kohli's 30th century to MS Dhoni's 100th stumpings: 7 'stunning' records that were made during Ind vs SL 5th ODI

Akansha Gupta | Updated on: 4 September 2017, 13:35 IST
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The Indian team ended the Sri Lanka ODI series on a very high note as the white wash became the cherry on the top. Indian captain Virat Kohli (110*) blasted a ton and helped India in chasing down the target of 238 runs with ease.

On the bowling front, it was the day of pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar who claimed a five wicket haul. Apart from the exceptional 6 wickets victory against Sri Lanka, the day will be remembered for many other commendable records and moments.

Highlights:

1. Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes the first Wicket-Keeper to effect 100 stumpings in ODIs.

2. A list of players with most hundreds in ODIs:

Sachin Tendulkar (India) - 49
Ricky Ponting (Australia) / Virat Kohli (India) - 30
Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) - 28
Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) / Hashim Amla (South Africa) - 25
AB de Villiers (South Africa) - 24

3. Most ODI centuries against an opponent:

Tendulkar (India) vs Australia - 9
Tendulkar (India) vs SL/ Kohli (India) vs SL - 8
Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) vs India / Saeed Anwar (Pakistan) vs SL - 7

4. Players who scored back-to-back ODI hundreds maximum number of times:

AB de Villiers (SA) - 7
Saeed Anwar (Pak) / K Sangakkara (SL) / Virat Kohli (Ind) - 5
Ross Taylor (New Zealand) - 4

5. Scoring 1000+ runs in a calendar year most times:

S Tendulkar (Ind) - 7
S Ganguly (Ind) / R Ponting (Aus) / K Sangakkara (SL) - 6
Virat Kohli (Ind) - 5
S Jayasuriya (SL) / M Yousuf/ M Jayawardene (SL)/ T Dilshan (SL) - 4


6. Bhuvneshwar Kumar earned his maiden five-wicket haul on the ODI.


7. India became the first team to clean-sweep a bilateral ODI series in Sri Lanka


Well, it can rightly be said that It was raining records at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

First published: 4 September 2017, 13:35 IST
 
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