The India Sri Lanka 5 day ODI series started off with fiercely energetic play from both the teams. The second was a bit disappointing for Indians for obvious reasons. The performance of India could have been much better on the 2nd day. The score updates of two ODI matches played in Hambantota in Lanka are as follows.
1. India won by 21 runs difference against Sri Lanka.
2. Virender Sehwag scored 96 runs from 97 balls. This is the 38th ODI half century of Sehwag. He is the 8th Indian batsman who lost in a run-out at peak 90s.
3. Kohli scored a century of 106 runs from 113 balls. This is Virat’s 3rd consecutive century against Sri Lanka.
4. The score aggregate of 607 and 15 wickets is the 2nd highest recorded score by India against Sri Lanka; played in the same country. Earlier highest score was achieved in 1998 in Colombo.
5. Sangakkara scored 5th century against India and this is his 14th ODI match played so far.
6. Malinga could not take a single wicket and gave at the least 80 runs to the opponent team, in any ODI match so far.
1. Sri Lanka won the second ODI match in Sri Lanka against India.
2. Gambhir scored 65 runs from 96 balls on second day ODI against Sri Lanka. This is 8th half century of Gambhir against Sri Lanka and 32nd half century in ODIs.
3. Thirasa Perera received second man of the match award against India and 6th ‘man of the match’ in all the overall matches. He received 5 MoMs in this year 2012. This is the highest recorded number of MoMs in 2012 by any player.
4. Dilshan scored 50 runs from 49 balls; 10th half century against India and 27th in all the ODIs played so far. This is Dilshan’s 61st game against India.
5. Another half century came up from Upal Tharanga with 59 runs off 60 balls. This is his 26th half century in all the ODIs played so far; and 4th half century against India.
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