Sri Lanka v Pakistan 5th ODI Statistical Review- Sri Lanka win big in the last ODI after loosing the series

Sri Lanka v Pakistan 5th ODI Statistical Review- Sri Lanka win big in the last ODI after loosing the series

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan 5th ODI Statistical Review- Sri Lanka win big in the last ODI after loosing the series. (Photo Source: AFP)

Sri Lanka v Pakistan 5th ODI Statistical Review- Sri Lanka win big in the last ODI after loosing the series: Kusal Perera and Angelo Mathews produced some extraordinary fireworks with the bat making sure that the Lankans manage to salvage a commiserating win. It was an one sided contest, a match whose result became clearly predictable as early as at the halfway stage. Pakistan’s usually famed bowling line up was ripped apart and reduced to dust as four of Sri Lanka’s batsmen registered scores over 50, with Kusal managing to hit a fantabulous ton.

A fiery assault by the swashbuckling Angelo Mathews at the fag end of the innings catapulted the team score to a whooping 368. It was too much for the Pakistanis as they fell short by 165 runs. But nonetheless they lifted the series trophy 3-2. It was a closely contested series with greatly exciting matches and the Lankans would ponder if their efforts ended up too little too late.

Let’s take a look at the stats review of the match:

  • Total number of fours hit by Pak/SL: 33/25
  • Total number of sixes hit by Pak/SL: 10/1.
  • Total number of dot balls bowled by Pak/SL: 114/129
  • Total number of wide’s bowled by Pak/SL:3/2
  • Highest run scorer of the match: 116 off 109 balls.
  • Highest strike rate registered in the match: (min 15 balls): Siriwardene- 200.00
  • Total runs scored in the match:571/14
  • Highest wicket taker of the match: Senanayake 3 for 39.

Other records affected in the game:

  • – Kusal Perera passed his previous highest score of 106 in ODI matches. The Jayasuriya carbon copy hit a delightful ton that anchored the Sri Lankan innings effectively.
  • – Kusal Perera also became the 332nd ODI player to cross 1000 ODI runs.
  • – Dilshan passed 10000 runs in ODI matches when he reached 55.
  • – Dilshan became the 11th player to reach 10,000 ODI runs, a milestone that ranks Dilshan among the elite league of ODI superstars.
  • – Mohammad Hafeez passed 5000 runs in ODI matches when he reached 33.
  • – Hafeez became the 74th player to rack up over 5000 ODI runs.
  • – Senanayake reached 50 wickets in ODI matches when he dismissed Ahmed Shehzad, his 1st wicket in the Pakistan innings.
  • – Senanayake reached 200 wickets in ListA matches when he dismissed Imad Wasim, his 2nd wicket in the Pakistan innings.
  • – Mathews reached 100 wickets in ODI matches when he dismissed Mohammad Hafeez, his 1st wicket in the Pakistan innings.
  • – Perera (59) and TM Dilshan (39) added 100 in 92 balls for the Sri Lanka 1st wicket.
  • – Perera (83) and TM Dilshan (61) added 150 in 144 balls for the Sri Lanka 1st wicket. It was a partnership that sounded the death knell for Sri Lanka.