In the third ODI against Sri Lanka, India won by a huge margin of 317 runs. Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 166 runs scoring his 46th career century.
In the third ODI against Sri Lanka, India won by a huge margin of 317 runs. Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 166 runs scoring his 46th career century. Shubman Gill also scored a century. The Indian team and Indian players created many big records in the entire match. Let’s look at all the records one by one.
1. Rohit who pushed de Villiers back..
Indian captain Rohit Sharma left de Villiers with 42 off 49 balls. He scored 9596 runs in 238 ODIs. Rohit has reached the 17th rank among batsmen who have scored the most runs in ODIs. He pushed South Africa’s AB de Villiers back. AB scored 9577 runs in 228 ODIs.
2. Fastest 7000 runs in India..
Rohit has scored 7009 runs across all three formats in India. He crossed the 7000 run mark in 157 innings in 149 matches. Breaking Virender Sehwag’s record, he became the third fastest Indian to achieve this feat. Before him Virat Kohli achieved this feat in 148 innings and Sachin Tendulkar in 146 innings.
3. Rohit’s 150 matches as an opener..
Rohit Sharma completed 150 ODIs. In 150 innings as an opener, he has the highest score of 7536 runs, highest average of 56.2, highest 27 centuries and highest 232 sixes.
4. Most sixes against Sri Lanka..
Rohit Sharma hit 45 ODI sixes against Sri Lanka. Mahendra Singh equaled Dhoni in this regard. Dhoni has 45 sixes. After Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar hit 30 sixes for India against Sri Lanka.
5. More than 12000 runs in victory..
Rohit Sharma scored 12041 runs in the team’s victory in all three formats. He reached the third position in the list of Indian players who scored most runs in the team’s victory. Before Rohit, Virat Kohli scored 16,119 runs and Sachin Tendulkar scored 17,113 runs.
6. Captain Rohit who surpassed Sachin..
Rohit scored 892 runs in 20 ODI innings. He left Sachin Tendulkar in the list of Indian captains who scored most runs in first 20 innings. Virat is at the top with 1120 runs.
7. Shubman Gill after Babar..
Indian opener Shubman Gill scored 116 runs in the third ODI. With this innings he scored 894 runs in 18 ODIs. He surpassed Pakistan captain Babar Azam as the highest run-scorer in the first 18 ODIs. Babar scored 886 runs in 18 ODIs. Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman holds the record for most runs after 18 matches. Fakhar scored 1065 runs.
8. Rohit broke Kapil’s record.
Rohit Sharma won the 13th ODI against Sri Lanka as captain. He leaves Kapil Dev among Indian captains with most ODI wins against Sri Lanka. India won 12 ODIs under Kapil’s captaincy. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is number one. Dhoni won 34 ODIs. After Dhoni, Mohammad Azharuddin won 22 and Virat Kohli won 21 ODIs.
9. Third highest score against Sri Lanka..
India scored 390 runs in 50 overs against Sri Lanka. This is the third highest score in ODIs against Sri Lanka. It is remarkable that India is the only country in this list from first to fifth position. India scored 414, 404, 392, 390, 384 against Sri Lanka. At the sixth position, South Africa scored 376, followed by Australia with 375 runs.
10. Victory by a huge margin..
Sri Lanka were bowled out for just 73 runs before India set a target of 391 runs. With this, India got the biggest victory. It is noteworthy that the victory of 317 runs is the biggest victory by runs in ODIs. India broke New Zealand’s 15-year-old record. In 2008, New Zealand team won against Ireland by 290 runs.
11. 96th win against Sri Lanka..
India’s 96th win over Sri Lanka is the team’s biggest win in ODI cricket. With this, Team India holds the record for most wins against any team in ODIs. Earlier this record was held by Australia. Australia beat New Zealand 95 times.
12. Virat pushed back Jayawardene..
Virat Kohli has reached the fifth position in the list of highest run scorers in ODIs. He left out Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene. Jayawardene scored 12650 runs in 448 ODIs. Virat scored 12754 runs in 268 ODIs. Sachin Tendulkar is the top run scorer in ODIs. He scored 18426 runs in 463 matches.
13. Virat surpassing Saeed Anwar..
Virat surpassed Pakistan’s Saeed Anwar as the highest 50-plus scorer against Sri Lanka. Virat scored 50+ 21 times against Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, Anwar did this 20 times. Sachin topped the list with 25 fifty plus scores. It will also be Virat’s 50th ODI against Sri Lanka.
14. Kohli left Ponting..
Indian batsmen registered two centuries in the third ODI. Has been part of 73 century partnerships in ODI cricket so far. With this, the Australian player has pushed back Ricky Ponting (72 partnerships) and reached the second position. Sachin is at the top with 99 times 100 run partnership.
15. Most centuries against Sri Lanka..
Virat is the top player with most ODI centuries against Sri Lanka. Virat has 10 centuries against Sri Lanka. Sachin Tendulkar is 8 centuries behind, while Pakistan’s Saeed Anwar is with 7 centuries.
16. Most centuries against one team..
Virat has reached the top spot as the player with most centuries in ODIs against any team. Virat scored his 10th century against Sri Lanka. Sachin scored 9 ODI centuries against Australia. Virat also holds the record of 9 centuries against West Indies.
17. Virat who scored the most centuries at home..
He scored a century in the first and third matches of the series. Thus, his name became 21 centuries in India. Sachin Tendulkar has surpassed Sachin Tendulkar for most centuries at home. Sachin has 20 centuries in India.