India vs Sri Lanka Series: The limited overs series between India and Sri Lanka will start from July 18. Earlier the ODI series was to start from July 13. (AFP)
IND vs SL: India has to play three ODIs and as many T20 series on the current Sri Lanka tour. If the Indian team is successful in winning even two matches here, then it will become the team with the most international matches against Sri Lanka. Right now this record is in the name of Pakistan. It has defeated Sri Lanka in 125 in 231 international matches (Test, ODI and T20), while India has won 124 in 222 matches against Sri Lanka.
New Delhi. The limited overs cricket series (India vs Sri Lanka Series) will start between India and Sri Lanka from July 18. The series is starting with a delay of 5 days due to Corona. The main team of India led by Virat Kohli is currently on a tour of England. For this reason, a team adorned with young players has been sent under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan on the Sri Lanka tour. However, this team has a chance to register its name in the pages of history. The Indian team has to play three ODIs and so many T20s on this tour. If Team India is successful in defeating Sri Lanka in two matches in the current series, then it will also upset Pakistan.
You have also been surprised to hear that by defeating Sri Lanka, Team India will worry the neighboring country Pakistan. But this is true. If India won two matches in Sri Lanka, then it would become the team with the most number of matches from Sri Lanka by combining all three formats. At present, this record is registered in the name of Pakistan. He has won the most matches against Sri Lanka, 125, while India has defeated Sri Lanka in 124 international matches.
Pakistan has played the maximum 231 (Test, ODI and T20) matches against Sri Lanka. India is at number two in this list with 222 matches. At the same time, New Zealand has played 154 matches against Sri Lanka. However, if we talk about the winning percentage, then Australia is ahead of India, Pakistan and New Zealand. Kangaroo team has won 88 out of 144 international matches against Sri Lanka. That is, he won 61.11 percent of the matches against Sri Lanka. Australia has also suffered defeat in 44 matches, while 8 matches have been drawn.
Pakistan played maximum 231 matches against Sri Lanka
Team India has played a total of 222 matches against Sri Lanka including Test, ODI and T20. In this he has won 124. That is, India’s winning percentage has been 55.85 percent. At the same time, India lost 68 matches, played one tie and 17 draws. Pakistan has won 125 out of 231 matches against Sri Lanka. The winning percentage of this team has been 54.11. Pakistan have lost 82 matches against Sri Lanka, while one tie and 19 matches have been drawn.
Australia’s highest winning percentage against Sri Lanka
Team India has to play three ODIs and as many T20s on the current Sri Lanka tour. If we talk about the records of both these formats, then Team India seems to have an upper hand. India has played 159 ODIs against Sri Lanka so far. In this, Team India has won 91 matches, while it has to face defeat in 56. That is, Team India has won 57 percent of ODIs from Sri Lanka.
Pakistan has won 92 ODIs in 155 matches more than Sri Lanka. Australia is at third place in this list. He has won 61 ODIs out of 97 against the Lankan team. That is, Australia has won more than 62 percent of the matches. This is more than India (57%) and Pakistan (59%).
Virat’s most runs against Sri Lanka in active cricketer
Virat Kohli is the only active cricketer among the top-5 batsmen to score the most international runs against Sri Lanka. He has scored 3563 runs in 63 matches against Sri Lanka. He also has 13 centuries to his name. However, in this list, Sachin Tendulkar is at the first place with 5108 runs. He has scored 17 centuries against Sri Lanka.
Shikhar Dhawan scored 289 runs in T20 against Sri Lanka
At the same time, Sachin is also at the top of the Indian batsmen who scored the most runs in ODIs and T20s against Sri Lanka. He has added 3113 runs in 84 ODIs. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2383 runs) is at number two. Virat Kohli (2220 runs) is at third place in this list. However, in T20, Virat Kohli has scored the most runs against Sri Lanka. He has scored 339 runs in 7 matches.
If we talk about the players who went on the current Sri Lanka tour, then captain Shikhar Dhawan has scored the most runs against Sri Lanka. He has scored 289 runs in 9 matches. After this comes the name of Manish Pandey. He has 226 runs in 7 matches. At the same time, Dhawan has scored 983 runs in 16 ODIs.
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