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India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI Stats Preview: Players records and approaching milestones




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After winning the T20I series 2-1, India will now face Sri Lanka in a three-match ODI series from January 10 and will look to carry the winning momentum. On the other hand, the Lankan Lions would take many positives from the lost series and would look to bounce back in the ODI series.

Both the teams have had decent performances as far as ODI format is concerned in 2022, with India winning 14 out of 24 games and Sri Lanka winning six out 11 ODIs. Shreyas Iyer has been brilliant in ODIs for India last year, with 724 runs in 15 innings at an average of 55.69. In the bowling department, Mohammed Siraj topped with 24 scalps in 15 outings. 

Meanwhile, Pathum Nissanka has been in red hot form for Sri Lanka in ODIs, smashing 491 runs at an average of 49.10 in 11 innings in 2022. Jeffrey Vandersay was the pick of bowlers for Sri Lanka last year, with 14 wickets in seven games.

Meanwhile, here are some important stats and numbers ahead of 1st ODI between India and Sri Lanka

Head-to-Head: India and Sri Lanka have met each other on 162 occasions, India winning 93 matches and Sri Lanka winning 57. One game ended in a tie while 11 have ended in No Result. In India, both the teams have met on 51 occasions, with India winning 36 and losing 12 and three matches ending in No Result.

46 – Rohit Sharma (9454) needs 46 runs to complete 9500 runs in ODIs.

1 – Ishan Kishan (49) needs one four to reach 50 fours in ODIs.

54 – Dasun Shanaka (946) is 54 runs short of completing 1000 ODI runs.

5 – Ishan Kishan (45) requires five sixes to complete 50 maximums across formats.

5 – Avishka Fernando (95) needs five fours to reach 100 fours in the 50-overs format.

2 – Kusal Mendis (48) needs two grabs to reach 50 catches in ODIs.

29 – Virat Kohli (12471) is 29 runs away from reaching 12500 runs in ODIs.

36 – Avishka Fernando (964) requires 36 runs to complete 1000 runs in ODIs.

1 – Maheesh Theekshana (49) is one game away from appearing in 50 international matches.

1 – Dhananjaya de Silva (99) requires one grab to reach 100 catches in international cricket.

3 – Kuldeep Yadav (197) needs three scalps to complete 200 wickets across formats.

9 – Suryakumar Yadav (41) is nine fours away from reaching 50 fours ODIs.

6 -Hardik Pandya (144) is six wickets away from completing 150 wickets across formats.

4 -Washington Sundar (46) needs four wickets to complete 50 wickets across formats.

23 -Ishan Kishan (477) requires 23 runs to complete 500 runs in ODIs.