West Indies vs Sri Lanka stats: With five defeats on the trot, Port-of-Spain challenges Windies
West Indies lost rain-affected match against Sri Lanka on Monday. A look at the statistical highlights from the clash and how this venue hasn't been auspicious for the hosts.
# Sri Lanka have won two and lost three out of five played vs West Indies at Port of Spain in ODIs.
# West Indies have lost five successive games at Port of Spain between 2010 and 2013.
# Sri Lanka have won 53 and lost 76 out of 141 played vs West Indies in ODIs - winning % 41.15 (Tied one and NR 11).
# Both the teams have won five games each out of eleven played in the Caribbean in ODIs (NR 1) - winning % 50.00
# Angelo Matthews (4/29) has recorded his best bowling performance vs West Indies - his second best in ODIs, next only to the six for 20 vs India at Colombo, RPS on September 12, 2009.
# Shaminda Eranga (3/46) has registered his best bowling figures in ODIs.
# Kemar Roach (4/27) has produced his best bowling performance vs Sri Lanka in ODIs. His figures are the best by a West Indian bowler vs Sri Lanka at Port of Spain in ODIs, bettering the four for 32 by Dwayne Bravo on April 10, 2008.
# Roach's aforesaid performance is his best in 13 ODIs in 2013 - his overall tally being 15 wickets at 36.66 runs apiece this year.
# Roach's excellent figures of four for 27 are his second best in the Caribbean in ODIs, next only to the 5 for 44 vs Bangladesh at Roseau on July 26, 2009.
# Roach, with seven wickets at 25.42 runs apiece, is the top wicket-taker in the present competition.
# Since posting 73 vs Australia at Melbourne on January 11, 2013, Dinesh
Chandimal has recorded 6, 3 not out, 0, 0, 31, 21 & 2 in his last seven innings in ODIs.
# Chandimal is averaging 19.42 in twelve ODIs this year - his aggregate being 136, including a fifty. The said performance is his worst in a calendar year.
# Jason Holder (2/50) has recorded his best bowling figures in ODIs.
# Darren Sammy has bowled exceedingly well in his first five overs - his figures being 5-2-6-0.
# Lahiru Thirimanne (23 off 73 balls) has recorded strike rate of 31.50 - his worst when he has posted an innings of 20-plus in ODIs.
# Kumar Sangakkara (90 not out off 95 balls) has posted his highest score vs West Indies in ODIs. His third fifty vs West Indies is his 76th in ODIs.
# Sangakkara's innings is the second highest by a Sri Lankan player vs West Indies at Port of Spain in ODIs, next only to Chamara Kapugedera's 95 off 117 balls on April 10, 2008.
# Sangakkara has received his 22nd Man of the Match award in ODIs.
# Thirimanne and Sangakkara have shared a partnership of 64 - Sri Lanka's highest fourth-wicket stand vs West Indies at Port of Spain in ODIs.
# Sangakkara and Kulasekara put on 54 - Sri Lanka's highest seventh-wicket partnership vs West Indies in the Caribbean in ODIs.
# Kulasekara has completed the double of 1000 runs and 100 wickets. He is the seventh all-rounder to accomplish the feat for Sri Lanka in ODIs.
# Darren Bravo has taken three catches in an innings for the first time in ODIs.
# Chris Gayle is averaging 25.00 in ODIs in 2013 - his aggregate being 250 runs in ten innings. His average is his worst in thirteen years in ODIs.
# Marlon Samuels has registered his eighth duck in ODIs - his second vs Sri Lanka.
# Devon Smith's fourth duck in ODIs is his first vs Sri Lanka.
# Charles has completed his 500 runs (ave.50.00) in ten games in ODIs in 2013.
# Kieron Pollard has posted his tenth duck in ODIs. In his last four innings, he has recorded three ducks.
# In five matches vs Sri Lanka, Pollard has managed just eight runs at an average of 2.00, including two ducks. In four innings in the present competition, he has registered four runs at an average of 1.00.
# Darren Bravo's 70 is his eleventh fifty in ODIs - his second against Sri Lanka. Bravo has completed his 500 runs in ODIs in 2013 - his tally being 520 in 15 matches at an average of 40.00, including a hundred and four fifties.
# Bravo's above tally is the highest by a West Indian in ODIs this year.
# Lendl Simmons (67 off 78 balls) has recorded his eleventh fifty in ODIs - his first vs Sri Lanka.
# Bravo and Simmons put on 123 for the fifth wicket - West Indies' second highest for this wicket-postion vs Sri Lanka in ODIs, next only to the 152 between Vivian Richards and Clive Lloyd at Brisbane on January 12, 1985.