Colombo: Following are the statistical highlights of the Twenty20 International match between India and Sri Lanka here on Tuesday.
Tillakaratne Dilshan (61 off 47 balls) registered his career-best score, his maiden half-century. His previous highest was 38 against Pakistan at Johannesburg on September 17,2007. Yusuf Pathan (2/23) produced his career-best bowling figures. In his first ever game against Pakistan at Johannesburg on September 24, 2007, he had gone wicketless, conceding only five runs off his only over. Yusuf (22 not out) also registered his best ever score, eclipsing his 15 against Pakistan at Johannesburg on September 24,2007. Sri Lanka's 171 for four off is their second best score, next only to their 260 for six against Kenya at Johannesburg on September 14, 2007. Jayasuriya (33) took his run-aggregate to 341 runs at an average of 34.10 in 11 games - the most by any Sri Lankan in Twenty20 Internationals. Irfan Pathan, with Jayasuriya's wicket, has equalled Rudra Pratap Singh's tally of 13 wickets. Both now share the Indian record for most wickets in Twenty20 Internationals. Singh claimed 13 wickets at 14.69 runs apiece in eight games while Pathan took 13 wickets at 20.38 runs apiece in 11 games. Yuvraj (211 at 35.16 in 8 matches) became the second Indian batsman to aggregate 200 runs in Twenty20 Internationals. Gautam Gambhir, with 312 (ave.34.66) in 10 games, is the leading run-getter for India. Sehwag's last four innings in Twenty20 Internationals have been single-digit scores - 9, 5 & 0 vs. Australia and 1 vs. Sri Lanka. Ten Leg byes were recorded in Sri Lanka's innings. Only twice more leg byes have been recorded in an innings. In New Zealand's 152 against England at Auckland on February 5, 2008, there were 17 leg byes and in India's 167 for three against Australia at Mumbai on October 20, 2007. Yuvraj, with two sixes, has taken his tally of sixes to 17, equalling a world record. Pakistan's Misbah-ul-Haq and New Zealand's Brendon McCullum have also 17 sixes each to their credit. Suresh Raina (35) posted his highest ever score, eclipsing his 3 not out against South Africa at Johannesburg on December 1,2006. Malinga Bandara(3/32) produced his best bowling figures. In his only previous game against New Zealand at Auckland on December 26, 2006, he had gone wicketless. The eighth wicket stand of 59 (unbroken) between Yusuf and Irfan Pathan is India's best in Twenty20 Internationals, eclipsing the 15 between Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Ajit Agarkar against Pakistan at Durban on September 14, 2007. The aforesaid partnership is in fact a world record for the 8th wicket, surpassing the 50 (unbroken) between Shoaib Malik and Fawad alam for Pakistan against Sri Lanka at king city on October 11, 2008. Irfan Pathan (33 not out off 16 balls) recorded his highest score, bettering his 26 against Australia at Melbourne on February 1, 2008. 14 wides in India's innings is a Sri Lankan record for most wides - the fifth highest tally in Twenty20 Internationals.