# New Zealand have registered the first instance of one-wicket triumph in the history of the ICC Champions Trophy.
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# New Zealand have won seven games by one-wicket margin in ODIs - their second against Sri Lanka by such a margin - their first being at Queenstown on December 31, 2006.
# New Zealand have won two out of four played against Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy - their first being by 38 runs at Johannesburg on Sept.27, 2009.
# New Zealand have won 12 and lost seven out of 19 played in the ICC Champions Trophy - winning % 63.15. (Read match report)
# Since defeating Sri Lanka by 38 runs at Johannesburg on September 27, 2009, New Zealand have won their first game against Sri Lanka in seven result-oriented games in ODIs.
# Sri Lanka (138) have recorded their second lowest total in the ICC Champions Trophy - the lowest being 132 vs South Africa at Dhaka on October 30, 1998. (See pictures)
# In just ten days, Martin Guptill has managed 355 runs at an average of in four ODIs in England - 103 not out at Lord's; 189 not out at Southampton & 38 at Nottingham - all against England and 25 vs Sri Lanka.
# Kyle Mills (2/14) has produced his best bowling performance in ODIs in England, obliterating the two for 24 against England at Birmingham on June 18, 2008.
# Mills' tally of 24 wickets at 18.08 runs apiece in 13 matches is the most by a New Zealand bowler in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Kusal Perera became the third batsman after Sanath Jayasuriya and Shane Watson to be dismissed first ball of the match in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Kusal Perera has registered his first duck in ODIs.
# Tillakaratne Dilshan (20) has recorded his highest score in ten innings in ODIs in England. In his previous seven innings in England, he had recorded single-digit scores.
# Dilshan is averaging 10.33 in ODIs in England - 93 runs in eleven innings with a highest of 25 not out vs Zimbabwe at The Oval on September 14, 2004.
# Mahela Jayawardene has completed his 1000 runs against New Zealand in ODIs - 1001 at an average of 32.29 in 39 matches.
# Jayawardene is averaging 13.00 in ODIs in 2013 - 52 runs in five innings - the strike rate being 72.22.
# Dinesh Chandimal has registered successive ducks against New Zealand - his last being at Hambantota on November 12, 2012. Chandimal's seventh duck in ODIs is his second against New Zealand.
# Kumar Sangakkara's 75th fifty (68 off 87 balls)in ODIs is his eighth against Sri Lanka. He is the first Sri Lankan batsman to register 75 fifties in ODIs.
# Sangakkara's above innings is his fourth fifty in the ICC Champions Trophy - his second highest, next only to the 80 vs Zimbabwe at Ahmedabad on October 10, 2006.
# In the course of his aforesaid innings, Sangakkara has completed his 1000 runs against New Zealand in ODIs - 1058 at an average of 34.12 in 36 matches.
# Sangakkara enjoys playing in England in ODIs, totalling 647 at an average of 49.76 in 17 innings, including seven fifties. His tally of seven fifties is the highest by a Sri Lankan batsman in ODIs in England.
# Amongst the four Sri Lankan batsmen with 500 runs or more in ODIs in England, Sangakkara's average of 49.76 is the highest.
# Mitchell McClenaghan has been a consistent performer, capturing 22 wickets at an average of 17.18 in just eight ODIs. His tally includes three instances of four wickets in an innings.
# McClenaghan's excellent figures of four for 43 are the best by a New Zealander against Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy. These figures are his second best in ODIs, next only to the 4 for 20 vs South Africa at Paarl on January 19, 2013.
# Ross Taylor's seventh duck in ODIs is his fourth against Sri Lanka - his first in the ICC Champions Trophy. In 2007, he had recorded three successive ducks against Sri Lanka in ODIs.
# Taylor is averaging 20.16 in the ICC Champions Trophy - 121 runs in six innings, including 72 vs South Africa at Centurion on September 24, 2009, as his only fifty.
# Luke Ronchi is averaging 7.75 for New Zealand in ODIs - 31 in four innings as against his average of 38.00 for Australia in ODIs - 76 in two innings.
# Brendon McCullum's strike rate of 36.73 (18 off 49 balls) is his lowest in an innings of 15 or more in ODIs.
# Brendon McCullum is averging 17.00 against Sri Lanka in ODIs - 289 runs in 23 matches without a fifty.
# Nathan McCullum's 32 off 42 balls is his highest in ODIs in England.
# Nathan McCullum (32 + 2/23) has received his first Man of the Match award in ODIs.
# In New Zealand's innings, five players were dismissed as lbw - the first such instance in the history of the ICC Champions Trophy. Six lbw dismissals in the match is also a record in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Lasith Malinga (4/34) has produced his best bowling figures in England in ODIs. The said performance is his best in the ICC Champions Trophy, eclipsing the four for 53 vs South Africa at Ahmedabad on October 24, 2006.