ICC Champions Trophy Stats: Sri Lanka maintain unbeaten record against Australia in the tournament
Sri Lanka enjoy 100% winning record vs Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy, winning both the matches - by 7 wickets at Colombo (RPS) on September 27, 2002 and by 20 runs at The Oval on June 17, 2013.
Statistical Highlights of Australia vs Sri Lanka:
# Sri Lanka enjoy 100% winning record vs Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy, winning both the matches - by 7 wickets at Colombo (RPS) on September 27, 2002 and by 20 runs at The Oval on June 17, 2013.
# Sri Lanka have qualified for the semis in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013.
# Sri Lanka (253/8) have recorded their highest total vs Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy, obliterating the 163 for three at Colombo (RPS) on September 27, 2002.
# Mahela Jayawardene's 69th fifty in ODIs is his 16th vs Australia. During his innings, he became the third Sri Lankan after Sanath Jayasuriya and Kumar Sangakkara and the eighth overall to manage 11,000 runs in ODIs.
# Jayawardene's magnificent 84 not out off 81 balls is the highest individual score by a Sri Lankan player against Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Jayawardene's aforesaid innings is his highest in the ICC Champions Trophy, surpassing the 77 recorded thrice - once each vs India, South Africa and New Zealand.
# Jayawardene's aggregate of 704 (ave.41.41) in 21 matches, including five fifties, is a Sri Lankan record in the ICC Champions Trophy, bettering
Kumar Sangakkara's tally of 666 (ave.39.17) in 21 matches. Only Chris Gayle has amassed more runs than him in the ICC Champions Trophy - 791 (ave.52.73) in 17 games.
# Jayawardene, with 1610 runs (ave.33.54) in 55 matches, has set a record for Sri Lanka vs Australia in ODIs, outstripping Sangakkara's aggregate of 1571 (ave.41.34) in 42 matches.
# Jayawardene is the first Sri Lankan batsman to complete 1000 runs in ODIs in England - 1050 (ave.45.65) in 26 matches, including three hundreds and four fifties.
# Jayawardene's second Man of the Match award vs Australila is his 19th in ODIs.
# Kusal Perera is averaging just 3.33 in the present competition - 10 runs in three innings - his sequence of scores being 0, 6 & 4.
# Tillakaratne Dilshan took his tally to 498 (ave.62.25) in eleven games - the most by a Sri Lankan in ODIs in 2013. His tally includes two centuries and two fifties.
# Despite scoring 20 vs New Zealand, 44 vs England and 34 vs Australia in the present competition, Dilshan is averaging just 15.54 in 15 ODIs in England.
# Clint McKay has claimed 22 wickets at 21.22 runs apiece in thirteen matches - the most by an Australian bowler in ODIs in 2013.
# Mitchell Johnson (80 wickets at an average of 24.17 in 52 matches) and Clint McKay (76 at 21.59 in 43) are the top wicket-takers for Australia in ODIs since January 2010.
# Johnson's figures of three for 48 are the best by an Australian bowler vs Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Lahiru Thirimanne (57 off 86 balls) has posted his first fifty in the ICC Champions Trophy - his second fifty vs Australia is his fifth in ODIs.
# Thirimanne's strike rate of 66.27 is his lowest in an innings of fifty or more in ODIs.
# Dilshan and Thirimanne put on 72 - Sri Lanka's highest third-wicket partnership vs Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Angelo Matthews is averaging just 10.00 as captain in ODIs - 40 runs in four innings (seven matches).
# Jayawardene and Chandimal were involved in a stand of 65 - Sri Lanka's highest sixth-wicket stand vs Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Shane Watson is averaging 11.33 as a batsman in three matches in the ICC Champions Trophy in England - 34 runs at a strike rate of 62.96.
# Nuwan Kulasekara (3/42) has produced his best bowling performance in the ICC Champions Trophy, eclipsing the two for 42 vs England at Johannesburg on September 25, 2009. The said figures are also his best in ODIs in England.
# Kulasekara is the seventh bowler to complete 150 wickets or more for Sri Lanka in ODIs.
# Matthew Wade (31 off 23 balls) has posted his highest score in the ICC Champions Trophy apart from his highest in seven innings in England in ODIs.
# Adam Voges is the top run-scorer for Australia in the present competition - 135(ave.45.00) in three matches.
# Voges (49 off 62 balls) has set an Australian record for the highest individual innings vs Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy, eclipsing Shane Warne's 36 off 69 balls at Colombo, RPS on September 27, 2002.
# Dilshan has completed his 100 catches in ODIs.
# Glenn Maxwell (32 off 20 balls) has recorded his highest score in the ICC Champions Trophy. The said innings is also his highest score vs Sri Lanka in four matches in ODIs.