Pallekele, Aug 4: Irfan Pathan claimed five wickets to help India win by 20 runs. Team India jumped to the second spot after winning the series 4-1.
#Irfan Pathan claimed his second career-best figures 5/61 as India beat Sri Lanka to win the ODI series 4-1.
#Lahiru Thirimanne (77) and Jeevan Mendis (72) added 102 runs for the sixth wicket.
#Sri Lanka scored 100 runs in 14.4 overs after losing four wickets.
#Sri Lanka scored 200 runs in 35.2 overs with five wickets down.
#Average team total batting first at Pallekele is 231
# Angelo Mathews is the 16th Sri Lankan to lead the team in ODIs
#If India wins the 5th ODI, ICC ranking will be Australia- No 1, with 118.62; India-118.60 at 2nd spot; South Africa-118.30; England-117.56; Sri Lanka-109.84 at fifth place
#India's bowlers have had only three five-wicket hauls in the last five years in ODIs, worst among all Test playing countries. Sri Lanka have most in this period - 19.
#Malinga's 50th ODI at home
#MS Dhoni is 17 runs away from becoming only the sixth batsman to score 2000 runs in India-Sri Lanka ODIs.
#Sachitra Senanayake is playing his eighth ODI
#Rohit Sharma hold the record for the most ducks (5) by a visiting batsman in Sri Lanka
#Rohit Sharma is at level with greats like Mohammad Yousuf and Shahid Afridi. He has 5 ducks against Sri Lanka
#Gambhir scored his 50 off 51 balls
#Gautam Gambhir-Manoj Tiwary's 110-run stand for the 4th wicket also marked their 2nd 50 plus partnerships in two innings together
#Last time Rohit Sharma scored a century was 2 years and a two months back,while the last time Tiwary scored a century was 7 months back
#L Balaji scored more runs batting at 9 and 10 v/s Pakistan in the 2003 ODI Series than Rohit Sharma in the on-going series against Sri Lanka as he has scored just 13 runs
#Rohit Sharma was bowled for the 13th time in ODIs
#India reached 100 in 20.4 overs, 150 in 29.5 overs
#During the mandatory powerplay, India scored 53 runs for the loss of one wicket (Ajinkya Rahane)
#Gambhir completed 5000 ODI runs during the 5th ODI against India
#Manoj Tiwary scored his second ODI fifty
#Tiwary's fifty came off 58 balls
#India reached 200 in 37.4 overs
#Gautam Gambhir top scored for India with 88 runs
#Lasith Malinga has claimed 200 wickets at an average of 26.58
#Lanka conceded 16 extras in the match
#Dhoni scored 58 off 38 balls
#India posted 294/7 in 50 overs
# India heads the table for teams with 300 plus totals in ODIs, as they got their first 300 plus total against Pakistan at Sharjah - 305/5 in 1996