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Highlights: Only T20: India Vs Sri Lanka

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Published: Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 11:41 [IST]
 
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Highlights: Only T20: India Vs Sri Lanka

Pallekele, Aug 8: India pulled off yet another win against Sri Lanka in the one-off Twenty20 to finish on a high after sealing the ODI series 4-1 and T20 win at Pallekele, which was supposedly India's lowest total against Sri Lanka in T20s.

Here are the highlights of the one-off T20 which India won by 39 runs. Only T20: India Vs Sri Lanka (Match Report)

# Sri Lanka lost its first match at Pallekele. They had defeated Australia twice last year

# India recorded its lowest total (155/3) against Sri Lanka in T20s

# Lanka also recorded its lowest innings total (116) against India in T20s

# Virat Kohli scored his maiden T20 fifty against Sri Lanka

# Kohli also became the first Indian batsman to score a T20 fifty against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka

# Kohli registered his career-best T20 score (68) against Sri Lanka

# Shaminda Eranga became the first bowler in the history to take a wicket each in his first over in Tests, ODIs and T20Is.

# Gautam Gambhir was dropped in the first over by Mathews and it was worse as Lanka conceded a boundary off that delivery

# Dhoni recorded most matches (31) as captain in T20 internationals, having surpassed Paul Collingwood's tally of 30 matches

# Irfan Pathan recorded his best bowling figures of 3/27 against Sri Lanka which is his secodn best in T20s

# Pathan is also India's leading wicket-taker in T20s with 20 wickets at an average of 23.30 off 18 matches

# Tillakaratne Dilshan recorded his first duck against India in T20s

# Kohli holds the record for the highest individual score by an Indian batsman after surpassing Virender Sehwag's 64 at Mohali in December 2009

# India's 39 run win against Sri Lanka also happens to be their largest win by runs margin

# Suresh Raina is the leading run-scorer against Sri Lanka with 162 runs (40.50) in five matches

# Ashoke Dinda also registered his best figures 4/19, which is the best by a bowler against Sri Lanka at Pallekele in T20s as Ajantha Mendis holds the record for claiming 6/16 against Australia on Aug 8, 2011, the best at the venue

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