ICC Champions Trophy: Match 8: Highlights: India Vs Sri Lanka; MS Dhoni slams 62nd ODI fifty

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London, June 8: Shikhar Dhawan's brilliant knock of 125 went in vain as a gutsy batting effort from Sri Lankan batsmen helped them register a historic win over India in a must win ICC Champions Trophy match here on Thursday (June 8). (Match Scorecard)

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Chasing a huge total of 321, Sri Lankan batting line-up achieved the total in 48.4 overs with seven wickets in hand. 

ICC Champions Trophy: Match 8: Highlights: India Vs Sri Lanka; MS Dhoni slams 62nd ODI fifty

This was their highest successful run chase against India in ODIs.

Half-centuries from Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka helped them cross the line and register their first win the tournament.

The duo dominated the Indian bolwers to add 159 runs between them and lay the foundation of a successful run chase.

Later, skipper Angelo Mathews struck a fine half-century along with valuable contributions from Kusal Parera and Asela Gunaratne.

Earlier Dhawan and Sharma set an Indian record as they became the first pair to share three consecutive 100-plus partnerships in one-day internationals.

With another hundred-plus stand between them in the match against Sri Lanka, the right-hand and left-handed opening pair proved how dangerous they can be when they are set.


Here are the highlights from the match between India and Sri Lanka:

# 322 chased by Sri Lanka, is their joint-biggest in ODIs. They had chased down the same target against England at Headingley in 2006.

# 4 run outs for Sri Lanka in this CT. 5 run outs for all other teams combined.

# Gunathilaka smashed 76 off 72 deliveries with seven boundaries and two sixes.

# The duo of Mendis and Gunathilaka dominated the Indian bolwers and added 159 runs between them for the second wicket.

# Mendis was the highest scorer among the Sri Lankans, producing a steady 89 runs off 93 balls.

# Kusal Mendis slammed his career's 11th ODI fifty.

# He was run out thanks to an excellent piece of fielding by Buvneshwar Kumar off his own bowling.

# Bhuvneshwar Kumar sent back Niroshan Dickwella in the fifth over to give Sri Lanka an early jolt.

# Angelo Mathews and Kusal Parera added 75 runs between off just 62 deliveries.

# Parera (47 off 44) was retired hurt due to an injury to his right hamstring.

#103 runs were conceded by Hardik Pandya (51 off 7 overs) and Ravindra Jadeja (52 off 6 overs) in 13 overs.

# This is the 150th ODI between India and Sri Lanka, the most between any two sides. Pakistan and Sri Lanka come next with 147 games against each other.

# Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the only Indian bowler to pick up a wicket. 

# Rohit Sharma opened his account with a boundary off Lasith Malinga in the first over.

# Shikhar Dhawan too got off the mark with a boundary.

# Dhawan-Rohit have the highest partnership average (55.10) of any opening pair since the 2015 World Cup (with 500-plus runs)

# India scored 48 without loss in the first powerplay.

# Rohit-Shikhar pair is the only pair to be involved in two consecutive 100 stands in Champions Trophy & they have now done it twice!

# Rohit Sharma brought up his 31st half century from 60 balls.

# Shikhar Dhawan hit his 19th ODI fifty with a boundary.

# Rohit Sharma (78) was the first Indian wicket to fall at 138.

# He was caught at in the long-leg region by Thisara Parera off Lasith Malinga's delivery.

# India Captain Virat Kohli departed without scoring any runs against Sri Lanka. He was caught behind the stumps by Dickwela to Nuwan Pradeep's ball in the 26th over.

# India added just 1 run to their account post Rohit Sharma's dismissal for 78 when Kohli too walked back.

# Yuvraj Singh was third Indian wicket to fell he scored 7.

# 500 runs in CT for Dhawan in 7 innings - the quickest by any player to the landmark Ganguly got there in 8 innings.

# Shikhar Dhawan registers his third Champions Trophy century with a terrific knock against Sri Lanka at the Oval. He slammed his 10th ODI hundred with a boundary.

# Shikhar Dhawan slammed his 5th century in ICC tournaments.

# Dhawan becomes the third quickest to score 10 ODI centuries after Quinton de Kock (55 innings) and Hashim Amla (57).

# Least innings to score 10 ODI centuries: 55 - De Kock, 57 - Amla, 77 - Dhawan, 80 - Virat Kohli, 84 - Joe Root, 85 - David Warner.

# Most 100s in ICC Champions Trophy: 3 Shikhar Dhawan (7 inns) 3 Herschelle Gibbs (10) 3 Sourav Ganguly (11) 3 Chris Gayle (17).

# He was dismissed for 125.

# He along with MS Dhoni stitched a partnership of 82 runs for the fourth wicket.

# Shikhar Dhawan averages 79 in ODIs in England, the best rate from any batsman to score 400+ runs there.

# 62nd in ODIs Fifty for MS Dhoni and 17th against Sri Lanka.

# Dhoni was dismissed in the 50th over for 63 of 52 balls.

# Kedar Jadhav played a brilliant cameo of 13-ball 25 to end Indian innings on a high.

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