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MATCH 11 : India V Sri Lanka July 27 , 2004

  • Virender Sehwag's 81 was his first fifty in the Asia Cup. It also became his highest score against Sri Lanka - his previous highest was 66, which he made in the 2003 World Cup game at Wanderers.
  • Virender Sehwag's 3 for 37 was the fifth time he had taken 3 or more wickets in an ODI innings.
  • Sanath Jayasuriya's 130 was his 18th ODI hundred and fifth century against India.

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  • The 134-run second wicket stand between Virender Sehwag & Sourav Ganguly is the highest 2nd wicket stand for any visiting team at the Premadasa Stadium
  • Virender Sehwag won his 11th Man-of-the-Match award for his 81 and 3 for 37.

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  • With his 130, Sanath Jayasuriya became the leading run scorer in the Asia Cup 2004.
  • Lasith Malinga's 2 for 56 is now his best bowling effort in One Day Internationals. It bettered his previous best of 1 for 24, which he registered in the Asia Cup game against Bangladesh earlier.
  • The 103-run stand between Jayasuriya and Tillekaratne Dilshan for the 6th wicket became the second best stand for Sri Lanka against India.
  • Sri Lanka's 4-run loss to India was the 5th time Sri Lanka had suffered a single-digit loss to India.
  • Avishka Gunawardene made his 50th ODI appearance.

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