India will look for a win against Sri Lanka at Dhaka on Tuesday to seal a berth in the final of Asia Cup. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, needs to win the clash to stay alive in the tournament. Cricwizz takes a look at statistics ahead of the T20I between India and Sri Lanka.
TM Dilshan needs 3 fours to complete 200 fours in T20Is. He will become the first Sri Lankan to achieve such a feat in T20Is.
Dinesh Chandimal needs 16 runs to complete 500 runs in T20Is. If he does so, he will become the eighth Sri Lankan to do so.
Rohit Sharma needs 1 four to reach 100 fours in T20Is to become the fourth Indian player to do so in this format at the international level.
R Ashwin needs 7 wickets to become the first Indian bowler to complete 50 wickets in T20Is. Currently, he has 43 wickets at an average of 22.13 in 36 matches.
MS Dhoni is just three sixes short of reaching 300 international sixes. He has currently 297 sixes across all formats in international cricket.
Asia Cup records for India and Sri Lanka:
Sri Lanka and India have won the Asia Cup titles five times each.
India has played 43 ODI matches in Asia Cup, winning 26 and losing 16 with one no-result. India has played 2 T20Is in Asia Cup, winning both the matches.
Sri Lanka has played 48 ODI matches, winning 34, losing 14 in Asia Cup. Sri Lanka has played two T20I in Asia Cup, winning one and losing one.
For India, Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run-getter in Asia Cup, aggregating 971 runs at an average of 51.10 with 2 tons and 7 fifties in 23 ODI matches.
Irfan Pathan has taken the most wickets in Asia Cup — 22 wickets at an average of 27.50 from 12 matches.
Sanath Jayasuriya is the highest run-getter for Sri Lanka in Asia Cup with 1220 runs at an average of 53.04 in 25 matches.
Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka is the highest wicket-taker for Sri Lanka in Asia Cup, taking 30 wickets at an average of 28.83 in 24 ODI matches.
India vs Sri Lanka in T20Is
India has played 9 T20Is against Sri Lanka, winning five and losing four.
Kumar Sangakkara has scored the most runs in India vs Sri Lanka T20Is, aggregating 235 runs at an average of 78.33 in 4 matches.
For India, Suresh Raina has scored the most runs against Sri Lanka in T20Is, aggregating 212 runs at an average of 35.33 in 9 matches.
R Ashwin has taken the most wickets against Sri Lanka in T20Is, scalping 11 wickets at an average of 7.81 in 5 matches.
For Sri Lanka, PVD Chameera has taken the most wickets against India in T20Is, scalping 5 wickets at an average of 13.20 in 3 matches.