India posted a convincing 168-run victory over Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI at Colombo. Virat Kohli, and Rohit Sharma cracked a ton each. The match was special as it was the 300th ODI for former skipper MS Dhoni. Kohli presented a memento to Dhoni to celebrate the occasion. Here are some statistics of the Colombo ODIs.
73 MS Dhoni has remained not out 73 times in ODI cricket, the most by any player. He went past the tally of 72 not out shared jointly with Shaun Pollock and Chaminda Vaas.
300 Lasith Malinga took 1/82 in the match. He joined the 300-wicket club. His 300th wicket was Virat Kohli. Malinga is the 8th pacer to take 300 or more wickets.
13 Rohit Sharma cracked his 13th ODI ton of his career. His 104 against Sri Lanka was his lowest ton when out. His last 10 tons were all scores of above 120.
300 Dhoni played his 300th ODI of his career, becoming the sixth Indian player to achieve such a feat.
29 Virat Kohli scored his 29th ODI ton during his knock of 131. He is the third in the list of most tons scored in ODIs after Ricky Ponting (30) and Sachin Tendulkar (49). Kohli took 185 innings to score 29th ton, while Ponting took 330 innings and Tendulkar took 265 innings.
1 Virat Kohli becomes the leading run-getter in ODIs in 2017. He scored 907 runs @ 82.45 with 3 tons and 6 fifties in 17 ODIs in 2017. Faf is second with 814 runs @58.14 in 16 ODIs. Joe Root is third with 785 runs @71.36 in 14 ODIs.
2076 Kohli completed 2000 runs against Sri Lanka in ODIs. Currently, he has 2076 runs @56.10 in 45 ODIs.
2 Virat Kohli chose to bat first on winning the toss. This was just the second time Kohli has chosen to bat first on 16 occasions he won the toss.