After starting the 2023 calendar with a T20I series win, Team India will now shift focus to ODIs. India's regular skipper Rohit Sharma will be back to lead the side after a period of almost 1 month and seniors like Virat Kohli and KL Rahul have also returned after a short break. Here in this article, we will have a look at some of the records and milestones which can be broken/achieved in the upcoming ODI series.
0 - India hasn't lost a single home ODI series post-2019 WC. India has played five home ODI series since 2019 WC , and they have won all five of them.
IND home ODI series results post 2019 WC:
Won 2-1 vs WI, 2019
Won 2-1 vs AUS, 2020
Won 2-1 vs ENG, 2021
Won 3-0 vs WI, 2022
Won 2-1 vs SA, 2022
The last time India lost a home ODI series was against Australia in March 2019.
1 - India has played just 1 ODI match in Guwahati and in that game they beat West Indies by 8 wickets with the help of Kohli-Rohit's 246 run partnership.
46 - Rohit Sharma needs 46 more runs to become the sixth Indian batsman to complete 9500 runs in ODI cricket.
60 - Virat Kohli averages 60 against Sri Lanka in ODIs.
Kohli vs SL in ODIs:
Inns - 46
Runs - 2220
Avg - 60
S.R - 90.61
50s : 11; 100s : 8
Kohli's 8 centuries against Sri Lanka is the joint-most for any batsman in ODIs with Sachin Tendulkar.
Most runs by an Indian batsman vs Sri Lanka in ODIs:
Sachin Tendulkar - 3113 (80 inns)
MS Dhoni -2383 (53 inns)
Virat Kohli - 2220 (46 inns)
93 - India has defeated Sri Lanka 93 times in men's ODIs.
Most wins against an opponent in men's ODI:
Australia - 95 vs New Zealand
India - 93 vs Sri Lanka
Pakistan - 92 vs Sri Lanka
India have won 93 out of 162 men's ODI matches against Sri Lanka overall.
By end of this series, India might have 96 ODI wins against Sri Lanka and create a new record of having most wins against a single opposition in men's ODI.
1000 - Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka needs 54 more runs to complete 1000 runs in ODIs. Avishka Fernando needs 36 more runs to complete 1000 runs in ODIs.
1997 - The last time Sri Lanka defeated India in a bilateral ODI series was way back in 1997.
IND-SL results in last 12 bilateral men's ODI series:
IND won by 2-1 in 2021 (A)
IND won by 2-1 in 2017 (H)
IND won by 5-0 in 2017 (A)
IND won by 5-0 in 2014 (H)
IND won by 4-1 in 2012 (A)
IND won by 3-1 in 2009 (H)
IND won by 4-1 in 2009 (A)
IND won by 3-2 in 2008 (A)
IND won by 2-1 in 2007 (H)
Drawn 0-0 in 2006 (A)
IND won by 6-1 in 2005 (H)
Drawn 1-1 in 1997 (H)