Sri Lanka tour of India: India Vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Live Scores at Cuttack, Nov 02, 2014.
Teams: India Vs Sri Lanka
Venu: Played at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
Time: Match scheduled to begin at 13:30 local time (08:00 GMT)
Recent Matches results :
India: WWLLW (last five completed matches, most recent first)
It is not quite a storied rivalry, but interesting sub-plots have brewed in recent years. MS Dhoni hit that six off Nuwan Kulasekara to claim the World Cup in 2011, and this year, Thisara Perera got a little revenge for Sri Lanka, when he clobbered R Ashwin over the straight boundary to seal the World T20 final. Virat Kohli rarely fails to dominate the Sri Lanka attack, but Thisara likes playing India almost as much, having first made his name against them. Angelo Mathews and Virat Kohli are the shiny young leaders in world cricket, and with both teams prime contenders for the World Cup next year.
1.Sri Lanka have played eight bilateral ODI series in India with their best result being a 1-1 draw in 1997-98. India won the other seven
2.India have never lost more than one match in a bilateral ODI series against Sri Lanka at home
3.Suresh Raina's first match of the series will be his 200th ODI. He will become the 12th individual to play 200 ODIs for India. This does not include Zaheer Khan who has also played 200 ODIs, but only 194 for India and 6 for Asia XI. Overall, 66 players have already been part of 200 ODIs
3.If Raina posts a 50+ score in his first ODI of the series, his 200th overall, he will have exactly eighteen 50+ scores in his first 100 ODIs and eighteen in his next hundred ODIs. If he goes on to score 111, his average in both sets of matches will also be exactly the same - 36.
Sri Lanka team:WU Tharanga,KC Sangakkara,DPMD Jayawardene,TM Dilshan,KMDN Kulasekara,KTGD Prasad,AD Mathews,S Randiv,NLTC Perera,MDKJ Perera,Seekkuge Prasanna,DPDN Dickwella,Ashan Priyanjan,Chaturanga de Silva