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After beating Bangladesh in the first match, India take on Sri Lanka in their second match of 12th Asia Cup at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah, Dhaka on Friday (February 28). This day night/night match will start at 13.00 hours (PST).

This encounter will be the 144th between the two teams in one day international cricket and 19th in Asia Cup. No two teams have played each other this often. Pakistan-Sri Lanka is second at 138, and Australia-West Indies third at 135.

India have a good record against Sri Lanka in previous one day international matches played between the two teams. They have won 78 and lost 53 in 143 previous encounters between the two sides.

Twelve matches did not produce a result which include a tied match.

India also have a good record against Sri Lanka on ‘neutral venues’. They have won 26, lost 15, abandoned two and tied one in 44 matches played against India on ‘neutral’ grounds. The men in blue have won three and lost four in seven matches played in Bangladesh.

The record in Asia Cup is even. Both teams have won nine matches each in 18 played in the Asia Cup sofar.

It is hard to beat Sri Lanka in day/night encounters for India. Sri Lanka have won 31 and lost 28 in 67 matches played against India under lights. The remaining six matches did not produce a result which include a tie match.

In last 10 matches played between the two teams, India have won eight while Sri Lanka achieved victories in two encounters.

The last match between the two teams was the final match of the three-nation series at Port of Spain on July 11,2013. Batting first after losing the toss, Sri Lanka were bowled out for201 in 48.5 overs. India scored 209 runs for the loss of nine wickets in 49.4 overs to win the match and tournament by one wicket.

INDIA- SRI LANKA ONE DAY ENCOUNTERS:

Summary of Results :

Played Ind won S.L won Abandoned Tied

In England 6 5 1 – –

In India 43 29 11 3 –

In Sharjah 12 8 4 – –

In Sri Lanka 56 23 27 6 –

In Bangladesh 7 3 4 – –

In Australia 9 4 2 2 1

In Singapore 1 1 – – –

In South Africa 1 1 – – –

In West Indies 4 2 2 – –

In Pakistan 2 1 1 – –

In Zimbabwe 2 1 1 – –

Total : 143 78 53 11 1

Day/Night 65 28 31 5 1

Asia Cup 18 9 9 – –

Last 10 matches 10 8 2 – –

HIGHEST INNINGS TOTALS :
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ndia : 414-7 in 50 overs at Rajkot 15-12-2009

Sri Lanka : 411-8 in 50 overs at Rajkot 15-12-2009

LOWEST INNINGS TOTALS :

India : 54 in 26.3 overs at Sharjah 29-10-2000

Sri Lanka : 96 in 41 overs at Sharjah 08-04-1984

HIGHEST MATCH AGGREGATE :

825 runs for 15 wickets in 100 overs at Rajkot 15-12-2009

LOWEST MATCH AGGREGATE :

193 runs for 10 wickets in 62.4 overs at Sharjah 08-04-1984

HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL SCORES :

India : 183 Saurav Gaunguly at Taunton 26-05-1999

183* Mahendra Singh Dhoni at Jaipur 31-10-2005

Sri Lanka : 189 Sanath Jayasuriya at Sharjah 29-10-2000

BEST BOWLING PERFORMANCES :

India : 6-59 Ashish Nehra at Colombo (R.P) 09-08-2005

Sri Lanka : 7-30 Muttiah Muralitharan at Sharjah 27-10-2000

HIGHEST MARGINS OF VICTORY :

India : 10 wickets at Sharjah 08-04-1984

183 runs at Johannesburg 10-03-2003

Sri Lanka : 245 runs at Sharjah 29-10-2000

9 wickets at Colombo (R.P) 28-06-1996

9 wickets at Hambantota 24-07-2012

NARROWEST MARGINS OF VICTORY :

India : One run at Colombo (R.P) 25-07-1993

1 wickets at Port of Spain 11-07-2013

Sri Lanka : 2 runs at Colombo (R.P) 17-08-1997

3 wickets at Sharjah 25-04-1990

3 wickets at Dambulla 30-07-2005

3 wickets at Nagpur 18-12-2009

TIED MATCH:

Sri Lanka (236-9)-India (236-9) at Adelaide 14-02-2012

(R.P)- R. Premadasa Stadium

(SSC)-Sinhalese Sports Club Ground