Shikhar Dhawan, Ishan Kishan's debut fifty as India beat Sri Lanka

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Shikhar Dhawan, Ishan Kishan's debut fifty as India beat Sri Lanka
Shikhar Dhawan sports a smile as Ishan Kishan celebrates his half-century on ODI debut © ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images

A magnificent unbeaten 86 by Shikhar Dhawan Debutant Ishan Kishan's birthday debut half-century and Prithvi Shaw's onslaught help India crushing 7-wicket victory over Sri Lanka and go up 1-0 lead in the first One-day international.

Match Stats :
  • Ishan Kishan became the 2nd Indian to make his one-day international debut for India on the same day as his birthday after Gursharan Singh - who played his maiden ODI against Australia back in 1990. Singh has represented India in only one Test and ODI.
  • Ishan Kishan became the sixteenth Indian player to score a half-century or more runs on debut One-day international match.
  • Ishan Kishan became the 1st Indian batsman to score half-century on debut in both ODI and T20I cricket and overall the 2nd player after Rassie van der Dussen.
  • Ishan Kishan blasted a 33-ball 2nd fastest half-century on debut match in One-day internationals after Krunal Pandya.
  • Ishan Kishan's 59 was the highest-score for an Indian wicketkeeper on One-day international debut, surpassing the previous record of 55 held by Saba Karim against South Africa at Bloemfontein in 1997 and the 8th-highest score by a wicketkeeper on debut ODI match.
  • Shikhar Dhawan captained India for the first time in his 143th match. He became the 25th player to captain for India in a One-day international.
  • 35y 225 days : Shikhar Dhawan became the oldest captain on captaincy debut for India in ODIs, surpassing the previous record of 34y 37 days by Mahinder Amarnath against Pakistan at Sialkot in 1984.
  • Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 86 was the 2nd highest-score by an Indian in his first ODI as captain. The highest was 110 by Sachin Tendulkar against same opponent and same venue in 1996 and also the 2nd-highest score in the chase by an Indian captain on captaincy debut in ODIs after Sachin Tendulkar.
  • 17 Innings : Shikhar Dhawan became the quickest player to completed 1000 ODI runs against Sri Lanka in terms of innings, beating Hashim Amla's record, He took 18 innings to complete this feat.
  • 140 Innings : Shikhar Dhawan became the 2nd quickest Indian player to completed 6000 ODI runs in terms of Innings after Virat Kohli's (136 innings).
  • India's 91 for 1 was their highest-score in powerplay in ODIs since 2013, previous best was 83 for 0 against West Indies in 2019.

Sri Lanka scored 262-9 in 50 overs with best scorer by Chamika Karunaratne hit a unbeaten 43 off 35-balls included two-fours and a six. Dasun Shanaka scored 39 off 50-balls included two-fours & a six, Charith Asalanka hit 38 off 65-balls included a boundary.

Avishka Fernando scored 32 off 35-balls included two-fours & a six, Minod Bhanuka scored 27 off 44-balls including three-fours and Debutant Bhanuka Rajapaksa - who hit 24 off 22-balls on his debut ODI match - with two-sixes and two-fours.

India Top bowler by Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal each strikes two-wickets, Krunal Pandya and Hardik Pandya both took one-wickets.

India chased 263-3 in 36.4 overs with best scorer by Shikhar Dhawan smashed a unbeaten 86 off 95-balls included six-fours and a six. Debutant Ishan Kishan - who blasted a 59 off 42-balls on his debut ODI match - including eight-fours & two-sixes with strike-rate of 140.47, Prithvi Shaw 43.

Debutant Suryakumar Yadav - who hammered a unbeaten 31 off 20-balls on his debut ODI match - included five-fours with strike-rate of 155 and Manish Pandey 26.

Sri Lanka Too bowler by Dhananjaya de Silva prized 2-wickets and one for Lakshan Sandakan.

Prithvi Shaw named Player of the match for his match-winning blazing 43 off 24-balls included nine-fours with strike rate of 179.16.
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