Thursday, January 29, 2009

Records tumble as Jayasuriya explodes | Statistical Highlights

Sri Lanka Vs India 28th Jan 2009, Dambulla

  • When on 37, Jayasuriya became the second player to reach the 13,000 run mark. He was playing his 428th ODI, while Tendulkar achieved this feat in his 330th ODI.
  • Aged 39 years and 212 days, Jayasuriya became the oldest to score an ODI hundred. The previous oldest was England’s Geoffrey Boycott who scored a century at 39 years 51 days when he scored 105 versus Australia in Sydney on December 11, 1979. This was Jayasuriya’s 28th ODI hundred and seventh against India.
  • This is also Jayasuriya’s 12th century after the age of 35. The next best performance after 35 is five centuries each by Gordon Greenidge, Matthew Hayden and Zaheer Abbas.
  • Jaysuriya’s hundred is only the second scored at this ground in 26 ODIs. The only other player to score a hundred at this ground is Rahul Dravid (104) vs UAE on July 16, 2004.
  • Jayasuriya won his 49th MOM award. His ninth against India. Twenty four of his 28 centuries have resulted in MOM awards.
  • He also crossed 50 for the 95th time to go one clear of Sourav Ganguly, and in second place behind Sachin Tendulkar who has 132
  • Sachin Tendulkar (19 years 41 days) now has the second longest career span in one-day cricket. Javed Miandad, with 20 years 272 days, had had the longest career. Sanath Jayasuriya, with 19 years 33 days, is in the third position.

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