With the conclusion of the recent series which India won 2-1, India now leads Sri Lanka 5-4 in this format. The summary of results of all these 9 matches:
Not much of a data set, but we do our customary run through all statistics of matches in this format between these countries.
Overall batting (total of 75 runs and above):
Sangakkara and Raina scored the most runs. Raina and Dhoni are the only ones to play all the 9 matches, while Dilshan and a few others have played in 8.
Sangakkara has scored 3 fifties and Kohli 2. No one else has scored more than one.
Looking at highest innings scores (40 and above):
Sangakkara and Kohli have the highest scores. In the present series there was only one fifty, by Dhawan.
Highest batting averages (minimum 5 innings batted):
Raina and Kapugedera head this list. And the highest strike rates are by Kapugedera (155.88) followed by Gambhir (151.11)
Now to bowling.
Overall bowling (4 wickets and above):
Ashwin (11) and newcomer Chameera (5) have taken the most wickets for their teams.
Best innings bowling (3wi and above)
Ashwin achieved the best bowling figures in the last match of this series. Earlier in the series Shanaka and Rajitha achieved the best bowling figures for Sri Lanka against India.
Bowling averages (minimum 5 innings bowled):
Ashwin has by far the best bowling average (though the next one is more surprising). Ashwin also has the best economy rate and strike rate.
Now for fielding.
Most dismissals (2 and above):
Dhoni has the most dismissals (8) followed by Raina with 5, which is the most for a non-keeper. Dhoni also has the most stumpings (3).
Most dismissals in an innings (2 and above):
Dhoni has once taken 3 dismissals (1 c, 2 st) while several non-keepers have taken 2 catches in an innings.
Best dismissal rate (0.250 and above)
Dhoni and Raina head the list, and M. Jayawardene has the best rate for Sri Lanka
Overall all-round figures:
Raina is the only one who qualifies with these modest criteria.
Best all-round figures in a match (minimum 20 runs and 2 wickets):
Clearly Yuvraj has the best figures here, followed by Ashwin.