List of Sri Lanka Twenty20 International cricket records

This is a list of Sri Lanka T20 International cricket records, that is record team and individual performances in Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket. Records for One Day International cricket are at List of One-Day International cricket records. This list is based on the List of T20 International cricket records.

KeyEdit

The top five to seven records are listed for each category, except in "team wins, losses, and draws" and "highest wicket partnerships". Tied records for the fifth place are listed as well. Explanations of the general symbols and cricketing terms used in the list are given below. Specific details are provided in each category where appropriate.

Symbol Meaning
Player is currently active in T20I cricket
* Player remained not out or partnership remained unbroken
World record
d Innings was declared (e.g. 952–6d)
Date Starting date of the T20I match
Innings Number of innings played
Matches Number of matches played
Opponent The team Sri Lanka was playing against
Period The time period when the player was active in T20I cricket
Player The player involved in the record
Venue Test cricket ground where the match was played

Current International RankingsEdit

ICC T20I Championship
Rank Team Matches Points Rating
1   Pakistan 33 8926 270
2   Australia 26 6986 269
3   England 24 6407 268
4   India 46 12141 264
5   South Africa 21 5463 260
6   New Zealand 30 7328 244
7   Afghanistan 23 5422 236
8   Sri Lanka 29 6830 236
9   Bangladesh 25 5645 226
10   West Indies 32 7129 223
11   Zimbabwe 21 4082 194
12     Nepal 21 4000 190
13   Scotland 23 4310 187
14   Ireland 38 7076 186
15   United Arab Emirates 26 4781 184
16   Netherlands 31 5547 179
17   Oman 18 3187 177
18   Papua New Guinea 30 5277 176
19   Namibia 25 3829 153
20   Hong Kong 19 2726 144
21   Singapore 22 2954 134
22   Qatar 21 2749 131
23   Canada 19 2399 126
24   Saudi Arabia 11 1331 121
25   Jersey 25 2848 114
26   Italy 12 1326 111
27   Kenya 18 1952 108
28   Kuwait 13 1354 104
29   Denmark 14 1438 103
30   Bermuda 13 1202 92
31   Germany 18 1527 85
32   United States 15 1208 81
33   Botswana 19 1494 79
34   Ghana 10 773 77
35   Uganda 14 1069 76
36   Norway 10 709 71
37   Guernsey 16 1127 70
38   Austria 11 772 70
39   Malaysia 26 1772 68
40   Nigeria 16 1058 66
41   Romania 8 495 62
42   Sweden 8 465 58
43   Tanzania 6 334 56
44   Spain 16 873 55
45   Cayman Islands 8 430 54
46   Philippines 9 433 48
47   Argentina 17 771 45
48   France 6 267 45
49   Vanuatu 20 869 43
50   Belize 9 377 42
51   Luxembourg 10 394 39
52   Bahrain 7 261 37
53   Peru 13 458 35
54   Fiji 6 210 35
55   Malawi 18 624 35
56   Panama 9 291 32
57   Belgium 9 290 32
58   Samoa 10 318 32
59   Japan 10 317 32
60   Costa Rica 8 252 32
61   Mexico 17 520 31
62   Hungary 6 180 30
63   Bulgaria 8 231 29
64   Czech Republic 17 478 28
65   Thailand 14 369 26
66   Israel 7 173 25
67   Portugal 9 215 24
68   Finland 13 296 23
69   Bhutan 8 180 23
70   South Korea 10 217 22
71   Isle of Man 7 149 21
72   Mozambique 18 349 19
73   Chile 14 265 19
74   Sierra Leone 5 61 12
75   Brazil 13 143 11
76   Maldives 11 114 10
77   Saint Helena 12 109 9
78   Malta 13 108 8
79   Myanmar 9 23 3
80   Indonesia 7 3 0
81   Gibraltar 12 0 0
82   Lesotho 6 0 0
83   Rwanda 6 0 0
84   Eswatini 6 0 0
85   Gambia 6 0 0
86   China 11 0 0
Reference: ICC rankings for Tests, ODIs, Twenty20 & Women ICC page, 16 February 2020
"Matches" is the number of matches played in the 12-24 months since the May before last, plus half the number in the 24 months before that.

Team recordsEdit

Team wins, losses, and tiesEdit

Matches played (total)Edit

Team Matches Won Lost Tied No result % Won
  Sri Lanka 126 59 63 2 2 48.38
Note: Win percentage excludes no result matches and counts ties as half wins i.e. [won÷(matches – noresult)×100].
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Matches played (by country)Edit

Opponent Matches Won Lost Tied No result % Won
  Afghanistan 1 1 0 0 0 100.00
  Australia 16 8 8 0 0 50.00
  Bangladesh 11 7 4 0 0 63.63
  Canada 1 1 0 0 0 100.00
  England 8 4 4 0 0 50.00
  India 19 5 13 0 1 27.77
  Ireland 1 1 0 0 0 100.00
  Kenya 1 1 0 0 0 100.00
  Netherlands 1 1 0 0 0 100.00
  New Zealand 19 7 10 1 1 43.32
  Pakistan 21 8 13 0 0 38.09
  South Africa 13 5 7 0 0 42.30
  United Arab Emirates 1 1 0 0 0 100.00
  West Indies 9 6 3 0 0 66.66
  Zimbabwe 3 3 0 0 0 100.00
Last updated: 11 January 2020.[1]

Team scoring recordsEdit

Highest Team TotalsEdit

Rank Score Opponent Venue Season
1 260–6 (20 overs)   Kenya Johannesburg 14 September 2007
2 215–5 (20 overs)   India Nagpur 9 December 2009
3 215–3 (20 overs)   West Indies Pallekele 9 November 2015
4 214–6 (20 overs)   Bangladesh Colombo 10 March 2018
5 211–3 (20 overs)   Pakistan Dubai 13 December 2013
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Lowest Team TotalsEdit

Rank Score Opponent Venue Season
1 82 (18 overs)   India Visakhapatnam 14 February 2016
2 87 (16.2 overs)   Australia Bridgetown 10 May 2010
3 87 (16 overs)   India Cuttack 20 December 2017
4 92 (19.4 overs)   New Zealand Lauderhill 22 May 2010
5 99 (19.2 overs)   Pakistan Hambantota 3 June 2012
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Individual recordsEdit

Individual records (batting)Edit

Highest individual scoreEdit

Rank Runs Player Opponent Venue Date
1 104* Tillakaratne Dilshan   Australia Pallekele 6 August 2011
2 100 Mahela Jayawardena   Zimbabwe Guyana 3 May 2010
3 98*   West Indies Bridgetown 7 May 2010
4 96* Tillakaratne Dilshan   West Indies London 19 June 2009
5 89 Mahela Jayawardena   England Chittagong 27 March 2014
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Highest score against each opponentEdit

Opposition Player Score Venue Date
  Afghanistan Tillakaratne Dilshan 83* Eden Gardens, Kolkata 17 March 2016
  Australia Tillakaratne Dilshan 104* Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy 6 August 2011
  Bangladesh Kusal Perera 77 R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 4 April 2017
  Canada Mahela Jayawardene 35 Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City 12 October 2008
  England Mahela Jayawardene 89 Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 27 March 2014
  India Kumar Sangakkara 78 Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur 9 December 2009
  Ireland Mahela Jayawardene 78 Lord's, London 14 June 2009
  Kenya Sanath Jayasuriya 88 The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 14 September 2007
  Netherlands Kusal Perera 14 Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 24 March 2014
  New Zealand Angelo Mathews 81* Eden Park, Auckland 10 January 2016
  Pakistan Kusal Perera 84 Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 13 December 2013
  South Africa Isuru Udana 84* SuperSport Park, Centurion 22 March 2019
  United Arab Emirates Dinesh Chandimal 50 Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka 25 February 2016
  West Indies Mahela Jayawardene 98* Kensington Oval, Bridgetown 7 May 2010
  Zimbabwe Mahela Jayawardene 100 Providence Stadium, Providence 3 May 2010
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Most career runsEdit

Rank Runs Average Strike rate Player Matches Period
1 1,889 28.60 120.71 Tillakaratne Dilshan 80 2006–2016
2 1,493 31.76 133.18 Mahela Jayawardene 55 2006–2014
3 1,382 31.40 119.55 Kumar Sangakkara 56 2006–2014
4 1,212 27.54 133.92 Kusal Perera 45 2013–present
5 1,086 27.15 118.94 Angelo Mathews 73 2009–present
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Highest strike ratesEdit

Rank Strike Rate Player Period
1 147.30 Thisara Perera 2010-present
2 138.83 Niroshan Dickwella 2016–present
3 133.99 Kusal Mendis 2016–present
4 133.92 Kusal Perera 2013–present
5 133.18 Mahela Jayawardene 2006–2014
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Career CenturiesEdit

Rank Centuries Player Period
1 1 Mahela Jayawardena 2006–2014
2 1 Tillakaratne Dilshan 2006–2016
Source: []. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Most career half-centuriesEdit

Rank 50s Player Period
1 14 Tillakaratne Dilshan 2006–2016
2 11 Kusal Perera 2013–present
3 10 Mahela Jayawardene 2006–2014
4 8 Kumar Sangakkara 2006–2014
5 5 Kusal Mendis 2016–present
Angelo Mathews 2009-present
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Most DucksEdit

Rank Ducks Player Period
1 10 Tillakaratne Dilshan 2006–2016
2 8 Lasith Malinga 2006–present
3 8 Thisara Perera 2010–present
4 7 Dasun Shanaka 2015–present
5 4 Milinda Siriwardana 2015–present
Sanath Jayasuriya 2006-2011
Nuwan Kulasekara 2008-2017
Mahela Jayawardene 2006-2014
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Individual records (bowling)Edit

Most Career WicketsEdit

Rank Wickets Player Matches Average Period
1 106 Lasith Malinga 82 20.20 2006–present
2 66 Ajantha Mendis 39 14.42 2008–2014
Nuwan Kulasekara 58 23.18 2008–2017
4 45 Thisara Perera 75 33.11 2010–present
5 37 Angelo Mathews 73 30.78 2009–present
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Best Bowling FiguresEdit

Rank Bowling Player Opposition Ground Date
1 6/8 Ajantha Mendis   Zimbabwe Hambantota 18 September 2012
2 6/16   Australia Pallekele 8 August 2011
3 5/3 Rangana Herath   New Zealand Chittagong 31 March 2014
4 5/6 Lasith Malinga   New Zealand Pallekele 6 September 2019
5 5/31   England Pallekele 1 October 2012
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Best bowling figure against each opponentEdit

Opposition Player Score Venue Date
  Afghanistan Thisara Perera 3/33 Eden Gardens, Kolkata 17 March 2016
  Australia Ajantha Mendis 6/16 Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy 8 August 2011
  Bangladesh Lasith Malinga 3/20 Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 14 February 2014
  Canada Ajantha Mendis 4/17 Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City 12 October 2008
  England Lasith Malinga 5/31 Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy 1 October 2012
  India Dasun Shanaka 3/16 Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune 9 February 2016
  Ireland Lasith Malinga 2/19 Lord's, London 14 June 2009
  Kenya Tillakaratne Dilshan 2/4 The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 14 September 2007
  Netherlands Ajantha Mendis 3/12 Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 24 March 2014
  New Zealand Rangana Herath 5/3 Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 31 March 2014
  Pakistan Ajantha Mendis 4/19 Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City 11 October 2008
  South Africa Lakshan Sandakan 4/23 The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 22 January 2017
  United Arab Emirates Lasith Malinga 4/26 Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka 25 February 2016
  West Indies Ajantha Mendis 4/12 R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 7 October 2012
  Zimbabwe Ajantha Mendis 6/8 Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota 18 September 2012
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Individual records (other)Edit

Most player-of-the-match awardsEdit

Rank Awards Player Matches Period
1 7 Kusal Perera 46 2013–present
2 6 Sanath Jayasuriya 31 2006–2011
3 6 Mahela Jayawardene 55 2006–2014
4 6 Tillakaratne Dilshan 80 2006–2016
5 5 Ajantha Mendis 39 2008–2014
Source: Howstat. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Most Wicket-keeping dismissalsEdit

Rank Dismissals Catches Stumping Player Innings Period
1 45 25 20 Kumar Sangakkara 56 2006–2014
2 20 15 5 Dinesh Chandimal 23 2010–2018
3 12 7 5 Kusal Perera 18 2013–2018
4 9 9 0 Niroshan Dickwella 15 2016–present
5 7 5 2 Tillakaratne Dilshan 5 2006
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

♦ denotes current wicket-keeper

Most Catches takenEdit

Rank Catches Player Period
1 29 Thisara Perera 2010–present
2 26 Tillakaratne Dilshan 2006–2016
3 23 Angelo Mathews 2008–present
4 20 Lasith Malinga 2006–present
5 17 Dinesh Chandimal 2010–present
Chamara Kapugedera 2006-2017
Mahela Jayawardene 2006-2014
Nuwan Kulasekara 2008-2017
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

Most Matches as a captainEdit

Rank Won Matches Player Win %
1 13 26 Dinesh Chandimal 50.00
2 13 22 Kumar Sangakkara 59.09
3 12 19 Mahela Jayawardene 65.78
4 7 19 Lasith Malinga 39.47
5 5 13 Angelo Mathews 41.66
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

♣ denote current captain.

Partnership recordsEdit

Highest wicket partnershipsEdit

Partnership Runs Players Opponent Venue Date
1st wicket 124 Tillakaratne Dilshan & Sanath Jayasuriya   West Indies Nottingham 10 June 2009
2nd wicket 166 Mahela Jayawardena & Kumar Sangakkara   West Indies Bridgetown 7 May 2010
3rd wicket 94 Bhanuka Rajapaksa† & Shehan Jayasuriya   Pakistan Lahore 7 October 2019
4th wicket 104* Tillakaratne Dilshan & Jeevan Mendis   Australia Pallekele 6 August 2011
5th wicket 80 Angelo Mathews† & Chamara Kapugedera   England Delhi 26 March 2016
6th wicket 97 Kusal Perera† & Thisara Perera   Bangladesh Colombo 16 March 2018
7th wicket 68* Kumar Sangakkara & Angelo Mathews   Pakistan London 21 June 2009
8th wicket 46 Isuru Udana† & Akila Dananjaya   South Africa Centurion 22 March 2019
9th wicket 44 Lasith Malinga† & Dilhara Fernando   New Zealand Aukland 26 December 2006
10th wicket 15 Seekkuge Prasanna & Vikum Sanjaya   Pakistan Abu Dhabi 26 October 2017
15* Isuru Udana & Jeffrey Vandersay   South Africa Durban 22 March 2019
Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 11 January 2020.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sri Lanka Twenty20 International cricket records – Results Summary". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 September 2016.