Statistical highlights of the first match of the tri-nation cricket tournament, between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, in Mirpur, on Monday.
# Bangladesh (260 for 7) posted their highest total against Sri Lanka in Bangladesh.
# Bangladesh's aforesaid total is their second best vs Sri Lanka, next only to their 265 for 9 at Mohali on October 7, 2006.
# Tillakaratne Dilshan became the eighth Sri Lankan to aggregate 4,000 runs in ODIs 4098, at an average of 33.59 in 172 ODIs.
# Kumar Sangakkara (74 off 73 balls) posted his 52nd half-century -- his fourth against Bangladesh.
# Sangakkara's aforesaid brilliant knock is his fourth fifty as captain; his highest is 90 against India at Rajkot on December 15, 2009.
# Mohammad Ashraful posted a brilliant innings -- his 20th fifty is his fourth against Sri Lanka.
# Ashraful's 75 is his highest against Sri Lanka, outstripping the 66 at Colombo RPS on July 23, 2004.
# Mahmudullah (45) posted his highest innings against Sri Lanka, obliterating the 36 at Colombo RPS on July 25, 2007.
# Dilshan and Sangakkara shared a stand of 148 Sri Lanka's highest for the second wicket against Bangladesh, obliterating the 112 (unbroken) between Marvan Atapattu and Aravinda de Silva at Dhaka on May 29, 2000.
# Mahmudullah and Mohammad Ashraful were involved in a stand of 95 for the sixth wicket, which is Bangladesh's highest against Sri Lanka in ODIs.
# Tillakaratne Dilshan recorded his first century against Bangladesh -- his sixth in ODIs -- all away from home.
# Dilshan is in splendid form, making four hundreds in his last nine innings in One Day Internationals.
# Dilshan has been adjudged the Man of the Match seven times.
# Sri Lanka's magnificent seven-wicket victory is their sixth in eight matches against Bangladesh in Bangladesh.
# Sri Lanka have won 25 matches against Bangladesh out of 27 contested, losing two.