India vs Sri Lanka, first ODI
January 28, 2009
Sanath Jayasuriya (107) rolled back the years and hit his 28th ODI century as Sri Lanka set India a 247-run victory target in first of the five-match cricket series in Dambulla on Wednesday.
Jayasuriya also became the second man, after Sachin Tendulkar, to score 13,000 runs in ODIs when he steered Ishant Sharma in the 14th over for his 37th run.
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At 39 years and 212 days, Jayasuriya also became the oldest cricket to score an ODI century. Geoff Boycott held the previous record for scoring 105 against Australia in 1979 when he was 39 years and 51 days old.
Photographs: Reuters | Text: PTI