On this day in 2004, Sri Lankan pacer Nuwan Zoysa achieved his first five-wicket haul in ODI matches. He claimed five wickets for 26 runs against South Africa at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, which is recorded as his best bowling figure in ODI matches.
On this day in 2011, Sri Lankan legend Lasith Malinga got his third ODI hat-trick. He is the only cricketer to have taken three ODI hat-tricks. During the 46th over of the 5th ODI between Australia and Sri Lanka at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Lasith Malinga achieved this feat by taking the wickets of Mitchell Johnson, John Hastings, and Xavier Doherty, respectively.
On this day in 2010, Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera achieved his first five-wicket haul in ODI matches. He took five wickets for 28 runs against India in Dambulla.
On this day in 2010, Sri Lanka restricted India to 103 runs. It’s their third-lowest total in the ODI matches between Sri Lanka and India. Also, it’s recorded as the 4th lowest total at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium in Dambulla.
On this day in 2015, Angelo Mathews made his sixth hundred in Test matches. He scored 102 against India.