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Stats Preview: Nidahas Trophy – Hosts looking to improve their T20I records at RPS
By Sandy - Mar 6, 2018 7:16 am
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2018 Nidahas Trophy is going to begin on Tuesday. It is a T20I tri-nation series between the hosts Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh. Each team will play twice against the other teams before the final match where the top two teams in the final points table will play for the crown. All the matches will be played at R. Premadasa Stadium (Colombo).

Captains with the 2018 Nidahas Trophy

It is expected that the whole Nidahas Trophy will be entertaining. Sri Lanka has a poor T20I record at R. Premadasa Stadium (Colombo) while India is the best team at this venue and Bangladesh has not much experience in the same venue.

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Now, before the tournament begins we will look some important stats related to the tri-series.


Important stats previews of the series

(Team records)

  • Records at R. Premadasa Stadium (Colombo)
TeamMatchesWonLostTied/No Result
Sri Lanka142120/0


  • Head-to-head T20I records

Sri Lanka vs India

VenuesMatchIndia wonSri Lanka WonTied/No Result
In Sri Lanka3300/0
At RPS (Colombo)2200/0


Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh

VenuesMatchesSri Lanka wonBangladesh WonTied/No Result
In Sri Lanka3210/0
At RPS (Colombo)2110/0


India vs Bangladesh

VenuesMatchesIndia wonBangladesh WonTied/No Result
In Sri Lanka-/-
At RPS (Colombo)-/-


  • Highest and Lowest T20I totals at R. Premadasa Stadium (Colombo)
TeamHighest T20I totalLowest T20I total (completed*)
Overall205/4 (20 overs)80 (17.2 overs)
Sri Lanka172/7 (20 overs)101 (18.4 overs)
India174/3 (19.2 overs)140/7 (20 overs)
Bangladesh176/9 (20 overs)155/6 (20 overs)

(Note: completed lowest T20I total means only those innings where a team played full 20-overs or were bowled out. Not granted the reduced over matches excluding the all-out totals)

  • In the T20I history at R. Premadasa Stadium (Colombo), first innings average = 160 runs; second innings average = 139 runs.
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(Individual records)

  • Highest T20I knock for any team at R. Premadasa Stadium (Colombo)
TeamPlayerRuns scoredOppositionDate
OverallLuke Wright (England)99*Afghanistan21st September 2012
Sri LankaKusal Perera77Bangladesh4th April 2017
IndiaVirat Kohli82Sri Lanka6th September 2017
BangladeshShakib Al Hasan38Sri Lanka6th April 2017


  • Best T20I bowling performance for any team at R. Premadasa Stadium (Colombo)
TeamPlayerBowling figureOppositionDate
OverallHarbhajan Singh (India)4-2-12-4England23rd September 2012
Sri LankaAjantha Mendis4-0-12-4West Indies7th October 2012
IndiaHarbhajan Singh4-2-12-4England23rd September 2012
BangladeshMustafizur Rahman3-0-21-4Sri Lanka6th April 2017