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Sri Lankan Team in the Verge of Making New Record of Consecutive defeats in T20I

After losing the 2nd T20I by 88 runs on 22nd Dec 2017 from the team India; Sri Lanka team leveled their record of 7 consecutive defeats in the Twenty20 Internationals.

So far this year visitors have lost 7 successive T20Is which they have accomplished second time.

Teams Winner Margin  Venue Date
SL v BAN BAN 45 runs Colombo 6-Apr-17
SL v IND IND 7 wickets Colombo 6-Sep-17
PAK v SL PAK 7 wickets Abu Dhabi 26-Oct-17
PAK v SL PAK 2 wickets Abu Dhabi 27-Oct-17
PAK v SL PAK 36 runs Abu Dhabi 29-Oct-17
IND v SL IND 93 runs Cuttak 20-Dec-17
IND v SL IND 88 runs Indore 22-Dec-17

The visitors equaled their longest losing streak in T20Is with their loss at Indore (they also lost seven successive matches between March 2016 & Jan 2017). 

Teams Winner Venue Date
SL v WI WI M Chinnaswamy Stadium 20/03/2016
ENG v SL ENG Feroz Shah Kotla 26/03/2016
SA v SL SA Feroz Shah Kotla 28/03/2016
ENG v SL ENG The Rose Bowl 5/7/2016
SLv AUS AUS Pallekele Cricket Stadium 6/9/2016
SL v AUS AUS R Premadasa Stadium 9/9/2016
SA v SL SA Super Sport Park 20/01/2017

Most Consecutive Defeats in T20Is

 No. Country Lost From
1 ZIM 16 03/05/2010 to 03/03/2013
2 BAN 12 15/09/2007 to 05/05/2010
3 UAE 9 25/02/2016 to 18/01/2017
4 BAN 8 16/03/2016 to 04/04/2017
5 CAN 7 04/02/2010 to 23/03/2012
6 SCO 7 04/08/2008 to 11/02/2010
7 SL 7 06/04/2017 to 22/12/2017
8 KEN 7 11/02/2010 to 15/03/2013
9 NZ 7 19/09/2007 to 13/06/2008
10 SL 7 20/03/2016 to 20/01/2017
11 HON 7 31/01/2016 to 12/03/2016
12 PAK 6 05/09/2010 to 28/12/2010

This record they would definitely don’t want improve as if they lost today’s match to the team India; then they will setup a record of straight 8 loses in the shortest formats of the game T20.


India: Rohit Sharma (C), K L Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj, Basil Thampi and Jaydev Unadkat. 

Sri Lanka: Thisara Perera(C), Upul Tharanga, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Janith Perera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella, Asela Gunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dasun Shanaka, Chaturanga de Silva, Sachith Pathirana, Dananjaya De Silva, Nuwan Pradeep, Vishwa Fernando and Dusmantha Chameera.

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