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.
|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).
|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
|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.