India versus Sri Lanka are locking horns today at the Oval today, India are looking to win and in the process book themselves a semi final berth. For Sri Lanka, a win would mean they stay alive in the tournament. For India it is also about defending its title it won in 2013. Sri Lanka won the toss and put India into bat, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma who are in rollicking form was expecting to get India into a good position by giving a solid foundation. They got to fifty-run partnership and in the process pipped a lot of big records. Here are the coveted records they breached.

Yes, this stat is true they got past Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar by getting the most number of 50-plus stands in ICC tournaments for India. This is big as they have gone past arguably the best batting pair the world had seen.

And this is the record of number of 50-plus stands in ICC across the world. Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden hold the world record for that with 14 50’s.

Yes, they also set a new world record in ICC Champions Trophy 2017.

Rohit Sharma also reached 1000 runs against Sri Lanka.