Team India have had a plethora of outstanding players who made a name for themselves in international cricket. The likes of Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev were the pillars of Indian cricket at a stage when India started to emerge as one of the formidable forces in the sport.
Later on, Sachin Tendulkar went on to achieve great things and became the best batsman in the world in Tests and ODIs. The likes of Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag, VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, MS Dhoni contributed to the team ever so well.
Meanwhile, in the current era, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have been the pillars of the Indian batting unit. These two players have played a plethora of carrying knocks and helped India win more games. Case in point, let’s now take a glimpse at the three Indians with 50-plus wins against an opponent and all wins came against Sri Lanka.
1. MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni comes first on the list as he has been a part of 56 wins against Sri Lanka, the most by any Indian against an opponent in international cricket. The former Indian skipper loves playing against Sri Lanka.
His personal best score of an unbeaten 183* also came against the same opposition. Under his captaincy, Team India got the better of Sri Lanka in the ICC ODI World Cup 2011 final as India lifted the second ODI World Cup.
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2. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar who is the leading run-scorer both in Tests and ODIs is widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. He comes second on the list as he has been a part of 54 wins against Sri Lanka, the second-most by an Indian against an opponent in international cricket.
3. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma comes next on the list as he has been a part of 51 wins against Sri Lanka, the third-most by an Indian against opposition in international cricket. Rohit Sharma also loves playing against Sri Lanka. He registered his personal best score of 264 against Sri Lanka, which is the best individual score by any batsman in international cricket. Notably, he has hit 2 double centuries against Sri Lanka in ODIs.
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