Sri Lanka defeated West Indies in the second ODI of the ongoing three-match series by a huge margin of 161 runs in Hambantota on Wednesday. With the victory, the host side also clinched the series, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead.
While Fernando scored 127, Mendis scored 119 in as many deliveries. Thisara Perera also played a handy knock of 36 in 25 deliveries towards the end, as Sri Lanka scored 345.
Interestingly, the Sri Lankan side created a unique record in the innings. Sri Lanka scored the highest ODI total in men's cricket without hitting a single six in the entire innings.
Sri Lanka slammed 33 fours throughout the innings, but didn't hit a six. While Fernando hit 10 fours, Mendis hit 12.
The previous-highest ODI innings total without a six being hit was 333, scored by England against Australia in Sydney in 2011.
Overall, the Australian women's team holds the record. The side scored 412/3 without a maximum, with Belinda Clark remaining unbeaten on 229.
There was only one six hit in the entire match - by Fabian Allen during the West Indies innings.
For the Windies, only Shai Hope was able to cross the fifty-run mark, as he scored 51 off 65 deliveries. The visitors were bowled out on 184 in 39.1 overs.