ICC World Cup 2023, Match 8 | Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka Head-to-Head

image-lniuk38pSri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka prior to the 2023 World Cup (AP)

Pakistan and Sri Lanka will collide in a blockbuster World Cup 2023 double-header on October 10. The much-awaited contest marks their second respective outing this competition, and it will be played out at the iconic Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

As Pakistan and Sri Lanka brace themselves for match number eight of the tournament, here at OneCricket, we take a look at how they have fared against each other so far in ODIs via their head-to-head record.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Head-to-Head Record in ODIs

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka battles marks one of the oldest and among the most prestigious ODI rivalries of all time. Having faced each other a staggering 156 times in the format, their first ever faceoff incidentally occurred at the World Cup stage when they crossed paths at the 1975 event in Nottingham. Celebrating Pakistan’s storied rivalry with Sri Lanka, here is a look at the overall Pakistan vs Sri Lanka head-to-head record in ODI matches.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Head-to-Head in ODIs
Matches: 156
Pakistan won: 92
Sri Lanka won: 59
Tied/NR: 1/4

Pakistan leads the overall ODI race against Sri Lanka, having emerged victorious on 92 occasions as opposed to their 59 defeats. While the ‘Men in Green’ hold a much-superior record over their continental rivals, they lost their recent meeting less than a month ago at the 2023 Asia Cup in Colombo.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Head-to-Head Record in ODI World Cups

Pakistan and Sri Lanka have gone up against each other a staggering seven times in ODI World Cups. While their 2019 planned fixture was abandoned owing to rains, their upcoming battle marks their first meeting at a World Cup since their 2011 Group A shootout in Colombo.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Head-to-Head in World Cups
Matches: 7
Pakistan won: 7
Sri Lanka won: 0
Tied/NR: 0

Pakistan is yet to lose a single match against Sri Lanka at ODI World Cups, having emerged victorious on each of the seven occasions they have went up against each other. With Sri Lanka having won their last faceoff against the ‘Men in Green’ less than a month ago, captain Dasun Shanaka will be banking on his side’s newfound confidence to rectify their horrid World Cup record.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Head-to-Head Record in ODIs in India

Pakistan and Sri Lanka have also faced each other seven times across ODIs played in India. The ‘Men in Green’ once again lead the race, having claimed four wins and three defeats against the island nation.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Head-to-Head in ODIs in India
Matches: 7
Pakistan won: 4
Sri Lanka won: 3
Tied/NR: 0