Five times World Cup champions Australia have met one time World Cup champions Pakistan 10 times in 12 tournaments so far. An AUS v PAK encounter took place in every edition except the 1983, 1996 and 2007 seasons.
AUS vs PAK Head To Head All Time Records
|3/19/2011||Pakistan||4 wickets||Colombo (RPS)|
They faced each other for the first time in the 1975 Cricket World Cup. Australia won the encounter with a healthy margin of 73 runs. In the next edition, Pakistan exacted revenge by winning the game by 89 runs.
Australia then went one win ahead in 1987. The subcontinental side then won two and went one win ahead. Since then, they have only win while Australia have four. It isn't a surprise because Australia dominated world cricket in this era and it was a daunting task for any team to beat them. The latest win is in World Cup 2019 where Pakistan were beaten by a strong Australian side by 41 runs.
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In 1999, when they battled it out twice, the AUS v PAK rivalry became intense as they faced each other in the Finals at Lord’s. That tournament entirely belonged to the Aussies as they came out as winners on both occasions.
Looking at the AUS v PAK head to head, the Aussies have won 6 out of the 10 contests. The biggest win has to be the Final of the 1999 World Cup, where Shane Warne proved to be too hot to handle for the Pakistani batsmen as he took 4/33 and bundled them for 132. It just took 20.1 overs to complete the chase and Australia became World Champions for the second time.
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Talking about AUS v PAK records, the biggest victory in terms of runs is recorded by Pakistan (89 runs) and the biggest victory in terms of wickets is recorded by Australia (8 wickets). The Highest Total belongs to Australia (310) and the Lowest Total belongs to Pakistan (132).
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