Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Head to Head

Last Modified Aug 18, 2022 18:16 IST

Pakistan and Sri Lanka once dominated the world of cricket with their top-quality performances. Pakistan won the 1992 World Cup, while Sri Lanka won the 1996 World Cup. Both teams finished in the Top 4 of the 2011 World Cup as well, but their performances have dipped in the last 10 years.


Both teams are in a rebuilding phase right now, with young players of the two Asian nations trying to take their sides to the top. Pakistan and Sri Lanka will soon cross swords in an ICC World Test Championship series, and here’s an in-depth look at their head-to-head stats.


SL vs PAK Head to Head Stats


Pakistan lead Sri Lanka in the head-to-head record across all three formats of the game. While both teams have been neck and neck in Test cricket, the Men in Green have been dominant in the white-ball formats. Sri Lanka will be keen to improve their numbers in the coming years.


FormatTestODIT20I
Matches Played3815521
Sri Lanka Won17588
Pakistan Won219213
Sri Lanka Win %44.73%38.74%38.09%
Pakistan Win %55.26%61.25% 61.9%


SL vs PAK Head to Head Stats - Tests


Pakistan have a 20-16 lead in the head-to-head record against Sri Lanka in the longest format of the game. The two nations have competed in 55 Tests from 1982 to 2019, with 19 of them ending in a draw.


Matches Played38
Sri Lanka Won17
Pakistan Won21
Tied0
Drawn0
Sri Lanka Win %44.73%
Pakistan Win %55.26%
Draw %0%
First Played OnMarch 1982
Last Played OnJuly 2022


SL vs PAK Head to Head Stats - ODIs


Pakistan have a dominant record in ODI matches against Sri Lanka. In 155 meetings, the Men in Green have prevailed over the islanders 92 times. One of the games ended in a tie, while four ended with no result.


Matches Played155
Sri Lanka Won58
Pakistan Won92
Tied1
No Result4
Sri Lanka Win %38.74%
Pakistan Win %61.25%
First Played OnJune 1975
Last Played OnOctober 2019


SL vs PAK Head to Head Stats - T20Is


Pakistan lead Sri Lanka by 13-8 in the T20I head-to-head record. The two Asian countries have crossed paths 21 times. None of the games ended in a tie or with no result.


Matches Played21
Sri Lanka Won8
Pakistan Won13
Tied0
No Result0
Sri Lanka Win %38.09%
Pakistan Win %61.9%
First Played OnSeptember 2007
Last Played OnOctober 2019


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