Sri Lanka vs West Indies Head to Head

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First Sri Lanka vs West Indies head to head fixture took place during the 1975 Prudential World Cup. That match was won comfortably by West Indies, who was a much superior and dominant cricketing team in that period.


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  1. Sri Lanka vs West Indies Head to Head Stats - Tests
  2. Sri Lanka vs West Indies Head to Head - ODIs
  3. Sri Lanka vs West Indies Head to Head - T20Is


These two teams have faced each other a total of 103 times to date. Sri Lanka has a slight edge over the West Indies cricket team when an overall view of all the three formats is taken.


FormatTestODIT20I
Matches Played156315
Sri Lanka Won11298
West Indies Won4317


Sri Lanka vs West Indies Head to Head Stats - Tests


The first SL vs WI head to head Test match took place in 1993. The match ended in a draw. The two teams have met a total of 24 times in the longest format of the game. Sri Lanka has been the dominant team in this format winning 11 matches out of the 14 which had a result.


Matches Played15
Sri Lanka Won11
West Indies Won4
Tied0
Draw0
%SL73.33
%WI26.66
%Draw0
First Played8 December 1993
Last Played29 November 2021


Also see - Sri Lanka vs West Indies schedule


Sri Lanka vs West Indies Head to Head - ODIs


West Indies dominated SL vs WI head to head in ODI in the initial years. Sri Lankan cricket team first win came in 1989 in the MRF World Series. Sri Lanka started winning more and more matches after 1995. In the 1996 World Cup, Sri Lanka won a match after West Indies forfeited the match due to safety concerns. Their last meeting took place on the 14 March 2021


Matches Played65
Sri Lanka Won29
West Indies Won31
Abandoned1
No Result3
%SL44.61%
%WI47.69%
First PlayedJune 1975
Last PlayedMarch 2021


Sri Lanka v West Indies - ICC Cricket World Cup 2019


Sri Lanka vs West Indies Head to Head - T20Is


The first West Indies versus Sri Lanka head to head in the T20Is took place in 2009. It was a group stage match in the 2009 ICC World Twenty20. Nine days after their first meeting, the teams again met in the same tournament, this time in a semifinal. Sri Lanka won both the matches. Most of the T20 matches between these two sides have taken place in the ICC tournaments.


Matches Played15
Sri Lanka Won8
West Indies Won7
Tied0
%SL53.33
%WI46.66
First PlayedJune 2009
Last PlayedNovember 2021


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