Australia vs Sri Lanka Head to Head Record: The SportsRush present before you the Head to Head records for AUS and SL.
The seventh warm-up match for the imminent ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be played between Australia and Sri Lanka at Southampton tomorrow. While Australia are coming on the back of defeating hosts England by 12 runs, Sri Lanka underwent a massive 87-run loss against South Africa at Cardiff.
Among a major concern for Australia would be to finalize who out of Shaun Marsh or Usman Khawaja would feature in their starting XI in the league stage. On the other hand, Sri Lanka have aplenty to ponder about across departments.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) May 26, 2019
Australia vs Sri Lanka Head to Head Record in World Cup
Total number of matches played: 96
Matches won by Australia: 60
Matches won by Sri Lanka: 32
Matches played in Australia: 56 (AUS 39, SL 16)
Matched played in Sri Lanka: 30 (AUS 13, SL 14)
Matched played at neutral venues: 10 (AUS 8, SL 2)
Matches played in ICC World Cup: 9 (AUS 7, SL 1)
Most runs for Australia: 1,649 (Ricky Ponting)
Most runs for Sri Lanka: 1,675 (Kumar Sangakkara)
Most wickets for Australia: 38 (Brett Lee)
Most wickets for Sri Lanka: 48 (Muttiah Muralitharan)
Most catches for Australia: 35 (Adam Gilchrist)
Most catches for Sri Lanka: 30 (Kumar Sangakkara)
The last ODI played between Australia and Sri Lanka had come way back in 2016. In what was the fifth and last ODI of Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka in 2016 at Kandy, Australia had defeated Sri Lanka by 5 wickets to register a 4-1 series victory.
After Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and chose to bat, the hosts ended up scoring a paltry 195/10 in 40.2 overs. Despite Sri Lanka’s top three getting starts, none of them could convert it into a substantial score. With bowling figures of 9-0-40-3, Mitchell Starc was the pick of the bowlers for the visitors. The left-arm pacer was well supported by Travis Head and Adam Zampa, who picked up a couple of wickets each.
It was David Warner’s seventh ODI century which saw aided Australia in sealing the chase in 43 overs. The southpaw ended up scoring 106 (126) with the help of nine fours.