Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup Head to Head Records

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka is one of the major rivalries in Asia Cup history with both sides meeting over a dozen times across different editions. Both teams are two of the three title winners in Asia Cup competition and they are scheduled to take on each other in September 2023.

Let’s check out the Pakistan vs Sri Lanka head-to-head records in this competition, their overall PCTs, and more.  

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup Head-to-Head Records

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan has happened sixteen (16) times in the Asia Cup. Pakistan has only managed to win just over 30% of those games with Sri Lanka getting eleven (11) victories in total before Asia Cup 2023.

Let’s see the total breakdown of head-to-head records between Pakistan vs Sri Lanka:

Games Played14216
Sri Lanka Win10111
Pakistan Win415
Sri Lanka Win PCT71.4%50% 
Pakistan Win PCT28.6%50% 

It is obvious that Sri Lanka has been dominant against Pakistan in the Asia Cup with over 10 wins. Sri Lanka has seen off Pakistan on multiple occasions while on their way to claim an Asia Cup trophy. Pakistan continues to struggle against Sri Lanka in this competition. Sri Lanka has an 80% PCT in the last five (5) games against the Men in Green at Asia Cup competitions.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Overall Head-to-Head Records

Pakistan against Sri Lanka in over competitions tell a different story from their Asia Cup records. The Men in Green have a dominant record over Sri Lanka in overall records after over 200 games played. Pakistan has a wider margin of ODI wins over Sri Lanka with both teams sharing close win PCTs in Test and T20I cricket.

Games Played3815521
Sri Lanka Win17588
Pakistan Win219213
Sri Lanka Win PCT44.73%38.74%38.09%
Pakistan Win PCT55.26%61.25%61.9%

Pakistan will look to consolidate their leads in Test and T20I cricket as more games pile up between both teams. However, Sri Lanka will be on the hunt to reduce their poor ODI win PCT against Pakistan in future games.

Head-to-Head Stats in Tests

Pakistan will enter the Asia Cup 2023 with four more head-to-head wins over Sri Lanka. Both countries have played each other in cricket’s longest format on 55 occasions. Fifteen (15) of those games ended in a tie with Pakistan claiming 21 wins out of a possible 38. Sri Lanka currently has 17 Test wins out of 38 against the Men in Green.

Games Played38
Sri Lanka Win17
Pakistan Win21
Sri Lanka Win PCT44.73%
Pakistan Win PCT55.26%
Draw %0%
First Played OnMarch 1982
Last Played OnJuly 2022

Head-to-Head Stats – ODIs

Pakistan has 92 wins in the ODI format out of 155 games against Sri Lanka. The Men in Green have put up a dominant showing against Sri Lanka in the format across other competitions except Asia Cup games.

Games Played155
Sri Lanka Win58
Pakistan Win92
No Result4
Sri Lanka Win PCT38.74%
Pakistan Win PCT61.25%
First Game Played InJune 1975
Last Game Played InOctober 2019

Head-to-Head Stats – T20Is

Pakistan have a 5-game win over Sri Lanka in overall T20I rankings. These teams have faced each other on 21 occasions in the format with Pakistan winning 13 of those matches.

Games Played21
Sri Lanka Win8
Pakistan Win13
No Result0
Sri Lanka Win PCT38.09%
Pakistan Win PCT61.9%
First Played OnSeptember 2007
Last Played OnOctober 2019

Runs Record in Pakistan vs Sri Lanka T20Is

PlayerMatchesRunsAverageStrike RateHighest Score100s/50s
Shoaib Malik (Pakistan)1639739.70124.06570/2
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)1533130.09156.1354*0/3
Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka)1432326.91115.7775*0/1
Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)1025431.75131.6064*0/1
Mohammad Hafeez (Pakistan)1320919.0098.12420/0

Wickets Record in Sri Lanka vs Pakistan T20Is

PlayerMatchesWicketsEconomy RateAverageBestStrike Rate
Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)16167.2819.183/1715.8
Saeed Ajmal (Pakistan)9146.3016.213/1815.4
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)15145.7523.003/1824.0
Umar Gul (Pakistan)8137.2315.304/1312.6
Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka)12127.8624.913/2419.0

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