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Australia vs Sri Lanka head to head record in ODI World Cup

In this article, check out the Australia vs Sri Lanka head to head record in the ODI World Cup. In the history of ICC Men’s ODI World Cup, Australia vs Sri Lanka matches have some great memories which are unforgettable in cricket world.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 04.09.2023
Australia vs Sri Lanka head to head record in ODI World Cup

In the history of ICC Men’s ODI World Cup, Australia vs Sri Lanka matches have some great memories which are unforgettable in the cricket world.

Despite Australia’s dominant records over Sri Lanka in this competition history, there are still some high moments for both teams. To date, Australia vs Sri Lanka is the only rivalry which we have experienced more than once in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final history.

We are going through some important head-to-head records of Australia vs Sri Lanka in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup (ODI format).


Contents

1. Australia vs Sri Lanka in ICC Men’s ODI World Cup (Head-to-Head)

  • Overall

  • Batting 1st vs Batting 2nd

  • Continent/Country wise

  • Different Stages

  • Yearly


2. Australia vs Sri Lanka in ICC Men’s ODI World Cup (only knockout stage games)

  • Wills World Cup 1996

  • ICC World Cup 2003

  • ICC World Cup 2007

 

Australia vs Sri Lanka in ICC Men’s ODI World Cup (Head-to-Head)


AUS vs SL in ODI World Cup: Overall


Matches

AUS won

SL won

Tied

No Result

10

8

1

0

1

 

AUS vs SL in ODI World Cup: Batting 1st vs Batting 2nd


Status

Matches

AUS won

SL won

Tied

No Result

Batting 1st

10

6

0

0

1

Batting 2nd

2

1


AUS vs SL in ODI World Cup: Continent/Country Wise


Continent

Host Country

Matches

AUS won

SL won

Tied

No Result

Europe

England

2

2

0

0

0

Africa

South Africa

2

2

0

0

0

North America

West Indies

2

2

0

0

0

Oceania

Australia

2

2

0

0

0

Asia

Pakistan

1

0

1

0

0

Sri Lanka

1

0

0

0

1

 

AUS vs SL in ODI World Cup: Different Stages


Stage

Detailed

Stage

Matches

AUS won

SL won

Tied

No Result

Non-knockout

Group/League/Super

7

6

0

0

1

Knockout

Semi-Final

1

1

0

0

0

Final

2

1

1

0

0

 

AUS vs SL in ODI World Cup: Yearly


Year

Matches

AUS won

SL won

Tied

No Result

1975

1

1

0

0

0

1992

1

1

0

0

0

1996

1

0

1

0

0

2003

2

2

0

0

0

2007

2

2

0

0

0

2011

1

0

0

0

1

2015

1

1

0

0

0

2019

1

1

0

0

0

 


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Australia vs Sri Lanka in ICC Men’s ODI World Cup (only knockout stage games)


Australia vs Sri Lanka in Wills World Cup 1996

1. Final

On 17 March 1996 at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan

Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bowl first

Australia – 241/7 in 50 overs (Mark Taylor 74, Ricky Ponting 45; Aravinda de Silva 3/42, Chaminda Vaas 1/30)

Sri Lanka – 245/3 in 46.2 overs (Aravinda de Silva 107*, Asanka Gurusinha 65; Damien Fleming 1/43, Paul Reiffel 1/49)

Result: Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)

Player of the Match: Aravinda de Silva (Sri Lanka) — 3/42 & 107*


Australia vs Sri Lanka in ICC World Cup 2003

2. Semi-Final

On 18 March 2003 at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Toss: Australia won the toss and chose to bat first

Australia – 212/7 in 50 overs (Andrew Symonds 91*, Darren Lehmann 36; Chaminda Vaas 3/34, Aravinda de Silva 2/36)

Sri Lanka (Revised target: 172 runs in 38.1 overs) – 123/7 in 38.1 overs (Kumar Sangakkara 39*, Chaminda Vaas 21*; Brett Lee 3/35, Brad Hogg 2/30)

Result: Australia won by 48 runs (D/L method)

Player of the Match: Andrew Symonds (Australia) — 91*


Australia vs Sri Lanka in ICC World Cup 2007

3. Final

On 28 April 2007 at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, West Indies

Toss: Australia won the toss and chose to bat first

Australia (38 overs) – 281/4 in 38 overs (Adam Gilchrist 149, Matthew Hayden 38; Lasith Malinga 2/49, Dilhara Fernando 1/74)

Sri Lanka (Revised target: 269 runs in 36 overs) – 215/8 in 36 overs (Sanath Jayasuriya 63, Kumar Sangakkara 54; Michael Clarke 2/33, Andrew Symonds 1/6)

Result: Australia won by 53 runs (D/L method)

Player of the Match: Adam Gilchrist (Australia) — 149 & 2 catches

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