Pakistan bounced back into the ICC World Cup 2019 in style shocking tournament favourites England in a great game of cricket. For a team that barely managed a hundred runs against West Indies in the opening, to score the number of runs they did against the Three Lions just shows why they are the most unpredictable cricket team in the world. Pakistan will have their tails up for the clash against Sri Lanka in Bristol. The island nations themselves managed a first win of the campaign against Afghanistan but did not impress with the bat yet again. In terms of head to head record, the two sides have played 153 games against each other with Pakistan winning 90, Sri Lanka 58, 1 tie and 4 games produced no result. Let us analyse their last five games. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Cricket Score 11th ODI Match
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka – 23rd October 2017 – Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah – Pakistan won by 9 wickets
Usman Shinwari ripped apart the Sri Lankan batting order as his fifer helped Pakistan restrict Sri Lanka to just 103 in 26.2 overs. The Men in Green then chased down the score with nine wickets in the shade with both the openers Imam Ul Haq and Fakhar Zaman getting into their 40s.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka - 20th October 2017 – Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah – Pakistan won by 7 wickets
Another poor Sri Lankan batting effort as they surrendered to the effective bowling attack of Pakistan. They set Pakistan a target of 174 which was always going to be below par considering the opposition had some inform batsmen. A 119 run stand between Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik was enough to see Pakistan over the line. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Betting Odds: Free Bet Odds, Predictions and Favourites During PAK vs SL in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match 11.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka – 18th October 2017 – Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi – Pakistan won by 7 wickets
Pakistani pacer Hasan Ali snapped five wickets as Sri Lanka was bowled out for 208 batting first with only Upul Tharanga chipping in with a useful contribution of 61. Pakistan’s response was brilliant with Imam Ul Haq slamming a century as Pakistan won the game by 7 wickets.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka – 16th October 2017 – Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi – Pakistan won by 32 runs
Batting first on a slow turner in Abu Dhabi, Pakistan did well to reach 219/7 with Lahiru Gamage the pick of the bowlers for Sri Lanka with four wickets. The Sri Lankan chase was going well at one time with Upul Tharanga scoring a ton but they fell part in the end losing by 32 runs. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: Unpredictable PAK Face SL Challenge.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka – 13th October 2017 – Dubai International Stadium, Dubai – Pakistan won by 83 runs
Pakistan’s champions batsman Babar Azam hit a sublime hundred with veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik chipping in with 81 to help their team post a daunting 292/6 batting first. Sri Lanka looked off colour right from the onset of their innings and ended up losing the game by a massive 83 runs.
Pakistan coach Micky Arthur has asked his team to show the same ruthlessness against Sri Lanka as they did against Sri Lanka but no one can say for sure which Pakistani team turns up for the game.