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Pakistan have the upper hand

COMMENT – Today’s match will be the 121st clash between the two teams in limited overs cricket and the seventh in the World Cup. Pakistan have a good record against Sri Lanka. They have won 70 and lost 46 in the 120 previous encounters between the two sides.
Three matches ended with out a result, while one match ended in a tie. Sri Lanka have a slightly edge over Pakistan in matches played in Sri Lanka. They have won 13 and lost 12 in the 27 matches played against Pakistan at home.
Two were abandoned.
Sri Lanka find it hard to beat Pakistan in day/night encounters. Pakistan have won 21 and lost 17 in 40 matches played against the Lankans under lights. The remaining two matches were abandoned. Pakistan have never lost a match against Sri Lanka in the World Cup. The 1992 world champions have won all the six matches against Sri Lanka in the mega event.
In last 10 matches played between the two teams, Sri Lanka won seven while Pakistan achieved victory in three encounters. Sri Lanka achieved a 16-run victory over Pakistan when the two teams met last time in a limited overs match at Dambulla on June 15, 2010.



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