In the match 11 of 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will face each other on this Friday (7th June) at County Ground (Bristol).
Both the teams will play their third match of this tournament. Both the teams lost their respective first matches of this tournament and then they won their respective second matches of this tournament.
Ahead of this 11th match of this ongoing Cricket World Cup, let’s look at some vital statistical preview of this match.
Teams’ recent ODI form
Pakistan (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Lost, Lost, No Result, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost and Won
Sri Lanka (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost, Won, Lost and Won.
ODI records at County Ground (Bristol)
Head-to-Head ODI records
Overall (153 matches): Pakistan won 90 ODIs; Sri Lanka won 58 ODIs (1 tied and 4 no results)
At neutral venues (84 matches): Pakistan won 56 ODIs; Sri Lanka won 26 ODIs (1 tied and 1 no result)
In England (4 matches): Pakistan won 4 ODIs; Sri Lanka won 0 ODIs
At County Ground, Bristol: Never played
In the World Cup (7 matches): Pakistan won 7 ODIs; Sri Lanka won 0 ODIs
In the last ten matches: Pakistan won 8 ODIs; Sri Lanka won 2 ODIs
i) Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik has taken 96 ODI catches and he will complete his 100 ODI catches with four more catches. He will be the fourth Pakistan cricketer to take 100 or more ODI catches.
i) The off-spinner Mohammed Hafeez has taken 245 wickets in international cricket. With five more wickets, he will complete his 250 international wickets. He has also scored 12,021 international runs. Hafeez will be the fifth overall cricketer and first Pakistan cricketer to score 12,000 runs as well as to take 250 wickets in the international career.
i) The leg-spinner Shadab Khan has bagged 49 ODI wickets and he needs to take one more wicket to complete his 50 ODI wickets.
i) Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga has scalped 46 wickets in Cricket World Cup. Among the Sri Lankan bowlers, only Muttiah Muralitharan (68 wickets) and Chaminda Vass (49 wickets) are ahead of Malinga in the most CWC wickets list.
ii) Lasith Malinga has already taken 523 international wickets. With three more wickets, he will surpass Sri Lanka’s former left-arm spinner Rangana Herath who picked up 525 international wickets. Among the other Sri Lankan bowlers, only Muttiah Muralitharan (1,331 wickets) and Chaminda Vaas (760 wickets) have taken more wickets than Malinga.
i) With four more wickets, Nuwan Pradeep (46 wickets) will complete his 50 ODI wickets.
i) The right-handed batsman Angelo Mathews has scored 11,990 runs in the international career. With ten more runs, Mathews will complete 12,000 international runs. A total of seven Sri Lankan cricketers have scored 12,000+ international runs till the date.