Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, SL vs PAK
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan (Photo: Twitter)

SL vs PAK Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Sri Lanka And Pakistan, Pakistan Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 1st Test. Sri Lanka and Pakistan are set to lock horns in a Test series. The SL vs PAK 1st Test is set to commence on July 16 (Saturday) at Galle International Stadium in Galle. During the Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka 2022, two Test matches will be played.

Pakistan is led by Babar Azam in SL vs PAK Test series. Sri Lanka is led by Dimuth Karunaratne in SL vs PAK series. Pathum Nissanka, Angelo Matthews, Ramesh Mendis, Kusal Mendis, and Dinesh Chandimal are some key players for Sri Lanka. Azhar Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Afridi, and Hasan Ali are some crucial players for Pakistan in SL vs PAK series.

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Babar Azam, Image Credit: PCB

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Sri Lanka recently played a Test series against Australia at home. The series witnessed 2 games. Sri Lanka lost the 1st Test by 10 wickets. However, they bagged a victory in the 2nd Test by an innings and 39 runs. Hence, the series ended in a 1-1 tie.

Sri Lanka vs Australia, SL vs AUS, AUS vs SL
Sri Lanka vs Australia (Credits: Twitter)

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Pakistan last played a Test series against Australia in March this year. The series consisted of 3 games. The 1st and 2nd Test ended in a draw. Australia won the 3rd Test by 115 runs and hence won the series 1-0.

SL vs PAK Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Sri Lanka And Pakistan, Pakistan Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 1st Test

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SL vs PAK Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Sri Lanka And Pakistan, Pakistan Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 1st Test

SL vs PAK Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches SL Won PAK Won  Draw
Overall 55 16 20 19
At Galle International Stadium, Galle 5 3 2 0
In last 5 matches 5 2 2 1
In Sri Lanka 23 7 8 8

Recent Venue Records (Galle International Stadium, Galle) 

Stats- Tests

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Total matches- 39

Matches won batting first- 21

Matches won bowling first- 12

Average 1st Inns scores- 361

Average 2nd Inns scores- 309

Average 3rd Inns scores- 230

Average 4th Inns scores- 149

Highest total recorded- 638/10 (196 Ov) by BAN vs SL

Lowest total recorded- 73/10 (28.5 Ov) by RSA vs SL

Toss Prediction for SL vs PAK Match

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, SL vs PAK
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan (Photo: Twitter)

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The toss scenario for both teams might be different. If Sri Lanka wins the toss, they might choose to bowl first. Recently, they bagged a huge victory against Australia while batting second in a Test match. While batting first, they had lost a match earlier. Pakistan might opt to bat first as they came up with a good performance while batting first in the recent warm-up match.

Predicted Scores For SL vs PAK Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
SL 300-350 250-300
PAK 300-350 250-300

Players’ Form- Sri Lanka- Batting

Dimuth Karunaratne
Dimuth Karunaratne (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Players Matches Runs Average
Angelo Mathews 98 6867 45.78
 Dimuth Karunaratne 80 5905 39.90
Dinesh Chandimal 68 4665 42.03
Kusal Mendis 52 3287 34.60
Dhananjaya de Silva 43 2639 36.15
Pathum Nissanka 9 537 38.36
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Who will score the most runs for SL in the match: Dinesh Chandimal or Dimuth Karunaratne

Players’ Form- Sri Lanka- Bowling

Ramesh Mendis
Ramesh Mendis, Image Source: Twitter

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Vishwa Fernando 17 43 38.28
Kasun Rajitha 11 38 27.08
Asitha Fernando 6 19 21.53
Prabath Jayasuriya 1 12 14.75
Maheesh Theekshana 1 3 25.33
Jeffrey Vandersay 1 2 34.0

Who will pick the most wickets for SL in the match: Prabath Jayasuriya or Ramesh Mendis

Players’ Form- Pakistan- Batting

Azhar Ali
Azhar Ali (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Players Matches Runs Average
Azhar Ali 94 7021 43.07
Babar Azam 40 2851 45.98
Mohammad Rizwan 22 1112 42.77
Fawad Alam 18 986 41.08
Imam-ul-Haq 14 855 35.62
Abdullah Shafique 5 136 68.38

Who will score the most runs for PAK in the match: Babar Azam or Azhar Ali

Players’ Form- Pakistan- Bowling

Shaheen Shah Afridi
Shaheen Shah Afridi. Image-Twitter

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Yasir Shah 46 235 31.09
Shaheen Afridi 24 95 25.08
Hasan Ali 19 74 23.61
Naseem Shah 11 26 39.19
Faheem Ashraf 14 24 34.08
Mohammad Nawaz 3 5 29.40

Who will pick the most wickets for PAK in the match: Shaheen Afridi or Hasan Ali

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