India vs Sri Lanka in Cricket World Cup to be one sided too?

By Sidhant Maheshwari
Published on | Nov 01, 2023

Hark back to 2011

India vs Sri Lanka - 12 years on from the famous World Cup triumph in Mumbai, the two sides will lock horns at Wankhede once again

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Recent exploits

India have lost just once in their last 10 ODI encounters against Sri Lanka. Their last defeat to the Islanders came back in 2021

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5-0 to India in 2023

India have faced Sri Lanka 5 times in 2023, winning all 5 contests

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When Sri Lanka were annihilated

The last meeting between the two sides was the Asia Cup final, where Sri Lanka were annihilated

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Mohd Siraj ran riot!

Siraj was the destructor-in-chief in Asia Cup final, taking 6/21 to bowl SL out for just 50

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A 317-run mauling!

In January earlier this year, India humiliated the Lankans in Thiruvananthapuram. India made 390, SL bowled out for just 73

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Head-to-head record in World Cups

India and Sri Lanka have faced each other 9 times in World Cups, winning 4 each while one match was a no result

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India are favourites once again!

The Men in Blue last lost an ODI World Cup game to Sri Lanka back in 2007. Since 1999 WC, Sri Lanka have beaten them just once at ODI WC

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