ODI World Cup 2023: The final of the 2011 ODI World Cup was played in Mumbai at Wankhede Stadium between India and Sri Lanka.
The team which was led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni and coached by Gary Kirsten won that match and team India was crowned as the world champions after 28 long years at that time.
Now again the same two teams will meet tomorrow at the same old venue in a league match of this year’s ODI World Cup 2023. But this time both the teams will have two different leaders.
The men in blue side will be led by Rohit Sharma and the team of Sri Lanka will be captained by Dasun Shanaka.
Match – India Vs Sri Lanka 33rd Encounter of ODI World Cup 2023
Day and Date – 2nd November 2023, Thursday
Venue – Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai
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Team India has been the only team who has not lost any matches in the ODI World Cup 2023 edition so far. The team which has been playing under the leadership of HITMAN Sharma has won six in six matches till now and they are at the number one position of the points table with 12 points to their name.
The Lankan Tigers have won just two matches so far. Their wins came versus the out of form team of England and the inexperienced side like the Netherlands.
Now to qualify for the semi final stage of the ODI World Cup 2023, Shanaka and his team will have to win all the matches from here.
Before looking at the overall stats in the one-day international format, let us see what happened when India and Sri Lanka met in the last ODI encounter.
These two teams played twice in the ODI Asia Cup 2023 event and the men in blue side won both the games. In the finals, Sri Lanka was bundled out for just fifty runs where Mohammed Siraj took four wickets in one over.
When we look at the overall stats between these two sides in the fifty overs format, India has a better record against Sri Lanka.
In 66 one-day international matches played from 1985 to 2023, Team India had won 32 matches and 28 games have been won by Sri Lanka with six ODIs ended as no result affairs.
The men in blue side and the Lankan Tigers team share a neck-to-neck record in the history of the ODI World Cup tournaments.
Both nations have played nine games so far and both the teams have four one-day international matches each till now with one game was ended as a no-result clash. Here is the list of all those nine encounters played –
1979 – Sri Lanka won by 47 runs.
1992 – No Result Affair.
1996 – Sri Lanka won by six wickets
1996 - Sri Lanka won the match after the play was resumed
1999 – India’s first ODI World Cup win over Sri Lanka. India won by 157 runs.
2003 – India won by 183 runs
2007 – Sri Lanka won by 69 runs
2011 – India won the final by six wickets
2019 - India won by seven wickets