On July 6th, Saturday India will play their last group stage match with Sri Lanka in World Cup 2019 at Yorkshire Cricket Ground, Headingley, 3:00 pm IST, 10:30 am local time. India and Sri Lanka have met several times in World Cup Cricket and it is the team Sri Lanka who has a higher winning percentage than India in their Cricket World Cup clashes.
Team India have faced Sri Lanka 8 times before in the matches played between them across the 11 editions of the ICC Cricket World Cup so far. Out of these 3 games, the Men in Blue have won 3 games and went down on 4 occasions, while one match ended without any result. Team India and Sri Lanka have a winning percentage of 37.5% and 50% respectively.
|S.no.||Date||Winning Team||Venue||Man of the match|
|1||16 June 1979, Saturday||Sri Lanka won by 47 runs||Old Trafford, Manchester||Duleep Mendis|
|2||28 February 1992, Friday||No result||Ray Mitchell Oval, Harrup Park, Macky|
|3||02 March 1996, Saturday||Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets||Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi||Sanath Jayasuriya|
|4||13 March 1996, Wednesday||Sri Lanka won, Match Conceded(after play started)||Eden Gardens, Kolkata||Arvinda de Silva|
|5||26 May 1999, Wednesday||India won by 157 runs||Country Ground, Taunton||Sourav Ganguly|
|6||10 March 2003, Monday||India won by 183 runs||New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg||Javagal Srinath|
|7||23 March 2007, Friday||Sri Lanka won by 69 runs||Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain||Muttiah Muralitharan|
|8||02 April 2011, Saturday||India won by 6 wickets||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai||Mahendra Dhoni|