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By runs
Winner Margin Target Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
India 1 run 213 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 25 Jul 1993 ODI # 833
Sri Lanka 1 run 246 v Australia Dambulla 22 Feb 2004 ODI # 2103
Sri Lanka 2 runs 303 v India Colombo (RPS) 17 Aug 1997 ODI # 1223
Sri Lanka 3 runs 216 v England Colombo (SSC) 14 Feb 1982 ODI # 146
India 4 runs 272 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 27 Jul 2004 ODI # 2153
England 5 runs 212 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 13 Feb 1982 ODI # 145
India 6 runs 308 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 7 Jul 1998 ODI # 1344
Sri Lanka 6 runs 222 v India Colombo (RPS) 22 Jul 2001 ODI # 1737
India 7 runs 263 v West Indies Colombo (RPS) 7 Aug 2005 ODI # 2267
Sri Lanka 8 runs 205 v India Colombo (RPS) 12 Aug 1993 ODI # 834
Sri Lanka 8 runs 172 v India Colombo (SSC) 1 Jul 1998 ODI # 1341
Sri Lanka 9 runs 265 v India Colombo (SSC) 24 Aug 1997 ODI # 1226
New Zealand 9 runs 157 v Sri Lanka Dambulla 19 May 2003 ODI # 2014
India 10 runs 262 v South Africa Colombo (RPS) 25 Sep 2002 ODI # 1886
Pakistan 11 runs 278 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 26 Feb 2011 ODI # 3109
Sri Lanka 12 runs 173 v Pakistan Dambulla 18 May 2003 ODI # 2012
Sri Lanka 12 runs 283 v India Dambulla 18 Jul 2004 ODI # 2148
Sri Lanka 14 runs 172 v India Colombo (PSS) 21 Sep 1985 ODI # 333
India 14 runs 289 v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 14 Sep 2002 ODI # 1876
Sri Lanka 14 runs - v New Zealand Pallekele 4 Nov 2012 ODI # 3305
Sri Lanka 15 runs 240 v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 14 Jul 1997 ODI # 1216
India 15 runs 257 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 31 Jan 2009 ODI # 2810
Sri Lanka 16 runs 221 v New Zealand Colombo (RPS) 18 Jul 2001 ODI # 1735
Sri Lanka 16 runs 243 v Pakistan Dambulla 15 Jun 2010 ODI # 2991
Sri Lanka 17 runs 122 v South Africa Colombo (RPS) 23 Jul 2013 ODI # 3394
South Africa 18 runs 242 v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 8 Jul 2000 ODI # 1606
Sri Lanka 18 runs 282 v India Colombo (RPS) 9 Aug 2005 ODI # 2268
Pakistan 19 runs 238 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 7 Aug 1994 ODI # 916
India 20 runs 295 v Sri Lanka Pallekele 4 Aug 2012 ODI # 3295
India 21 runs 315 v Sri Lanka Hambantota 21 Jul 2012 ODI # 3291
Pakistan 22 runs 204 v New Zealand Dambulla 20 May 2003 ODI # 2015
India 23 runs 271 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 29 Aug 1999 ODI # 1490
Sri Lanka 25 runs 229 v India Colombo (RPS) 1 Aug 2004 ODI # 2155
Sri Lanka 25 runs 318 v England Colombo (RPS) 26 Nov 2014 ODI # 3554
Sri Lanka 26 runs 278 v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 6 Feb 2011 ODI # 3099
Pakistan 27 runs 188 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 24 Aug 1994 ODI # 918
Australia 27 runs 242 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 26 Aug 1999 ODI # 1488
Australia 28 runs 180 v Pakistan Colombo (SSC) 7 Sep 1994 ODI # 923
West Indies 29 runs 262 v Kenya Colombo (SSC) 17 Sep 2002 ODI # 1879
Sri Lanka 30 runs 295 v South Africa Colombo (RPS) 14 Jul 2000 ODI # 1614
By wickets
Winner Margin Balls Rem Target Overs Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Sri Lanka 2 wickets 5 169 44.1 v Australia Colombo (PSS) 13 Apr 1983 ODI # 193
India 2 wickets 3 242 44.3 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 25 Aug 1985 ODI # 332
South Africa 2 wickets 0 239 49.0 v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 13 Sep 2002 ODI # 1875
England 2 wickets 7 164 46.5 v Sri Lanka Dambulla 7 Oct 2007 ODI # 2626
Sri Lanka 2 wickets 2 248 49.4 v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 18 Jun 2012 ODI # 3277
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 5 230 48.1 v West Indies Colombo (RPS) 16 Dec 1993 ODI # 864
Australia 3 wickets 3 202 44.3 v India Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 1996 ODI # 1113
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 13 199 47.5 v Australia Colombo (SSC) 29 Feb 2004 ODI # 2108
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 6 264 49.0 v South Africa Colombo (RPS) 20 Aug 2004 ODI # 2156
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 10 206 48.2 v India Dambulla 30 Jul 2005 ODI # 2262
India 3 wickets 62 143 39.4 v Sri Lanka Dambulla 20 Aug 2008 ODI # 2745
India 3 wickets 1 268 49.5 v Pakistan Dambulla 19 Jun 2010 ODI # 2996
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 55 193 40.5 v New Zealand Dambulla 13 Aug 2010 ODI # 3031
Bangladesh 3 wickets 6 183 26.0 v Sri Lanka Pallekele 28 Mar 2013 ODI # 3352
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 10 208 43.2 v Australia Colombo (PSS) 16 Apr 1983 ODI # 194
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 32 172 39.4 v New Zealand Colombo (PSS) 3 Nov 1984 ODI # 274
Pakistan 4 wickets 8 215 40.4 v New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 7 Apr 1986 ODI # 380
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 4 248 49.2 v Australia Colombo (PSS) 15 Aug 1992 ODI # 758
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 3 228 49.3 v India Moratuwa 14 Aug 1993 ODI # 835
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 25 229 45.5 v Australia Colombo (RPS) 30 Aug 1996 ODI # 1108
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 6 282 49.0 v Zimbabwe Colombo (SSC) 26 Jan 1998 ODI # 1286
Zimbabwe 4 wickets 11 174 48.1 v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 9 Dec 2001 ODI # 1777
New Zealand 4 wickets 28 199 45.2 v Pakistan Dambulla 23 May 2003 ODI # 2017
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 14 192 47.4 v South Africa Dambulla 25 Aug 2004 ODI # 2160
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 12 221 48.0 v India Dambulla 3 Aug 2005 ODI # 2265
Pakistan 4 wickets 32 131 44.4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 19 Mar 2006 ODI # 2352
Pakistan 4 wickets 28 225 45.2 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 22 Mar 2006 ODI # 2354
Pakistan 4 wickets 54 177 41.0 v Australia Colombo (RPS) 19 Mar 2011 ODI # 3139
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 18 212 47.0 v Australia Colombo (RPS) 22 Aug 2011 ODI # 3184
New Zealand 4 wickets 0 198 23.0 v Sri Lanka Hambantota 12 Nov 2013 ODI # 3434
Pakistan 4 wickets 1 275 44.5 v Sri Lanka Hambantota 23 Aug 2014 ODI # 3512
By balls remaining in the second innings
Winner Margin Balls Rem Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
South Africa 2 wickets 0 239 49.0 49.0 v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 13 Sep 2002 ODI # 1875
New Zealand 4 wickets 0 198 23.0 23.0 v Sri Lanka Hambantota 12 Nov 2013 ODI # 3434
India 3 wickets 1 268 49.5 50.0 v Pakistan Dambulla 19 Jun 2010 ODI # 2996
Pakistan 4 wickets 1 275 44.5 45.0 v Sri Lanka Hambantota 23 Aug 2014 ODI # 3512
Sri Lanka 2 wickets 2 248 49.4 50.0 v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 18 Jun 2012 ODI # 3277
India 5 wickets 2 287 49.4 50.0 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 28 Jul 2012 ODI # 3293
Sri Lanka 6 wickets 2 266 49.4 50.0 v England Colombo (RPS) 7 Dec 2014 ODI # 3563
India 2 wickets 3 242 44.3 45.0 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 25 Aug 1985 ODI # 332
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 3 228 49.3 50.0 v India Moratuwa 14 Aug 1993 ODI # 835
Australia 3 wickets 3 202 44.3 45.0 v India Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 1996 ODI # 1113
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 4 248 49.2 50.0 v Australia Colombo (PSS) 15 Aug 1992 ODI # 758
Sri Lanka 7 wickets 4 126 24.2 25.0 v India Colombo (RPS) 5 Sep 1994 ODI # 922
Sri Lanka 6 wickets 4 241 49.2 50.0 v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 9 Jul 2000 ODI # 1608
Sri Lanka 2 wickets 5 169 44.1 45.0 v Australia Colombo (PSS) 13 Apr 1983 ODI # 193
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 5 230 48.1 49.0 v West Indies Colombo (RPS) 16 Dec 1993 ODI # 864
West Indies 6 wickets 5 104 22.1 23.0 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 18 Dec 1993 ODI # 866
England 5 wickets 5 240 49.1 50.0 v Sri Lanka Pallekele 10 Dec 2014 ODI # 3565
Pakistan 8 wickets 6 102 23.0 24.0 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 11 Mar 1986 ODI # 368
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 6 282 49.0 50.0 v Zimbabwe Colombo (SSC) 26 Jan 1998 ODI # 1286
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 6 264 49.0 50.0 v South Africa Colombo (RPS) 20 Aug 2004 ODI # 2156
Bangladesh 3 wickets 6 183 26.0 27.0 v Sri Lanka Pallekele 28 Mar 2013 ODI # 3352
Sri Lanka 5 wickets 7 191 42.5 44.0 v Australia Colombo (RPS) 4 Sep 1992 ODI # 762
England 2 wickets 7 164 46.5 48.0 v Sri Lanka Dambulla 7 Oct 2007 ODI # 2626
Pakistan 4 wickets 8 215 40.4 42.0 v New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 7 Apr 1986 ODI # 380
Sri Lanka 6 wickets 8 163 34.4 36.0 v Australia Colombo (PSS) 13 Sep 1994 ODI # 926
India 6 wickets 8 99 23.4 25.0 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 17 Sep 1994 ODI # 927
England 5 wickets 8 236 33.4 35.0 v Sri Lanka Hambantota 3 Dec 2014 ODI # 3561
Pakistan 8 wickets 9 125 21.3 23.0 v Sri Lanka Kandy 2 Mar 1986 ODI # 365
Sri Lanka 5 wickets 9 237 48.3 50.0 v New Zealand Colombo (RPS) 25 Jul 2001 ODI # 1738
Australia 5 wickets 9 227 48.3 50.0 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 25 Feb 2004 ODI # 2105
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 10 208 43.2 45.0 v Australia Colombo (PSS) 16 Apr 1983 ODI # 194
Sri Lanka 5 wickets 10 213 48.2 50.0 v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 24 Jan 1998 ODI # 1284
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 10 206 48.2 50.0 v India Dambulla 30 Jul 2005 ODI # 2262
Zimbabwe 4 wickets 11 174 48.1 50.0 v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 9 Dec 2001 ODI # 1777
India 6 wickets 11 247 48.1 50.0 v Sri Lanka Dambulla 28 Jan 2009 ODI # 2806
Sri Lanka 7 wickets 11 197 31.1 33.0 v New Zealand Pallekele 6 Nov 2012 ODI # 3306
Sri Lanka 4 wickets 12 221 48.0 50.0 v India Dambulla 3 Aug 2005 ODI # 2265
Australia 5 wickets 13 208 47.5 50.0 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 5 Sep 1992 ODI # 763
Sri Lanka 3 wickets 13 199 47.5 50.0 v Australia Colombo (SSC) 29 Feb 2004 ODI # 2108
Sri Lanka 5 wickets 13 218 47.5 50.0 v New Zealand Colombo (RPS) 29 Mar 2011 ODI # 3146
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), 7th ODI, Dec 16, 2014 [ODI # 3569]
Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, 6th ODI, Dec 13, 2014 [ODI # 3567]
Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, 5th ODI, Dec 10-11, 2014 [ODI # 3565]
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