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| On Jun 6, 2022 9:10 PM IST

SL Playing 11 for Sri Lanka vs Australia, 1st T20I, Player Stats for Today’s Dream11 Team Prediction


SL Playing 11: The island nation will host Australia for 3 T20Is, 5 ODIs, and 2 Test Matches starting this Tuesday. The series commences with the T20I series. Dasun Shanaka and his men will be looking to upset the World Champions as a payback for their humiliating defeat in the counter fixture the last February. They will be counting on the form of their IPL stars and home conditions to come on top of Australia. Let’s see what changes they have made to their playing XI.

Sri Lanka Playing 11 Team News

  • Wanindu Hasaranga returns to the squad after a successful IPL 2022 campaign.
  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa may play at number three after his recent success in that position for Punjab Kings.
  • Matheesha Pathirana, termed ‘Baby Malinga’ may get a chance in playing XI.

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SL Playing 11

Sri Lanka is likely to go with their core XI. But some changes can be expected in the batting order. Rajapaksa who had a brilliant IPL 2022 at number three may be tried out in that position. Mahesh Pathirana a.k.a baby Malinga may also break into the XI.

Danushka Gunathilaka
Pathum Nissanka
Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Charith Asalanka
Kusal Mendis (wk)
Dasun Shanaka (c)
Chamika Karunaratne
Dushmantha Chameera
Wanindu Hasaranga
Maheesh Theekshana
Kasun Rajitha/ Matheesha Pathirana

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Sri Lanka Squad

Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis(WK), Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa(WK), Dasun Shanaka(C), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Kasun Rajitha, Jeffrey Vandersay, Nuwanidu Fernando, Lahiru Madushanka, Praveen Jayawickrama, Ramesh Mendis, Matheesha Pathirana, Maheesh Theekshana, Niroshan Dickwella(WK), Nuwan Thushara

Sri Lanka vs Australia Dream11 Prediction for captain &vice captain

  • Wanindu Hasaranga is the ideal captaincy choice for this SL vs AUS match. He had a brilliant T20 World Cup campaign and a highly successful IPL 2022.
T20Is Wickets Average Economy
35 57 13.75 6.39
  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa is another solid option for vice captain in grand leagues. He was in tremendous form in IPL 2022.
T20Is Runs Average Strike Rate
18 320 26.67 136.88


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