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| On Jun 7, 2022 12:04 PM IST

SL vs AUS: Sri Lanka Playing 11 Announced for 1st T20I. Here’s official update

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Sri Lanka Playing 11 SL vs AUS: In a big news development, hosts Sri Lanka have named their playing 11 for the first of the three T20I matches against Australia scheduled to be played on 7 June, 2022 at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Sri Lanka and Australia are scheduled to lock horns first in a three-match T20I series and then the two teams will be playing 5 ODIs and two Test matches. The 3 T20I games will be a good preparation for both the teams ahead of this year’s all-important ICC T20 World Cup.

SL vs AUS: Sri Lanka Playing 11 Announced for 1st T20I. Here’s official update

Sri Lanka have announced a strong playing XI for the first T20I encounter against Australia scheduled on Tuesday. After doing well in the recently concluded edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022), the likes of Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana and Bhanuka Rajapaksa have also been included in the Lanka T20I side. The trio of Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Thushara and Chamika Karunaratne are the three frontline fast bowlers.

The likes of Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis and Bhanuka Rajapaksa will have to stand up and take the responsibility in the batting department. Sri Lanka T20I skipper Dasun Shanaka will have to play the finisher’s role.

SL Playing 11
Danushka Gunathilaka
Pathum Nissanka
Charith Asalanka
Kusal Mendis
Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Dasun Shanaka
Wanindu Hasaranga
Chamika Karunaratne
Dushmantha Chameera
Maheesh Theekshana
Nuwan Thushara

Sri Lanka T20I squad: Dasun Shanaka (C), Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Nuwanidu Fernando, Lahiru Madushanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Kasun Rajitha, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana, Ramesh Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Praveen Jayawickrama, Lakshan Sandakan

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Sri Lanka vs Australia Schedule

Date Format Match Time Venue
7 June, 2022 1st T20I Sri Lanka vs Australia 7 PM IST R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
8 June, 2022 2nd T20I Sri Lanka vs Australia 7 PM IST R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
11 June, 2022 3rd T20I Sri Lanka vs Australia 7 PM IST Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
14 June, 2022 1st ODI Sri Lanka vs Australia 2:30 PM IST Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
16 June, 2022 2nd ODI Sri Lanka vs Australia 2:30 PM IST Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
19 June, 2022 3rd ODI Sri Lanka vs Australia 2:30 PM IST R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
21 June, 2022 4th ODI Sri Lanka vs Australia 2:30 PM IST R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
24 June, 2022 5th ODI Sri Lanka vs Australia 2:30 PM IST R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
29 June- 3 July, 2022 1st Test Sri Lanka vs Australia 10 AM IST Galle International Stadium, Galle
8-12 July, 2022 2nd Test Sri Lanka vs Australia 10 AM IST Galle International Stadium, Galle

 

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