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| On Feb 19, 2022 12:42 PM IST

AUS vs SL Dream11 Prediction 5th T20I Australia vs Sri Lanka Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Dream11 Team for Today’s match


AUS vs SL Dream11 Prediction: The fifth and final T20I between Australia and Sri Lanka will be played tomorrow in Melbourne. With the series in the bag, Australia will be looking clean sweep Sri Lanka when both teams will square off at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on Sunday afternoon.  The hosts have taken an unassailable 4-0 lead in the five-match series.

The hosts were dominant again in the previous game and found their way to come out on top eventually registering 6 wickets win. Sri Lanka had their moments and positives but yet again failed to pull it off at the end. They have been competitive and had their moments in almost all four games played so far but haven’t managed to close it out at the end which has been the main reason for their disappointing show so far in the series.

Despite missing out on Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, and M Starc, the hosts will start as favorites again and an interesting battle is expected to take place.

AUS vs SL 5th T20I Match Details:

Fixture Name: Australia vs Sri Lanka 5th T20I

Series Name: Sri Lanka Tour of Australia 2022

Date: 20 February

Time: 11:40 AM IST

Ground: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

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AUS vs SL Pitch Report

Melbourne Cricket Ground has a balanced surface that offers some assistance early on to the bowlers with mostly genuine bounce. But once it gets old, the batsmen can play their strokes freely.

AUS vs SL Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

AUS Playing 11 (Likely)

Ashton Agar
Ben McDermott
Aaron Finch (c)

Josh Inglis
Glenn Maxwell
Marcus Stoinis
Matthew Wade (wk)
Daniel Sams
Adam Zampa
Kane Richardson
Jhye Richardson

  • Steven Smith suffered a concussion in the 2nd T20I and has been ruled out of the series
  • Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, and Pat Cummins will miss the final two games
  • The Aussies are experimenting with their batting order
  • Ben McDermott and Ashton Agar opened the innings in the previous game and are likely to do so again
  • Aaron Finch came to bat at number 03 and has said he can even bat at number 05 if required
  • Josh Inglis, G Maxwell, and M Stoinis will form the middle order
  • Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Ashton Agar, and Adam Zampa will handle the attack

Josh Inglis Stats in T20I

Josh Inglis is the top run-scorer in the ongoing series for Australia. In four games, Inglis has scored 132 runs and has looked good so far. He missed a well-deserved fifty by 2 runs in the second game and played a crucial 20-ball 40 runs knock in the previous game. He is a must-have pick in your fantasy team.

Matches Runs Strike Rate
Overall T20 75 1914 149.53
Against SL 04 132 150.00


Adam Zampa Stats in T20I

Adam Zampa returned with 3 for 18 in the first game and with 5 wickets in three innings, the leggie is amongst the leading wicket-taker for the home side in the ongoing series.

Matches Wickets Economy
Overall T20 202 237 7.27
Against SL 11 21 5.45

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SL Playing 11 (Likely)

Danushka Gunathilaka
Pathum Nissanka
Charith Asalanka
Kusal Mendis
Dinesh Chandimal (wk)
Dasun Shanaka (c)
Chamika Karunaratne
Jeffrey Vandersay
Dushmantha Chameera
Maheesh Theekshana
Lahiru Kumara

  • Wanindu Hasaranga and Binura Fernando are unavailable for selection
  • The visitors too might feature unchanged
  • P Nissanka and D Gunathilaka will open the innings
  • C Asalanka, K Mendis, D Chandimal and Dasun Shanaka will bat in the middle order
  • D Chameera, Lahiru Kumara, M Theekshana, C Karunaratne will handle the attack

Dushmantha Chameera Stats in T20I

With Wanindu Hasaranga unavailable, Dushmantha Chameera will have the added responsibility to help Sri Lanka restrict Australia to a chasable target. With 5 wickets in four games, Dushmantha Chameera is the joint most wicket-taker for Sri Lanka in the ongoing series.

Matches Wickets Economy
Overall T20 84 85 7.82
Against AUS 05 05 8.21


Pathum Nissanka Stats in T20I

Pathum Nissanka is the top run-scorer in the ongoing series. In four games, he has scored 171 runs at an average of 42.75, including a fifty. He missed a well-deserved fifty in the previous game by 4 runs and is the only in-form batter from Sri Lanka and a must-have pick in your fantasy team.

Matches Runs Strike rate
Overall T20 45 1145 121.80
Against AUS 05 178 111.25

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Who will win Australia vs Sri Lanka today match?

As per AUS vs SL today match prediction and Australia vs Sri Lanka cricket betting tips, Australia is once again favorites to win the fixture. The hosts have sealed the series 4-0 and will be aiming for a clean sweep. The batting has been the weak link for the touring side and the likes of Dinesh Chandimal, Charith Asalanka, and Kusal Mendis need to take charge to avoid the clean sweep.

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AUS vs SL Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicketkeeper: Dinesh Chandimal, Josh Inglish
Batsmen: Marcus Stoinis, Ben McDermott, Pathum Nissanka
All-rounder: Dasun Shanaka, Glenn Maxwell, A Agar
Bowlers: Dushmantha Chameera, Adam Zampa, Mahesh Theekshana

AUS vs SL Dream11 Prediction Captain and Vice Captain choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Pathum Nissanka, Josh Inglis

For Grand League: Marcus Stoinis, Dasun Shanaka

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