AUS vs SL Dream11 Team: Top 5 Fantasy Picks for Australia vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup 2022 Match

Updated on: Oct 25, 2022 2:39 pm IST

  • AUS vs SL

    AUS vs SL Dream11 Team: The defending champions Australia have had a horrific start to their title defense as they succumbed to their first defeat to the Blackcaps in their own backyard in T20Is that too by 89 runs. They will now have to regroup and gear up for a stiff challenge against the Lankan Lions who are booming with confidence. Sri Lanka have now won three games on the trot in this World Cup and their last win came against Ireland by a dominating margin of 9 wickets. Who will be the top 5 fantasy picks in this match? Let’s check out.

    Australia vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Team Fantasy Picks

    1. David Warner

    David Warner was bowled by Tim Southee in the opening game in perhaps the most unconvincing fashion. Warner’s wicket is always important in a T20 game and will help you gain decent fantasy points in fantasy teams.

    Matches Runs Strike Rate Best Average
    96 2855 141.82 100* 33.58

     

    2. Kusal Mendis

    Sri Lanka’s opener is in a decent touch having scored two fifties on the trot. With Patthum Nissanka still a doubtful starter in this game. Mendis’ role increases with leaps and bounds. Below are his T20I numbers.

    Matches Runs Wickets Batting Average Strike Rate
    45 1007 79 23.41 131.29

    3. Mitchell Marsh

    A lot would depend on hos Mitchell Marsh plays at no 3 for Australia. His bowling workload has been decreased, but Marsh as the batter is what the Aussies are heavily dependent on. He could be a good choice for C or VC in fantasy teams.

    Matches Runs Strike-rate Average Best
    43 996 142 29.29 77*

     

    4. Josh Hazlewood

    Josh Hazlewood is the highest ranked T20I bowler in the world. He took a wicket in the opening game that too of Finn Allen who was batting like a dream. With the new ball in hand, Hazlewood will be pivotal for Australia’s cause.

    Matches Wickets Economy Rate Best Average
    38 55 7.69 4/12 19.96

    5. Wanindu Hasaranga

    Just like the last T20 World Cup, Wanindu Hasaranga has started in the same way and is the leading wicket-taker so far in this edition. Irrespective of the surface or the conditions, Wanindu will be big threat for the opposition and one of the premier choices for C or VC in fantasy teams.

    Matches Wickets Best Econ Average
    48 71 4/9 6.61 14.19

     

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