AUS vs SL Today Match Prediction: The Australia and Sri Lanka team will be up against each other in the 1st T20I of the Sri Lanka Tour of Australia 2022 at Sydney Cricket Ground. The Australian team are the World T20 champions and will be confident of their skills, with Aaron Finch at the helm. They have a solid squad even with the absence of David Warner and Mitchell Marsh, who have been rested ahead of Pakistan series. While the Sri Lanka team will be captained by all rounder Dasun Shanka. The key players for the visitors will be Wanindu Hasaranga and Charith Asalanka, who have been consistent for the past 6 months in T20 cricket.
Form guide (Last 5 games)
AUS- W W W L W
SL- L L W W W
Team record at Sydney in T20Is
AUS- 5 wins in 9 games
The Australian team have confirmed their Playing 11 for the 1st T2OI of the series. The wicket keeper batsman Josh Inglis is all set to make his T20I debut. With the absence of Warner, Ben McDermott will open alongside with captain Aaron Finch. The three ace pacers, Starc, Cummins, and Hazlewood are confirmed to be playing this match.
The Sri Lanka team did not name Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella and Dhananjaya de Silva for this series, and have opted for youngsters. The untimely covid positive report of Kusal Mendis will bring Danushka Gunathilaka into the 11, who is also making a comeback in international cricket.
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The Australia team have been quite impressive across all formats of the game and will look to continue their form in the AUS vs SL Dream11 Prediction. They have the likes of Aaron Finch and Pat Cummins as their key players, who are in good form ahead of this series. While the Sri Lanka team are also playing well with performance from their young players, who are gradually helping the team to grow in international cricket. The players like Wanindu Hasaranga and Charith Asalanka will be vital to the result of this fixture. The odds on Betway suggests a series win for the Australia team is on the cards.
Betway: AUS 1.14, SL 5.50
The key players for Australia team will be Glenn Maxwell and Pat Cummins.
Glenn Maxwell Stats in T20I
|Player Name||Matches||Runs||Last 3 T20 Matches|
|Glenn Maxwell||79||1844||207 Runs|
Pat Cummins Stats in T20I
|Player Name||Matches||Wickets||Last 3 Matches(Test)|
|Pat Cummins||37||42||14 wickets|
1. Pathum Nissanka
2. Danushka Gunathilaka
3. Avishka Fernando
4. Charith Asalanka
5. Dinesh Chandimal
6. Dasun Shanaka (c)
7. Chamika Karunaratne
8. Dushmantha Chameera
9. Wanindu Hasaranga
10. Maheesh Theekshana
11. Lahiru Kumara
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The top picks from the Sri Lanka team will be Wanindu Hasaranga and Charith Asalanka.
Wanindu Hasaranga Stats in T20I
|Player Name||Matches||Wickets||Last 3 Matches|
|Wanindu Hasaranga||33||52||3 Wickets & 29 Runs|
Charith Asalanka Stats in T20I
|Player Name||Matches||Runs||Last 3 Matches|
|Charith Asalanka||9||295||127 runs|
Today match score: If the Australia team bats first, they are expected to post a total of around 170 runs.
Today pitch report: The pitch at Sydney hosted Big Bash League 2022 and provided fine support to the batsman to score good amount of runs on the board, and leaving the bowlers not enough room of error.
Australia vs Sri Lanka Time Table: AUS vs SL 1st T20I February 11 at Sydney
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