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Australia vs Sri Lanka, Australia vs Sri Lanka 2019, Today Match Prediction 27 Oct 2019

Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia

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Sri Lanka odds

AUS- 1.01
SRL- 11

Toss Winner - Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bowl first

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 134 runs

Rejuvenated Sri Lanka take on hosts Australia!

  • Sri Lanka has an 8-5 win-loss record over Aussies in the T20I format.
  • Sri Lanka beat Australia by 2-1 margin last time they both met at Australia.
  • Australia beat India by 2-0 in their last T20I series at Indian soil.

Australia will win the match!

Tournament: Australia vs Sri Lanka 2019 | Format: T20 | Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia | Toss: To Bowl

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Sri Lanka starts the tour at Adelaide with their first match and Sri Lanka will look to get some game time in Australian conditions before the T20 World Cup here next year. Sri Lankan players will be eager to perform and seal their spot in the World Cup Squad. They come into this series after a 3-0 clean sweep against Pakistan with their second-string team.

Australia, on the other hand, is going through a lot of changes in the team with Steve Smith and David Warner returning to the T20I setup. Australia will look to perform well and put some inspired performances against a young Sri Lankan team.

Australia Preview

Australia is led by Aaron Finch and he is expected to open the batting. David Warner and Steve smith return to the team and will form the core of the batting line-up in this series. Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, and Keeper Alex Carey are expected to find a place in the starting XI with Ashton Turner not available due to injury art at the last minute.

They have a lot of options in the pace bowling department with Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Billy Stanlake, Kane Richardson and Andrew Tye. Kane Richardson and Andrew Tye will have shootout for a spot in the playing XI while the other three are expected to find a place easily. Adam Zampa is the lone spinner in the squad and he will have the tough job of containing the batsmen in the middle overs and Maxwell may come up with some good overs.

Key Players:

Glenn Maxwell – Maxwell is in excellent form in the local tournament recently and he is a tough player to contain once he gets set. He can also give some vital overs with his off-spin.

Adam Zampa – Adam Zampa has been a revelation in the T20Is for the Australia team and he is a wicket-taking bowler who always attacks the batsmen. He can also bat in the lower order to give the team some vital runs.

Australia Predicted Playing XI:

David Warner, Steve smith, Alex Carey (wk), Aaron Finch (c), Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Billy Stanlake, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa

Australia Actual Playing XI:

AJ Turner, Aaron Finch, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Alex Carey, KW Richardson, Ashton Agar, Glenn Maxwell, Steven Smith, David Warner, Adam Zampa

Sri Lanka Preview

Veteran bowler Lasith Malinga returns to the team after opting out in Sri Lanka`s last tour. His presence will be a huge boost to the team. Danushka Gunathilaka, Oshada Fernando, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored the fifties against Pakistan and helped their team to win all the three T20I matches. Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella return to the team to further strengthen their batting. Nuwan Pradeep, Kasun Rajitha, and Wanidu Hathurasinghe were among the top wicket-takers in the last series and are expected to play a big role with the ball with their skipper. Dasun Shanaka, Shehan Jayasuriya and Isuru Udana are the all-rounder’s in the squad and will play a vital role to provide balance to their attack.

Key Players:

Oshada Fernando – Fernando played a scintillating knock of 78 runs off just 48 balls in his T20I debut match to take their team to a winning total of 147 runs. He scored more than 50% of his team`s runs in that match and is expected to continue his good form here too.

Wanidu Hathurasinghe – Hathurasinghe is one of the bright players for the Sri Lanka team in the recent MATCHES. He took 7 matches in the 3 matches against Pakistan and was awarded Man of the series for his performance in the T20Is.

Sri Lanka Predicted Playing XI:

Lasith Malinga (c), Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Oshada Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Nuwan Pradeep, Kasun Rajitha, Wanidu Hathurasinghe, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Perera

Sri Lanka Actual Playing XI:

Kasun Rajitha, Kusal Perera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dasun Shanaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Kusal Mendis , Nuwan Pradeep, Wanidu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Oshada Fernando, Lasith Malinga

Weather Conditions

The weather looks bright and sunny with no chances of rain and we expect a full interrupted match of 40 overs.

Venue Details

Adelaide pitch is expected to aid the faster bowlers and we can expect high scores in the range of 170-180 runs in this match. The average score in this pitch is 169 runs.

Toss: To Bowl

Chasing is the best option in the T20Is and teams are comfortable chasing down big totals in the recent matches.

Both teams have a good batting and bowling line-up in their squad. But Australia has an upper hand due to their home conditions and we can never count out any team in the shortest format. We expect a cracking contest between two equally poised teams. We predict Australia to win this match.

Australia will win the match!


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Author: Dhinesh Kumar