Australia vs Sri Lanka, 20th Match
Date:- 15th June 2019, 03:00 PM IST
Venue:- Kennington Oval, London
A good batting surface is on offer at the Kennington Oval. Sunshine along with some cloud covers is expected with minimal chances of rain. It is definitely a 300+ wicket.
Head to Head in ODIs:-
Australia won: 56
Sri Lanka won: 31
No result: 04
After defeating Pakistan in their previous encounter comprehensively by 41 runs, the reigning champions Australia will now take on Sri Lanka in their next World Cup fixture which will be played at the Kennington Oval in London.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka who was involved in two back-to-back abandoned games would be eyeing their second win of the competition when they face the mighty Aussies. Their last two matches were against Pakistan and Bangladesh which were washed out without the coin being flipped.
Lasith Malinga flew back home after the last game against Bangladesh due to the demise of her mother-in-law. There is no news about his return thus far.
Nuwan Pradeep was seen practising in the nets, he got his finger injured in the last match against Bangladesh.
Marcus Stoinis will be sitting out again in this game due to his injury.
Australia can bring in one of their two spinners Nathan Lyon or Adam Zampa in the eleven.
Australia: Aaron Finch, David Warner, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Kane Richardson/Nathan Lyon/Adam Zampa, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Alex Carey.
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews, Isuru Udana, Thisara Perera, Kusal Mendis, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Perera (Doubt: Lasith Malinga)
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