Australia vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I Pre-Match Report | Sri Lanka Tour Of Australia 2019 | Sri Lanka Aim To Maintain Ascendancy Against Australia

Sri Lanka, who defeated Pakistan 3-0 in their own stadium earlier this month, is confident in the face of the T20I series, with three games against Australia to be held on the Adelaide Oval on Sunday, October 27th.

The return of their regular skipper Lasith Malinga, who recorded 5/6 New Zealand bowling last month and a hat-trick in his last T20I last month, further strengthened visitors. Older strikers Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Perera and Kusal Mendis also return to the squad for more stability with promising young players like Oshada Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksha.

They had a wicket for the XI on Thursday, October 24th. Driving the Prime Minister, but will certainly be able to rely on their record against Australia after winning eight of the 13 tackles. What’s more, they defeated Aaron Finch 2-1 in the three-match series when they last toured Australia in February 2017.

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – OCTOBER 26: Aaron Finch captain of Australia holds the Twenty Twenty Trophy with Lasith Malinga captain of Sri Lanka during a Cricket Australia media opportunity at Adelaide Oval on October 26, 2019, in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Mark Brake/Getty Images)

The series for Australia marks the start of their preparation for the ICC Men’s T20 World Championship, which is now less than a year away. Skipper Aaron Finch, David Warner, and Steve Smith achieve an impressive top 3 result with Ashton Turner, Alex Carey, and Ben McDermott. Not to mention the dynamic Glenn Maxwell, whose career-best unbeaten 145 was 65 balls that came against the same opponent three years ago.

With Andrew Tye eliminated due to an elbow injury, Kane Richardson is likely to find a place in the finals alongside experienced duo Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins.

What Happened Last Time Between Australia And Sri Lanka?

Skipper Aaron Finch and then-opening partner Michael Klinger scored half a century before James Faulkner and Adam Zampa scored three goals per wicket and Australia emerged victorious with 41 runs at the Adelaide Oval in the final game of the three-game series in February 2017. This After Sri Lanka had already sealed the series and in each of the two previous games had each brought the thrilling victories of the last few balls.

Steve Smith, Said:

“I think it’s a great opportunity for 14 guys selected here to achieve this continuity and try to work together to hopefully be part of a World Cup, starting this summer. We have six games in a row. “

Lasith Malinga, Said:

“As a team, we are doing well in the T20 arena, we defeated New Zealand in the last T20 game when they played here last month and then we continued our good work in Pakistan and the three of them Defeated once. ” Nile. We won four games in a row and also climbed the T20 rankings. I think that’s good for the future team building. “

Weather Conditions | Australia vs Sri Lanka | Sunday 27 October 2019

In the second part of the day, it can be quite rainy, and with a cloud cover of up to 91% at the start of the game, both captains might be tempted to roll first. The second-placed teams won five of the seven games in the Adelaide Oval last year in the Big Bash League.

Teams Squad | Australia vs Sri Lanka | 1st T20I 2019

Teams Squad Before The Toss

Both teams will announce their final playing XI teams after the toss on match day.

Updated: October 26, 2019 — 6:29 pm

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