SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Marcus Stoinis of Australia (2nd L) celebrates the wicket of Chris Woakes of England run out with his team mates during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Warm Up match between England and Australia at the Ageas Bowl on May 25, 2019 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)
Sri Lanka vs Australia Australia Sri Lanka has been one of the unfortunate sides in the 2019 World Cup as two out of their four matches were surrendered because of downpour. In spite of the fact that Dimuth Karunartne and Co are mulling at the fifth spot on the focuses table with four points, their Net Run Rate of – 1.517 isn’t in the best of shapes using any and all means. Their next match is versus the Aaron Finch-captained Australia on May 15 at the Kennington Oval in London. Back in the warm-ups, the Aussies vanquished the Lankans easily. The Men dressed in Yellow have gathered three successes and are set second in the table. In the World Cup, the Lankans have beaten the Aussies just once in 1996, losing seven amusements. Thusly, it’s a sorry shock that Australia is the firm most loved for the experience. In the interim, another misfortune will put Sri Lanka’s crusade in the doldrums.

Weather Predictions

One more time, the climate is relied upon to be horrid for playing cricket. From 11 AM to 7 PM at night, there are odds of serious downpour. The sun will be there in the first part of the day, however step by step the mists will dominate. The air will be pleasant and cool with the temperature floating around 16 and 18 degrees Celsius. The mugginess will be during the 60s.

Pitch Report

The track at the setting has favored the group batting first, in the competition. Three out of the four matches conflicted with the pursuing group. A day or two ago, even New Zealand stressed to pursue down 245 and lost eight wickets. Subsequently, groups won’t have any desire to go for broke of batting second on the strip. The deck is likewise conjectured to hinder a small piece as the match advances.

Playing blends

Sri Lanka

The Lankans may bring quick bowler Nuwan Pradeep in the eleven. Before the game versus Bangladesh, he built up a cut and separation on his finger from the bowling arm and was controlled out of the game. Be that as it may, before the following match, he has come back to the nets and furthermore bowled for around 25 minutes. An approach his accessibility for the game will be taken on Friday. Lasith Malinga is likewise back in the wake of going to his relative burial service. In the bowling office, Suranga Lakmal will wish to offer some kind of reparation in the wake of going wicketless in the initial two amusements. Any semblance of Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, and Angelo Mathews need to discover their mood too. Kusal Perera and Karunaratne’s job will be basic if the Lankans are to set up a decent score.  

Plausible XI

Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Kusal Perera (wk), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Jeevan Mendis/Nuwan Pradeep, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga.


The Aussies may not roll out any improvements to their playing eleven. Marcus Stoinis has a side strain and there’s an uncertainty on his arrival.  Kane Richardson may need to clear path for Adam Zampa remembering the idea of the pitch. Aaron Finch and David Warner terminating together is certainly an unpropitious sign for the restriction.


Steve Smith will need to present appropriate reparations after an uncommon disappointment versus Pakistan. It’ll additionally be fascinating to see where Khawaja and Marsh bat. Glenn Maxwell has looked undermining yet will be yet to get a major score. Nathan Coulter-Nile additionally appeared to discover his touch. The Aussies will again rely upon Mitchell Starc and the solid Pat Cummins to get the early leaps forward.

Playing 11

Aaron Finch (C), David Warner, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Usman Khawaja, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson/Adam Zampa

Likely Top Performer

Angelo Mathews – Sri Lanka | David Warner – Australia

Communicate Details

Television – Star Sports Online–Hotstar Match Timings – 15:00 IST; 10:30 nearby   Sri Lanka vs Australia  

The expectation is for Australia to win the match.

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