Sri Lanka will lock horns against the Australian team in the third fixture of the five-match bilateral ODI series at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. In the 2nd ODI, Sri Lanka posted 220 on the board, before rain caused the delay. The revised target for Australia was 216 in 43 overs. However, the visitors were dismissed for 189 and lost by 26 runs. The Australian team will rely on the contributions of Glenn Maxwell and Pat Cummins. The key players for the home team will be Kusal Mendis and Dunith Wellalage.
Sri Lanka vs Australia, 3rd ODI
Date & Time: 19th June at 2:30 PM IST and Local Time
Venue: R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network & Sony LIV
SL vs AUS, 3rd ODI Pitch Report:
The games played earlier in the month at this venue witnessed the support to the bowlers as well as batters, and the same is expected in this fixture as well. A total of 250 will be the par score on this venue.
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SL vs AUS, 3rd ODI Probable Playing XIs:
Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Chamika Karunaratne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage
David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Alex Carey (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Kuhnemann, Josh Hazlewood
Top Picks for SL vs AUS Dream11 Match:
Top Picks- Batters
Although he has not been able to play a big inning, Smith has been able to provide hefty contributions and has garnered 81 runs in two innings.
The right-handed batter is expected to contribute to both the departments. He has scored 42 runs and picked up 2 wickets in the series.
Top Picks- All-Rounders
The talented youngster has picked wickets at crunch moments and has absorbed the pressure well in his debut series. He is the joint-highest wicket-taker with four scalps and contributed 20 runs with the bat.
The all-rounder is the best pick for this game due to his consistent contributions and has amassed 110 runs at a strike rate of 144.73.
Top Picks- Bowlers
The experienced pacer made a return to the side in the last game and made an immediate impact by picking up four wickets.
The bowling all-rounder was impressive with his accuracy and finished with figures of 3/47 in the 2nd ODI to win the game for the team.
Top Picks- Wicket-Keeper
The wicketkeeper is the leading run-getter of the ODI series with 122 runs in two innings at a strike rate of 95.31, with a top score of 86*.