After a clinical win against Pakistan, the Australian Team will now head back to Kennington Oval to face Sri Lanka in the 20th fixture of the 2019 ICC World Cup. Australia would be eyeing to bag another two points in quest of securing their semi-final berth.  The Sri Lankan team, who has not been in solid form, will be hoping to finally get some game time after two their last two games got abandoned due to rain. We can anticipate another thrilling contest when the Kangaroos take on the Underdogs in London tomorrow.

Match Details

 

Date: Saturday, 15th June 2019

Time: 03:00 PM IST

Venue: Kennington Oval, London

League: ICC World Cup 2019

Live Telecast: Star Network

Online Streaming: Hotstar 

 

Venue Stats

 

Avg 1st Innings score: 250

Avg 2nd Innings score: 217

Highest Total: 398/5 (50 Ov) by NZ vs ENG

Lowest Total: 103/10 (41 Ov) by ENG vs RSA

Highest Chased: 322/3 (48.4 Ov) by SL vs IND

Lowest Defended: 260/5 (50 Ov) by AUS vs ENG

 

Team News

 

Sri Lanka

  • Jeevan Mendis can make his way back to the starting lineup in place of Nuwan Pradeep who has been ruled out due to an injury.

Australia

  • Australia is expected to go ahead with the same lineup.

 

Squads

 

Sri Lanka

Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Avishka Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Jeffery Vandersay, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Jeevan Mendis, Milinda Siriwardana

Australia

Aaron Finch (capt), Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa

 

Key players

 

Sri Lanka

  • Kusal Perera
  • Kusal Mendis
  • Lasith Malinga

Australia

  • David Warner
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Pat Cummins

 

Probable Playing XI

 

Sri Lanka

Kusal Perera, Dimuth Karunaratane, Kusal Mendis, Lahiru Thirimane, Dhananjay de Silva/ Milinda Siriwardana, Angelo Matthews, Thisara Perera, Jeevan Mendis, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal and Lasith Malinga

Australia

David Warner, Aaron Finch, Usman Khwaja, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Mitch Starc, Adam Zampa and Nathan Lyon/ Coulter-Nile