Australia vs Sri Lanka Match Prediction Today:
On Tuesday, Australia will meet Sri Lanka in the first ODI in a five-match series at the Pallekele International Stadium. The Ozzies are all set to face Sri Lanka in a five-match series after defeating the hosts 2-1 in the T-20I series. According to its present players, Australia will start the series as favorites.
Match – 1 of 5 @ 2:30 PM IST
Venue – Pallekele International Stadium, Pallekele
Where to watch live:
The game between Australia and Sri Lanka will be telecasted on the Sony Sports network. While the live streaming of the game will be available on the Sony liv app.
You can track live updates on the Stumps and Bails website as well.
New Players Availability:
The teams will play with their full potential.
Pallekele Stadium’s field is noted for high-scoring games. On this pitch, the average score is 175 runs. Those that chose to bat first won 11 of the 20 games, while teams that chose to pursue won 7. As a result, the captain who won the toss prefers to bat first, and a high-scoring bonanza is expected on Saturday.
AUS Vs SL Probable Playing XI:
Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Alex Carey (wk), Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Jhye Richardson
Sri Lanka XI:
Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dinesh Chandimal, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Kusal Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Wanindu Hasaranga
AUS Vs SL Power Play scores:
The Australian openers had a fantastic T20 series and will hope to maintain that energy into the ODI series. In the first six overs, the visitors should be able to put 60-65 runs on the board. While Sri Lanka’s openers must try to gain some momentum early on. They are expected to score somewhere between 40-45 runs.
AUS Vs SL Death Over scores:
The Australian team features a number of strong power hitters in their lineup, and they can score 70-75 runs in the last 10 overs. Sri Lanka also has a couple of good hitters, who have the ability to make a huge impact during the IPL and if they perform to their potential, Sri Lanka might score 60 odd runs in the death overs as well.
AUS Vs SL Overall scores:
Both teams can reach a score of approximately 260+ runs if their batters establish some momentum in the early overs of the match, especially during the Power Play overs.
Who will win Today’s match between AUS Vs SL?
With the kind of form Australia is in, we can say that they are favorites to win the match. Sri Lanka must bring their A-game as they did in the last T20 to match up to Australia’s level and give them tough competition.
AUS Vs SL Match Prediction:
Australia is already full of confidence after winning the T-20 series 2-1 against Sri Lanka, and everyone expects them to play a similar style of cricket in the ODIs as well. While the host nation is not a poor squad themselves, they can also have a major impact on the results of the match. If we were to count favorites, the dibs go to Australia.
**Disclaimer: Please note that the cricket match predictions are based on our analysis and they do not promise fixed results**