(Match Preview, Playing XI, H2H Record, Ground Stats, Weather Report, Pitch Report and Match Prediction)
Match Preview: (By- Anuj)
Hello and welcome to the preview & match prediction of The second match of the five-match ODI series between Sri Lanka and Australia, which one will be played on 16th June at Pallekele.
Australia won the first ODI against Sri Lanka by two wickets in rain effected match by DLS method. With the win, the Australian team has also taken a 1-0 lead in the five-match ODI series.
Srilankan side put the target of 301 run in 50 over with the support of Gunathilka (55), Nishanka (56), Mendis (86*) and finished by Hasranga in death overs (37). Hasranga taken 4 wickets with spent 58 runs but it was not sufficient for Srilanka to win the match because he didn’t get proper support from other side.
On the other side Australia was chasing the target of 301 run, Australia lost earlier wicket in the face of Warner, after that Australia got support from Finch(44), Smith(53), Stoinis(44) and Maxwell(80) and chase down the target.
In the second ODI Host team will look to better up their performance from the first game and draw level against Australia in the ODI series.
Sri Lanka Probable XI: Pathum Nissanka, Danuskha Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Dunith Wellalage and Maheesh Theekshana
Australia Probable XI: Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Steve Smith, Marnus Labushagne, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Aston Agar, Pat Cummins, Jhy Richardson and Josh Hazlewood
Total Matches: 99
Sri Lanka Won: 33
Australia Won: 62
No Result: 4
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 28°C and humidity will be 73%. The speed of the wind will be around 8 km/h and the sky will be cloudy. Rain can effect during match time.
The pitch at the Pallekele Stadium is sporting track, both batters and bowlers will get some support from the pitch. If batsman will get set on the pitch then, they can play their shots, the spinners have been getting some turn from the ball after as it gets a bit old. whoever will win the toss expected that one will look for bowl first.
Match Timings- 2:30 PM IST
Live Streaming – Sony Six and Sony LIV app
Sri Lanka will win (Jackpot Match) 🇱🇰