ICC Cricket World Cup | Match 20: Sri Lanka Vs Australia – Prediction, Team Analysis, Playing XIs and Streaming Details

Sri Lanka Vs Australia


Sri Lanka has been one of the unfortunate sides in the 2019 World Cup as two out of their four matches didn’t occur because of a downpour. Although Dimuth Karunartne and Co are grieving at the fifth spot on the points table with four points, their Net Run Rate of – 1.517 isn’t in the best of shapes using any 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 accumulated three successes and are second in the table. In the World Cup, the Lankans have beaten the Aussies just once in 1996, losing seven amusements. 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.

Pitch Conditions And Weather

The track at the setting has favoured 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. Consequently, groups won’t have any desire to go for broke of batting second on the strip. The deck is likewise theorised to hinder a small piece as the match advances.

Trent Bridge

One more time, the climate is relied upon to be bleak for playing cricket. From 11 AM to 7 PM, there are odds of a severe downpour. The sun will be there toward the beginning of the day; however, continuously, the mists will dominate. The air will be decent and neat with the temperature floating around 16 and 18 degrees Celsius. The moistness will be during the 60s.

Team Analysis:


Australia Cricket Team, ICC Cricket World Cup

The Aussies may not make any changes to their playing eleven. Marcus Stoinis has a side strain, and there’s a doubt on his return. It means Shaun Marsh is likely to be persisted. Kane Richardson may have to make way for Adam Zampa bearing in mind the nature of the pitch. Aaron Finch and David Warner firing together is an ominous sign for the opposition.

Steve Smith will want to make amends after a rare failure versus Pakistan. It’ll also be interesting to see where Khawaja and Marsh bat. Glenn Maxwell has looked threatening but is yet to get a big score. Nathan Coulter-Nile also seemed to find his touch. The Aussies will again depend on Mitchell Starc and the ever-so-reliable Pat Cummins to get the early breakthroughs.

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
Australia Cricket Team, ICC Cricket World Cup
Possible XI

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Cricket Team, ICC Cricket World Cup

The Lankans may bring quick bowler Nuwan Pradeep in the eleven. Preceding the game versus Bangladesh, he built up a cut and separation on his finger from the bowling arm and eliminated out of the game. Be that as it may, before the next match, he has come back to the nets and furthermore bowled for around 25 minutes. An approach to his availibility for the game will be conducted on Friday.

Lasith Malinga is likewise back after going to his related memorial service. In the bowling division, Suranga Lakmal will wish to offer some reparation in the wake of going wicketless in the initial two diversions. Any likes of Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, and Angelo Mathews need to discover their form also. Kusal Perera and Karunaratne’s job will be essential if the Lankans are to set up a decent score.

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.
Sri Lanka Cricket Team, ICC Cricket World Cup
Sri Lanka
Possible X1

Streaming, Predictions and Final Word​

After the washout, Sri Lanka needs a win and Australia needs to get high hopes back. Both will give a good contest as both have veterans in their team and have got their data to exploit the weakness of the opponent

Angelo Matthews will perform for Sri Lanka and David Warner for Australia.

Prediction: Australia has the highest odds to win this match.


  • Online: Hotstar
  • TV Broadcast: Star Sports
  • Time : 18:00 IST, 10:30 local

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