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Australia vs Sri-Lanka. Image Credits: ICC

Sri Lanka takes on Australia in the third and the final T20I of the three-match series in Pallekele on June 11. The Aussies have already won the series winning the first two games. They will be looking for a clean sweep in the final game. For Sri Lanka, it is a matter of playing for pride. 

Both teams play a five-match ODI series followed by a two-match Test series after the ongoing SL vs AUS T20I series. The ODI series will be a part of the ODI Super League while the Test series will be a part of the ICC WTC 2021-23. 

Wanindu Hasaranga
Wanindu Hasaranga. (Photo: Twitter)

Sri Lanka have been totally outplayed at home by the Aussies. In the first two games, their batters have not been able to score 150 runs as a unit. Their bowlers have done their best to defend the two low totals but they could not do much. However, they have a chance to make a comeback in this last game followed by the ODI and the Test series. 

Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc. Image: Cricket Australia

Australia, have injury concerns heading into the third and final game. Mitchell Starc has been ruled out of the final T20I and the ODI series after he injured his bowling arm. Sean Abbott has also been ruled out after getting injured while batting in the nets. 

SL vs AUS Head to Head Records, Sri Lanka’s Head-to-Head Record Against Australia – Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 3rd T20I

Sri Lanka vs Australia
Sri Lanka vs Australia (Credits: Twitter)

Total number of matches played: 23

Matches won by SL: 9

Matches won by AUS: 14

Matches played in Sri Lanka: 5 (SL 2, AUS 3)

Matches played in Asia: 5 (SL 2, AUS 3)

SL average score against AUS: 143

AUS average score against SL: 156

Most runs for SL: 230 Pathum Nissanka

Most runs for AUS:603 (David Warner)

Most wickets for SL: 8 Dushmantha Chameera

Most wickets for AUS: 11 Mitchell Starc

Also Read: SL vs AUS: Mitchell Starc Ruled Out Of 3rd T20I; Jhye Richardson Named As Cover For ODI Series

Anshuman Roy

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