SL vs AUS Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Sri Lanka And Australia, Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 2nd Test. Australia and Sri Lanka are set to square off with each other in the 2nd Test of the ongoing series. SL vs AUS 2nd Test begins on July 8 (Friday) at Galle International Stadium in Galle.
Pat Cummins is the skipper of Australia in the SL vs AUS Test series while Dimuth Karunaratne is the captain of Sri Lanka. Australia leads the two-match Test series 1-0 after winning the 1st Test. Now, Sri Lanka needs to win the 2nd Test to finish the series in a tie.
In SL vs AUS 1st Test, Sri Lanka opted to bat first and piled up 212-10 on the board in the 1st innings. Openers Pathum Nissanka and Dimuth Karunaratne scored 23 and 28 respectively, failing to come up with big knocks. Later, Niroshan Dickwella slammed 58 runs to take Sri Lanka to 212 all-out. Nathan Lyon scalped a fifer for the team.
In response, Australia was bowled out for 321, gaining a 109-run lead. For Australia, Usman Khawaja slammed a 71-run knock. Cameron Green also scored a good knock of 77 after Aussies lost a few quick wickets in the middle. Ramesh Mendis scalped a 4-wicket-haul.
Against a lead of 109, Sri Lanka failed to bat well in the 2nd innings. They could only score 113 runs before losing all wickets. Four wicket hauls by Nathan Lyon and Travis Head took a big toll on Sri Lanka’s batting. In the end, Australia easily managed to smash the 5 runs needed for victory in the final innings and won by 10 wickets.
SL vs AUS Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Sri Lanka And Australia, Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 2nd Test
SL vs AUS Head-to-Head Records
|Stats||Matches||SL Won||AUS Won||Draw|
|At Galle International Stadium, Galle||5||1||3||1|
|In last 5 matches||5||2||3||0|
|In Sri Lanka||17||4||7||6|
Recent Venue Records (Galle International Stadium, Galle)
Total matches- 38
Matches won batting first- 21
Matches won bowling first- 11
Average 1st Inns scores- 361
Average 2nd Inns scores- 303
Average 3rd Inns scores- 232
Average 4th Inns scores- 149
Highest total recorded- 638/10 (196 Ov) by BAN vs SL
Lowest total recorded- 73/10 (28.5 Ov) by RSA vs SL
Toss Prediction for SL vs AUS Match
The team winning the toss might opt to bat first. At Galle international stadium, 21 matches out of 38 Tests have been won batting first. Hence, batting first is the better option at this stadium in Tests. Both the teams will consider the record at the stadium before the toss and will prefer to bat first if they win.
Predicted Scores For SL vs AUS Match
|Team||1st Innings||2nd Innings|
Players’ Form- Sri Lanka- Batting
|Dhananjaya de Silva||1||35||12.50|
Who will score the most runs for SL in the match: Niroshan Dickwella or Dimuth Karunaratne
Players’ Form- Sri Lanka- Bowling
|Dhananjaya de Silva||1||1||8.0|
Who will pick the most wickets for SL in the match: Ramesh Mendis or Asitha Fernando
Players’ Form- Australia- Batting
Who will score the most runs for AUS in the match: Usman Khawaja or David Warner
Players’ Form- Australia- Bowling