SL vs AUS: Match Preview – Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 2nd T20I

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SL vs AUS: Match Preview – Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 2nd T20I. Sri Lanka and Australia are set to lock heads in the 2nd T20I clash of the ongoing series. The SL vs AUS 2nd T20I game is set to take place on June 8 (Wednesday) at R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka 2022 will comprise three T20Is, five ODIs, and two Tests. Earlier in February, Sri Lanka toured Australia for a five-match T20I series. In the series, Sri Lanka faced a miserable defeat by losing 4 games out of 5. In the first T20I, Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 10 wickets.

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Sri Lanka also toured India for a three-match T20I series earlier in February. Sri Lanka lost all three games against India and faced a whitewash 0-3. Australia last played a T20I match against Pakistan in April. In the one-off T20I game, Australia defeated Pakistan by 3 wickets.

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In head-to-head encounters in T20I while playing in Sri Lanka, both the teams have played 5 matches so far. Australia has won 3 games while Sri Lanka has won 2 matches. In the last five encounters, Australia has defeated Sri Lanka in 4 games and lost only 1.

SL vs AUS: Match Preview – Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 2nd T20I

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka is led by Dasun Shanaka in the T20I series. They have named an 18-member squad for the series. Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa are a few crucial batsmen for the team. Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasaranga, and Maheesh Theekshana are a few important bowlers for the team.

Dasun Shanaka
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SL Squad: Dasun Shanaka (C), Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Nuwanidu Fernando, Lahiru Madushanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Kasun Rajitha, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana, Ramesh Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Praveen Jayawickrama, Lakshan Sandakan.

Australia

Australia Players, SL vs AUS
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Australia is led by Aaron Finch in SL vs AUS T20I series. They have named a 15-member squad for the T20I series. Among batsmen, David Warner, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, and Mitchell Marsh are crucial players for the team. Among bowlers, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, and Josh Hazlewood are important names.

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AUS Squad: Aaron Finch (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David Warner.

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