SL vs AUS Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Sri Lanka And Australia, Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 1st ODI

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

Sri Lanka and Australia go head to head in the first of the five ODIs in Pallekele. The Aussies won the T20I series 2-1 and are now looking to win the ODI series as well. Both teams have important points up for grabs as they look to move up the ICC ODI Super League points table. 

The Aussies have already announced the playing XI for the first ODI. Pat Cummins returns to the side with Mitchell Starc ruled out of the first few ODIs. Adding to Starc in the injury list is Kane Richardson who is ruled out of the series with a hamstring injury.

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There are no injury concerns in the Sri Lankan camp. The side is motivated ahead of the first ODI after their brilliant win in the final T20I. Skipper Dasun Shanaka scored an unbeaten 54 off 25 deliveries as the Lankans won the game with a ball to spare. Having lost theT20I series, they are looking to make up for it in the ODIs. 

SL vs AUS Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Sri Lanka And Australia, Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 1st ODI 

Sri Lanka vs Australia Head To Head In ODIs

Sri Lanka vs Australia, Dasun Shanaka, Aaron Finch
Sri Lanka vs Australia (Credits: Twitter)

Matches Played -98

Australia Won -61

Sri Lanka Won -33

Last 5 Matches- Aus (4) SL (1)

Recent Venue Records (Pallekele International Stadium, Pallakale) 

Pallekele International Stadium
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STATS – ODI

Total matches 28

Matches won batting first 12

Matches won bowling first 16

Average 1st Inns scores 252

Average 2nd Inns scores 203

Highest total recorded 363/7 (50 Ov) by RSA vs SL

Lowest total recorded 70/10 (24.4 Ov) by ZIM vs SL

Highest score chased 300/5 (48.3 Ov) by SL vs ZIM

Lowest score defended 206/9 (36 Ov) by WI vs SL

Who Will Score Most Runs For Australia: David Warner / Aaron Finch 

Who Will Take Most Wickets For Australia: Pat Cummins / Josh Hazlewood

Who Will Score Most Runs For Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal / Charith Asalanka

Who Will Take Most Wickets For Sri Lanka: Wanindu Hasaranga / Dushmantha Chameera

SL vs AUS Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Sri Lanka And Australia, Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 1st ODI

Australia are favorites to win the first ODI and the series given that they have already won the T20I series. They have the squad despite all the injury concerns to win the ODI series. 

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