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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Australia Tour of Sri Lanka - 1st T20I - Australia vs Sri Lanka - 7 June, 2022

Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera
Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera
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The 1st T20I of the Australia Tour of Sri Lanka, 2022 will take place on the 7th of June 2022 between Australia and Sri Lanka at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Live Scores and Stats - 1st T20I - Australia vs Sri Lanka



Current T20I form Australia:

Australia had last played 1 T20I against Pakistan which they won by 3 wickets.

Prior to that, they participated in a 5 match T20I series against Sri Lanka at home, which they won by 3-1.

The highest run scorer for Australia in the T20I series against Sri Lanka was Josh Inglis, with 155 runs to his name in 5 matches at an average of 38.75 and an impressive strike rate of 143.51.

The highest wicket taker for Australia in the T20I series against Sri Lanka was Josh Hazlewood with 8 wickets in 3 matches to his name. He bowled with an impressive economy rate of 5.41.



Current T20I Form Sri Lanka:


Sri Lanka have not been in the best of form in the T20I format.

They last played a T20I series against India which they lost by 3-0.

Prior to that, they participated in a 5 match T20I series against Australia, which they lost by 3-1.


The highest run scorer for Sri Lanka in the T20I series against Australia was Pathum Nissanka with 184 runs to his name in 5 matches at an average of 36.80.

The highest wicket taker for Sri Lanka in the T20I series against Australia was Dushmantha Chameera with 7 scalps under his belt in 5 matches played.



Let’s have a look at the squads:


Australia T20I 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

Sri Lanka T20I 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


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? – Sri Lanka

Who will win?- Australia

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) –  Josh Inglis (Australia), Pathum Nissanka (Sri Lanka)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ashton Agar (Australia), Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka)

Most Sixes – Glenn Maxwell (Australia), Bhanuka Rajapaksa (Sri Lanka)

Player of the Match- Glenn Maxwell (Australia)

Team Scores Batting first – Australia 160+, Sri Lanka 145+

Match Handicap: Australia


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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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