World cup 2019 is moving with some thrill every day. in the list of World Cup matches, today is scheduled for the teams Australia and Sri Lanka at 3.00 PM IST in Kennington Oval, London, England. Both the teams have played in 4 matches each and Australia is at the 3rd position with 6 points by winning 3 matches. Sri Lanka is at 5th place with 4 points by 1 win 1 loss and 2 abounded matches.
Australia has shown a great performance in the previous matches. Finch and Warner are in the right form and expected to score more in the current match as well. Now in the current match, Marcus Stonis has a side and there is no assurance for his return. So it can be expected that Shaun Marsh may persist and Kane Richardson needs to make way for Adam Zampa. Steve Smith needs to present a good performance since he did not do well in the previous match.
The playing 11: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Glenn Maxwell, Steven Smith, Shaun Marsh, Alex Carey, Nathan colter-Nile, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon/ Adam Zampa
It is expected that the team would bring Nuwan Pradeep in the playing eleven. Since was injured in the previous match and he returned to the net and bowled to 25 minutes. Now Malinga is also back to the team and the bowling team is strong with him. The likes of Angelo Mathews, Kusal Medis, and Dhananjaya de Silva are in need to find their rhythm. The role of Kusal Perera and Karunaratne will be critical if they need to put a high score on the scoreboard.
The playing 11: Dimuth Karunarathe, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thirsara Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep, Lasith Malinga
Head to head matches in ODI
Total number of matches: 96
Matches won by Australia: 60
Matches won by Sri Lanka: 32
Tie/ Abandoned/ no result/ Canceled: 4
Head to head matches in World Cup
Total number of matches: 10
Matches won by Australia: 7
Matches won by Sri Lanka: 2
Tie/ Abandoned/ no result/ Canceled: 1
What to expect in the match?
Today is yet another day where there are more chances for severe rain. At the early of the day, it is expected to have sun but when the day progress the sky will become cloudy and there may rain. The humidity is expected to be about 50s to 60s.
The pitch is expected to favor the team that bats first and to has a good score. The chasing team needs to work hard to defend the runs in the scoreboard.
Both the teams are strong enough to fight in the battle but Australia is in still more capable to win the match. With a high level of expectations, the cricket lovers are waiting for the match. It is now the time to wait for the interesting match and to enjoy the boundaries and sixes.