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SL vs AUS Dream11 Team Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report for 3rd ODI Sri Lanka vs Australia Dream 11 Prediction

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SL vs AUS Dream11: Sri Lanka host Australia in the 3rd ODI of the five-match series. Australia started the series with a two-wicket victory in the first ODI to take an early lead. However, hosts Sri Lanka fought back with a 26-run win in the second game to level the series. With three more games to go, both sides will look to take the lead in this match, which should make it an exciting contest once again.

SL vs AUS 3rd ODI Match Details

Sri Lanka vs Australia 3rd ODI

19 June, 2:30 PM IST

R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Pitch Report

Teams chasing have had an advantage at this venue with the average first innings total being 242 in ODI cricket.

Last result at the venue

The last ODI at this venue was played in 2021 between Sri Lanka and South Africa, which South Africa won by 67 runs.

Form Guide

Sri Lanka: WLWLW

Australia: LWLLW

(Last 5 ODI matches)

Sri Lanka Playing 11

Wanindu Hasaranga picked up a groin strain during the 1st ODI and might miss the game. Sri Lanka could also look to bring in Bhaunka Rajapaksa for this contest.

Danushka Gunathilaka

Pathum Nisanka

Kusal Mendis

Charith Asalanka

Dhananjaya de Silva

Dasun Shanaka (c)

Jeffrey Vandersay / Bhaunka Rajapaksa

Chamika Karunaratne

Dushmantha Chameera

Maheesh Theekshana

Dunith Wellalage

Kusal Mendis Stats in ODI

Kusal Mendis stats in ODI against Australia are impressive. He has scored 326 runs against Australia from eight matches. Mendis scored an unbeaten 86 in the first match of this series and has previously scored two fifties against Australia at this very venue.

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against AUS Batting Average
84 2419 36, 86*, 36, 7, 26 36, 86*, 30, 33, 1 31.01

Danushka Gunathilaka Stats in ODI

Danushka Gunathilaka has got good starts in this series with the bat. However, he has failed to convert the same and will be looking for a big innings in this match. He has 11 fifties and 2 hundreds to his name in ODI cricket and can be attacking at the top.

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against AUS Batting Average
46 1593 18,55,39,24,21 18,55,39,5,2 36.2

Australia Playing 11

Steve Smith hurt his left quad while batting and is under a cloud heading into the 3rd ODI.

David Warner

Aaron Finch (C)

Steve Smith / Travis Head

Marnus Labuschagne

Mitchell Marsh

Glenn Maxwell

Alex Carey (wk)

Ashton Agar

Pat Cummins

Matthew Kuhnemann

Josh Hazlewood

Glenn Maxwell Stats in ODI

Glenn Maxwell’s Stats in ODI against Sri Lanka are exceptional. He has scored 312 runs in eight matches. Not just at home, he has been in top form with the bat in Sri Lanka as well, scoring 110 runs from two matches in this series. Maxwell has been impressive with the ball as well and is a player to watch out for.

Matches Played Runs/Wickets Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against SL Batting Average/Bowling Average
118 2651/53 30 & 2/35, 80* & 0/60, 59 & 0/27, 63* & 1/43, 45 & 0/55 30 & 2/35, 80* & 0/60, 46* & 0/46, 102 & 0/35, 32 & 0/26 35.16/52.42

Pat Cummins Stats in ODI

Pat Cummins has emerged as one of Australia’s most successful pacers in all formats. He has an impressive record against Sri Lanka, picking six wickets in three matches. He picked up four wickets in the last match as well and is a genuine wicket-taking bowler.

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against SL Bowling average
71 115 1/53, 0/52, 3/67, 0/48, 4/35 -, -, 2/38, 0/48, 4/35 28.5

 

Who will win Sri Lanka vs Australia 3rd ODI today match?

Sri Lanka have won two consecutive ODI series out of the last five series that they have played prior to this series. They lost the first ODI but came back to level the series 1-1.

Australia have managed to win only two of their last five ODI matches. After winning the first ODI of the series, they crashed to another defeat in the second match.

Both sides have played 99 ODIs prior to this contest. Australia has the upper hand by a fair margin as they have managed to win 62 matches. Sri Lanka has won only 33 matches in this head-to-head battle. In Sri Lanka, both the teams have played 32 ODIs and the battle has been tight with the hosts winning 15 games while Australia have won 14 with three matches ending with no result.

Sri Lanka vs Australia Dream 11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Kusal Mendis, Alex Carey

Batsmen: David Warner, Danushka Gunathilaka, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne

All-rounder: Glenn Maxwell, Dhananjaya de Silva

Bowlers: Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Chamika Karunaratne

Captain, Vice-Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Glenn Maxwell, Dhananjaya de Silva

Captain, Vice-Captain for Grand League:  David Warner, Pat Cummins

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