T20 WC 2022| Australia vs Sri Lanka | Fantasy tips & predictions

Australia and Sri Lanka are set to clash in the 7th match of the T20 World Cup. Australia are coming into this match with a humiliating 89-run loss against New Zealand while Sri Lanka are coming into this match with quite the momentum after their 9-wicket victory against Australia. 

A loss for the former champions will make it difficult for them to qualify for the semis while a victory for Sri Lanka makes gets them a step forward to qualify for the semis. 

Match timings

Toss start time: 16:00 IST (10:30 AM GMT)

Match start time: 16:30 IST (11:00 AM GMT)

Match Venue: Perth Stadium, Perth


Matches played: 25. AUS: 15. SL: 10

Notable Stats

Highest run scorer: David Warner (642)*

Highest wicket-taker:  Adam Zampa (21)*

Weather conditions and pitch:

AUS vs SL fantasy tips T20 WC 2022

Team news

Australia: Steve Smith or Cameron Green might find a place in the squad after Australia's loss to New Zealand, it may happen at the cost of pinch-hitter Tim David.

Probable Playing XI: David Warner, Aaron Finch(C), Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith/ Cameron Green, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade(wk), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

Sri Lanka: No changes are expected to be made for Sri Lanka unless an injury occurs.

Probable Playing XI: Kusal Mendis(wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Ashen Bandara, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka(C), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Binura Fernando

Must- Picks

David Warner has a good record against Sri Lanka, scoring the most amount of runs when Australia and Sri Lanka have faced each other in T20Is. Wanindu Hasaranga is another must-pick as he is currently the highest wicket-taker in the ongoing T20 World Cup (9*).

Adam Zampa and Kusal Mendis are the other two picks as they have been in stunning form. The 27-year-old Sri Lankan opener is also the leading run-getter in this tournament with 171 runs under his belt at an incredible average and strike rate of 57 and 161 respectively.

AUS vs SL fantasy team

AUS vs SL fantasy team
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Captain and Vice-captain picks

David Warner Josh Hazlewood T20 WC 2022
David Warner (C) & Josh Hazlewood (Vc)


Sportco predicts Australia to defeat Sri Lanka and register their first points of the tournament.


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