AUS vs SL (Australia vs Sri Lanka), 1st T20I - Match Information
Match: Australia vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I
Date: 11th February 2022
Time: 01:40 PM IST
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney
AUS vs SL (Australia vs Sri Lanka), 1st T20I Preview
The opening match of the "Sri Lanka in Australia, 5 T20I Series, 2022" will be played between Australia and Sri Lanka (AUS vs SL). The match will be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney.
In their last 5 games, Sri Lanka have won 2 games and lost 3. In their last 5 games, Australia have won 4 games and lost 1.
Both teams last played against each other in the Super 12 - Match 22 of the ICC World Twenty20, 2021 where David Warner scored the highest fantasy points for Australia with 99 match fantasy points while Wanindu Hasaranga topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Sri Lanka with 71 match fantasy points.
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AUS vs SL, Pitch Report and Conditions
The pitch at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches is 166 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 40% of its matches. So the toss does not make much of a difference here.
The pacers have earned 79% of the total bowling fantasy points at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea.
AUS vs SL, Head to Head
In the 17 matches played between these 2 teams, Australia have won 9 matches and Sri Lanka have won 8 matches. Australia Batsmans have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while All-Rounders have earned the most fantasy points for Sri Lanka.
AUS vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Batters and Wicket-Keepers
Charith Asalanka has scores of 52*, 52, 23 & 71 runs respectively in his last 5 T20 matches. He can also be handy with the ball if needed and can give bonus fantasy points.
Steve Smith can be a good pick for this match as Australia might play him at number 3 given that Mitch Marsh is rested. He also has done decently well in home T20Is as his scores read 24, 46, 12 & 80* in last 4 innings.
Given that Warner is rested, Mathew Wade will most likely open the innings along with Finch in this match. As context, he has played 2 T20Is at this venue (SCG) and had scored of 80 & 58 runs respectively.
AUS vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Bowlers
Adam Zampa is in sensational form as he has taken at least a wicket in each of last 13 T20Is (total 22 wickets in these)
Binura Fernando has taken 3, 0, 1, 2 & 1 wickets respectively in his last 5 T20 matches and thus is in decent form.
Josh Hazlewood had a sensational 2021 in T20Is as he picked up 23 wickets in just 15 matches that too at an impressive economy of 6.87 and will look to carry the same momentum in this series as well.
AUS vs SL Dream11 Prediction: All-Rounders
Wanindu Hasaranga has picked up 2, 3, 3 & 2 wickets respectively in his last 4 T20I matches. He does provide runs with the bat also as in his last 5 batting innings in T20Is he has scored a total of 119 runs.
Glenn Maxwell is an in form pick as in his last 4 T20 matches he has scored 154*, 37, 16 & 68* runs respectively. Also, he does have a knack of picking wickets in odd matches with his off break.
AUS vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Captain and Vice-Captain
Wanindu Hasaranga has an average of 80 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and a low XFactor.
Glenn Maxwell has an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.9 and a high XFactor.
Charith Asalanka has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 9 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and a high XFactor.
Adam Zampa has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and a medium XFactor.
Binura Fernando has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 6 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and a low XFactor.
AUS vs SL Dream11 Team Today
Wicket-Keeper: Matthew Wade
Batters: Charith Asalanka, Marcus Stoinis and Steven Smith
All-Rounders: Dasun Shanaka, Glenn Maxwell and Wanindu Hasaranga
Bowlers: Adam Zampa, Binura Fernando, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc
Captain: Wanindu Hasaranga
Vice-Captain: Glenn Maxwell