ICC T20 World Cup Australia vs Sri Lanka: Match Preview
Australia, who came with the status of defending champion in the T20 World Cup, has to face Sri Lanka in the seventh match of Super-12 on Tuesday. Hosts Australia will be looking for their first win in the tournament, while 2014 champions Sri Lanka will be looking to score a four in the tournament.
They have won three consecutive matches in the tournament. In his first match in Super-12, they defeated Ireland by 9 wickets. While defending champions Australia were defeated by World Test champions New Zealand by 89 runs in the first match of this round.
Australia vs Sri Lanka: Australia heavy on statistics, but Sri Lanka won the last match
If you look at the figures, of course, Australia has the upper hand. However, the last match between the two has been in favor of the Sri Lankan team. Talking about the overall matches played between the two, Australia has won 14 out of the total 25 matches played so far, while Sri Lanka has only 10 wins in its account. A match is tied.
Talking about the matches of both in the T20 World Cup, both teams have faced each other 4 times. Of these, 3 have been won by Australia and one by Sri Lanka.
Australia fits in all departments, but Sri Lanka is struggling
When it comes to strengths and weaknesses, Australia is looking at the top in every department. Whether it is about batting or bowling, or the fitness of the players. At the same time, the Sri Lankan team seems to be struggling. In the last match, his opener Pathum Nisanka did not land. The team’s fast bowlers are also out due to injury.