Sri Lanka after winning the test series with a whitewash against Australia now Sri Lanka is taking on Australia in ODI series and right now Australia is leading this five-match series with 1-0. Sri Lanka lost their first match against Australia at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on 21 August 2016, Sunday. Australia won the match by chasing the target of 228 by losing their 7 wickets while chasing this title. Australia vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI prediction, head to head stats and match preview are below.
In first ODI Sri Lankan batsman’s failed to post good score because of the Dinesh Chandimal not out 80 runs off 118 balls and Kusal Mendis 67 runs off 95 balls knocks Sri Lanka manage to post 227 runs target against Australia. After posting low score also low score Lankan bowlers tried hard and they also picked up a wicket at right time nut they were short by 50 runs to stop Australia. Dilruwan Perera picked up 3 wickets for 48 runs and at one point Australia was struggling against Lankan bowling attack.
Because of James Faulkner and Mitchell Starc Australia restricted the Sri Lanka. Faulkner picked up 4 wickets for 38 runs in his ten overs and Mitchell Starc also picked up 3 wickets for 32 runs in ten overs. After blazing start by Aaron Finch 56 runs off just 46 balls Australia was looking in a good position but they lost some wickets and their momentum also but Steve Smith and George Bailey build a match-winning partnership. Mitchell Starc scored a match winning run and Faulkner was the Man of the Match.
Australia vs Sri Lanka Match Preview
Australia will look to retain their lead in this series and win their second match. Sri Lanka to look forward to winning this match and equal this series and to stay in this series. Australia will be wishing to win this series by zero lost so they can avenge Sri Lanka by winning this series with whitewash.
Australia will be more confident for this 2nd ODI and Sri Lanka players to work on their batting and also fielding because they dropped Smith Catch ad that led them losing the first ODI. Australian player should also work on their batting little. Australia is looking more balanced side than Sri Lanka in ODI
Australia vs Sri Lanka ODI Prediction Who Will Win
Head to Head record of ODI’s between Australia and Sri Lanka