Australia vs Sri Lanka Prediction, Preview 1st ODI 2016

After getting whitewash by Sri Lanka now Australia is all set to play ODI series of five matches. Australia is under pressure because the Lankan players defeated them miserably. Now Australia will look to take revenge for that great loss in this series. All ODI matches will be telecast on  Tensports, Fox Sports, Sky Sports. Tomorrow they will be taking on each other in the 1st ODI. Below is the complete Australia vs Sri Lanka prediction, preview and match analysis of 1st ODI 2016 which will take place on August 21, Sunday.

Australia vs Sri Lanka Prediction

Australia vs Sri Lanka Prediction 1st ODI

Australia is better ODI side than Sri Lanka in  last few matches Australia performed well apart from one loss against New Zealand they had great ODI campaigns from last year they won seven consecutive ODI including 2015 world. And all the top players like  Warner, Finch, Skipper Steve Smith are in good form and Mitchell Starc has done well after his returning from the injury.

Sri Lanka lost a number of ODI games series and matches they lost against England 3-0 then New Zealand defeated them and won the series by 3-1 at home and then they also lost another home series against Pakistan by 3-2. And Srei Lanka also thrashed out of the world cup in quarterfinals. Because right now Sri Lanka is finding difficulty because they have the least number of experienced players but now Dilshan has come back in this squad so Sri Lanka can hope something better in this series and tomorrow’s match.

Prediction: Australia will Win.

Australia vs Sri Lanka ODI Series Schedule

Dates Match Details Venues Time
Aug 21, Sun Sri Lanka vs Australia, 1st ODI R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 12:00 AM GMT / 05:30 AM LOCAL
Aug 24, Wed Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd ODI R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 12:00 AM GMT / 05:30 AM LOCAL
Aug 28, Sun Sri Lanka vs Australia, 3rd ODI Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla 12:00 AM GMT / 05:30 AM LOCAL
Aug 31, Wed Sri Lanka vs Australia, 4th ODI Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla 12:00 AM GMT / 05:30 AM LOCAL
Sep 04, Sun Sri Lanka vs Australia, 5th ODI Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele 12:00 AM GMT / 05:30 AM LOCAL

Squad

Sri Lanka

Angelo Mathews (c), Amila Aponso, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Avishka Fernando, Danushka Gunathilaka, Suranga Lakmal, Kusal Mendis, Seekkuge Prasanna, Dilruwan Perera, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Pradeep, Lakshan Sandakan, Milinda Siriwardana

Australia

Steve Smith (c), David Warner, George Bailey, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade (wk), Adam Zampa

Broadcasting Channels – Ten sports, Fox Sports, Sky Sports.

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