Sri Lanka and Australia played their 4th ODI match on 21st June 2022 at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. A total of 4 matches are played between both the teams out of 5. And clearly, the hosts are dominating with 3-1 in the series.
Sri Lanka clinched 3rd win in 4th ODI with a last-ball thriller, after setting 259 targets for Australia. Sri Lanka manages to take a timely wicket until 19 off 6 balls were in need. The thriller match took the fans on the edge of their seats and clinched a crucial win for Sri Lanka. Though Sri Lanka is already a series winner, Australia has a chance to make it 3-2 in the 5th ODI.
The 5th ODI between Sri Lanka and Australia is ready to commence on 24th June at R. Premadasa Stadium.
The temperature is expected to be around 29° C with 87% humidity. There are only 14% chances of perspiration at the time of the match.
Pitch Report of 5th ODI between Sri Lanka and Australia
The pitch at R. Premadasa Stadium m, Colombo delivers a neutral pitch. So, both the bowling and batting department can expect some help from the surface. However, spinners will play an important role during middle overs. According to reports, 267 runs are on average on this wicket. As per records, the team batting second doesn’t have good results with 20% winning on this pitch.
Sri lanka Vs Australia head to head
A total of 100 matches are played between Sri lanka and Australia in which Australia is clearly ahead with 62 wins. While Sri lanka won 34 matches, all-rounders from Sri Lanka gained the most fantasy points in the wins. Hence, Australian batters are ahead in fantasy points for wins between both teams.
The predicted playing XI of the 5th ODI
Australia: Aaron Finch (C), Mitchell Marsh, David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Steven Smith, Cameron Green, Marnus Labuschagne, Pat Cummins, Alex Carey(wk), Josh Hazlewood, Matthew Kuhnemann
SriLanka: Dasun Shanaka (C), Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Maheesh Theekshana, Pathum Nissanka, Jeffrey Vandersay, Kusal Mendis, Dunith Wellalage, Dhananjaya de Silva, Chamika Karunaratne, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga
Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, and Pathum Nissanka are the top picks for dream 11.
Dream 11 predicted team
Keeper: Kusal Mendis
Batsman: David Warner, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Marnus Labuschagne.
All-rounders- Dhananjaya de Silva, Glenn Maxwell, Wanindu Hasranga.
Bowlers- Josh Hazelwood, Chamika Karunaratne, Pat Cummins.