Australia vs Sri Lanka will play in the 5th T20I of the Sri Lanka tour of Australia 2022 at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne. We will cover AUS vs SL Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.
Australia have dominated the series so far and will look to make a cleansweep on their home soil.
They have been clinical in all the departments in this series. With the bat, Glenn Maxwell is looking very good and is consistently scoring runs. He played a brilliant knock of 48 in the last game
Jos Inglis also played very well in the last game and scored 40 runs off just 20 balls.
Aaron Finch is struggling to get going in this series and it will be crucial for him to score in this game.
With the ball, Kane Richardson and Jhye Richardson were excellent and picked up 2 wickets each.
Ashton Agar has been opening since the last two games but has not been at his best. Australia can again try some new faces and will look to register a sweep.
Sri Lanka have been good with the ball in the whole series but their batters have been disappointing and are not able to finish the innings well.
Pathum Nissanka has been consistently scoring runs at the top but is not getting much support from the other end.
Kusal Mendis also looked in great touch in the last game and scored 27 runs. Their lower middle-order has been a flop this series.
With the ball, Mahesh Theekshana has been brilliant since the last two games and picked up 1 wicket in the last game.
Lahiru Kumara was the pick from the bowlers in the last game and was very quick with the ball and picked up 2 wickets.
Sri Lanka have nothing to lose here and will look to end the tour on a positive note by winning the last game.
AUS vs SL Match Details
Australia vs Sri Lanka, 5th T20I, Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 2022.
Date: 20th February 2022.
Time: 11:40 AM IST.
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
AUS vs SL Pitch Report
Average first innings score: 153
Average total score: 137
(The average score is based on the last 5 matches played at this venue.)
The pitch at the MCG is expected to be very similar to the last game with good pace and bounce. Anything above 160 will be a good score by the team Batting first.
AUS vs SL Head to Head
Matches Played: 21
AUS Won: 13
SL Won: 8
No Result: 0
AUS vs SL recent form
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AUS vs SL Dream11 Team News
- Moises Henriques and Travis Head both or anyone can get a game.
- They are likely to stick with the same bowling attack.
- Their side is struggling with covid cases and injuries and don’t have much resources.
- They are likely to go with the Same XI.
Probable Playing XI
Ben McDermott, Ashton Agar, Aaron Finch ©, Glenn Maxwell, Jos Inglis/Travis Head, Marcus Stoinis/Moises Henriques, Matthew Wade (Wk), Daniel Sams, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, Josh Hazelwood.
Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka/Janith Liyanage, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Dinesh Chandimal (Wk), Dasun Shanaka (C), Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Jeffrey Vandersay, Mahesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara
Top Picks for AUS vs SL Dream11 Team
(2 M, 39 R, 19 A + 8 O, 2 W)
Agar opened in the last game and scored 26 runs and also picked up one wicket with the ball. He will be a good Captaincy choice if he opens again. He is an excellent choice for C and VC in AUS vs SL Dream11 Teams.
(4 M, 109 R, 36 A)
He is one of the best All-Rounders on the team. Maxwell is consistently scoring and can also bowl a few overs with the ball.
(3 M, 12 O, 6 W)
Richardson has been very impressive with the ball and is picking up wickets in death. He is also a good choice for C and VC.
(1 M, 4 O, 2 W)
Richardson will bowl in the powerplay and death and bowled brilliantly in the last game and picked up 2 wickets.
(3 M, 12 O, 5 W)
He will bowl in the middle overs and is constantly picking up wickets. We can expect at least 1-2 wickets from him.
(4 M, 80 R, 20 A)
McDermott is again a very talented player but has not looked very good after the first game. He scored 9 runs in the last game.
(4 M, 70 R, 17 A)
Finch is yet to play a big knock in this series and will be desperate to score runs in this series.
(4 M, 171 R, 42 A)
He is the only player who has been consistently scoring for them. Nissanka scored 46 runs in the last game and is a must-have pick.
(2 M, 31 R, 15 A)
Mendis looked in a good touch in the last game and will be crucial in this game as well. He scored 27 runs in the last game.
(4 M, 16 O, 4 W)
Chameera will bowl in powerplay and death and can also hit a few big hits with the bat. He bowled decently in the last game and picked one wicket.
(4 M, 22 R , 7.33 A + 13 O, 2 W)
He scored 22 runs and took 2 wicket so far in this series.
(4 M, 15 R, 5 W)
He is one of their top bowlers and will bowl crucial overs. Theekshana picked up 1 wicket in the last game.
(1 M, 4 O, 2 W)
He looked brilliant in the last game and picked up 2 big wickets and was also very quick.
AUS vs SL Dream11 Team Prediction
A Finch, B McDermott, P Nissanka
G Maxwell, A Agar (C), C Karunaratne
K Richardson (Vc), D Chameera, A Zampa, J Richardson
- Maxwell is also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain (AUS vs SL Today Match Prediction)
- Ashton Agar
- Glenn Maxwell
- Kane Richardson
- Ben McDermott
We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.