Australia vs Sri Lanka Tips, Preview and Match Prediction

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Australia vs Sri Lanka Tips

Australia battles it out against Sri Lanka on Thursday at the Dubai International Stadium.

Australia vs Sri Lanka Match Prediction

Australia vs Sri Lanka Match Prediction free Twenty20 World Cup tips, predictions and preview – Both teams won their first World Cup match.

Australia vs Sri Lanka Tips


Australia vs Sri Lanka Match Details


🌏 Competition: Twenty20 World Cup
🗓 Date: Thursday October 28 | Friday October 29
⏰ Time: 6:00pm local | 1:00am AEST
🏟 Stadium: Dubai International Stadium    

Australia vs Sri Lanka 2021 Form (last five Twenty20 matches)


Australia (WLWLW)

  • Australia defeated South Africa by 5 wickets
  • Australia lost to India by 8 wickets
  • Australia defeated New Zealand by 3 wickets
  • Australia lost to Bangladesh by 60 runs
  • Australia defeated Bangladesh by 3 wickets

Sri Lanka (WWWWW)

  • Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 5 wickets
  • Sri Lanka defeated Netherlands by 8 wickets
  • Sri Lanka defeated Ireland by 70 runs
  • Sri Lanka defeated Namibia by 7 wickets
  • Sri Lanka defeated Papua New Guinea by 39 runs

Australia vs Sri Lanka Head to Head (last five matches)


  • 2019: Australia won by 7 wickets
  • 2019: Australia won by 9 wickets
  • 2019: Australia won by 134 runs
  • 2017: Australia won by 41 runs
  • 2017: Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets

Australia vs Sri Lanka Match Prediction & Preview


Australia and Sri Lanka are set to clash heads on Thursday when they battle it out at the Dubai International Stadium.

Justin Langer’s side got off to a winning start in their optimistic campaign. However, it wasn’t convincing, chasing down the short target of 118, with just two balls remaining.

The middle-order struggled to maintain meaningful partnerships, as both sides struggled with the exceptional bowling on an unpredictable pitch. Marcus Stoinis saw Australia over the line to get an important two points on the board.

Meanwhile, whilst Sri Lanka chased down Bangladesh’s 171, with an over remaining to get to a winning start. Winning matches like that in such a tough group will go a long way to progressing to the knockouts.

If it wasn’t for Charith Asalanka (80*) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa’s (53) brave 86-run partnership throughout the middle order, the Sri Lankan’s would’ve comfortably fallen short. They haven’t lost a T20 since the 14th of September, an eight-match winning streak.

It’s a tough match to predict, with Sri Lanka very capable of downing the heavy favourites Australia. The Aussies have won the last four T20 meetings and I believe that could continue Thursday.

Australia vs Sri Lanka Team News


*Team news will be updated when squads are announced

The two sides last met in a Twenty20 in 2019, which saw Australia win by seven wickets.

Australia vs Sri Lanka Stats


  • Sri Lanka have won their last eight T20 matches
  • Wanindu De Silva is ranked 2nd in the world as a bowler in T20’s
  • Both teams won their first World Cup match
  • Australia have won the last four meetings

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