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Sri Lanka vs Australia, 4th ODI: Probable XIs, Match Prediction, Pitch Report, Weather Forecast and Live Streaming Details

Australia v Sri Lanka - T20 Series: Game 4 (Image courtesy: Getty Images)
Australia v Sri Lanka - T20 Series: Game 4 (Image courtesy: Getty Images)
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The fourth game of the ODI series between Sri Lanka and Australia will be played at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on June 21. Sri Lanka currently lead the five-match series by a 2-1 margin.

The two sides arrived in Colombo, with the ODI series tied at 1-1. The Lankans fought back in the second game after losing the opener. They carried their winning momentum into the third ODI as well, where they notched up a six-wicket victory.

After electing to bat first, the Australian side posted 291/6 on the board, with good contributions from their batters. It was a daunting task for the Lankan batters but a solid second-wicket stand between Kusal Mendis and Pathum Nissanka helped them chase down the total with nine balls to spare. The visitors only managed to pick up four wickets.


Sri Lanka vs Australia Match Details:

Match: Sri Lanka vs Australia, 3rd ODI, Australia tour of Sri Lanka, 2022

Date and Time: June 21, 2022, Tuesday, 02:30 PM IST

Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo


Sri Lanka vs Australia Pitch Report

The pitch at the R. Premadasa Stadium is good for batting. The ball comes nicely onto the bat and the batters can play their strokes freely right from the start of their innings. The surface gets better under lights and we might see teams go for the chase on winning the toss.


Sri Lanka vs Australia Weather Forecast

There won't be ideal conditions on offer for a game of cricket. The temperature in Colombo on Tuesday is expected to hover between 26 and 29 degrees Celsius, with rain predicted throughout the day.


Sri Lanka vs Australia Probable XIs

Sri Lanka

In the third ODI, Jeffrey Vandersay picked up three wickets and it helped them restrict Australia to 291 in 50 overs. Contributions from Pathum Nissanka (137) and Kusal Mendis (87) were vital during their chase.

Probable XI

Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Chamika Karunaratne, Dunith Wellalage, Jeffrey Vandersay, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana

Australia

Fifties from Aaron Finch (62) and Travis Head (70*) helped them post 291 on the board. Jhye Richardson finished with two scalps among the bowlers, but they failed to defend the total as they lost the game by six wickets.

Probable XI

David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Mitchell Marsh, Marnus Labuschagne/Steven Smith, Travis Head, Alex Carey (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Pat Cummins, Matthew Kuhnemann, Josh Hazlewood


Sri Lanka vs Australia Match Prediction

Sri Lanka will be brimming with confidence having won two matches on the trot. While the hosts will look to seal the series on Tuesday itself, the Aussies need to bring out their A-game to level the series.

Australia are more likely to make a comeback in the upcoming contest with their experienced players expected to return to the playing XI.

Prediction: Australia to win this encounter.


Sri Lanka vs Australia telecast details and channel list

TV: Sony Sports Network

Live Streaming: Sony LIV App


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Edited by Sudeshna Banerjee
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