Australia won the 1st T20I match and is leading the series by 1-0. Australia. After winning the toss choose to bowl first Australian Bowlers Josh Hazlewood and MItchell Starc played a vital role in destroying lankans to 128. Australian openers David Warner and its Captain Aaron Finch chased the target without losing a wicket in just 14 overs.
SRI LANKA V AUSTRALIA BETTING ODDS
Bet on Sri Lanka to win at 3.50 on PariMatch
Bet on Australia to win at 1.29 on PariMatch
AUSTRALIA TEAM NEWS & PLAYING XI
All set for their 2nd T20I at the same venue R Premdasa Stadium. Australians will be well versed with the venue and its pitch and they will try to dominate the Lankans again. Australia could continue with their same team.
Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc were the pick of the bowlers as they scalped four and three wickets respectively in the first T20I. We expect the similar action in the 2nd T20I as well.
Playing Xi: David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Mitchell Marsh, Matthew Wade (wk), Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Josh Hazlewood.
SRI LANKA TEAM NEWS & PLAYING XI
Sri Lanka has a good team and despite having the advantage of playing at home, they didn't start well in the series. Sri Lanka had a good start to their inns with a score of 100/1 but crumbled down to 128. The Sri Lankan squad must devise a major strategy for Kusal Mendis, B Rajapaksa, and Shanaka, as they are the team's middle order mainstays.
Sri Lankan bowlers failed to pick up a wicket in their first match and were unable to stop the run flow.
Playing XI: Pathum Nissanka, Dasun Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (c),Kusal Mendia (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera,, Maheesh Theekshana, Nuwan Thushara.
INDIA BET TOP PICKS
Top Australian Batsman - David Warner
We anticipated Warner to be the top run scorer in the first match, and we expect him will be the highest run scorer in the second match as well. Warner was the highest run scorer with 70 runs off 44 balls and nine boundaries.
Bet on David Warner at 2.72 on PariMatch
Top Australian Bowler - Josh Hazlewood
He was the leading wicket taker having taken 4-16 just a day ago in the first match. We can expect a similar performance from him as he is well versed with the Asian conditions now.
Bet on Josh Hazlewood at 3.20 on PariMatch
INDIABET TOP BOOKMAKER PICKS
Most Sixes - Australia at 1.50 bet365
INDIA BET PREDICTION
Australia to win this match
Bet on Australia to win at 1.30 on bet365