Australia tour of Sri Lanka 2022 — 1st ODI

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Sri Lanka vs Australia ODI series 2021

1st ODI:

First ODI of the series of 5 ODI matches between Sri Lanka and Australia is going to be played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy on June 14th 2022.

Sri Lanka  vs Australia History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the eighth bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series 3 times. Whereas the opponent also won 3 times. 1 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 5 series in a span of 30 years, from 1982-83 to 2012-13, where Sri Lanka won 3 times and Australia won 2 times.

The consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against Australia was 2 series from 1982-83 to 2003-04.

The longest undefeated streak for Sri Lanka against Australia was 2 series from 1982-83 to 2003-04.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against Sri Lanka was 1 series (thrice) in 2003-04, in 2011 and in 2016.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against Sri Lanka was 3 series from 2011 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Sri Lanka against Australia are LDLWL.

Matches:

The teams completed 98 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 33 times including a walk over win, whereas the opponent won 61 times. 4 matches were called off without any result (No Result). 

The consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against Australia was 4 matches from 1996 to 1999.

The longest undefeated streak for Sri Lanka against Australia was 4 matches (twice) from 1983 to 1985 and from 1996 to 1999.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against Sri Lanka was 14 matches from 1985 to 1992.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against Sri Lanka was 14 matches from 1985 to 1992.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Sri Lanka against Australia are LLLLW.

Sri Lankan Backyard:

Series:

When Australia were visitors, the teams met to play bilateral series 5 times, out of them, the host won 2 series and the visitors won 3 times.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 5 series in a span of 39 years, from 1982–83 to present, where Sri Lanka won 2 series, whereas Australia won 3 times.

The consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against Australia was 2 series from 1982-83 to 2003-04.

The longest undefeated streak for Sri Lanka against Australia was 2 series from 1982-83 to 2003-04.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against Sri Lanka was 3 series from 2003-04 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against Sri Lanka was 3 series from 2003-04 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Sri Lanka against Australia are LLLWW.

Matches:

When Australia visited, the teams faced each other 31 times. Out of them, Sri Lanka received victories 15 times including a walk over victory and Australia won 13 times. 3 games were called off without any result (no Result).

The consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against Australia was 4 matches from 1994 to 1999.

The longest undefeated streak for Sri Lanka against Australia was 6 matches from 1983 to 1992.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against Sri Lanka was 3 matches from 2016 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against Sri Lanka was 3 matches (twice) from 2011 to 2011 and from 2016 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Sri Lanka against Australia are LLLWL.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the eighth rank (Sri Lanka (87)) and third rank (Australia (107)) teams. The host is 20 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

The team completed 870 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 395 times and lost 432 times. 5 games resulted in a tie. 38 outings were called off without any result (No Result).

In case, the team will win the series by a margin of 5, then the host will earn 11 points with a couple (2) of positions in the ranking, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose the 5 points without any impact in the ranking.

If the team will win the series by a margin of 4, then the host will earn 9 points with a couple (2) of positions in the ranking, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 4 points without any impact in the ranking.

In case, the team will win the series by a margin of 3, then the host will earn 7 to 8 points with 0 to 1 position in the ranking, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 1 to 3 points without any impact in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose the 0 to 2 points without any impact in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 5 to 6 points without any impact in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will either gain 0 to 2 points or lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will either earn 3 to 5 points without any impact in the rank.

Drawing the series will help the team to gain 1 to 3 points without any impact in the rank.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka are WLWWL.

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The Visiting Team:

The team completed 961 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 582 times and lost 336 times. 9 games resulted in a tie. 34 outings were called off without any result (No Result).

In case, the team will win the series by a margin of 5, then the host will earn 6 points without any impact in the ranking, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose the 14 points with 5 positions in the ranking.

If the team will win the series by a margin of 4, then the host will earn 5 points without any impact in the ranking, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 12 points with 4 positions in the ranking.

In case, the team will win the series by a margin of 3, then the team will earn 2 to 4 points without any impact in the ranking, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose 9 to 10 points with 3 positions in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 7 to 8 points with a couple (2) positions in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 1 to 3 points without any impact in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 4 to 6 points with a couple (2) of positions in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team may either gain 0 to 2 points or lose 0 to 1 point with 0 to 1 position in the rank.

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 2 to 4 points with 1 to 2 positions in the ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia are LLWWL.

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The First Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the home side will gain 3 points without any impact in the rank, whereas the opponent will lose 5 points with a couple (2) of positions in the ranking. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visiting team will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking and the home team will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Kandy shows the thunderstorms and the scattered thunderstorms would be expected till the late evening, then mostly clear till the end of the match and also at the early evening for some time. There will be a high chance of rain till the late evening as the precipitation percentage would be between 35% to 60%, then the precipitation percentage would be between 11% to 15% and 17% at the early evening. The temperature would be between 23-30 Celsius. The wind would be between 3 – 10 km/h. The speed of wind and the temperature would decrease gradually.

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 19 times out of 28 played games, and the selection didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won 9 times and lost 10 times. 

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are WWLWL.

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On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, won 6 times and lost 3 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WWLLW.

The teams have never chosen to field first after winning the toss since 2018.

The first batting team won the match 12 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 16 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WWLWL.

The foreign team never won the match after chasing a target since 2018.

Overall, 15 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 13 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWLWW.

The host never lost a game after winning the toss since 2018.

Home Team:

Particularly, for Sri Lanka, the team won the toss 13 times in the 26 games and won 7 times and lost 6 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWLLL.

The home side never lost a game after choosing to bat first after winning the toss since 2017.

The home side never won a game after choosing to field first after winning the toss since 2015.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka at the venue, while losing the toss, are LWLLW.

The visiting team never lost a match after choosing to field first since 2018.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 223 runs in 2013, and the highest successful chase was 297 runs in 2022.

The first innings lowest total was 135 runs (according to run rate (in 42 overs)) in 2012 and the highest total was 363 runs in 2018. For the second innings, the lowest total was 70 runs in 2022 and the highest was 301 runs in 2020.

The batting average of the first innings is 31.56 and 30.66 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other twice at the venue. The visiting team won both the encounters.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka against Australia at the venue are WW – – -.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The Home Side:

The home side has an average record at the venue, as the team won 13 times with 13 losses out of 26 outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka at the venue are WLWWL.

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The Visiting Side:

The visiting team has a dream record, as the team won both played outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue are WW – – -.

Selected XI for both the Teams:

Sri Lanka:

The home side would like to go with 2 pacers and a (1) spinner, as the team has 4 all-rounders, one with pace and the other with spin. The team also has a batting all-rounder with spin.

Sri Lanka Eleven: D. Gunathilaka, P. Nissanka, K. Mendis, B. Rajapaksa, C. Asalanka, D. Shanaka, W. Hasaranga, D. Wellalage, C. Karunaratne, D. Chameera, M. Theekshana

 Australia:

The visiting team would like to go with 3 pacers and a spinner, as the team has 3 batting all-rounders one with pace and remaining with spin.

Australia Eleven: D. Warner, A. Finch, S. Smith, M. Labuschagne, A. Carey, M. Stoinis, G. Maxwell, A. Agar, P. Cummins, J. Richardson, J. Hazlewood 

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: T means tie in “last five match results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.

*Notes: https://www.reddit.com/r/Cricket/comments/f9tnc6 multan_cricket_stadium_for_its_first_major_match/

*Notes: https://cricketaddictor.com/cricket-news/pak-vs-wi-3-match-odi-series-between-Sri Lanka-and-west-indies-moved-from-rawalpindi-to-multan/

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