THE R. PREMADASA stadium in Colombo goes to be the battle floor of the ninth ICC Cricket World Cup finalist groups Sri Lanka and Australia. 4 years again on the Kensington Oval in Barbados, the workforce from Down Below defeated the mighty Lankans by 53 runs from the Duckworth-Lewis technique (D/L technique) and took revenge of 1996 World Cup last. Sri Lankan batting is principally depending on Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene. Nevertheless, their center order shouldn’t be wanting in an awesome kind. Within the bowling division, Lasith Malinga and Muttiah Muralitharan are their essential weapons. Australian opener Shane Watson, captain Ricky Ponting and his deputy Michael Clarke are their key gamers. Within the middle-order Cameron White and David Hussey can add some fast runs for his or her workforce. Their bowlers Mitchell Johnson and Brett Lee can examine on fee charges and choose wickets. Within the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, Sri Lanka received their two matches and misplaced one match in a detailed chase in opposition to Pakistan, whereas Australia received their each matches in opposition to Zimbabwe and New Zealand by 91 runs and 7 wickets respectively.
Australia and Sri Lanka have performed 71 One Day Internationals with one another, the place the Australians received 47 matches and the Sri Lankans received 22 occasions. Nevertheless, within the sub-continent, each groups have met 19 occasions and the Lankans have an fringe of 12-7. Match no. 20 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 between two group ‘A’ groups Australia and Sri Lanka can be performed below flood lights. Match will begin from 2:30 pm native time. Given under are the squads of each Sri Lanka and Australia. Sri Lanka: Kumar Sangakkara (capt/wk), Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Thilan Samaraweera, Chamara Silva, Chamara Kapugedera, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Dilhara Fernando, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ajantha Mendis, Rangana Herath. Australia: Ricky Ponting (capt), Michael Clarke, Doug Bollinger, Callum Ferguson, Brad Haddin (wk), John Hastings, David Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Jason Krejza, Tim Paine, Steve Smith, Shaun Tait, Shane Watson, Cameron White.