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Australia vs Sri Lanka, Aus vs SL Second Test Match, Playing 11, Squad: Sri Lanka’s effort will be to draw the series by returning to the second match. Prior to this match, Australian captain Tim Penn said he would not miss any match to win this match.
Aus vs SL, Australia vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Match Playing 11: The second and last match of the Test series is to be played between Australia and Sri Lanka from Friday. After winning the first match Australia’s team has already made headlines. The team will try to win the second match to win the series. Sri Lanka will also try to draw the series by returning to the second match. Prior to this match, Australian captain Tim Penn said he would not miss any match to win this match. Australia have not made any changes to the team for the second Test starting in Canberra on Friday. The best bowlers of fast bowler Pat Cummins’ career helped Australia beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 40 runs on the third day of the first day-night test to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. After trailing by 179 runs in the first innings, the Sri Lankans were stacked on 139 in 50.5 overs before the Cummins (6 wickets for 23 runs) in the second innings.
Debutant J Richardson took two for 19, while Nathan Lyon took one wicket for 17 runs. Left-arm opener Lahiru Thiramanne (32) has not been able to cross the 30-run mark. Cummins took 10 wickets in the match with 62 runs He achieved 10 wickets in a match for his first Test match in 19 matches for the first time.
Possible Playing XI
Australia: Tim Paine (Captain and wicketkeeper), Marcus Harris, Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja, Maran Lebuschne, Travis Head, Curtis Patterson, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jenny Richardson, Nathan Lyon.
Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Niroshana Dikewela (wicketkeeper), Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimane, Kusal Mendis, Rosen Silva, Dhananjaya De Silva, Dilruuba Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Kusle Perera, Samana Karunaratne.