Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st T20I Live Stream, TV Channels, Team News, Line-ups
The T20 World Champions is in Sri Lanka tour and will begin the T20I Series with first match being played on Tuesday , 7th June 2022 which will begin from 11:30pm AEST.
These two met in 5-matches T20I series back in February and was played in Australia. Australia grabbed the series quite comfortably as they notch the series 4-1 with one match being decided from super over.
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The Sri Lankan side will be looking to give a tough fight at home to the world champions as Australia has already announced their strong squad with only Cummins and Adam Zampa missing for the first match.
In last five T20Is, Sri Lanka has won just one of them. Whereas, Australia is enjoying the shortest format of the game as they have won 4 out of last 5 T20Is.
Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st T20I Live Stream in Australia
Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st T20I Live Stream in USA
In USA, Willow TV will broadcast the live stream of match between Sri Lanka and Australia.
Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st T20I Live Stream in Sri Lanka
For the home team, the live stream will be available in Dialog & IPTV – SLT. Similarly, the stream will also be available in official YouTube channel of Sri Lanka Cricket.
Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st T20I Live Stream in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal
For the viewers from other part of the Asia, they can enjoy the match in SonyLiv.
Both Sri Lanka and Australia has already announced their starting XI for the first T20I. Hasaranga, Theekshana, Nuwan Thushara and Dushmantha Chameera leading the bowling attack. Hasaranga was exceptional in recenlty completed Indian Premier League and will be looking to repeat similar bowling in home series as well.
Similarly, Theekshana, Chameera along with Bhanuka has some memorable performance in IPL and will be in full confidence for the first match of the series.
On the other hand, Australia announced a very strong squad lead by the skipper Aron Finch. Finch will open alongside Smith followed by Marsh and Warner.
The notable absentees are Cummis and Zampa. Cummins is rested whereas Zampa is on parental leave.
Sri Lanka: 1 Danushka Gunathilaka, 2 Pathum Nissanka, 3 Charith Asalanka, 4 Kusal Mendis (wk), 5 Bhanuka Rajapaksa, 6 Dasun Shanaka (capt), 7 Wanindu Hasaranga, 8 Chamika Karunaratne, 9 Nuwan Thushara, 10 Dushmantha Chameera, 11 Maheesh Theekshana.
Australia: 1 Aaron Finch (capt), 2 David Warner, 3 Mitchell Marsh, 4 Glenn Maxwell, 5 Steven Smith, 6 Marcus Stoinis, 7 Matthew Wade (wk), 8 Ashton Agar, 9 Mitchell Starc, 10 Kane Richardson, 11 Josh Hazlewood.