AUS Playing XI vs SL: Aussies stick to World Cup winning formula with 3 pacers; Warner and Smith return: Follow SL vs AUS Live Updates

AUS Playing XI vs SL: Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st T20 Live – Australia will retain their World Cup-winning formula of three…

AUS Playing XI vs SL: Aussies stick to World Cup winning formula with 3 pacers; David Warner, Steve Smith return: Follow SL vs AUS Live Updates
AUS Playing XI vs SL: Aussies stick to World Cup winning formula with 3 pacers; David Warner, Steve Smith return: Follow SL vs AUS Live Updates

AUS Playing XI vs SL: Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st T20 Live Australia will retain their World Cup-winning formula of three pacers on the sub-continent as against Sri Lanka. Aaron Finch has opted to go with Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and Kane Richardson in Pat Cummins’ absence. They have also been boosted by the return of Steve Smith and David Warner. Follow All SL vs AUS T20 Series LIVE Updates and Scores on InsideSport.IN.

  • Three-match T20I series gets underway on Tuesday
  • Sri Lanka will be hoping for revenge having lost 1-4 in Australia earlier in the year
  • Aussies to play three pacers in Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and Kane Richardson
  • David Warner and Steve Smith are also back in the Playing XI after missing the Pakistan series.
  • Aussies are scheduled to play 3 T20Is, 3 ODIs and 2 Test matches

AUS Playing XI vs SL: Aussies stick to World Cup winning formula with 3 pacers; Warner and Smith return: Follow SL vs AUS Live Updates

AUS Playing XI vs SL: Aussies stick to World Cup winning formula with 3 pacers; Warner and Smith return: Follow SL vs AUS Live Updates

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Smith and Warner to add steel to Australia’s line-up –

  • Both Steve Smith and David Warner will bring tons of experience to the field.
  • Smith has played 54 T20Is for Australia and is 114 runs shy of 114 runs and will also be an asset in the bowling department.
  • Warner is coming from IPL 2022 after a good campaign having scored 432 runs in 12 matches.
  • Warner has represented the Aussies in 88 T20Is and has scored in excess of 2500 runs for the World champions.
  • Warner is also one six shy of a century of sixes.

Captain Aaron Finch suggested Josh Inglis was an unfortunate omission for the match. While Richardson did well to beat off the competition from Sean Abbott as Cummins is nursing an injury back home in Australia.

AUS Playing XI vs SL: Aussies stick to World Cup winning formula with 3 pacers; Warner and Smith return: Follow SL vs AUS Live Updates


Australia to fancy chances with Agar and Richardson –

  • The defending T20 World champions will be without Adam Zampa and Test captain Pat Cummins, but will still fancy their chances.
  • As things stand, Ashton Agar and Kane Richardson have been given nod for the visitors in the opening T20I.
  • Agar was part of the reverse series against Sri Lanka at home, but was not available for the Pakistan series prior to the IPL.
  • While Richardson’s last test of T20I action also came in the reverse series against Sri Lanka.

AUS Playing XI vs SL: Aussies stick to World Cup winning formula with 3 pacers; Warner and Smith return: Follow SL vs AUS Live Updates

AUS Playing XI vs SL: Aussies stick to World Cup winning formula with 3 pacers; Warner and Smith return: Follow SL vs AUS Live Updates

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Part timers to feel void of fifth bowler –

  • Glenn Maxwell, Mitch Marsh and Marcus Stoinis will have added duty on their shoulders as they will fill the void of the fifth bowler.
  • Maxwell was in excellent form the in BBL, while he had a mix IPL 2022.
  • Marsh was the ‘Player of the Match’ in the final of the T20 World Cup and he too will be a handy tool for Aaron Finch when they take guards on Tuesday.
  • Marsh was unlucky to have not made the playoffs of the IPL with Delhi Capitals.
  • Marcus Stoinis will come as a handy customer as he provides flexibility with both bat and ball.

AUS Playing XI vs SL: Aussies stick to World Cup winning formula with 3 pacers; Warner and Smith return: Follow SL vs AUS Live Updates

Australia squad for the First T20I against Sri Lanka –

Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Mitch Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Josh Hazlewood

Australia Full Squad (T20): Aaron Finch (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner, Matthew Wade

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