ICC World Cup 2019: Australia v Sri Lanka Warm Up Match Summary

ICC World Cup 2019: Australia v Sri Lanka Warm Up Match Summary
ICC World Cup 2019: Australia v Sri Lanka Warm Up Match Summary

In truth that was a match that never really got going. Sri Lanka will be glad to have got the batting practice, and Thirimanne in particular can be content with his performance, 56 from 69 balls. The problem was every period of consolidation ended in a wicket, without a big partnership being built, and they were stuck in the same gear for the whole innings.

Australia, chasing a low 240 to win, went about it steadily, the partnerships between Khawaja and Marsh, then Khawaja and Maxwell, taking the game away from Sri Lanka. Australia were heavily odds-on favourites at the start of the innings, and those odds only shortened. This is the final round of warm-ups, so the next time these teams play it will be in the World Cup. Australia will face Afghanistan at the Bristol County Ground on Saturday, and Sri Lanka will take on New Zealand in Cardiff the same day.

Match Key Points

  • Sri Lanka win the toss and elect to bat
  • Sri Lanka 130/4 after 30 overs
  • Sri Lanka make 239/8
  • Australia drifting towards victory
  • Australia win by five wickets

Australia v Sri Lanka ICC World Cup 2019 Warm Up Match Summary

Sri Lanka Batting

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Lahiru Thirimanne L Thirimanne

b Nathan Lyon
56 69 7 0 81.15
Dimuth Karunaratne D Karunaratne

c Alex Carey b Kane Richardson
16 36 1 0 44.44
Kusal Perera MDKJ Perera

lbw Glenn Maxwell
12 19 1 0 63.15
Kusal Mendis BKG Mendis

c Nathan Lyon b Adam Zampa
24 33 2 0 72.72
Angelo Mathews A Mathews

c & b Steve Smith
17 21 2 0 80.95
Jeevan Mendis J Mendis

lbw Adam Zampa
21 36 1 0 58.33
Dhananjaya de Silva D de Silva

b Mitchell Starc
43 41 4 0 104.87
Thisara Perera NTL C Perera

c Glenn Maxwell b Pat Cummins
27 33 1 0 81.81
Suranga Lakmal S Lakmal

NOT OUT
7 9 1 0 77.77
Milinda Siriwardana M Siriwardana

NOT OUT
4 3 0 0 133.33
Isuru Udana I Udana
Jeffrey Vandersay J Vandersay
Lasith Malinga L Malinga
Nuwan Pradeep N Pradeep
Avishka Fernando WIA Fernando
Extras (w 7, lb 5) 12
Total (8 wickets, 50 overs) 239
Fall of Wickets
1-44 (D Karunaratne, 9.5 ov), 2-71 (MDKJ Perera, 16.2 ov), 3-110 (L Thirimanne, 24.6 ov), 4-117 (BKG Mendis, 27.1 ov), 5-147 (A Mathews, 33.4 ov), 6-161 (J Mendis, 37.5 ov), 7-225 (NTLC Perera, 47.1 ov), 8-230 (D de Silva, 48.4 ov)
Australia Bowling
Bowlers Australia Bowling O M R W Econ Dots
Mitchell StarcM Starc 9 0 38 1 4.22 30
Pat CumminsP Cummins 8 0 23 1 2.87 30
Kane Richardson K Richardson 6 0 52 1 8.66 15
Glenn Maxwell G Maxwell 5 0 14 1 2.80 19
Marcus Stoinis M Stoinis 3 0 11 0 3.66 10
Adam Zampa A Zampa 9 0 39 2 4.33 30
Nathan Lyon N Lyon 8 0 48 1 6.00 19
Steve SmithS Smith 2 0 9 1 4.50 6
Australia Batting
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Aaron Finch A Finch

lbw Nuwan Pradeep
11 16 2 0 68.75
Usman Khawaja U Khawaja

st Kusal Perera b Jeffrey Vandersay
89 105 3 0 84.76
Shaun Marsh S Marsh

c Milinda Siriwardana b Dhananjaya de Silva
34 46 3 0 73.91
Glenn Maxwell G Maxwell

c Lahiru Thirimanne b Milinda Siriwardana
36 36 4 0 100.00
Marcus Stoinis M Stoinis

c Sub, b Jeffrey Vandersay
32 30 2 1 106.66
Alex CareyA Carey

NOT OUT
18 26 2 0 69.23
Pat CumminsP Cummins

NOT OUT
9 11 0 0 81.81
Adam Zampa A Zampa
David Warner D Warner
Jason Behrendorff J Behrendorff
Kane Richardson K Richardson
Mitchell Starc M Starc
Nathan Coulter-Nile N Coulter-Nile
Nathan Lyon N Lyon
Steve Smith S Smith
Extras (nb 1, w 9, lb 2) 12
Total (5 wickets, 44.5 overs) 241
Fall of Wickets
1-16 (A Finch, 3.6 ov), 2-96 (S Marsh, 19.3 ov), 3-161 (G Maxwell, 29.6 ov), 4-203 (M Stoinis, 36.4 ov), 5-218 (U Khawaja, 40.2 ov)
Sri Lanka Bowling
Bowlers Sri Lanka Bowling O M R W Econ Dots
Suranga Lakmal S Lakmal 6 0 26 0 4.33 22
Nuwan Pradeep N Pradeep 6 1 28 1 4.66 24
Jeevan Mendis J Mendis 10 0 54 0 5.40 32
Thisara Perera NTL C Perera 5 0 35 0 7.00 8
Dhananjaya de Silva D de Silva 5 0 17 1 3.40 16
Jeffrey Vandersay J Vandersay 7.5 0 51 2 6.51 16
Milinda Siriwardana M Siriwardana 5 0 28 1 5.60 12