Sri Lanka take on resurgent Australia in CWC

Sports

14 Jun 2019

Sri Lanka vs Australia: Statistical preview, pitch report and timing

Sri Lanka will be hoping for some action after seeing their last two games get washed out in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019.

The Lankans have four points from four matches and face Australia in match number 20 of the 2019 World Cup on Saturday.

Here is the complete statistical preview.

Head-to-head

Head-to-head records between the two sides

Head-to-head records between the two sides

The two teams have faced each other on 10 occasions in the World Cup.

Australia have a 7-2 advantage.

One match didn't have a result.

Their last meeting was during the 2015 World Cup.

Australia won by 64 runs.

Overall, they have faced each other 96 times in ODI cricket.

Aussies have the command (60-32).

Four matches didn't have any results.

Run-scorers

Top run-scorers of Lanka and Australia in World Cups

For Lanka, Kumar Sangakkara amassed the most runs in the World Cup.

Sanga scored 1,532 runs and smashed five tons and seven fifties at an average of 56.74.

Ricky Ponting has scored the most runs for Australia in the World Cup (1,743).

Ponting slammed five hundreds and six fifties at an average of 45.86.

He is the second highest run-scorer in the World Cup.

Love Sports news?

Stay updated with the latest happenings.

Yes, notify Me

Wicket-takers

Top wicket-takers from Lanka and Australia in World Cup

Top wicket-takers from Lanka and Australia in World Cup

Legendary off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan holds the record for most scalps taken (68).

He averaged 19.63 with the ball and played a strong role.

Aussie legend Glenn McGrath is the top wicket-taker for Australia in the Cricket World Cup.

The legendary pacer is also the all-time leader in terms of the wickets taken in World Cup.

Ground stats

The Oval: A look at the ground stats

Eoin Morgan has the most runs at this venue (630).

Evin Lewis (176* versus England in 2017) holds the record of highest score here.

James Anderson has taken the most scalps (30).

Umar Gul (6/42 versus England in 2010) has the best bowling figures.

New Zealand (398/5 versus England in 2015) have recorded the highest total.

England (103 versus SA) have the lowest score.

Info

Pitch report, timing and TV listing

Pitch report, timing and TV listing

According to reports, it's expected to be a bright day at The Oval.

But given the weather in England, clouds could make appearances and showers can be expected too.

The pitch has assisted batting and that is set to continue.

The match will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network.

It is scheduled for a 3:00 PM IST start.

Share this timeline

2019 World Cup

Australia

Cricket

Cricket News

Cricket World Cup

Cricket World Cup 2019

CWC 19

ICC World Cup 2019

ODI Cricket

Sri Lanka

The Oval

World Cup 2019

Eoin Morgan

Evin Lewis

Glenn McGrath

James Anderson

Kumar Sangakkara

Lanka

Lankans

Muttiah Muralitharan

New Zealand

Oval

PM IST

Ricky Ponting

SA

Star Sports Network

TV

Umar Gul

World Cups

Share this timeline

Ask NewsBytes
User Image

Most asked questions

What time is the match between Australia and Sri Lanka?

Where is the CWC 19 match between Australia and Sri Lanka set to be held?

What's the weather forecast for the Sri Lanka vs Australia CWC 19 match?

How many points do Lanka and Australia have in CWC 19?

More questions

What time is the match between Australia and Sri Lanka?

Asked 2019-06-14 11:59:59 by Aanya Pawar

Answered by NewsBytes

The CWC 19 match between Australia and Sri Lanka is set to start at 3:00 PM IST.

Where is the CWC 19 match between Australia and Sri Lanka set to be held?

Asked 2019-06-14 11:59:59 by Paridhi Vyas

Answered by NewsBytes

The CWC 19 match between Australia and Sri Lanka is set to be held at The Oval.

What's the weather forecast for the Sri Lanka vs Australia CWC 19 match?

Asked 2019-06-14 11:59:59 by Aaradhya Sarin

Answered by NewsBytes

One expects a full game with a bright day expected at The Oval.

How many points do Lanka and Australia have in CWC 19?

Asked 2019-06-14 11:59:59 by Arjun Pillai

Answered by NewsBytes

Lanka have 4 points and Australia have 6.

Next Timeline