Sri Lanka will clash with Australia for the 2nd Test hoping to level the series at 1-1. However, Sri Lanka has a lot of problems to deal with, their batsmen have failed to show their skills which resulted in their lose on the 1st test. Sri Lanka lost their first Test by 40 runs. Sri Lanka’s bowling line-up is other hand is in a good form, Suranga Lakhmal was great in the first Test match taking a 5-wickets, but Sri Lankan batsmen couldn’t provide him with a good total on the board which led to team’s dismal show.
Australia on the other hand would be hoping win the series which will give them huge boost after a poor run against India. Australia also have few issues to deal with. Mitchell Starc who showed a bad performances on the first test is expected to up his game, his teammates also think that he is a spell away from returning back into form.
Australia probable playing XI: Marcus Harris, Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Kurtis Patterson, Tim Paine (c/wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Lyon
Sri Lanka probable playing XI: Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Kusal Mendis, Roshen Silva, Dananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha
FPJ’s dream 11 prediction: Tim Paine, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella, Pat Cummins, Travis Head, Kurtis Patterson, Roshen Silva, Dananjaya de Silva, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Nathan Lyon
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