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Australia versus Sri Lanka Betting Tips and Preview

Test (2019-01-24) Brisbane (BCGW)

Highlights
  • Australia won 4 of the last 9 between these two sides.

  • Australia have won 2 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • Sri Lanka have won 3 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • Australia are rated 7 points ahead of Sri Lanka in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 3 out the last 6 non-draw matches played at Brisbane (BCGW) have been won by the team batting first.

Betting Tips
  • Back Sri Lanka to win with half stake (odds at time of writing 7.2 on Betfair).

Head to Head

Australia and Sri Lanka have played each other 9 matches since 2010. Australia won 4 times and Sri Lanka 3 times.

Sri Lanka won the last series between these two teams 3-0 in 2016.

Pitch Analysis

Brisbane (BCGW) has hosted 7 Test matches since 2010. The rest of the metrics in this section will look at those matches.

390 is the average first innings score at Brisbane (BCGW) in Test matches. 302, 429 and 556 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

48% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batsmen at Brisbane (BCGW) strike at 53.3 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 55.5 against spin.

The team batting first won the last 3 out the last 6 non-draw matches played at Brisbane (BCGW).

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Sri Lanka Overview

Sri Lanka have won 3 of their last 10 Test matches. They lost to New Zealand in their last match.

The top order batting options for Sri Lanka are Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis and Lahiru Thirimanne. Kusal Mendis has batted well in the year averaging 46.5. His overall test average is 37.9 with a strike rate of 57.0. Dimuth Karunaratne has a an average of 37.1 with a strike rate of 49.0. He has performed better last year averaging 46.4. Lahiru Thirimanne has batted less well in the year averaging 0.0. His overall test average is 23.1 with a strike rate of 39.0.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are Dhananjaya de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella and Dilruwan Perera. Dinesh Chandimal has a an average of 43.5 with a strike rate of 49.0. Roshen Silva has a an average of 38.3 with a strike rate of 42.0. Dhananjaya de Silva has batted less well in the year averaging 26.8. His overall test average is 34.7 with a strike rate of 56.0. Niroshan Dickwella has a an average of 25.9 in the last year. This is worse than his overall test average 30.6. He has a strike rate of 70.0. Dilruwan Perera has scored at a strike rate of 48.0 per 100 balls and averages 19.3.

The pace bowling options for Sri Lanka are Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara and Dushmantha Chameera. Suranga Lakmal has a an taken 127 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.17. Lahiru Kumara has an economy rate of 3.97 and has taken 49 Test wickets. Dushmantha Chameera has a an taken 23 Test wickets with an economy rate of 4.34.

The spin bowling options for Sri Lanka are Dilruwan Perera and Dhananjaya de Silva. Dilruwan Perera has a an taken 151 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.21. Dhananjaya de Silva has a an taken 9 Test wickets and conceeded 3.59 runs an over.

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The Verdict

Australia are rated 7 points ahead of Sri Lanka in the Cricsq ratings. They have 100 points whereas Sri Lanka have 93.

At the time of writing Australia are favorites on Betfair at 1.27. Sri Lanka are 7.2.

Australia are rightfully favourites and are the most likely team to win this match. But I suggest backing Sri Lanka to win this match.At the prices Australia are too short to bet on and Sri Lanka represent the value.

Australia Squad
Jhye Richardson

Current Form:

Jhye Richardson has played in 3 Test Matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

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Marcus Harris

Current Form:

Marcus Harris has played in 4 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 258 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 36.9. He has a strike rate of 51.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 56.8 and against pace it is 50.3.

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Joe Burns

Current Form:

Joe Burns has played in 14 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 919 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 36.8. He has a strike rate of 58.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 70.6 and against pace it is 55.3.

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Usman Khawaja

Current Form:

Usman Khawaja has played in 39 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2653 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 42.1. He has a strike rate of 49.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 55.8 and against pace it is 45.7.

Khawaja has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.5 runs per over.

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Marnus Labuschagne

Current Form:

Marnus Labuschagne has played in 3 Test Matches.

He has scored 119 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 23.8. He has a strike rate of 48.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Labuschagne has taken 7 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 4.24 runs per over.

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Travis Head

Current Form:

Travis Head has played in 10 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 359 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 32.6. He has a strike rate of 44.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 49.9 and against spin it is 39.0.

Head has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 4.09 runs per over.

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Tim Paine

Current Form:

Tim Paine has played in 23 Test Matches.

He has scored 939 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 34.8. He has a strike rate of 43.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 46.1 and against spin it is 39.4.

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Pat Cummins

Current Form:

Pat Cummins has played in 18 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 528 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 21.1. He has a strike rate of 40.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 45.5 and against pace it is 36.1.

Cummins has taken 80 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.88 runs per over.

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Mitchell Starc

Current Form:

Mitchell Starc has played in 49 Test Matches.

He has scored 1351 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 21.4. He has a strike rate of 66.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 69.3 and against pace it is 63.8.

Starc has taken 199 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.39 runs per over.

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Nathan Lyon

Current Form:

Nathan Lyon has played in 85 Test Matches.

He has scored 922 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 12.1. He has a strike rate of 46.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 48.9 and against spin it is 43.2.

Lyon has taken 339 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.03 runs per over.

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Sri Lanka Squad
Dimuth Karunaratne

Current Form:

Dimuth Karunaratne has played in 56 Test Matches. He has scored 4 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3894 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 37.1. He has a strike rate of 49.3. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Karunaratne has taken 1 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.68 runs per over.

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Lahiru Thirimanne

Current Form:

Lahiru Thirimanne has played in 29 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1153 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 23.1. He has a strike rate of 38.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 43.6 and against pace it is 35.3.

Thirimanne has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.64 runs per over.

Lahiru Thirimanne Full Profile >>

Dhananjaya de Silva

Current Form:

Dhananjaya de Silva has played in 21 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1355 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 34.7. He has a strike rate of 56.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 59.4 and against pace it is 52.0.

Silva has taken 9 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.59 runs per over.

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Kusal Mendis

Current Form:

Kusal Mendis has played in 34 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2464 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 37.9. He has a strike rate of 56.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 63.1 and against pace it is 52.0.

Mendis has taken 1 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 4.23 runs per over.

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Dinesh Chandimal

Current Form:

Dinesh Chandimal has played in 51 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3744 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 43.5. He has a strike rate of 49.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 50.8 and against spin it is 47.4.

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Roshen Silva

Current Form:

Roshen Silva has played in 11 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 690 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 38.3. He has a strike rate of 42.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 46.7 and against pace it is 34.3.

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Niroshan Dickwella

Current Form:

Niroshan Dickwella has played in 27 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1436 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 30.6. He has a strike rate of 70.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 72.5 and against pace it is 67.2.

Niroshan Dickwella Full Profile >>

Dilruwan Perera

Current Form:

Dilruwan Perera has played in 36 Test Matches.

He has scored 1079 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 19.3. He has a strike rate of 48.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 52.8 and against pace it is 41.2.

Perera has taken 151 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.21 runs per over.

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Suranga Lakmal

Current Form:

Suranga Lakmal has played in 54 Test Matches.

He has scored 672 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 11.0. He has a strike rate of 47.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 55.6 and against spin it is 41.7.

Lakmal has taken 127 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.17 runs per over.

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Dushmantha Chameera

Current Form:

Dushmantha Chameera has played in 7 Test Matches.

He has scored 64 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 5.3. He has a strike rate of 29.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 31.7 and against spin it is 17.5.

Chameera has taken 23 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 4.34 runs per over.

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Lahiru Kumara

Current Form:

Lahiru Kumara has played in 14 Test Matches.

He has scored 44 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 3.4. He has a strike rate of 33.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 50.8 and against pace it is 17.6.

Kumara has taken 49 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.97 runs per over.

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