Australia vs Sri Lanka World Cup 2023 Match: What You Need to Know
Date and Venue
The 14th ODI World Cup 2023 match will take place on October 16 at BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow. This match between Australia and Sri Lanka will be a day-night event and is scheduled to start at 2 PM.
The five-time world champions, Australia, are eager to bounce back after facing tough defeats from India and South Africa in their recent matches. India clinched a victory with a 6-wicket lead on October 8, while South Africa secured a win by 134 runs in their second match of the tournament.
Sri Lanka’s Journey
For Sri Lanka, this will be their third match in the ongoing tournament. In their initial game, they faced a 102-run loss to South Africa on October 7. In their second match, Pakistan defeated them with 6 wickets and 10 balls remaining on October 10.
Playing XI of India and Srilanka
David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins (capt), Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis (capt, wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dunith Wellalage, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madushanka, Weather Conditions
Weather Condition in Lucknow.
In Lucknow, the weather is expected to be hazy and not too hot. There’s a slight chance of rain during the day (4%) and a higher chance at night (65%). Thunderstorms are also possible with a 1% likelihood during the day and 19% at night.
Temperatures will range from 33 degrees to 21 degrees Celsius. Winds are expected at around 9 km/hr in the daytime (east direction) and 11 km/h at night (northeast direction). There’s a possibility of gusty winds up to 26 km/h during both day and night. Cloud cover is anticipated to be 57% in the daytime and 52% at night.
How to Watch free
The match will be broadcast live on Indian television through Star Sports channels. Indian viewers can also catch the action on the Disney+Hotstar app and website. Additionally, Meta has teamed up with the ICC for World Cup 2023 coverage on Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Threads. The match kicks off at 2 pm.