Sri Lanka vs australia Tour 2022: Three T20 Internationals
Amidst the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, the Australian cricket team's six-week tour can have a positive effect.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said on Monday that the proceeds from tickets for the three T20 Internationals,
five ODIs and two Test matches will be donated to the cause.
SLC secretary Mohan de Silva told reporters in Colombo, "These are difficult times for our people.
We are really grateful to Cricket Australia and the Australian government for supporting this series despite the difficulties we face as a nation." are doing."
Sri Lanka is going through the worst economic phase since independence in 1948.
The series will begin with a T20 match at the KR Premadasa Stadium here on Tuesday.
For the first time since the start of the Corona epidemic, the audience will be allowed to come according to the capacity of the stadium.
Tickets for the first two T20 matches, to be played on Tuesday and Wednesday, were sold out on Saturday within just five hours.
Australia have announced a strong XI for the first match, preferring experienced Steve Smith over Josh English in the middle order.
Australia captain Aaron Finch said, “We have played close matches against Sri Lanka over the years.
They are a good team and they have some match-winning players.
"A bowler like Wanindu Hasaranga has shown that he can be effective even on flat pitches.
Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka expressed hope that his team will get the benefit of playing in home conditions.
We have played Australia at their home," he said. I had given a tough competition earlier this year.
We believe that we will do well in our circumstances. We have a great bowling unit but the batsmen have to do well."