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Aus vs SL: Four players return for the first T20I against Sri Lanka

Colombo, IAS. SL vs Aus 1st T20I: The first match of the T20 series between Australia and Sri Lanka will be played on Tuesday, but before that Cricket Australia has announced the playing XI. Four players, including David Warner and Steve Smith, have returned in the announced playing XI for the first match. While hosting the ICC T20 World Cup, Australia has reflected on the ideas that led them to win the T20 World Cup in the UAE at the end of last year. He opted to go with three fast bowlers in the series. Whereas Ashton Agar and Kane Richardson have been given a chance in the first match. Pat Cummins, recovering from injury, will be available for the ODI series.

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Adam Zampa has not been included in the playing XI for the first match against Sri Lanka. On the other hand, David Warner, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Marsh have returned to the team. Who missed the home T20 series in Australia in February and then against Pakistan in April. Ashton Agar has been included in the team in place of Adam Zampa in this match. While Kane Richardson has been included in the team in place of Pat Cummins.

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Captain Aaron Finch will open the innings with David Warner in the first T20I against Sri Lanka

In the first T20I against Sri Lanka, captain Aaron Finch will open the innings with David Warner. While Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell. Steve Smith and Marcus Stoinis will take charge of the middle-order. Matthew Wade will take over the responsibility of batting at number seven, who is also the wicket-keeper of the team. On the other hand, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Kane Richardson will have the responsibility of fast bowling.

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