The reigning champion paid the value for a disastrous loss to New Zealand in its match opener, ending the Tremendous 12 stage with a internet run price of -0.173.
New Zealand has booked its passage to the ultimate 4 after ending equal on seven factors with Australia, however with a far superior NRR of two.112.
Aaron Finch’s males wanted to defeat Afghanistan by about 60 runs of their last Tremendous 12 match to overtake England’s NRR of 0.547, however solely fell over the road on Adelaide on Friday evening.
Whereas that consequence has saved the Australians a nervous evening calculating NRR adjustments, it means solely a Sri Lankan win will safe them a spot within the semi-finals.
Sri Lanka has 4 factors and can’t qualify, though it might nonetheless end third in Group 1 forward of England.
Tonight’s match begins at 7pm. Comply with the newest speaking factors from the SCG right here.
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