Sri Lanka on top of the Group A on the basis of Net Run Rate meets Australia with high morale as it meets in the home advantage at the Kettarama R. Premadasa international stadium in Colombo at 930 GMT. (Local time 2.30 PM)
When Sri Lanka co hosted 1996 World Cup, Australia and West Indies refused to tour Sri Lanka following bomb blasts in Colombo and the hosts entered the quarter-finals even before playing a single game. The Sri Lankans then had a dream run to the final, where they, ironically, met the Aussie and beat them in the final at Lahore.
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