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  • 10:28 PM IST

    That’s a wrap for now, folks. We hope you enjoyed our coverage today. Until next time then, it’s goodnight!

  • 10:22 PM IST

  • 10:21 PM IST

  • 10:20 PM IST

    Usman Khawaja misses out on a hundred, but Australia cruise to a comfortable five-wicket victory.

  • 9:56 PM IST

  • 9:51 PM IST

    WICKET! Vandersay breaks the partnership, Stoinis departs for 32. Alex Carey has joined Usman Khawaja in the middle. Australia 203/4 in 37 overs. Need 37 from 78 balls.

  • 9:30 PM IST

    Maxwell departs for 36 to Siriwardana, but Australia are well and truly en route to victory here. 33.1 overs gone, AUS 175/3 (Khawaja 75, Stoinis 10). Australia need another 65 to win.

  • 9:02 PM IST

    26.2 overs gone, Australia are 137/2 (Khawaja 57, Maxwell 26)

  • 8:47 PM IST

    WICKET! Dhananjaya de Silva breaks the dangerous Khawaja-Marsh partnership, Marsh departs for 34. AUS 104/2 in 22.1 overs.

  • 8:03 PM IST

    No hiccups from the Aussies after the departure of their captain Aaron Finch so far. AUS 61/1 in 10.4 overs (Usman Khawaja 30, Shaun Marsh 19)

  • 7:53 PM IST

  • 7:36 PM IST

  • 7:34 PM IST

    WICKET! DRS goes in Sri Lanka’s favour. Aaron Finch departs for 11, Nuwan Pradeep strikes early. AUS 16/1 in 4 overs.

  • 7:28 PM IST

    TOTAL DOMINATION! England have crushed Afghanistan by 9 wickets and head into the cwc19 oozing with confidence. The hosts face South Africa on Thursday.

  • 7:25 PM IST

  • 7:23 PM IST

    England are cruising to victory against Afghanistan, need just 7 runs to win. Australia have begun their run-chase against Sri Lanka. 2.2 overs gone, AUS 1/0.

  • 6:57 PM IST

    100 up for England in 10.1 overs, they need only 61 runs to win, Roy on 49, while Root’s batting on 11.

  • 6:54 PM IST

  • 6:49 PM IST

    WICKET! After doing the job with the bat, Nabi works his mojo with the ball, ends the rampaging Roy-Bairstow partnership in an unusual fashion. Bairstow stumped, departs for 39, England 78/1 in 8.2 overs, need 83 to win.

  • 6:47 PM IST

    Sri Lanka finish with 239/8 after 50 overs (Thirimanne 56, Dhananjaya 43; Zampa 2/39)

  • 6:39 PM IST

    These warm-ups keep throwing up surprises. Rashid Khan bowling in the first powerplay, England 72/2 in 6.2 overs.

  • 6:22 PM IST
    We’re back with the England run-chase, Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow are at the crease. Roy is on strike. Hamid will open the attack. England need 161 to win.
  • 6:20 PM IST

  • 6:14 PM IST

  • 6:09 PM IST

    At Southampton, Sri Lanka are 182/6 with 7 overs to go (Thisara Perera 13, Dhananjaya de Silva 11)

  • 5:51 PM IST

  • 5:42 PM IST

    Afghanistan have been bowled out for 160, Archer takes the last wicket of Nabi for 44, caught by a Bairstow juggle at the boundary.

  • 5:39 PM IST

    WICKET! Steve Smith has just taken a wicket, takes a fine judged return catch to send Mathews on his way for 17. SL 147/5 in 33.4 overs.

  • 5:25 PM IST

  • 5:23 PM IST

    INJURY CONCERN? Usman Khawaja takes a blow on the knee in an attempt to field. He is barely able to walk, the physio is on his way to the ground.

Hello and welcome to our live blog of the Cricket World Cup 2019 Match 7 and 8 between Australia and Sri Lanka and Afghanistan and England, respectively.

Australia are riding on the high of defeating hosts England in their first warm-up game while Sri Lanka, after crashing to a heavy defeat against South Africa, will be looking to get some kind of momentum going for them in their second and final warm-up game.

LIVE STREAMING: AUS vs SL Dream11 Prediction: SL vs AUS | Dream11 Prediction: AFG vs ENG | LIVE STREAMING: AFG vs ENG

England will start as favorites, but England skipper Eoin Morgan, who missed out on the Australia game owing to an injury will not be available. Jos Buttler will lead the side. Niggles to Liam Dawson and Jofra Archer is also a concern for England.

Here is today’s Dream11 pick for AUS vs SL.

My Dream XI Team

1. Kusal Menids (VICE CAPTAIN), 2.Kusal Perera, 3. David Warner (CAPTAIN), 4. Usman Khawaja, 5. Dimuth Karunaratne, 6. Steve Smith, 7. Marcus Stoinis, 8. Dhananjaya de Silva, 9. Jason Behrendorff,  10. Adam Zampa, 11. Nuwan Pradeep

Here is today’s Dream11 pick for AFG vs ENG.

My Dream XI Team

1 Jonny Bairstow, 2 Jos Buttler (VICE-CAPTAIN), 3 Hashmatullah Shahidi, 4 Hazratullah Zazai, 5 Jason Roy (CAPTAIN), 6 Joe Root, 7 Mohammad Nabi, 8 Rashid Khan, 9 Tom Curran, 10 Chris Woakes, 11 Jofra Archer