Australia won the toss and elected to field against Sri Lanka as both teams look for a second straight victory at the T20 World Cup.
Sri Lanka chased down 172 for a five-wicket victory over Bangladesh in Sharjah.
Maheesh Theekshana returns for Sri Lanka after the mystery spinner missed the team’s opening win against Bangladesh due to a back problem.
He replaced fast bowler Binura Fernando in the only change Sri Lanka made.
Australia retained the same lineup that beat South Africa by five wickets after restricting the Proteas for 118-9 in its opening Group 1 game in Abu Dhabi.
Group 1 also features defending champion West Indies, which has lost both of its games, and England, which leads the standings after two wins from two games.