Sri Lanka vs Australia, 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka storm to 6 wicket win over Australia
Australia had no answer to the rampant Sri Lankan batting in the run chase, as the hosts won the 3rd ODI, at the R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo, today by 6 wickets.
Sri Lanka vs Australia, 3rd ODI, Australia tour of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka 292/4 (48.3 ov)
Australia 291/6 (50 ov)
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets
Result - Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets
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Australia won the toss & elected to bat and Travis Head (70*) top scored with Aaron Finch (62) and Alex Carey (49) in support to give Australia a respectable total of 291/6 to defend - Jeffrey Vandersay 3-49 was the top wicket taker for Sri Lanka.
In reply, Sri Lanka were dominant in the run chase with Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis in great form taking the hosts to a six wicket win and series lead 2-1.
Australia Fall of wickets: 1-14 (David Warner - 2.3 ov), 2-47 (Mitchell Marsh - 10.3 ov), 3-116 (Marnus Labuschagne - 24.2 ov), 4-121 (Aaron Finch - 26.4 ov), 5-193 (Alex Carey - 39.6 ov), 6-233 (Glenn Maxwell - 44.3 ov)
Sri Lanka Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Niroshan Dickwella - 7.5 ov), 2-255 (Dhananjaya de Silva - 43.2 ov), 3-284 (Pathum Nissanka - 47.1 ov), 4-285 (Dasun Shanaka - 47.4 ov)
Sri Lanka - Niroshan Dickwella (WK), Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (C), Chamika Karunaratne, Dunith Wellalage, Dushmantha Chameera, Jeffrey Vandersay, Maheesh Theekshana
Australia - David Warner, Aaron Finch (C), Mitchell Marsh, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey (WK), Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Jhye Richardson, Matthew Kuhnemann, Josh Hazlewood
Start Time: 10:00
Toss: Australia won the toss & elected to bat
Venue: R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo, Colombo
Umpires; Kumar Dharmasena, Lyndon Hannibal
Umpires TV: Raveendra Wimalasiri
Match Referee: Ranjan Madugalle
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