Sri Lanka wins a thriller to complete T20 series 2-0

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Australia lost the second Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka within an inch.They were supposed to just make three runs of the last ball but lost.Sri Lankans would be delighted with a victory as the series until now has not gone in their favor.Jayawardene in the Sri Lankan team led from the front making 61 runs to help Sri Lanka to a total of 161 runs.Australia needed 122 Runs in 15 overs due to D/L system but ended up on the loosing side 3 Runs.Sri Lankan ended the twenty20 series with a 2-0 whitewash.

Highlights of the Match:

Australia Batting & Bowling:

S.Marsh - Batting - 47(40)

GJ Bailey - Batting - 45(36) & Bowling 1 Wicket for 23 Runs

Sri Lanka Batting & Bowling:

M.Jayawardene - Batting - 61(45)*

T.Dilshan - Bowling - 1 Wicket for 10 Runs


Sri Lanka innings (20 overs maximum) DismissalR M B 4s 6s SR
TM Dilshan b Faulkner 612100060
MDKJ Perera c Bailey b Maxwell 1530173088.23
LD Chandimal† c Bailey b Laughlin 51191055.55
DPMD Jayawardene not out 61614552135.55
BMAJ Mendis c Faulkner b Doherty 25322430104.16
NLTC Perera not out 35221532233.33
Extras (b 1, lb 8, w 5) 14
Total (4 wickets; 20 overs) 161(8.05 runs per over)
Did not bat AD Mathews*, KMDN Kulasekara, BAW Mendis, SL Malinga, A Dananjaya
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Dilshan, 2.5 ov), 2-33 (Chandimal, 5.3 ov), 3-39 (MDKJ Perera, 6.4 ov), 4-102 (BMAJ Mendis, 15.2 ov)
Australia Bowling O M R W Econ Extras
GJ Maxwell 402315.75(1w)
MA Starc 403508.75(4w)
JP Faulkner 402416
B Laughlin 4040110
XJ Doherty 403017.5
Australia innings (target: 122 runs from 15 overs) DismissalR M B 4s 6s SR
AJ Finch lbw b BAW Mendis 717610116.66
DA Warner c NLTC Perera b Kulasekara 75610116.66
SE Marsh not out 47684022117.5
GJ Bailey* c MDKJ Perera b NLTC Perera 45483640125
GJ Maxwell not out 87320266.66
Extras (b 1, lb 2, w 1, nb 1) 5
Total (3 wickets; 15 overs) 119(7.93 runs per over)
Did not bat MS Wade†, AC Voges, JP Faulkner, MA Starc, XJ Doherty, B Laughlin
Fall of wickets 1-10 (Warner, 1.3 ov), 2-20 (Finch, 4.1 ov), 3-106 (Bailey, 14.2 ov)
Sri Lanka Bowling O M R W Econ Extras
TM Dilshan 201005
KMDN Kulasekara 301816(1w)
BAW Mendis 302518.33
SL Malinga 302608.66
A Dananjaya 1012012
NLTC Perera 302518.33(1nb)


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