Sri Lanka of their ongoing sequence towards the Aussies have been in top-notch type. The Aussies who’ve struggled towards the Lankan Tigers within the subcontinent situations are 2-1 down within the five-match ODI sequence that’s being performed.
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The hosts, who had been inserted into bat, discovered themselves in early bother as Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Mendis and Pathum Nissanka had been dismissed throughout the first 10 overs. With Sri Lanka in a precarious place, Dhananjaya and Asalanka joined forces to prop up the innings with a stand of 101.
Sri Lanka who had been decreased to 207-6 within the forty first over amassed a complete of 258 courtesy of Asalanka’s 110 off 106 deliveries.
Within the superb ton that Asalanka scored, he hit 10 boundaries together with one most at a strike charge of 103.77. Mitch Marsh took 2-29 in his longest bowling hit out since his calf harm, whereas Pat Cummins additionally bowled effectively for his 2-37.
At that stage, Wanindu Hasaranga collected a few boundaries off Kuhnemann within the forty fifth over to maintain the scorecard shifting. In the identical over, Aslanka accomplished his first ODI century with a single.
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However the hosts had been pleased to journey their luck on their option to a aggressive complete earlier than being all out with one over left.
Aussies who now have to chase this complete down if they’re to remain alive on this sequence. With the likes of Warner and Smith staying off form, issues are loads for Aussies.