Sri Lanka gained the match by 4 runs to take an unassailable 3-1 lead within the collection. After setting Australia a 259-run goal, the hosts took wickets at common intervals till 19 was wanted off the final over.
It was the David Warner present for Australia within the chase. The Australians are criticized for being clueless towards the spinners however on a pitch conducive for spin bowling and towards a military of spin bowlers, the Aussies utilized themselves, confirmed superb abilities and temperament, and navigated by way of the difficult interval with aplomb.
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The chase for Australia began on the improper word with Aaron Finch falling very early. David Warner although acquired his head down and focused on constructing partnerships. With Mitchell Marsh, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey and Travis Head, Warner stored on stitching stands and maintained a pleasant tempo within the chase.
Australia appeared like agency favorites at one stage however Sri Lanka made a powerful comeback by dismissing Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell and David Warner within the house of 9 balls to throw this match vast open.
Pat Cummins and Cameron Inexperienced tried to wrestle some management again by way of their stand, because the asking charge was not very demanding, however Sri Lanka struck again to take away them and registered a detailed win.
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Earlier, Charith Asalanka hit his maiden one-day century and rescued Sri Lanka from a top-order collapse earlier than Australia bowled out his aspect for 258 in Tuesday’s fourth ODI match. The hosts slipped to 34-3 after being put in to bat first, with quick bowlers Pat Cummins, Mitchell Marsh and spinner Matthew Kuhnemann every taking two wickets.