AUS vs SL T20:- Australia made a strong comeback after defeating Sri Lanka by seven wickets.
Australia vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup:
AUS vs SL T20: Australia made a strong comeback after defeating Sri Lanka by seven wickets. After a significant loss against New Zealand in the first match, the Kangaroo team was also looking in trouble against Sri Lanka. Still, Marcus Stoinis gave Australia to victory with stormy batting. Batting first, Sri Lanka set a target of 158 runs in front of Australia and Australia achieved it in 16.3 overs for the loss of three wickets.
In the T20 World Cup 2022, Australia defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in their second match. Australia won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, Sri Lanka set a target of 158 runs in front of Australia. Australia achieved this target in 16.3 overs for the loss of three wickets. Aaron Finch and Marcus Stoinis played unbeaten innings. Finch scored an unbeaten 31 off 42 balls and Stoinis scored 59 off 18 balls. He completed his fifty in 17 balls. His innings included six sixes and four fours.
In this match, the Australian team was struggling after losing three wickets for 89 runs, but Stoinis turned the match with his stormy batting and gave Australia a big win. His coming into the rhythm is a relief for hosts Australia.
Australia’s poor start
Australia lost the crucial wicket of David Warner with a score of 26 runs. He scored 11 runs in 10 balls and was caught by Shanaka off Teeksha’s ball. Dhananjay then got Mitchell Marsh caught by Rajapaksa. Marsh scored 17 runs. Glenn Maxwell became the victim of Karunaratne after scoring 23 runs off 12 balls. Bhandara caught his brilliant catch on the boundary line.
Summary of Sri Lanka Innings
Pathum Nisanka scored 40 runs in 45 balls for Sri Lanka. Dhananjay de Silva scored 26 runs. In the end, Charith Asalanka (38 runs in 25 balls) and Chamika Karunaratne (14 runs in seven balls) made quick runs to take the team’s score to 157 for six. Apart from Marcus Stoinis and Mitchell Marsh, all bowlers took wickets for Australia. Marsh and Stoinis also proved costly. Pat Cummins conceded 20 runs in the last over. For this reason, Sri Lanka’s team was successful in making a score of 157 runs.