Cricket Australia


  • Sri Lanka 5/ 139 (18.5)
  • Australia 3/ 137 (20.0)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 7.38
NLTC Perera*191202158.33
AD Mathews352731129.63
This Partnership:35 Runs From 21 Balls (R/R: 10.00)

B Laughlin*3.5046012.00
MA Starc4.001914.75

Last Wicket:Thirimanne, 20 (c:Voges b:Starc, Over: 15.2)
Last 5 overs:1 . 4 4 . . | . W 1 1 . . | . 6 . 1 2 1 | 1 1 . . 2 . | 2 4 1 6 6
Latest Commentary (View More)

19th Over
Australian opener David Warner named Man of the Match
Sri Lanka take a 1 nil lead into Monday's second T20 International
An even batting performance with Mathews (35 no off 27 balls with 3 fours & 1 six), and MDKJ Perera (33 off 22 balls with 2 fours & 1 six) the pick, special mention to NLTC Perera who finished the game off with consecutive sixes
and victory for the number one ranked Sri Lankan's by 5 wickets with 7 balls in hand.
Over 18.5: Laughlin to NLTC Perera, SIX, full, smashes hard and high over mid on, winning runs with 2 sixes in a row!
Over 18.4: Laughlin to NLTC Perera, SIX, DROPPED, slower ball, swung hard and high to midwicket, Cutting throws himself at the ball trying to knock it back in but just knocks it over the rope
Over 18.3: Laughlin to Mathews, one run, dances down the track, punches into the ground and over the bowler's head. Sri Lanka need 11 runs from 9 balls
Over 18.2: Laughlin to Mathews, FOUR, full toss, smashes a drive straight back past the bowler
Over 18.1: Laughlin to Mathews, two runs, full toss, whipped through mid wicket
18th Over
Sri Lanka need 18 runs from 12 balls
Over 17.6: Starc to NLTC Perera, no run, yorker, punches back down the wicket, fielded by Starc in his follow through. SLA 5/120 (Mathews 28, NLTC Perera 7)
Over 17.5: Starc to NLTC Perera, two runs, short, puls through mid wicket
Over 17.4: Starc to NLTC Perera, no run, big swing and a miss, between the pads and leg stump
Over 17.3: Starc to NLTC Perera, no run, big swing and a miss outside off
Over 17.2: Starc to Mathews, one run, slower ball, backs away and turns to the legside
Over 17.1: Starc to NLTC Perera, one run, drives through mid on to the fielder in the deep
17th Over
Over 16.6: Laughlin to NLTC Perera, one run, yorker, dabbed out on the off side. SLA 5/116 (Mathews 27, NLTC Perera 4)
Over 16.5: Laughlin to NLTC Perera, two runs, worked through square leg, come back for a risky second
Over 16.4: Laughlin to Mathews, one run, turned backward of square
Over 16.3: Laughlin to Mathews, no run, DROPPED, full, takes a leading edge to the left of the bowler, he dives and gets one hand on it but spills the very difficult chance
Over 16.2: Laughlin to Mathews, SIX, slower ball, slaps it hard and high straight back over the bowler's head
Over 16.1: Laughlin to Mathews, no run, slower ball, straight through the swinging batsman

Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, George Bailey (c), Adam Voges, Matthew Wade (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Ben Cutting, Mitchell Starc, Xavier Doherty, Ben Laughlin, James Faulkner (12th)

Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ajantha Mendis, Lasith Malinga, Upul Tharanga (12th)

Umpires: Fry, SD (AUS), Reiffel, PR (AUS)
Third Umpire: Ward, JD (AUS)
Match Refree: Srinath, J (IND)

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