Sri Lanka vs Australia, 5th ODI Highlights: Australia Beat Sri Lanka By 4 Wickets; SL Win Series 3-2
Sri Lanka vs Australia 5th ODI: Team effort helped Australia register a consolation win against Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka vs Australia, 5th ODI Highlights:Australia on Friday defeated Sri Lanka by 4 wickets in the fifth and final ODI between the sides at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The win helped the guests end the already lost series 2-3. It was Australian bowlers who shone on the day to bowl out Sri Lanka for a paltry sum of 160. Chamika Karunaratne hit his maiden half-century and his run-a-ball 75 was the only saving grace for the hosts as the rest of the batters failed to get going. Josh Hazlewood, Matthew Kuhnemann and Pat Cummins took two wickets each, while Glenn Maxwell and Cameron Green shared one scalp apiece. During the chase, the Aussies were struggling at 50/3 but Alex Carey's unbeaten 45 helped them reach home comfortably. Dunith Wellalage was the pick of the bowlers for Sri Lanka with figures of 3/42, while Maheesh Theekshana returned 2/26. (SCORECARD)
Here are the Playing XIs of the sides:
Sri Lanka: Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Dasun Shanaka (c), Chamika Karunaratne, Dunith Wellalage, Pramod Madushan, Jeffrey Vandersay, Maheesh Theekshana