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Sri Lanka vs Australia – Kumar Dharmasena Goes For A Catch Whereas Umpiring In Sri Lanka vs Australia third ODI. Watch | Cricket Information

Umpire Kumar Dharmasena tried to go for a catch throughout third ODI© Twitter

The continuing five-match ODI collection between Sri Lanka and Australia has develop into fascinating because the Dasun Shanaka-led aspect has bounced again with two consecutive wins after the shedding the primary recreation to the visitors. Whereas the Lankans misplaced the T20I collection 1-2 to Australia, they now have likelihood to bag the ODI collection and avenge the defeat. Stakes had been excessive when the 2 groups met one another for the third ODI on Sunday, nevertheless it was umpire Kumar Dharmasena, who hogged extra limelight that any Sri Lankan or Australian participant within the recreation.

Dharmasena grabbed eyeballs as he virtually took a catch in the course of the recreation whereas umpiring on the leg aspect.

Throughout Australia’s batting, Alex Carey hit a brief ball in the direction of square-leg umpire Dharmasena, whose reflexes compelled him to try for a catch. However Dharmasena quickly realised that he was an umpire within the match and never a fielder. He pulled himself again on the final second from the road of the ball.

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Speaking in regards to the match on Sunday, Australia skipper Aaron Finch gained the toss and opted to bat first on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. He led his aspect from the entrance with a 62-run knock earlier than the likes of Travis Head (70 not out) and Alex Carey (49 not out) might ultimately propel the aspect to 291/6 in 50 overs.


In return, Sri Lanka received house with six wickets in hand and 9 balls to spare. Pathum Nissanka scored 137 runs whereas Kusal Mendis gave supported him with an 87-run knock earlier than getting retired harm. Nissanka bagged the Participant of the Match award.

With the win, Sri Lanka leads the five-match collection 2-1. The perimeters face one another subsequent for the fourth recreation on June 21 on the identical venue.

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