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Sri Lanka vs Australia: Needing 59 Off 3 Overs, Dasun Shanaka Helps Sri Lanka Pull Off Miracle Chase To Stun Australia In third T20I. Watch | Cricket Information

Dasun Shanaka celebrates after Sri Lanka’s thrilling win over Australia in third T20I.© AFP

With the collection already bag, Australia went into the ultimate Twenty20 Worldwide (T20I) seeking to register a whitewash over Sri Lanka in their very own yard. And for almost three quarters of the match, Australia had been in prime place to scrub sweep the collection. Nonetheless, Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka modified the script and the way, bringing Sri Lanka again from the useless to drag off an exciting win over the visiting Australians. Few would have given Sri Lanka even a hope of profitable once they had been left needing 59 runs off the ultimate three overs. However Shanaka launched a surprising assault on the Australian bowlers to take his facet house with a ball to spare.

Struggling at 108 for six within the fifteenth over, Shanaka and Chamika Karunaratne shared a match-winning 69-run stand for the seventh wicket.

Watch how Sri Lanka, led by Shanka, did the unthinkable to depart the Aussies shell-shocked:

Sri Lanka had been chasing a goal of 177 to complete the collection on a excessive after happening miserably towards the guests within the first two matches.

Shanaka scored an unbeaten 54 off 25 balls with 5 fours and 4 sixes to seal a four-wicket victory.

Needing 19 off the ultimate over bowled by Kane Richardson, the skipper hit two fours and a mighty six to degree the scores with one ball remaining.

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Richardson then bowled a large at hand the win to the house facet.

“I took a number of balls to get in. I learn the wicket effectively, so I did not throw my wicket away. Course of is at all times essential,” Shanaka stated after his player-of-the-match efficiency.


Australia skipper Aaron Finch known as Shanaka’s innings “an unbelievable knock”.

(With AFP inputs)

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