Sri Lanka defeated Australia in third and closing T20I on Saturday© AFP
Sri Lanka achieved an unbelievable win towards Australia within the third and closing T20I at Pallekele on Saturday as they chased down 177. Heading into the ultimate sport, Australia had already sealed the collection, however the closing sport proved to be essentially the most thrilling because it went right down to the wire. Sri Lanka skipperperformed a captain’s knock as he scored 54 runs off simply 25 balls to assist the hosts finish the collection on a excessive and take some momentum heading into the ODI collection.
Shanaka went on to play an unbeaten knock of 54 runs off 25 balls with the assistance of 5 fours and 4 sixes.
The correct-handed batter additionally hitfor 20 runs off 4 balls within the 18th over of the sport and it was from there, that the momentum swung Sri Lanka’s means.
Sri Lanka chased down 59 within the closing three overs of the sport and that is essentially the most variety of runs any workforce has efficiently chased within the final three overs of a T20 sport.
Dasun Shanaka leads the cost as Sri Lanka hit 59 within the final three!
That is essentially the most ANY workforce has efficiently chased within the final three overs of a T20 sport #SLvAUS
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) June 11, 2022
Together with Shanaka, Chamika Karunaratne additionally remained unbeaten on 14 off 10 balls.
Speaking in regards to the sport between Sri Lanka and Australia, the latter batted first and posted 176/5 in 20 overs.(39), (37*) and (38) performed essential knocks to assist the guests put up a rating of greater than the 170-run mark.
Chasing 177, Sri Lanka have been up towards it by the point Shanaka got here out to bat within the thirteenth over of the innings. Nonetheless, the captain led from the entrance and all the Pallekele Stadium erupted in pleasure as soon as the profitable shot was hit.
Australia received the T20I collection 2-1 and now each groups will sq. off within the five-match ODI collection, starting Tuesday in Pallekele.
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