Australia vs Sri Lanka RESULTS (t20)

Australia vs Sri Lanka Live Score (T20)

1st T20I, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne 17 February, 2017

Toss won by Sri Lanka (decided to bowl)

Sri Lanka beat Australia by 5 wickets

Man of the Match: Asela Gunaratne

Match Notes

Australia Innings

M Klinger(AUS), A Turner(AUS), B Stanlake(AUS) and V Sanjaya(SL) makes their T20I debut

Mandatory power play (1-6): Australia 47/0

Australia 50/0 in 6.4 overs

1st wkt Partnership: 50 of 40 balls between A Finch (18) and M Kilnger (31)

Aaron Finch completes 1000 runs in T20I

T Head dropped on 4 by U Tharanga in 12.1 overs

Australia 100/2 in 14.0 overs

Australia 150/3 in 18.1 overs

Innings Break: Australia 168/6 in 20.0 overs

Sri Lanka Innings

Sri Lanka 50/1 in 4.2 overs

2nd wkt Partnership: 50 of 29 balls between N Dickwella (18) and D Munaweera (25)

Mandatory power play (1-6): Sri Lanka 62/1

A Gunaratne dropped on 11 by A Finch in 12.1 overs

Sri Lanka 101/3 in 12.2 overs

4th wkt Partnership: 50 of 33 balls between A Gunaratne (38) and M Siriwardana (14)

A Gunaratne maiden T20I fifty: 50 runs in 34 balls (7x4) (0x6)

Sri Lanka 150/3 in 16.5 overs

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4338 121
2 Australia 4797 109
3 South Africa 3528 107
4 England 5071 101
5 New Zealand 4011 98
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