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Australia vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

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Sri Lanka won by 5 wkts | Australia Vs Sri Lanka Live Score, 1st T20I

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David Warner is the MoM for his unbeaten 90 off 62 balls. This is his highest score in T20Is.
Kushal Perera and Dilshan started the chase off well but they stuttered when the spinners came on to bowl. Doherty and Maxwell stifled the scoring rate as they picked up wickets at regular intervals. However, Mathews steadied the ship and Thisara Perera supported him well. Thisara finished off the game with a couple of sixes to help Sri Lanka go 1-0 up in the two match series. This will not be a happy Australia day for the home team.
End of over 19, 19 runs (2 4 1 6 6 )
SL: 143/5
Thisara Perera - 19(12) This over: 12 runs
Angelo Mathews - 35(28) This over: 7 runs
Ben Laughlin
(3.5 - 0 - 46 - 0)
18.5 Ben Laughlin to Thisara Perera 6
SIX, Game, Set and Match for Sri Lanka, low full toss outside off, Thisara gets underneath the delivery and hammers it flat over the ropes at long on for another six, superb hitting from Thisara
18.4 Ben Laughlin to Thisara Perera 6
SIX, almost a catch, full ball on off stump, Thisara stays on the front foot and hoicks it to deep square leg, Cutting leaps but he cannot get it back onto the ropes, it goes over the ropes for an important six
18.3 Ben Laughlin to Angelo Mathews 1
1 run, Mathews walks down the track and Laughlin fires a yorker on middle, Mathews digs it hard to the ground and Laughlin leaps, but he palms it to mid off
18.2 Ben Laughlin to Angelo Mathews 4
FOUR, another full toss and the result is even bad for Laughlin, this one is just outside off and Mathews thrashes it straight down the ground for a boundary
18.1 Ben Laughlin to Angelo Mathews 2
2 runs, full toss outside off, Mathews smears it to wide long on for a couple, Laughlin botched up the attempted yorker there
30 runs for Angelo Mathews
End of over 18, 4 runs (1 1 . . 2 . )
SL: 124/5
Thisara Perera - 7(10) This over: 3 runs
Angelo Mathews - 28(25) This over: 1 runs
Mitchell Starc
(4.0 - 0 - 19 - 1)
17.6 Mitchell Starc to Thisara Perera 0
no run, fuller length ball on middle, Thisara drills it back to Starc who stops it, ends a good spell from Starc: 4-0-19-1
17.5 Mitchell Starc to Thisara Perera 2
2 runs, short ball on the middle and leg stump, Thisara latches onto it and shovels the pull to deep mid wicket for a couple
17.4 Mitchell Starc to Thisara Perera 0
no run, Thisara stays on the leg side and looks to maul it over mid wicket, the ball is full and on leg stump but he misses it, it also missed the leg stump by a kitten's whisker
17.3 Mitchell Starc to Thisara Perera 0
no run, pitched up outside off, Thisara winds up and looks to launch it out of the stadium, but he fails to make contact
17.2 Mitchell Starc to Angelo Mathews 1
1 run, good length ball on middle, it is bowled slower and it stays low, Mathews is caught back on the crease and he nurdles it to backward square leg, Thisara thinks about a second but he bangs into Starc and declines the second
17.1 Mitchell Starc to Thisara Perera 1
1 run, Thisara backs away to the on side and Starc fires a yorker on leg stump, Thisara whips it to long on
End of over 17, 10 runs (. 6 . 1 2 1 )
SL: 120/5
Thisara Perera - 4(5) This over: 3 runs
Angelo Mathews - 27(24) This over: 7 runs
Ben Laughlin
(3.0 - 0 - 27 - 0)
16.6 Ben Laughlin to Thisara Perera 1
1 run, this yorker is on middle and off, Thisara digs it out to cover point

Match details

Toss : Australia won the toss and elected to bat first

Umpires : Simon Fry (Aus) and Paul Reiffel (Aus)

TV umpire : John Ward (Aus)

Match referee : Javagal Srinath (Ind)

Teams

Australia : David Warner, Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, George Bailey(c), Adam Voges, Matthew Wade(wk), Glenn Maxwell, Ben Cutting, Mitchell Starc, Xavier Doherty, Ben Laughlin.

Sri Lanka : Kushal Janith Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dinesh Chandimal(wk), Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews(c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ajantha Mendis, Lasith Malinga.

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