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Australia vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

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Sri Lanka won by 4 wkts | Australia Vs Sri Lanka Live Score, 3rd ODI

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Nuwan Kulasekara is the MoM for his haul of 5/22. This was his first five wicket haul in ODIs.
Clarke: 'We would have batted first. We batted very poorly. We did not bat well and we could not negotiate the swing. It was a very good Brisbane wicket. Our shot selection and execution was very poor. If we continue to play like this, the public will not want us playing. We are looking to play the best team. We have no excuses for this performance. Our bowlers did a good job but the batsmen have to improve.'
After the resumption of the break, Tharanga and Kushal Perera got going with some boundaries. Sri Lanka lost two further wickets but it was not enough to cause any panic for the Lankans. In the end, Sri Lanka have won by four wickets, registering their first ever ODI win against Australia at this venue.
End of over 20, 4 runs (. . . W . 4 )
SL: 75/8
Thisara Perera - 4(2) This over: 4 runs
Kushal Janith Perera - 22(28) This over: 0 runs
Mitchell Starc
(7.0 - 0 - 25 - 2)
19.6 Mitchell Starc to Thisara Perera 4
FOUR, Sri Lanka finally win, fuller length ball outside off, Thisara goes for the drive and gets an outside edge that races away to the square third man fence, finally, Sri Lanka have gotten past 75
19.5 Mitchell Starc to Thisara Perera 0
no run, another yorker just outside off, Thisara is unable to squeeze it out
Thisara Perera, left handed bat, comes to the crease
19.4 Mitchell Starc to Jeevan Mendis W
out Caught by Clint McKay!! Sri Lanka are struggling to get closer to the target. Short in length delivery outside off, it kicks up as Jeevan Mendis swivels and looks to pull it over mid wicket, he does not get into a good position and he mistimes it completely, he slips up as he completes the shot and the catch is taken at widish mid on. Jeevan Mendis c Clint McKay b Starc 2(13)
19.3 Mitchell Starc to Jeevan Mendis 0
no run, pitched up delivery just outside off, Jeevan drills it back to the bowler
19.2 Mitchell Starc to Jeevan Mendis 0
no run, short in length delivery slanted in just outside off, Jeevan nudges it to short leg
19.1 Mitchell Starc to Jeevan Mendis 0
no run, fuller length ball just outside off, Jeevan drives it back to the bowler
End of over 19, 1 runs (. . 1 . . . )
SL: 71/7
Kushal Janith Perera - 22(28) This over: 0 runs
Jeevan Mendis - 2(9) This over: 1 runs
Moises Henriques
(2.0 - 0 - 7 - 0)
18.6 Moises Henriques to Kushal Janith Perera 0
no run, pitched up just outside off, Perera gets forward and solidly defends it to short cover
18.5 Moises Henriques to Kushal Janith Perera 0
no run, length delivery and it nips back in just outside off, Perera plays slightly outside the line of the delivery and gets beaten
18.4 Moises Henriques to Kushal Janith Perera 0
no run, good length ball outside off, Perera looks to slug it across the line but misses it
18.3 Moises Henriques to Jeevan Mendis 1
1 run, catch dropped by Warner, oh boy, this shows that today is an extraordinary day, even safe fielders like Warner are dropping catches, full ball on middle, Jeevan looks to hoick it over mid wicket but gets a big top edge, it swirls in the air at cover and Warner fluffs the chance

Match details

Toss : Australia won the toss and elected to bat first

Umpires : Richard Kettleborough (Eng) and Paul Reiffel (Aus)

TV umpire : Marais Erasmus (RSA)

Match referee : Javagal Srinath (Ind)

Teams

Australia : David Warner, Phillip Hughes, Michael Clarke(c), David Hussey, George Bailey, Matthew Wade(wk), Moises Henriques, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Clint McKay, Xavier Doherty.

Sri Lanka : Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Mahela Jayawardene(c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kushal Janith Perera(wk), Angelo Mathews, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Shaminda Eranga, Lasith Malinga.

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