Live Cricket Score Australia vs Sri Lanka CB Series 3rd final: Sri Lanka chase 232 to win

Sri lankan players in action during the third final at Adelaide Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

Adelaide: Mar 8, 2012

Rangana Herath and Farveez Maharoof took three wickets each as Australia were bowled out for a modest total of 231 in the third final of the CB Series at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday.

Sri Lanka bowlers put up an impressive performance to bowl out Australia for 231 from 49.3 overs in the CB Series final decider at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday.

Australia kept losing wickets in regular intervals, which hampered their aspirations to put up a huge score after a strong start.

David Warner and Matthew Wade added 75 runs for the first wicket, but both the openers missed out on scoring half-centuries. Wade was dismissed for 49, whereas Warner fell for 48.

Shane Watson disappointed with the bat scoring just 19 runs batting at no.3.

A crucial 40-run partnership between Clint McKay and Brett Lee pushed Australia past 200.

Rangana Herath and Farveez Maharoof bagged three wickets each.

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