SL vs AUS: Sri Lanka beat Australia by 26 points, win 2nd ODI to tie series

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The Sri Lankan team won the second game of the five-game ODI series against Australia by 26 points. With this victory, the Sri Lankan team tied the series. So far both teams have won one game each and the outcome of the remaining three games in this series will now be decided. Batting first, the Sri Lankan side scored 220 runs for nine wickets in 47.4 overs. After that, the water started to fall and the referees had to end the first sets with this score.

In the second set, Australia had a target of 216 runs from 43 overs. However, the Kangaroo team only managed 189 runs from 37.1 overs for the loss of all 10 wickets and lost the match by 26 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis rule.
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Elected to bat after losing the toss, the start of the Sri Lankan team was not very good. Pathum Nishanka returned to the lodge after scoring 26 points. At the same time, Gunatilka was dismissed with the score of 35 and the team’s second wicket fell. Kushal Mendis and Dhananjay de Silva won the sets by adding 61 runs for the third wicket. All of the Sri Lankan batsmen got off to a good start in this match, but none were able to hit a big innings. In the end, the Sri Lankan team scored 220 runs in 47.4 overs for the loss of nine wickets. After that, the match was stopped due to rain and the referees ended the first innings there.

Kushal Mendis scored the highest 36 points for Sri Lanka. Apart from him, Dhananjay de Silva and captain Dasoon Shanaka scored 34 points. Pat Cummins took four wickets for Australia. Kuhnemann and Maxwell each got two wickets. Mitchell Swampson took a wicket.
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The performance of both teams’ batsmen was the same in this game. In both innings the batsmen lost their wickets after a good start. Under the Duckworth-Lewis rule, Australia had a target of 216 runs from 43 overs. In response, the Kangaroo team’s first wicket fell at 39. Captain Finch was dismissed after scoring 14 runs. Even after that, the Australian team continued to lose wickets at regular intervals. The Australian batsman was unable to make a half-century partnership throughout the match. In the end, this team was down to 189 in 37.1 overs and lost the game by 26 runs.

David Warner scored the highest 37 points for Australia. Apart from him, Glenn Maxwell scored 30 points and Steve Smith scored 28 points. Australia’s first seven batsmen played at least 15 balls and all scored over 10 runs, but were unable to score half a century. Sri Lanka’s Chamika Karunaratne won three bowling wickets. Dushmantha Chamira, Dhananjay de Silva and Dunith Velalge each got two wickets. At the same time, Australian wicketkeeper Alex Carey was exhausted.

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The Sri Lankan team won the second game of the five-game ODI series against Australia by 26 points. With this victory, the Sri Lankan team tied the series. So far both teams have won one game each and the outcome of the remaining three games in this series will now be decided. Batting first, the Sri Lankan side scored 220 runs for nine wickets in 47.4 overs. After that, the water started to fall and the referees had to end the first sets with this score.

In the second set, Australia had a target of 216 runs from 43 overs. However, the Kangaroo team only managed 189 runs from 37.1 overs for the loss of all 10 wickets and lost the match by 26 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis rule.

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