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Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka (54 off 27 balls) got a different avatar on Saturday in Colombo. In front of which the kangaroos who made their mark in cricket were also seen bowing down.
With the help of his innings, Sri Lanka registered a four-wicket victory in the last match of the three-match series. This is only the third win for Sri Lanka in the last 15 T20Is. He chased the target of 177 with one ball. Earlier, the Kangaroo team had scored 176 runs. This is the first time that a team has scored so many runs while chasing in the last three overs of a T20 International match.
Sri Lanka After 17 overs, Sri Lanka’s score was 118 for 6 wickets. Team needed 59 runs in 18 balls to win. Despite this, he won the match by 4 wickets with one ball remaining.
Shanaka scored 48 runs in the last 13 balls.
Dasun Shanaka scored 54 runs in 25 balls. His innings included 4 sixes and 5 fours. He scored 48 runs in the last 13 balls. He has become the first batsman to score 50+ in the death over in T20 run chase. Dasun Shanaka scored 6 runs in the first 12 balls. He was the player of the match. For Australia, Josh Hazlewood made 22 runs in the 18th over, Jhye Richardson scored 18 runs in the 19th over and Kane Richardson took 19 runs in the 20th over.
Australia won the series 2-1
A victory in the last match prevented Sri Lanka from making a clean sweep of world champions Australia and reduced the margin of victory (2-1).
Finch-Warner gave a straight start
Captain Aaron Finch and David Warner gave Australia a good start. The partnership of 43 runs for the first wicket between the two. Warner was dismissed for 39 and Finch was dismissed for 29. Marcus Stoinis scored 38 runs in 23 balls in the final. Steve Smith scored 37 not out off 27 balls. Mahis Thikshana took 2 wickets for Sri Lanka. Australia captain Aaron Finch was named Player of the Series.