Australia vs Sri Lanka 20th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Highlights
CricketHighlightsz – Australia vs Sri Lanka 20th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Highlights
Aaron Flinch’s 153 runs help Australia to get 87- run victory Sri Lanka. With the toss won, the Sri Lankans decided to deliver bowl first.
Australia scored 334 runs in 50 overs with 7 wickets gone. It was their third-highest score against Sri Lanka in an ODI match. The score was second best against Sri Lanka in the World Cups.
Aaron Flinch scored 153 runs for 132 bowls with 15- fours and 5- sixes included. He broke the record set by Adam Gilchrist who scored 149 runs against Sri Lanka in the World Cups final of 2007. He also became the Australian captain to have scored the highest runs against any teams in the World Cups game. The former record-holder was Ricky Point who had scored 140 runs against India in the World Cups final of 2003. Flinch’s 153 was his second World Cup century and 14th in ODI.
Steven Smith struck 73 runs off 59 balls with 7- fours and 1- six included, Glenn Maxwell, scored 46 runs off 25 balls with 5- fours and 1- six included and David Warner scored 26 runs.
Dhananjaya de Silva and Isuru Udana both took two wickets and Lasith Malinga took one.
Sri Lanks scored 247 runs for all out in 45.5 overs. Dimuth Karunnarathe became the top scorer by scoring 97 runs off 108 balls. Kushal Perera scored 52 runs off 36 balls, Kushal Mendis scored 30 runs off 37 balls, Dhananjaya de Silva scored 16 runs and Lahiru Thirimanne scored 16 as well.
Mitchell Stark successfully claimed 4 wickets for only 55 runs in 10 overs, Kane Richardson took 3 wickets, Pat Cummins took 2 and Jason Behrendroff took 1.
Aaron Flinch became the man of the match for his massive score with a strike rate of 115.90.
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