Cricket Highlights - Australia vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I 2022
Watch the highlights of Australia vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I 2022 - Sri Lanka tour of Australia 2022 played at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on Feb 13, 2022.
Match: AUS vs SL 1st T20I, Sri Lanka tour of Australia 2022
Date: Friday, February 13, 2022
Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and opt to bowl
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Sri Lanka (Playing XI):
Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Nuwan Thushara
Australia (Playing XI):
Aaron Finch (c), Ben McDermott, Josh Inglis, Glenn Maxwell, Steven Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wk), Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
Aaron Finch is stumped by Dinesh Chandimal © AFP/Getty Images
Despite a tough knock from opener Pathum Nissanka's 73 - Dasun Shanaka's attack in a nail-biter game of the second T20I, Australia won the Super Over and took a 2-0 lead as Marcus Stoinis retains his nerve as match-tied against Sri Lanka.
Australia scored 164 for 6-wicket down in 20 overs with Josh Inglis top-scored of 48 off 32 balls, falling two runs short of his half-century, including 5-fours with a strike rate of 150, Aaron Finch 25, Marcus Stoinis 19, Ben McDermott 18, and Glenn Maxwell 15.
Sri Lanka's finest bowlers Dushmantha Chameera and Wanindu Hasaranga both got two wickets, one for Maheesh Theekshana - Nuwan Thusara.
Sri Lanka scored 164-8 in 20 overs, with Pathum Nissanka top scoring with 73 off 53 balls, including seven fours and two sixes.
Dasun Shanaka hit 34 off 19 balls, including three sixes and two fours, for a strike rate of 178.94, while Dinesh Chandimal hit 19 off 19 balls.
Josh Hazlewood, Australia's top bowler, got three wickets for 22 runs in four overs, while Adam Zampa, Pat Cummins, Marcus Stoinis, and Kane Richardson each claimed one wicket.
Josh Hazlewood named Player of the Match for his match-winning Super Over, in which he took three wickets for 22 runs in four overs.
- This is the 23rd tie in a Twenty20 international match. Both the Australian and Sri Lankan teams have played involved for three time in 23-tied matches. It's the first T20I match between Australia and Sri Lanka.
- Australia's 164 was their seventh-highest total in T20 internationals against Sri Lanka.
- Sri Lanka's 164 was their fifth-highest total in T20 internationals against Australia.
- Pathum Nissanka's 73 was his best score in a T20 international for Sri Lanka and the fourth highest by a Sri Lankan batsman against Australia in T20Is.