Sri Lanka levelled the five-match One-Day Worldwide (ODI) sequence in opposition to Australia at 1-1 after an exhilarating 26-run win (DLS technique) within the second match on the Pallekele Worldwide Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Sri Lankan bowlers got here to the celebration within the rain-curtailed match to register a memorable win for the crew. Chasing a rain-revised goal of 216 in 43 overs, Australia suffered a batting collapse to be bowled out for 189 in 37.1 overs as Sri Lanka bounced again from their loss within the first ODI.
Quick bowler Chamika Karunaratne led an impressed Sri Lankan assault, taking three wickets. However quick bowling companionput the ultimate nail within the coffin by castling to ship the followers in Pallekele completely mad in jubilation.
Watch the raucous dwelling crowd have a good time as Dushmantha Chameera Dismisses Matthew Kuhnemann to seal SL’s win:
This second goes to be enjoying in my head all night time @OfficialSLC
— Bilaal (@BilaalMarikar) June 16, 2022
Karunaratne returned figures of 3-47 together with Steve Smith, for 28, and, for 30. , and Chameera took two wickets every.
Australia misplaced their ultimate 5 wickets for simply 19 runs in a surprising collapse.
Earlier, De Silva additionally scored 34 with the bat and placed on 61 runs for the third wicket with when rain pressured play to cease and late finish the innings., who made 36, to information Sri Lanka to 220 for 9
returned figures of 4-35 however his effort went in useless.
Within the chase, Australia misplaced their openers, on 14, and , on 37, to De Silva because the vacationers faltered of their difficult chase on a seemingly robust pitch to bat.
Smith andtried to rebuild the innings and put collectively 31 runs earlier than Karunaratne broke via.
Karunaratne obtained Smith for 28 and Wellalage’s two wickets of Head (23) and Marnus Labuchagne (18) in his two overs put the Aussies in hassle at 132-5.
Maxwell hit again to unsettle the bowlers in his temporary keep on the wicket however lastly mistimed a shot to get caught at cowl off Karunaratne. He made 30 off 25 balls.
Wicketkeeper-batsmanwas run out for 15 as wheels got here off the Australian chase.
(With AFP inputs)
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