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Australia vs Sri Lanka 3rd Match CB Tri-Series 2012 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Australia vs Sri Lanka 3rd Match CB Tri-Series 2012


Watch the highlights of Australia vs Sri Lanka 3rd Match CB Tri-Series 2012 - Commonwealth Bank triangular one-day international series of the 3rd ODI match played between Sri Lanka and India at W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth in 10th February 2012.

Australia vs Sri Lanka 3rd Match CB Tri-Series 2012 Highlights
Michael Clarke plays a shot © Getty Images

Mitchell Starc holds nerve as Australia thrilling 5-run victory over Sri Lanka, despite a last-man standing knock from Angelo Mathews' 64 in a nail-biter game of the third match of a CB Tri-series.

* Angelo Mathews' 64 was the highest score by an Sri Lankan No.7 batsman in Australia in One-day internationals.

* 46 : Angelo Mathews and Dhammika Prasad set up the record tenth-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka against Australia in One-day international, previously held by the 31-run stand between Arjuna Ranatunga and Ravindra Pushpakumara at Melbourne in 1996 and Sri Lanka's second highest tenth-wicket stand in ODIs.

* Sri Lanka have lost 15 out of 17 ODIs in WACA, Perth. Their last win here was in 1996 against West Indies. Since then, they've lost each of their nine ODIs.

* Australia have a 22-15 win-loss record in ODIs at the WACA, Perth, and have won each of their nine games against Sri Lanka at this venue.

* Australia's total of 231 is the lowest that they've defended against Sri Lanka in Perth. On the five previous occasions when they'd batted first, their lowest was 236.

Australia scored decent total of 231 for all-out in 49.5 overs with top scorer by Michael Clarke 57, David Warner struck 34 off 29-balls including 4-fours & a six.

Daniel Christian scored 33 off 44-balls including 4-fours & a six, David Hussey 27, Clint McKay 25 and Michael Hussey 23.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Angelo Mathews, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga and Dhammika Prasad each took 2-wickets.

Sri Lanka scored 226 for all-out in 49.5 overs with top scorer by Angelo Mathews struck 64 off 76-balls including four-fours and a six, Tillakaratne Dilshan scored 40, Dinesh Chandimal 37 and Kumar Sangakkara 22.

Australia best bowler by Xavier Doherty, Daniel Christian, Mitchell Starc each picked up two-wickets, Michael Clarke, Ryan Harris and Clint McKay each took one-wickets.

Michael Clarke named Player of the match for his masterclass 57-runs knocked off facing 88-balls including four boundaries and taking a wicket and a catch.