Australia vs Sri Lanka 6th Match CB Tri-Series 2012 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Australia vs Sri Lanka 6th Match CB Tri-Series 2012 - Commonwealth Bank triangular one-day international series of the 6th ODI match played between Sri Lanka and Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney in 17th February 2012.

Australia vs Sri Lanka 6th Match CB Tri-Series 2012 Highlights
Thisara Perera effects an acrobatic save in the covers that led to Matthew Wade's run out © Getty Images

Bowlers attack before An unbeaten half-century from Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan's superb 45 helped to Sri Lanka thumping eight-wicket victory via DLS method over Australia in a rain-hit one-sided game of the sixth match of a CB Tri-series.

Match Stats : 
  • Sri Lanka chased 159 was their lowest successful run-chase against Australia in One-day internationals, previous lowest chase was 163 at Colombo (RPS) in 2002.
  • 49 : David Hussey and Mitchell Starc set up the second highest ninth-wicket partnership for Australia against Sri Lanka in One-day internationals.
  • Australia's 158 was their sixth lowest score in the completed innings at Sydney Cricket Ground in One-day international and It is their worst-total against Sri Lanka in One-day internationals, previous lowest was 162 at Colombo (RPS) in 2002.

Australia scored modest total of 158 for all-out in 40.5 overs with top scorer by David Hussey struck 58 off 64-balls including six boundaries, Mitchell Starc 17, Peter Forrest 16 and Matthew Wade 15.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Farveez Maharoof, Thisara Perera both took 2-wickets, Rangana Herath, Angel Mathews and Lasith Malinga each took one-wickets.

Sri Lanka chased 152-2 in 24.1 overs - due to rain revised target of 152 in 41-overs with top scorer by Mahela Jayawardene smashed a unbeaten 61 off 67-balls including five boundaries.

Tillakaratne Dilshan cracked a 45 off 41-balls including 4-fours & a six with strike rate of 109.76 and Kumar Sangakkara struck 30 off 29-balls included four-fours & a six.

Australia best bowler by Clint McKay and Brett Lee both took one-wickets.

Thisara Perera named Player of the match for his brilliant bowling performance to took two important wickets for 29-runs in 7-overs including a maiden and one run out.



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