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Australia vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I 2017 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Australia vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I 2017


Watch the highlights of Australia vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I 2017 - Sri Lanka tour of Australia 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 2nd T20I match played between Sri Lanka and Australia at South Geelong, Victoria in 19th February 2017.

Australia vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I 2017 Highlights
Sri Lanka team mates congratulated to Asela Gunaratna after hitting the winning runs against Australia © Getty Images

Memorable performance from Asela Gunaratne's 84* powers to Sri Lanka another last-ball thrilling two-wicket victory over Australia and took an unassailable 2-0 lead to seal the series in a high-voltage game of the second T20I.

Match Stats :
  • Sri Lanka chased 174 was their highest successful run-chase in T20 internationals, previous highest chase was 169 against same opponent at Melbourne in this series' first T20I.
  • This is the fourth time Sri Lanka winning on the last ball of the match in T20 internationals and It their second such win against Australia in T20Is.
  • Nuwan Kulasekara's 4 for 31 was the second best bowling figures for Sri Lanka against Australia in T20 internationals.
  • Australia's 173 was their second highest score against Sri Lanka in One-day internationals.
  • 50 : Michael Klinger and Ben Dunk set up the third highest third-wicket partnership for Australia against Sri Lanka in T20 internationals.
  • 52 : Asela Gunaratne and Chamara Kapugedera set up the record sixth-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka against Australia in T20 international, previously held by the 44-run stand between Dinesh Chandimal and Chamara Kapugedera at Pallekele in 2016 and Sri Lanka's second highest sixth-wicket stand in T20Is.

* Sri Lanka needed 48 off the last three overs in a chase of 174, and they won with the last ball to take the three-match series.

Australia scored 173 for all-out in 20 overs with top scorer by Moises Henriques cracked a unbeaten 56 off 37-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 151.35.

Michael Klinger struck 43 off 37-balls including 2-fours & a six, Ben Dunk blasted a 32 off 14-balls included 3-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 228.57.

Nuwan Kulasekara claimed a career-best 4-wicket haul for 31-runs in 4-overs, Lasith Malinga, Vikum Sanjaya both took 2-wickets and one for Asela Gunaratne - Seekkuge Prasanna.

Sri Lanka chased 176-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Asela Gunaratne 84 not out and Chamara Kapugedera cracked a run-a-ball 32-runs including 4-fours.

Australia best bowler by Andrew Tye picked up 3-wickets, James Faulkner takes 2-wickets, Ashton Turner, Pat Cummins both takes 1-wickets and debutant Jhye Richardson - who took one-wicket on his debut T20I match.

Asela Gunaratne named Player of the match for his another match-winning quick-fire career-best unbeaten 84-runs knocked off facing 46-balls including 6-fours and 5-sixes with strike rate of 182.60.

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