Australia records their second win in a row by defeating Sri Lanka David Warner returns to form

The Australian team continues to perform well in the Super 12 of the 2021 T20 World Cup. The Kangaroo team recorded their second consecutive victory in the tournament by defeating Sri Lanka by seven wickets today. The good news for Australia is that starter David Warner is back in form. He played a 65-run winning inning on just 42 balls with the help of 10 fours. Previously, the bowlers had also performed brilliantly. Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Adam Zampa took two wickets each.

In this match played in Dubai, Sri Lanka scored 154 of 6 in 20 overs after playing first. In response, Australia easily chased the target in just 17 overs, losing three wickets. Aside from Warner (65) for Australia, captain Aaron Finch scored 37 runs. They both added 70 runs for the first wicket in 6.5 overs.

In the end, Steve Smith and Marcus Stoinis were undefeated. Smith scored 28 of 26 with the help of a four and Stoinis scored an undefeated 16 of just seven balls with the help of two fours and a six. At the same time, Glenn Maxwell was fired after scoring five runs.

Previously choosing to hit after losing the toss, the Sri Lankan team got off to a good start, scoring 53 runs for the loss of a wicket while batting stormy in the power play. During this, in the third over, Pathum Nisanka (7) was fired by Cummins. After this, Charith Aslanka scored 35 runs on the help of four fours and a six, while Kusal Perera also scored 35 runs on the help of four fours and a six. Together they added 63 runs on 44 balls. After this, they both left early and returned to the pavilion.

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Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapakse, who arrived in the tenth, led the entries forward. But soon Fernando (4) came out with an outgoing ball from Zampa. Following this, the Sri Lankan entrances appeared to be wavering and the grounds began to fall rapidly. During this, Wanindu Hasaranga (4) came out on Starc’s ball. Sri Lanka could reach 154 runs in the last over of the match with the help of Dasun Shanaka (12), Rajapakse (33) and Chamika Karunaratne (9).


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