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SL vs AUS 3rd ODI: Pathum Nisanka on Aaron Finch and Travis Head, forced Australia to defeat with an unmatched century


Colombo: Sri Lankan team defeated Australia (SL vs AUS) by 6 wickets at Premadasa Stadium in Colombo in the third ODI. Australia scored 291 runs for 6 wickets in the match. In reply, Sri Lanka won by scoring 292 runs in 48.3 overs for the loss of 4 wickets. The hero of his victory was Pathum Nisanka, who played a match-winning innings of 137 runs in 147 balls with 11 fours and 2 sixes. In this way, with two consecutive wins, the hosts have taken a 2-1 lead in the five-match ODI series.

After winning the toss and batting first, the start of the Australian team was not good. David Warner became the victim of Chameera after scoring just 9 runs, then Mitchell Marsh was dismissed by Vellalje on the score of 10 runs. However, Australia scored 291 runs on the back of captain Aaron Finch’s 62, Travis Head’s unbeaten 70 and wicketkeeper Alex Carey’s 49.

In reply, Sri Lanka got off to a good start. Niroshan Dickwella and Pathum Nisanka added 42 runs for the first wicket. Here Dickwella got out on a personal score of 25 runs, but it did not have any effect. Pathum Nisanka and Kusal Mendis took the lead and took the team past 250 runs. Mendis retired hurt on a personal score of 87 runs, while Pathum’s bat kept raining at the other end.

He took the news of the Kangaroo bowlers fiercely and hit 137 runs in 147 balls, hitting 11 fours and 2 sixes. In this way Sri Lanka won this match by 6 wickets.



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