Sri Lanka vs Australia, 3rd T20I: Dasun Shanaka Stars As Sri Lanka Achieve Massive Record

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 3rd T20I: Dasun Shanaka Stars As Sri Lanka Achieve Massive Record

Sri Lanka beat Australia in the third and final T20 on Saturday.AFP

Sri Lanka chased down Australia by 177 runs in the third and final T20 at Pallekele on Saturday in an unbeaten victory. Under the wire. Captain of Sri Lanka داسن شاناکا He played the captain’s innings as he scored 54 off just 25 balls to help the hosts end the series on a high and gain some momentum in the ODI series.

Shanaka hit an unbeaten 54 off 25 balls with five fours and four sixes.

The right-handed batsman also hit. Josh Hazelwood He scored 20 off 4 balls in the 18th over of the game and it changed the course of Sri Lanka from there.

Sri Lanka chased down 59 runs in the last three overs of the game and this is the highest number of runs chased by any team successfully in the last three overs of a T20 game.

Along with Shanaka, Chamika Kronartne also remained unbeaten on 14 off 10 balls.

Talking about the game between Sri Lanka and Australia, the latter batted first and scored 176/5 in 20 overs. David Warner (39) Steven Smith (37 *) and Marcus Stevens (38) played a key role in helping the visitors score more than 170 runs.

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Chasing 177, Sri Lanka had struggled until Shanaka came out to bat in the 13th over of the innings. However, the captain took the lead and as soon as the winning shot was fired, the entire Palikele Stadium resounded with joy.

Australia have won the T20I series 2-1 and the two teams will now compete in a five-match ODI series starting in Pallekele on Tuesday.

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