Result
1st T20I, Adelaide, Oct 27 2019, Sri Lanka tour of Australia
233/2
(20 ov, target 234)
99/9
Australia won by 134 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
1y
• The Report by Daniel Brettig at Adelaide Oval

David Warner 100*, Australia 233, Sri Lanka 99

Opener's maiden T20I ton hands Australia their biggest win and Sri Lanka their heaviest defeat

Match centre 
Scorer: @Thilak_Rama
Commentator: Andrew McGlashan
Scorecard summary
Australia233/2(20 overs)
Sri Lanka99/9(20 overs)
end of over 206 runs
SL: 99/9CRR: 4.95 
Lasith Malinga13 (19)
Nuwan Pradeep8 (6)
Pat Cummins4-0-27-2
Kane Richardson4-0-21-0

Australia win by 134 runs in a very one-sided T20I. It's Australia's biggest wins by runs and Sri Lanka heaviest defeat. Australia's bowling wasn't really tested, the result all set up by the top three of Warner, Finch and Maxwell. It was a mighty powerful display and you wonder if Sri Lanka can respond. We'll stick around for the presentations shortly.

Surajit: "In last ball Sri Lanka's RRR was 822...i think its the highest one I have ever seen in a t20 international " Tough ask for sure

Presentation time...Lasith Malinga: "Our bowlers didn't find the right line and length. We know how good Australia are. It's a good learning experience for us and the young bowlers. We know it's tough conditions and a good team but before the World Cup it's an opportunity for us. We want to complete. They have tall fast bowlers, we have to look how we handle it in the next matches."

Aaron Finch: "It was a great start, the way Davey played and how Maxi went from ball one. Our spinners did an amazing job against good players of spin. It was about doing our things really well, we know when you top order fires we have a lot of power. You always want to start well, a pretty clinical performance."

Player of the match is David Warner: "It means a lot, just to contribute for the team and put us in a great position. Was a good milestone, but a great total on the board. When me and Finchy go about our business one of us will go hard. With Lasith it will always be difficult with the ball coming into me."

That just about wraps things up for today. Australia have put down a big marker for this series. We'll be back for the second match in Brisbane on Wednesday evening but for now, from Gnasher and Alex, it's goodbye and thanks for joining us.

19.6
2
Cummins to Malinga, 2 runs
full and straight, clubbed through midwicket
19.5
Cummins to Malinga, no run
this is shorter and faster, Malinga plays a ducking pull and is beaten
19.4
4
Cummins to Malinga, FOUR runs
short of a length outside off and he launches it out to deep midwicket
19.3
Cummins to Malinga, no run
manages to keep out a yorker despite backing away well outside leg
19.2
Cummins to Malinga, no run
full and fast, beats Malinga between the stumps and his pads as he moves outside leg
19.1
Cummins to Malinga, no run
beats the top edge as he looks to run it down to third man

Cummins with the final over of the match

end of over 196 runs
SL: 93/9CRR: 4.89 • RRR: 141.00 • Need 141 from 6b
Lasith Malinga7 (13)
Nuwan Pradeep8 (6)
Kane Richardson4-0-21-0
Mitchell Starc4-0-18-2
18.6
1
Richardson to Malinga, 1 run
a slower ball outside off, pushed square into point
18.5
Richardson to Malinga, no run
a shorter delivery and it flies over the top edge
18.4
Richardson to Malinga, no run
short of a length outside off, slower ball at 119kph, defeats Malinga
18.3
1
Richardson to Pradeep, 1 run
swings a full toss to deep midwicket
18.2
4
Richardson to Pradeep, FOUR runs
a straighter delivery and he makes good connection this time as he drives to deep point
18.1
Richardson to Pradeep, no run
length outside off, moves outside leg and swings without contact
end of over 184 runs
SL: 87/9CRR: 4.83 • RRR: 73.50 • Need 147 from 12b
Lasith Malinga6 (10)
Nuwan Pradeep3 (3)
Mitchell Starc4-0-18-2
Adam Zampa4-0-14-3
17.6
Starc to Malinga, no run
can't quite get it straight enough, Malinga doesn't connect and the ball scoots past off stump
17.5
Starc to Malinga, no run
over the wicket, full outside off, gives himself some room and drives to mid-off

Sagar: "Rajitha is really having a tough game our there. Worst ever bowling figure in T20 followed by a duck"

17.4
1
Starc to Pradeep, 1 run
a yorker outside leg from round the wicket, skewed into midwicket
17.3
Starc to Pradeep, no run
swing and a miss
17.2
2
Starc to Pradeep, 2 runs
clubbed down the ground straight of mid-off
17.1
1
Starc to Malinga, 1 run
driven to deep cover
Best performances - batsmen
DA Warner
100 runs (56)
10 fours
4 sixes
Control84%
Productive shot
flick
20 runs
1 fours
1 sixes
85257264619
AJ Finch
64 runs (36)
8 fours
3 sixes
Control74%
Productive shot
cut shot
15 runs
3 fours
0 sixes
1414220725
Best performances - bowlers
A Zampa
O
4
M
0
R
14
W
3
Eco
3.50
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W2W
LEGOFF
LHB
MA Starc
O
4
M
0
R
18
W
2
Eco
4.50
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Adelaide Oval
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
David Warner
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberT20I no. 978
Season2019/20
Match days27 October 2019 (20-over match)
Umpires
Paul Wilson
Gerard Abood
TV Umpire
Shawn Craig
Reserve Umpire
Phillip Gillespie
Match Referee
Javagal Srinath