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Transitioning Sri Lanka face another stern test

Sri Lanka's transitioning limited-overs squad face yet another stern test in Pallekele against Australia, who cracked the dusty pitches as their batsmen steadily developed a taste for spin

To the top

0

No. of higher totals in T20s than Australia's 263 for 3 in this match. They equalled RCB's 263 vs PWI in IPL 2013.

Record

96

Previous highest score by a batsman in his maiden innings as opener in T20Is - 98 by Martyn. Maxwell has become the first to hit a century in maiden inns as opener.

Maxwell's solid start

4

No. of Aus players who scored 50 or more when opening for the first time in T20Is, including Maxwell today. Martyn (96), Warner (89), White (75) are the others.