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Match Day


1138dThe Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

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

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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.



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


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.