Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

1166dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Record Maxwell fifty powers Australia sweep

Sri Lanka had been changing their side every match and Australia had already sent several men home, but like a well-heeled theatre troupe, the players that remained delivered the same performance they seemed to have given many times already this series

1166dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Warner hails Australia's 'scrappy' successes

The ball still spun, and the sell-out crowds bayed for Sri Lanka, but Australia have comfortably won the limited-overs series playing "scrappy cricket", captain David Warner said

1166dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Departing Dilshan praises de Silva

Tillakaratne Dilshan could not make an impact with the bat in his farewell game, but he has anointed Sri Lanka's highest-scorer in the match, Dhananjaya de Silva, as a possible successor

1167dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Ford hopes for improved bowling display

Graham Ford, the Sri Lanka head coach, hopes his bowlers can execute better under pressure during the second T20I against Australia in Colombo

1167dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Dilshan, a firestarter to the end

A captain's fantasy and an occasional nightmare, Sri Lanka's retiring hero was defined by the blazes he started, and if they spread quickly enough, that defined the games he played


Australia 2nd innings Partnerships

1st93DA WarnerGJ Maxwell
2nd4MC HenriquesDA Warner
3rd1DA WarnerJP Faulkner
4th1MS WadeJP Faulkner
5th14UT KhawajaMS Wade
6th7MS WadeTM Head
7th10PM NevillTM Head