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Sri Lanka vs Australia, 1st T20I at Kandy, , Sep 06 2016 - Full Scorecard

1st T20I (N), Pallekele, September 06, 2016, Australia tour of Sri Lanka
(20 ov, T:264) 178/9

Australia won by 85 runs

Player Of The Match
145* (65)
Australia Innings
Sri Lanka Innings
Match Flow
Australia  (20 ovs maximum)
not out 14565-149223.07
b Senanayake2816-50175.00
c NLTC Perera b Pathirana3622-22163.63
c de Silva b NLTC Perera4518-43250.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 1, w 2)9
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 13.15)263/3
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (David Warner, 4.5 ov), 2-154 (Usman Khawaja, 13.2 ov), 3-263 (Travis Head, 19.6 ov)
4.5 to DA Warner, and Senanayake has his response. Tossed it up on off, Warner gets low and just plain misses his sweep. The ball skids on with the arm and hits the side of off stump. Warner is not happy, Senanayake sends him off with some words. What a start he has provided. 57/1
19.6 to TM Head, picks out deep midwicket. Low full toss on leg, not a great delivery again but Head works it away to deep midwicket who gets down and takes the catch.. 263/3
13.2 to UT Khawaja, has not timed that and it goes straight down long-off's throat. Good catch by Thisara. Tossed it up outside off, Khawaja skips down and mis-timed his lofted drive but finds the fielder at long-off, who scurries to his left and holds on. Good take. Good innings. 154/2
Sri Lanka  (T: 264 runs from 20 ovs)
c Starc b Boland46-1066.66
b Starc43-10133.33
b Faulkner128-10150.00
c Henriques b Boland5843-61134.88
c Maxwell b Henriques2213-22169.23
c Boland b Zampa77-10100.00
c Bailey b Starc4325-33172.00
c Head b Boland22-00100.00
not out 66-10100.00
c & b Starc12-0050.00
not out 05-000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 8, w 3)19
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 8.90)178/9
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 0.5 ov), 2-15 (Kusal Perera, 1.4 ov), 3-45 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 4.2 ov), 4-76 (Kusal Mendis, 7.5 ov), 5-94 (Thisara Perera, 10.3 ov), 6-138 (Dinesh Chandimal, 15.2 ov), 7-142 (Sachith Pathirana, 15.6 ov), 8-174 (Chamara Kapugedera, 18.1 ov), 9-177 (Suranga Lakmal, 18.6 ov)
0.5 to TM Dilshan, bowled, swing across the line and Dilshan falls early. Off the inside edge. Full, straight with a hint of inswing. Dilshan heaves and gets just a bit of bat. Clatters into middle stump. Salutes the crowd as he walks off one final time at this ground. Starc is pumped.. 9/1
18.1 to CK Kapugedera, gone. Kapugedara's enterprising innings ends. Full and wide outside off from Starc, Kapu tries to go inside out, over cover. But the ball skews off the toe end to point. Bailey settles underneath the sitter. 174/8
18.6 to RAS Lakmal, what a catch from Starc to finish. Back of a length on off, Lakmal throws his bat at it, but is beaten for pace. The ball lobs up towards short point, Starc scampers across, sprints there and gets low to complete a stunning two-handed screamer even as fielders hurtled in to take the catch. Made that look easy. 177/9
1.4 to MDKJ Perera, superb catch. 133 kph, full outside off, the ball moves away through the air and after pitching. Kusal doesn't care, reaches for it and tries to clear the off side infield. The ball takes the outside edge, and with all the power from his stroke, it carries to Starc who misjudged it initially, but came in and took a good catch low in front of his chest. 15/2
15.2 to LD Chandimal, lovely catch. A slower bouncer on middle and leg, forcing Chandimal to use his own power. All the batsman can do is mis-time his pull to deep square leg. Henriques runs in and completes a good catch, low to the ground. 138/6
15.6 to SS Pathirana, taken at cover. A low full toss outside off, a nothing delivery. Pathirana looks to clear the cover fielder but the ball lobs to Head at cover off the toe end. A simple reverse-cupped catch and Sri Lanka sink further. 142/7
4.2 to DM de Silva, trying to be too cute, but has paid the price. Dhananjaya was tempted to play the scoop because he saw fine leg was in, but failed to get underneath the back-of-the-hand slower delivery which pitched on leg and hit leg stump once it beat the bat. Poor stroke under the circumstances, considering he would had to force the pace to that delivery. 45/3
7.5 to BKG Mendis, the party is over! The crowd is stunned, and the Aussies are relieved. Who takes the catch? It's that man, Maxwell. This wasn't the ball that quite deserved a wicket, but it doesn't matter. It was short outside off, sitting up nicely for Mendis to play the pull, which he does so very well. He fetched it from outside off and hit it straight down the throat of the man at deep midwicket. What a pity, the entertainment is over. 76/4
10.3 to NLTC Perera, beautiful bowling from Zampa. Knows exactly what is going to happen so continues to bowl the googly to Perera. Pitches on leg, moves to middle. Perera's wild swing results in a leading edge which carries to short third man. A splendid but of bowling, drew Perera into the big stroke with some flight but pulled the length back just enough to ensure Perera doesn't get close. 94/5
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  • Australia innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 73 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 4.1 overs (25 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 25 balls (GJ Maxwell 17, DA Warner 28, Ex 7)
  • GJ Maxwell: 50 off 27 balls (7 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 9.2 overs (56 balls), Extras 7
  • Australia: 100 runs in 9.3 overs (57 balls), Extras 7
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 29 balls (GJ Maxwell 42, UT Khawaja 8, Ex 0)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (GJ Maxwell 37, UT Khawaja 14, Ex 0)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 12.6 overs (78 balls), Extras 8
  • GJ Maxwell: 100 off 49 balls (11 x 4, 5 x 6)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 16.3 overs (100 balls), Extras 9
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 20 balls (GJ Maxwell 40, TM Head 10, Ex 1)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 19.3 overs (118 balls), Extras 9
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 39 balls (GJ Maxwell 63, TM Head 39, Ex 1)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 263/3 in 20.0 overs (GJ Maxwell 145)
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 56 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 5.2 overs (32 balls), Extras 6
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 11.2 overs (68 balls), Extras 7
  • LD Chandimal: 50 off 36 balls (6 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 16.5 overs (101 balls), Extras 18
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Series resultAustralia led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberT20I no. 565
Match days06 September 2016 - night (20-over match)
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