SL vs AUS T20I: Sr Lanka defeated Australia in the third and final T20I on Saturday night, with skipper Dasun Shanaka scoring 54 runs from just 25 balls.
Australia lost to Sri Lanka in the third and last T20I on Saturday.
Dasun Shanaka played a captain’s knock by scoring 54 runs
SL vs AUS T20I: In the third and final T20I, which took place on Saturday at Pallekele, Sri Lanka beat Australia in an unlikely way. They had to chase down 177 runs to win. Before the last game, Australia had already won the series. However, the last game was the most exciting because it came down to the wire. Dasun Shanaka, the captain of Sri Lanka, played a captain’s knock by scoring 54 runs off only 25 balls. This helped the home team end the series on a high note and gain some momentum going into the ODI series.
Shanaka went on to score 54 runs off of 25 balls without being out. He did this by hitting five fours and four sixes.
Dasun Shanaka, the right-handed batter also hit Josh Hazlewood for 20 runs
In the 18th over of the game, the right-handed batter also hit Josh Hazlewood for 20 runs off of 4 balls. This turned the game in Sri Lanka’s favor. In the last three overs of the game, Sri Lanka scored 59 runs, which is the most any team has ever scored in the last three overs of a T20 game.
SL vs AUS T20I:
“Dasun Shanaka leads the charge as Sri Lanka hit 59 in the last three!
This is the most ANY team has successfully chased in the last three overs of a T20 game
Sri Lankan captain led from the front
SL vs AUS T20I: Shanaka and Chamika Karunaratne were both still unbeaten after 14 runs off 10 balls. Australia batted first in the game between Sri Lanka and Australia, and after 20 overs, they had 176 runs on the board. David Warner (39), Steven Smith (37*), and Marcus Stoinis (38), all of whom played important innings, helped the visitors score more than 170 runs.
When Shanaka came to bat in the 13th over of Sri Lanka’s innings, they were almost out of time. They had to get 177 runs to win. But the captain led from the front, and when the winning shot was made. The whole Pallekele Stadium went crazy with joy.
The team Australia won the T20 series against Sri Lanka
Australia won the T20I series 2-1, and the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka will start on Tuesday in Pallekele.