Australia beat Sri Lanka by 9 wickets with 7 overs remaining

If we consider the ongoing cricket series, the T20I series between Australia and Sri Lanka should have come first. Just for the T20I series, the Lions are travelling Australia. The series consists of three matches. However, before starting the series, they also played a warm-up match against the Prime Minister’s XI. Later, on 27th October, the inaugural T20I between Australia and Sri Lanka took place. The home team won the first T20I and looking for the 2nd one to secure the series. Now, they have secured the T20I series. Sri Lanka lost the 2nd T20I against Australia by 9 wickets! By winning the first two matches, Australia already won the T20I series against the Lions.

Earlier, the Lions visited Pakistan and also played a T20I series that consisted of three matches. The Green Army is standing on the top position on the ICC T20I ranking but at their home venue, Sri Lanka whitewashed them in the T20I series!. So, it could possible for them to beat Australia in the T20I competition as well. But the ground’s nature in Australia is fully different than the Asian countries. So, the Lions have failed to present their charming form.

At the Gabba, Brisbane the 2nd T20I between Australia and Sri Lanka took place. The guest team won the toss and decided to bat first. In their first match, the Lions decided to bowl where the Aussie presented a big total. So, in the 2nd T20I, the Lions skipper wanted to change the thing.

This time, Sri Lanka faced the batting disaster. In 5 runs, they lost their opener and 28 runs later, the 2nd opener followed the first one. Top orders of the team could not add expected runs to their scoresheet. The highest scorer of the team was Kusal Perera who scored 27 runs so far. Just two players scored more than 20 where the 2nd one was Danushka Gunathilaka. In 19 overs, Sri Lanka lost all wickets scoring 117 runs. Aussie bowlers did some amazing spells. Four bowlers of the home team took two wickets each in the match.

Later, Australia came to bat and in 1 run, opener and captain of the team, Aaron Finch returned to the dressing room. In the 2nd wicket partnership, the home team chased the score and they just needed to play 13 overs. David Warner added the highest 60 runs and Steve Smith scored 53 runs for the team.