Watch Aus v SL highlights today – second t20 from Simonds Stadium, South Geelong, Victoria (Australia) Sunday 19th February 2017. The first match was must watchable match between these two teams, Sri Lanka won the toss in that match and chose to field first. Australia batted first and scored 168 runs with six wickets down which was a defend-able total. AJ Finch captain and also the opener of the Australian team batted good and scored 43 runs off 34 balls, he smashed two boundaries and two 6s in his innings, than Gunaratne got his wicket.
M Klinger tried his best with scoring 38 runs off 32 deliveries, TM Head 31, MC Henriques 17 and AJ Turner 18 which means almost all Australian batsmen contributed in the total scores. The very good comeback of SL Malinga in internationals gives Sri Lankan youngsters a huge contribution in performance and confidence. He took two wickets, JRMWS Bandara, PADLR Sandakan and DAS Gunaratne these three bowlers took three wickets. It was looking difficult when Sri Lankan first wicket down at five runs but N Dickwella† and EMDY Munaweera scored 74 runs partnership. DAS Gunaratne completed his half-century in that match.
Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
Sri Lanka team
N Dickwella†, WU Tharanga*, EMDY Munaweera, DAS Gunaratne, TAM Siriwardana, CK Kapugedera, BKG Mendis, S Prasanna, SL Malinga, KMDN Kulasekara, JRMWS Bandara.
AJ Finch*, M Klinger, BR Dunk, TM Head, MC Henriques, AJ Turner, TD Paine†, JP Faulkner, PJ Cummins, AJ Tye, JA Richardson.
Australia 173 20 overs
Sri Lanka 176/8 20 overs
Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Match Timings: 19:20 local time (08:20 GMT)
Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 2nd T20I Highlights
T20I no. 597 | 2016/17 season
Played at Simonds Stadium, South Geelong, Victoria
19 February 2017 – night match (20-over match)
Umpires – SD Fry and SJ Nogajski
TV umpire – P Wilson
Match referee – JJ Crowe
Reserve umpire – MW Graham-Smith