ICC T20 World Cup Live: Australia restricts Sri Lanka for 157 runs

At the end of the Sri Lanka’s batting innings, the hosts have managed to restrict the Asian team for 157 runs and with a target of 158 runs, team Australia will be eyeing their first victory in this major event.

Pathum Nissanka started well by opening for Sri Lanka, as well as Dhananjay de Silve, whi assited Pathum for a good partnership in the top order.


Charith Asalanka played a sensible innings of 38 runs, remaining unbeaten throughout the innings. Australia will still be considering their bowling unit with more preparation. Hazlewood and Starc initiated a positive economical bowling and were also benefited one wicket each. Maxwell and Agar’s spinning duo took 2 wickets in total. Pat Cummins, along with Mitch Marsh and Stoinis conceded some extra runs in their respective overs.

Australian openers will be eyeing for a positive start in order to secure tonight’s win.