T20 World Cup 2022, AUS vs SL: Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in the 19th match of the T20 World Cup 2022. In this match against Sri Lanka, Australia needed 158 runs to win. Australia won the match by scoring 158 runs for 3 wickets in 16.3 overs. Actually, the defending champion is Australia’s first win in this World Cup. Earlier, hosts Australia had to face defeat against New Zealand.
Marcus Stoinis’ scintillating innings
Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis played a brilliant innings of 59 runs in 18 balls. At the same time, captain Aaron Finch returned unbeaten on 31 runs off 42 balls. Australia opener David Warner was dismissed after scoring 11 runs in 10 balls. While Mitchell Marsh scored 17 runs in 17 balls. At the same time, Glenn Maxwell played a quick innings of 23 runs in 12 balls. Glenn Maxwell hit 2 fours and 2 sixes during his innings. Dhananjaya de Silva, Chamika Karunaratne and Mahesh Teekshana got 1-1 success for Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan bowlers disappointed
For Sri Lanka, Dhananjay de Silva took 1 wicket for 18 in 2.1 overs. At the same time, Chamika Karunaratne sent 1 player to the pavilion for 20 runs in 3 overs. While Mahesh Teekshana gave 23 runs in 3 overs, this bowler got 1 success. Apart from this, the rest of the Sri Lankan bowlers disappointed. In particular, Vanendu Hasaranga proved to be enough. Australian bowlers scored 53 runs in 3 overs of Vanendu Hasaranga, but this bowler did not get any success. Marcus Stoinis, who scored an unbeaten 59 off 18 balls in this match, was adjudged the player of the match.