AUS vs SL ODI Series: Sri Lanka gave a thrilling defeat to Australia in the fourth ODI match played on Tuesday. In this day-night match played in Colombo, Sri Lanka gave a target of 259 runs to Australia, in response, the Australian team remained 5 runs away from this target. Sri Lanka got the victory on the last ball. With this victory, Sri Lanka also won the series. This is the first time in three decades that Sri Lanka have defeated Australia in a bilateral series at their home grounds. In the match, David Warner made many records in his name.
Warner missed a century by 1 run
Batting first, Sri Lanka scored 258 runs in this match. Chasing the target of 259 runs, Australia had a poor start too. Captain Finch was out for 0. After this, the wickets kept falling, but Warner kept one end and played an innings of 99 runs. However, he missed his century by 1 run and was stumped. Warner, who went for a cover drive to de Silva’s ball, missed it completely and Niroshan Dickwella did no mistake behind the wicket.
Turning the tide of the match
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became the second batsman in the world
Warner became the second batsman in the history of ODI cricket to be stumped for 99 runs. Before him, this happened only with Indian legend VVS Laxman. Laxman was dismissed for 99 against West Indies in the year 2002. At the same time, Warner has become the third batsman to be dismissed for 99 for Australia in ODIs. Before him, Matthew Hayden was dismissed for 99 against India in 2001 while Adam Gilchrist was dismissed for 99 against Sri Lanka in 2003. Sachin Tendulkar has been out for 99 runs the most 3 times in ODIs.
Warner sets another record
David Warner, who played an innings of 99 runs against Sri Lanka, has made another record in his name. He has completed 16000 (16037 runs) runs in international cricket. He is the sixth Australian player to do so. Earlier Ricky Ponting (27368 runs), Stein Waugh (18496 runs), Allan Border (17698 runs), Michael Clarke (17112 runs) and Mark Waugh (16529 runs) have also done this.
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