Australia win by 87 runs against Sri Lanka at The Oval, London, England in 20th match of ICC World Cup 2019.
As Sri Lanka won the toss and selected to bowl first according to the pitch condition bowling first was the best option but Australian batsmen prooved that they thave have world’s dangerous batting line up. Aaron Finch knocked unbelievable ton 153 off 132 balls and Steve Smith also showed his class by hitting 73 (59) and also Maxwell played short and effective camio of 46* off 25 balls which helped scoreboad to reach 334/7 (50). Dhananjay de Silva done good bowling and Isuru Udana took 2-2 wickets each but can’t put pressure on Australian batsmen.
In chasing the big target of 334, Sri lankan openers gave a stormy start to their team and played with good partnership but Starc who is tremendous form in this season broke the partnership and dismissed Kusal Perera at 52 (36). Others bowlers took wickets too and stop the pace of Sri Lankan scoreboad despite of Diuth Karunaratne’s 97 in 108 balls other batsmen were shortly dismissed by the Aussies bowlers. Starc who in good form took 4-55 (10) and played a big role in Ausralia‘s win. Sri lanka all out at 247/10 (45.5) and Australia win by 87 runs.
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