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3RD T20 In Pallekele: Sri Lanka Beat Australia By Four Wickets

Sri Lanka beat Australia by four wickets in the third T20 International in Pallekele.

Australia won the three match series 2-1.

Batting first Australia scored 176 runs for the loss of five wickets in allotted 20 overs.

David Warner remained top scorer with 39. Marcus Stoinis and Steven Smith added 38 and 37 runs respectively.

For Sri Lanka, Maheesh Theekshana took two wickets.

In reply Sri Lanka achieved the 177-run target for the loss of six wickets in 19.5 overs.

Dasun Shanaka remained top scorer with unbeaten 54 runs. Pathum Nissanka made 27 runs.

For Australia, Josh Hazlewood and Marcus Stoinis took two wickets each.

Australia won the first two matches by 10 and three wickets respectively.