Australia beat Sri Lanka by 2 wickets in the first ODI.

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Australia beat Sri Lanka by 2 wickets in the first ODI against Sri Lanka. Batted first Sri Lanka  scored 300 runs for the loss of 7 wickets at their allotted 50 overs. Kusal Mendis hit 86 runs not out.  All three top order batsmen were able to score half centuries for Sri Lanka while Wanidu Hasaranga scored magnificent 37 runs in 19 balls. In Reply Australia were given a target score of 282 runs in Duckworth Lewis method, as the match was delayed by rain. Kangaroos were able to hit the target score with 9 balls remaining. Glen Maxwell scored 80 runs and Steven Smith hit 53 runs. Wanidu Hasaranga took 4 wickets. Glenn Maxwell was adjudged as the man of the match.

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