Australia (AUS) Won by 3 Wickets Against Sri Lanka (SL) in First (1st) ODI Cricket Match Series 2016

Australia (AUS) Won by 3 Wickets Against Sri Lanka (SL) in First (1st) ODI Cricket Match Series 2016 : There is a good news for the Cricket fans as the First ODI match between Australia (AUS) and Sri Lanka (SL) is now over. Australia has won the first of the five One Day Match against Sri Lanka by 3 Wickets. Australia was seen to be the winning contender of this match. As the result of AUS Vs SL 1st ODI Match result came as expected.

Today was the 1st One Day International Match of Cricket between two of the best countries of the World. Yes, AUS and SL both gave their best in this match. Ultimately, one has to win. And team Australia came to its form by winning the First ODI match.

Aus Vs SL series is going on in Sri Lanka. So Sri Lanka has an opportunity to show its best as it is the home ground for them. But Australia reversed this fact and name itself the first ODI match winner 2016.

Australia Vs Sri Lanka (AUS Vs SL) First (1st) ODI Match Series 2016 Written Updates, Match Winner :

It was a great cricket match played between the two countries. Before this ODI series, there was already a test match series played between the two countries. And the result was awesome. Sri Lanka whitewashed Australia in the Test series. Sri Lanka won all the three test matches played against Australia.

Australian players were not in form from quite some time that made Sri Lanka to show its best. And SL won the first, second and third test match by 106 runs, 229 runs and 163 runs respectively. It was a great performance by the players. From Sri Lanka, mostly the players are new and senior players are now retired. Now, its time for AUS to play a good Cricket against SL. And this has been shown in the First ODI Match 2016.

Australia Vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Match Winner Scorecard Details

AUS Vs SL First ODI Match Series

It was all started by winning the toss by Australia in today’s match. And they chooses to field first. Sri Lanka, it was LD Chandimal who scored 80 runs in 118 balls. This was the highest score made by any player from SL today. The second highest was that of Kusal Mendis who scored 67 runs in 95 balls. Other players were played an average innings. Sri Lanka played whole 50 overs and made 227 runs losing 8 wickets. However, this score is less in front of a strong contender like Australia.

From Australia there was a good partnership between Finch and Smith. However when they got out, there score began to increase very slow. Finch scored 56 runs in just 46 balls while captain Steven Smith scroed 58 runs in 92 balls. Their partnership made the innings more stronger. At the end Australia by losing 7 wickets scored 228 runs in 46.5 overs.

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The bowling of Sri Lanka was not too good as they given a lot of extras in the form of wides. While AUS bowlers gave just 3 extras in total. This factor also played a quite some role in the result of AUS VS SL 1st ODI Match. At the end Australia declared as Winner of the First Match of ODI Series. But there is still chance for SL to win the series as four matches are left.

AUS VS SL First (1st) ODI Match Series Full Scorecard 2016 :

Below is the final full scorecard of AUS and SL in First ODI Match Series 2016 :

SRI LANKA – 227/8


Batsman                              Runs             Balls           4s               6s

K Perera (wk)                          1                     2              –                  –

Dilshan                                   22                  27             2                 –

Kusal Mendis                        67                  95              6                 –

Chandimal                             80                 118            3                  –

Mathews (c)                             0                     4              –                  –

de Silva                                     2                     6              –                  –

Siriwardana                            19                   26             –                  –

T Perera                                   21                  14             3                 –

Dilruwan Perera                     10                    6             2                  –

Aponso                                       2                    2             –                  –


Bowler                               Overs             Maiden          Runs          Wickets

Starc                                     10                    1                      32                3

Hazlewood                           10                    –                      56                –

Faulkner                                10                   1                      38               4

Henriques                               9                    –                      48               1

Zampa                                      7                   –                       34               –

Head                                         4                   –                       18              –




Batsman                              Runs             Balls            4s               6s

Warner                                   8                    17               –                 –

Finch                                      56                   46               7                2

Smith (c)                                 58                   92              5                 –

Wade (wk)                               26                  34              –                  –

Bailey                                       39                   54              3                –

Henriques                                6                      7                –                –

Head                                         10                   17               1               –

Faulkner                                    5                       7                 –              –

Starc                                           5                      7                 –              –


Bowler                               Overs             Maiden          Runs          Wickets

Mathews                               7                      –                    33                  –

Dilshan                                3.5                    –                     25                 –

T Perera                                 5                     1                   25                 1

Aponso                                  10                    1                   27                 1

Siriwardana                           6                     –                    34                 –

Dilruwan Perera                   10                   –                     48                3

Sandakan                                5                    –                     33                2

Winner of AUS Vs SL 1st ODI Match Series 2016 – AUSTRALIA

Australia by winning this match is ahead of Sri Lanka by 1-0. But this is just a start to the ODI series. Four matches are still left. And the final result of Aus Vs SL ODI Series can be different. All the best to both the teams !

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