Published on February 19th, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar0
Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Geelong, 2017 – Statistical highlights
Sri Lanka’s highest successful chase, Asela Gunaratne’s best effort at Number 5 and Australia’s eighth defeat against Sri Lanka in T20Is. Here are the statistical highlights of second T20Is between Australia and Sri Lanka.
176 Highest successful chase from Sri Lanka against Australia in T20Is. Their previous successful chase against Australia was in the previous game when they chase 169, against on last ball.
8 Defeat for Australia against Sri Lanka, second-most against a team for them. They have lost 9 games against India, which is their worst record against a team in T20Is.
84 Unbeaten runs score by Asela Gunaratne at number 5, top score by Sri Lanka batsmen at that position. Angelo Mathews had a previous best score of 81 not out at this position.
4 Wickets taken by Nuwan Kulasekarain this match, second-best by Sri Lanka bowlers against Australia in T20Is. Ajantha Mendis with a figure of 6 for 16 in 2011, had the best effort by Sri Lanka bowlers against the same opponent.
52 Runs added by Asela Gunaratne and Chamara Kapugedera for the sixth wicket, the highest partnership at this position by Sri Lanka against Australia. Dinesh Chandimal and Chamara Kapugedera had added 44 at that position last year was the previous best partnership.