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Sri Lanka beat Australia by 5 wickets in a last bowler thriller in first T20I

Sri Lanka beat Australia by 5 wickets in a last bowler thriller in first T20I

Lasith Malinga played his first international match in 12 months and claimed two wickets in two balls and took a couple of catches 

Indian Premier League 2017: Gujarat Lions rope in Mohammad Kaif as assistant coach

Indian Premier League 2017: Gujarat Lions rope in Mohammad Kaif as assistant coach

Kaif had a great stint with both the Indian U-19 and the senior team. He is the first U-19 Indian captain to win the World Cup

WATCH: Lasith Malinga destroys Aussie batsman's stumps on T20 comeback with unplayable ball

WATCH: Lasith Malinga destroys Aussie batsman's stumps on T20 comeback with unplayable ball

Malinga played his last international match in June 2016 in an Asia Cup match against UAE in which he injured his knee.

NZ vs AUS, 3rd ODI: Ross Taylor, Trent Boult guide Kiwis to 24-run victory as black-caps clinch series 2-0

NZ vs AUS, 3rd ODI: Ross Taylor, Trent Boult guide Kiwis to 24-run victory as black-caps clinch series 2-0

New Zealand wrapped up an eighth consecutive bilateral one-day series win at home, and move up the third spot on the ICC ODI Rankings.

ICC Rankings: Indian Captain Virat Kohli maintains top slot of batsman; India move to second spot in T20Is

ICC Rankings: Indian Captain Virat Kohli maintains top slot of batsman; India move to second spot in T20Is

Yuzvendra Chahal, who took six for 25 in the series decider, has rocketed 92 places to claim 86th position.

New Zealand vs Australia: Matthew Wade ruled out of ODI series due to injury, Aaron Finch to lead against Kiwis

New Zealand vs Australia: Matthew Wade ruled out of ODI series due to injury, Aaron Finch to lead against Kiwis

Wade hurt his back preparing for the opening match in Auckland on Monday and missed the six-run loss.

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Chris Lynn makes comeback as Aussies announce T20I squad for series against Sri Lanka

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Chris Lynn makes comeback as Aussies announce T20I squad for series against Sri Lanka

Aaron Finch leads the squad as they look to improve Australia`s current Twenty20 ranking of sixth in the world.

Aaron Finch named Australia's T20I captain for three-match series against Sri Lanka

Aaron Finch named Australia's T20I captain for three-match series against Sri Lanka

Wade, who recently hit his maiden ODI hundred, was named Australia’s captain late last week in the wake of an ankle injury to full-time skipper Steve Smith in the last VB Series ODI against Pakistan in Adelaide last Thursday.

Australia rest David Warner, recall Aaron Finch for upcoming ODI series against New Zealand

Australia rest David Warner, recall Aaron Finch for upcoming ODI series against New Zealand

Western Australian batsman Shaun Marsh is the only other change to the one-day side that have already won the current one-day series against Pakistan 3-1 with a match left to play in Adelaide on Wednesday.

Aus vs Pak: Chris Lynn, Billy Stanlake to make ODI debuts at Brisbane as hosts look to continue winning streak

Aus vs Pak: Chris Lynn, Billy Stanlake to make ODI debuts at Brisbane as hosts look to continue winning streak

Smith said he expected right-hander Lynn to play with the same freedom he has shown in Twenty20 Big Bash League.

Aus vs Pak: Chris Lynn, Billy Stanlake picked in ODI squad, Aaron Finch, George Bailey out

Aus vs Pak: Chris Lynn, Billy Stanlake picked in ODI squad, Aaron Finch, George Bailey out

Lynn has been in sensational form in the ongoing season of Big Bash League (BBL), while Queensland paceman Billy Stanlake was picked despite playing just two first-class appearances and four List A matches.

WATCH: Ashton Agar last ball six which sets the Internet on fire

WATCH: Ashton Agar last ball six which sets the Internet on fire

Scorchers won the match by four wickets. 

BBL 6: Aaron Finch, Brad Hogg star as Melbourne Renegades thrash Sydney Thunders by 49 runs

BBL 6: Aaron Finch, Brad Hogg star as Melbourne Renegades thrash Sydney Thunders by 49 runs

Renegades ride on their star power as they beat Thunders by 49 runs.

Big but not enough: How Australia ended up as worst team when it comes to defending 300+

Big but not enough: How Australia ended up as worst team when it comes to defending 300+

Proteas, even without their 'Superman' AB de Villiers, chased down the target with four balls remaining in the match.

South Africa vs Australia, 1st ODI: Quinton de Kock masterclass floors Aussies at Centurion​

South Africa vs Australia, 1st ODI: Quinton de Kock masterclass floors Aussies at Centurion​

A masterclass from South African opener Quinton de Kock floored Australia in the first game of the five-match one-day international series at Centurion on Friday.

Virat Kohli remains on top, Glenn Maxwell vaults into third spot in T20 rankings

Virat Kohli remains on top, Glenn Maxwell vaults into third spot in T20 rankings

Kohli is comfortably placed with 820 points but Maxwell has moved to 763 points, just eight less than Finch.

Australia's Chris Lynn, Aaron Finch to miss T20 series against Sri Lanka

Australia's Chris Lynn, Aaron Finch to miss T20 series against Sri Lanka

Opener Aaron Finch also injured a finger while fielding during the final ODI and will miss the two remaining T20 games, but will stay with the squad to assist with 12th man duties.

WATCH: BRUTAL! 50 off 18 balls - Aaron Finch demolishes Sri Lanka in 4th ODI

WATCH: BRUTAL! 50 off 18 balls - Aaron Finch demolishes Sri Lanka in 4th ODI

Finch's whirlwind knock produced 8 fours and 3 sixes.

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 4th ODI: Hastings, Finch, Bailey star as Aussies crush hosts; clinch series

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 4th ODI: Hastings, Finch, Bailey star as Aussies crush hosts; clinch series

Australia rode on Finch`s 19-ball 55 and an unbeaten 90 from Bailey to chase down 213 in 31 overs and take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series.

Aaron Finch blitz hits Dambulla: Opener posts joint-quickest fifty for an Australian

Aaron Finch blitz hits Dambulla: Opener posts joint-quickest fifty for an Australian

Finch started his innings with four successive fours.