Lack of partnerships upfront did us: Jayawardene

Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene rued the lack of partnerships upfront as they lost to Australia by 16 runs in the last and decisive final of the cricket tri-series on Thursday.

Australia fined for slow over-rate

Australia were today fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its 16-run win over Sir Lanka in the third and final ODI of the best-of-three finals of the tri-series on Thursday.

We will have a couple of tricks up our sleeve: Arthur

Australia coach Micky Arthur on Wednesday promised that his team will have some tricks up its sleeves to defeat Sri Lanka in Thursday`s tri-series decider.

Australia take on Sri Lanka with India praying for Oz win

Indian cricketers and millions of their fans would be unified in praying for an Australian victory when the hosts take on Sri Lanka in the last but the most crucial league match of the ODI tri-series on Friday.