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Photo Gallery: ICC World Cup 2019, Australia vs Sri Lanka

Zee Media Bureau | Jun 16, 2019, 00:38 AM IST
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Aaron Finch and Dimuth Karunaratne

Defending champions Australia will look to continue their dominance when they square off with Sri Lanka in the 20th match of the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup at The Oval in London on Saturday.Australia are heading into the clash with three wins from four matches they have played so far, while Sri Lanka have just one win from four matches they have played so far. Their last two clashes against Pakistan and Bangladesh were abandoned due to incessant rain.

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Sri Lanka win toss

Sri Lanka win the toss and elected to field first n the 20th match of the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup at The Oval in London on Saturday. Milinda Siriwardana has been named in Sri Lanka's line-up while Jason Behrendorff has been called into Australia Playing XI.

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Australia off to solid start

David Warner and Aaron Finch are off to a solid start as Australia crossed the 50-run mark in their first 10 overs. 

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Aaron Finch slams ton

Australian skipper Aaron Finch brought up his 14th ODI ton off just 97 balls. It was the first hundred by the Australian captain in the ICC World Cup 2019. 

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Steve Smith slams 50

Australian batsman Steve Smith scored a half-century off just off just 46 balls. He reached the mark by scoring a single off the third delivery of the 39th over from Nuwan Pradeep. 

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Glenn Maxwell shines with bat

Glenn Maxwell showcased some late fireworks with the bat to finish with an unbeaten 46 off 25 balls in World Cup 2019 clash against Sri Lanka. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/cricketcomau)

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Aaron Finch falls for 153

Australian skipper Aaron Finch fell for 153 after being caught by Sri Lankan skipper Dimuth Karunaratne at the cover on the fourth delivery of the 43rd over.(Photo Courtesy/Twitter@cricketcomau)

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Australia set 335-run target for Sri Lanka

Aaron Finch struck a blistering knock of 153 runs while Steve Smith well-supported him with 73 runs as Australia set a good target of 335 runs for Sri Lanka in the 20th match of the 2019 ICC World Cup.

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Dimuth Karunaratne slams 50

 Dimuth Karunaratne brought up a half-century off just 43 balls. He reached the mark with four runs by guiding the fourth delivery over midwicket in the 12th over. (Image Credit: Twitter/@cricketcomau)

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Kusal Perera brings up 50

Kusal Perera smashed a half-century off just 33 balls.He achieved the feat with a single off the last delivery from Mitchell Starc in the 14th over.(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@cricketcomau)

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Dimuth Karunaratne falls short of 100

Dimuth Karunaratne (97) fell three runs short of a maiden ODI hundred after being caught by Glenn Maxwell at gully on the first delivery of the 33rd over. 

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Mitchell Starc shines with ball

Mitchell Starc finished with the brilliant figures of four for 55 in his 10 overs. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/cricketcomau)

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Australia beat Sri Lanka

Aaron Finch struck a blistering knock of 153 runs before Mitchell Starc claimed a four-wicket haul as Australia beat Sri Lanka by 87 runs in the 20th match of the ICC World Cup at The Oval in London on Saturday. 

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