Srilanka beat india by 5 wickets-T20

Sri_Lanka_beat_7313Srilanka won the opening match of the T-20 series against Australia beating the hosts by 5 wickets in the Sydney Olympic Stadium on Saturday.Two towering sixes on consecutive balls from Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera sealed an appropriate win for that site visitors, who’ve now beaten Australia within their last four T20s.Some superb bowling from Sri Lankan pair Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Kulasekara, which in fact had earlier restricted the Aussies to 137-3 using their 20 overs, setup the win. The Sri Lankans arrived at the prospective with seven balls to spare and therefore are now guaranteed of retaining their number 1 ranking no matter what goes on within the second and final match in Melbourne on Monday. However, Mathews performed with patience and stored the scoreboard ticking to slowly move the Sri Lankans to within striking distance, setting the complement for Perera’s large striking in the end.