Tillakaratne Dilshan's hundred sink Australia in tour opener
Tillakaratne Dilshan hammer a maiden Twenty20 century to place up Sri Lanka's 35-run success over Australia in the opening match on Saturday.
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Australia were controlled to 163-8, with opener David Warner top-scoring through a 31-ball 53 with the help out of two sixes and six fours.
Sri Lanka almost wrapped up the match when they summary Australia to 63-4 in the nine overs, with debutant off-spinner Dilruwan Perera responsibility the highest injure with three wickets.
Tillakaratne Dilshan attractive 16 runs to total his hundred in the last over bowled by pace-man Mitchell Johnson, but strike two sixes and as a lot of fours. His second fifty came off just 16 deliveries.
The Sri Lankan captain and Jeevan Mendis (29 not out off 19 balls) plunder 104 runs in the last 7.3 overs to help out their team set a firm target.
"I’m really pleased. Before on I batted a bit gradually but then played huge shots later on. It was a good quality toss to drop," thought Dilshan, who was named man of the match for his sparkling knockout.
"Perera did a enormous job. Mendis came and took a not many risks and when runs are coming from both ends, it is very hard for the bowling side."
Tillakaratne Dilshan, who also additional 52 runs partnership for the third wicket with Kumar Sangakkara (30), went for huge shots following 15 overs, beating four boundaries in an over from pace-man John Hastings and after that two sixes and as a lot of fours off Shane Watson.
"Complete thanks to Sri Lanka and Tillakaratne Dilshan. We were in the game for 13-14 overs, but Tillakaratne Dilshan took the game gone from us," thought Australia captain Cameron White.
Kumar Sangakkara was batting self-confidently earlier than driving Shane Watson without delay to Cameron White at mid-wicket. He strikes four boundaries in his 22-ball thump.
Pace-man bowlers Brett Lee, Johnson and Watson each took one wicket.
The 2th and final Twenty20 game will be played on the similar place on Monday.
Australia willpower also plays five one-day internationals and three Tests on their tour.