Sri Lanka were defeated 2-1 in the home T20 series against Australia. At the same time, in the ODI series, the Asian team has taken a 2-1 lead against the Kangaroos.
The Australian team is facing a tough competition on the Sri Lanka tour. Dasun Shanaka did wonders in the last match of the first T20 series.
After that, after losing the first ODI, the team has now defeated the visiting team in two consecutive ODIs to take a 2-1 lead in the series.
Sri Lanka beat Australia by 6 wickets in the third match of the five-match ODI series.
At the same time, after 19 years, it happened that Sri Lanka defeated Australia in two back to back one-day matches.
Playing first in the third ODI of the series played in Colombo, Australia scored 291 runs for 6 wickets in 50 overs. Travis Head scored 70 not out off 65 balls and captain Aaron Finch made 62 runs.
For the hosts, Vandersay took the highest three wickets for 49 runs in 10 overs. After this, Pathum Nisanka and Niroshan Dickwella gave a decent start to Sri Lanka.
Nisanka scored 137 and Kusal Mendis scored 87 runs before retiring hurt to ensure the team's victory. Sri Lanka chased down the target of 292 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 48.3 overs.