David Warner’s fifty helped Australia cruise to victory towards Sri Lanka on Thursday.© AFP
David Warner lastly discovered himself among the many runs as he smashed a half-century to assist Australia defeat Sri Lanka by seven wickets on Thursday of their T20 World Cup’s Tremendous 12 fixture on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium in Dubai. The Aussie opener performed a knock of 65 runs off 42 balls as his facet efficiently chased down a goal of 155 runs. Such was the importance of his knock that opposition captain Dasun Shanaka would maybe nonetheless be distraught by the truth that Warner may have been dismissed within the fifth over itself.
On the fourth supply of the fifth over, the 35-year-old tried to drag a brief ball by Dushmantha Chameera however bought a bit little bit of glove as an alternative and the ball flew to wicketkeeper Kusal Perera for a simple catch. However Perera could not handle to carry the ball as he dived for it, surprising his teammates and Sri Lankan cricket followers around the globe.
Right here is the video of the dropped catch:
On the time of the dropped catch, Warner had registered 18 runs off 10 balls.
Initially, Sri Lanka posted 154 for six in 20 overs with Perera top-scoring for his facet with a knock of 35 runs in 25 deliveries.
Adam Zampa, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc had been in glorious bowling kind and took two wickets every.
Chasing a goal of 155, Australia reached 155 for 3 in 17 overs. Apart from Warner’s knock, skipper Aaron Finch additionally made a noteworthy contribution and bagged 37 runs off 23 deliveries.
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