Commonwelath Bank ODI Series – SL v AUS – 2nd ODI

Tilekeratne Dilshan kept the momentum to support the fruitful opening partnership with Upul Tharanga.

Upul Tharanga made a composed 86 not out to bring stability to the Lankan innings.

Thisara Perera sent Ricky Ponting on his way after inducing a top edge off a short pitched delivery.

Murali accounted for the crucial wicket of Michael Hussey and kept Australia in check to bring Sri Lanka victory.