Australia beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in their 2nd Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup 2022 at the Perth Stadium(stadium in Burswood, Australia) on Tuesday, October 25.
New Zealand defeated the defending champions in their earlier match on Saturday. With a single win and 1 loss from 2 games, the Aussies are at present placed 4th in the group 1 points table.
Cricketer Marcus Stoinis starred for the hosts against Sri Lanka with a bludgeoning 17-ball 50-runs in the run chase. He appropriately received the Player of the game award for supporting Australia’s cruise toward winning.
The action that opens during the encounter between Sri Lanka and Australia amuse the fans. After the conclusion of the game, they took to social media networks to express their views by sharing hilarious memes.
Here are some of the best things:
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Sri Lanka gives a tough fight to Australia previously Marcus Stoinis’ blitzkrieg
After being put into bat primary, Sri Lanka scored to reach 157/6 on the back of contributions from Charith Asalanka (38) and Pathum Nissanka (40). Pat Cummins (1/36) initiated well in the powerplay but could not repeat the work in the death overs as he admitted 20 runs off the last over of the innings.
Australia lost David Warner’s wicket earlier in the difficult chase. Mitchell Marsh also did not have a great day as he is extinct for run-a-ball 17 in the 9th over. Maxwell came in after and hit a few lusty blows before outgoing in the 13th over.
Stoinis (59* off 18 balls) recorded the crease at this juncture with both teams still alive in the match. He modified the complexion of the whole game with his quickfire knock.
The 33-year-old also gave a many-needed facelift to his side’s net run rate by managing them to a comfortable 6-wicket win in 16.3 overs. Aaron Finch (31 off 42 balls) did not look in any beat from the onset and conflicted for timing throughout the innings.
Talking at the after-match presentation, Stoinis considered his sensational knock and said:
“Once I got in, the plan was to keep going. I was really nervous today being at home in Perth with my family and friends here. So, I was really nervous going into it, but really happy that we ended on putting up a clinic there.
“Mentally I was nice and fresh, I had a bit of time off looking after the side strain, it’s been sort of plaguing me on and off for a while now, but so far so good.”
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