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ICC CWC 2019 match 20 highlights: Aus beat SL by 87 runs; Finch, Starc star

Leading from the front, skipper Aaron Finch stroked his way to a majestic 153, propelling Australia cricket team to a challenging 334. Check Sri Lanka vs Australia Live score and match commentary here

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Aaron Finch
Aaron Finch. Photo: Reuters
In today’s first match of cricket world cup 2019 (CWC), Leading from the front, skipper Aaron Finch stroked his way to a majestic 153, propelling Australia cricket team to a challenging 334 for seven against Sri Lanka cricket team at The Kennington Oval in London. Finch forged two crucial partnerships -- 80 with his opening partner David Warner (26) and 173 with Steve Smith (73 off 59) for the third wicket -- in his 132-ball knock which is his 14th ODI hundred. He punished the Lankan bowlers with 15 fours and five sixes, two of them gigantic. Glenn Maxwell provided the late charge with an unbeaten 25-ball 46 but Sri Lanka tied things a bit in the end. Head to head, Australia have an edge as they won 60 out of 97 matches while 33 matches won by Sri Lanka.


Here are the playing 11 of both the teams

Australia playing 11: Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Steven Smith, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Jason Behrendorff.

Sri Lanka playing 11: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Kusal Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Milinda Siriwardana, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Pradeep.


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ICC CWC 2019, MATCH 20: SL vs Aus LIVE streaming
 
Sri Lanka vs Australia world cup match will start at 3:00 pm IST. The match will be broadcast live on Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 2 in English Commentary and on Star Sports Hindi HD, in Hindi Commentary. You can also live stream SL vs AUS cricket match on the Hotstar app and the Hotstar website.
 
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