Warner and Maxwell's tremendous innings, Stark-Cummins also shines, broken 5 big records
The first match of the series of 3 T20 matches between Australia and Sri Lanka was played in Adelaide today, in which Australia has defeated Sri Lanka by a big margin of 134 runs.
After losing the toss in this match, the Australian team came out to bat first and scored a mountain of 233 runs for 2 wickets in 20 overs.
Opener David Warner hit a 100-run knock, hitting a brilliant century, during which Warner faced 56 balls and blew 10 fours and 4 sixes.
Apart from them, captain Aaron Finch scored 64 off 36 balls and Maxwell scored 62 runs from just 28 balls.
In reply, Sri Lanka's team could only manage 99 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs, with Shanaka scoring the highest 17 runs for Sri Lanka.
Adam Jampa took 3 wickets for Australia while Stark and Cummins took 2–2 wickets each.
Broken 5 big records
1- Warner became the first batsman in the world to score a T20 century on his birthday.
2- This is David Warner's first century in 71 T20 matches, before this, Warner had scored 13 half-centuries.
3- Warner became the fourth Australian batsman to score a century in T20 international cricket, before which Maxwell, Finch and Watson have scored centuries for Australia.
4- Warner has become the 9th highest run-scorer in T-20 international cricket, with Warner scoring 1892 runs in 71 matches.
5- David Warner has become the number 1 batsman for Australia in most T20 international sixes, with Warner coming first with Watson hitting 83 sixes.