Australia set 169-run target for Lanka
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Australia made 168 for five against Sri Lanka in a World Twenty20 Super Eights match here on Sunday after winning the toss.
White (85*) and Hussey (39*) stood tall amidst ruins as Australia set 169-run target for Sri Lanka in the Super 8s match of the Twenty20 World Cup.
Australia skipper Michael Clarke won the toss and decided to bat against Sri Lanka in a Super Eight game with the winner''s prize being a semifinal berth.
S. Watson b Mathews 1
D. Warner c Jayawardene b Randiv 9
B. Haddin c Jayasuriya b Mathews 15
M. Clarke b Randiv 14
D. Hussey st Sangakkara b Randiv 0
C. White not out 85
M. Hussey not out 39
Extras (lb2, w1, nb2) 5
Total (5 wkts, 20 overs) 168
Did not bat: S Smith, M Johnson, S Tait, D Nannes
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Watson), 2-20 (Haddin), 3-30 (Warner), 4-30 (D Hussey), 5-67 (Clarke)
Bowling: Mathews 4-0-24-2; Welegedara 4-0-40-0 (1nb, 1w); Randiv 4-0-20-3; Malinga 4-0-40-0; Mendis 4-0-42-0 (1nb)
Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara (capt/wkt), Chamara Kapugedera, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Sanath Jayasuriya, Lasith Malinga, Ajantha Mendis, Suraj Randiv, Chanaka Welegedara
Umpires: Ian Gould (ENG) and Rudi Koertzen (RSA)
TV umpire: Billy Doctrove (WIS)
Match referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL)