Dilshan Madushanka shines with best bowling figures for SL vs AUS in World Cups

Dilshan Madushanka
Dilshan Madushanka(Image: SLC)

The Sri Lanka bowler Dilshan Madushanka was impressive in the ICC event with his best bowling figures against Australia in World Cups.

Best bowling figures for SL vs AUS in World Cups

Australia is scheduled to play in the 14th match of the ICC World Cup 2023 against Sri Lanka on October 16 at Lucknow Stadium. Winning the toss Sri Lanka chose to bat. Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Perera opened the innings while Mitchell Starc opened the bowling attack.

The openers had a good start as Pathum scored 61 runs on 67 deliveries while Kusal Perera scored 78 runs on 82 balls and was sent out by Pat Cummins.

With the dismissal of the openers, other batters were sent out with low figures. Kusal Mendis scored 9 runs while Samarawickrama scored 8 runs and was sent out by Zampa. With the dismissal of Samarawickrama, Sri Lanka was down to four wickets.

Asalanka scored 25 runs and was sent out by Maxwell. The Australian bowlers were so intense as they dismissed Sri Lanka batters on low figures. Adam Zampa dismissed 4 wickets while Pat Cummins and Starc dismissed two wickets.

Glenn Maxwell dismissed one wicket. By the end, Sri Lanka scored 209 runs losing all 10 wickets in the 44th over.

With the target of 210 runs, Mitchell Marsh and David Warner opened the innings while Lahiru Kumara opened the bowling attack. David Warner scored 11 runs and was sent out by Dilshan Madushanka on lbw.

Steven Smith was sent out with a duck by Dilshan Madushanka while Mitchell Marsh was impressive as he scored 52 runs on 51 deliveries and was sent out on a run out.

With the dismissal of Marsh, Australia scored 81 runs losing 3 wickets on 15th over. Marnus Labuschagne scored 40 runs on 50 deliveries and was sent out by Dilshan Madushanka.

Josh Inglis scored 58 runs on 59 deliveries and was sent out by Dunith Wellalage. With Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis’ 31 and 20 runs, Australia won the match by scoring 215 runs in the 36th over losing 5 wickets.

The Sri Lanka Bowler has one of his best bowling figures for Sri Lanka against Australia in World Cups with his 3/38 and joins the list for best bowling returns for Sri Lanka.

He stands second with Chaminda Vaas topping the list with the best figure of 3/34 runs in the World Cup 2003.

Best bowling figures for SL vs AUS in World Cups

  • 3/34 – Chaminda Vaas, Gqeberha 2003
  • 3/38 – Dilshan Madushanka, Lucknow 2023*
  • 3/43 – Aravinda de Silva, Lahore 1996
  • 3/47 – Dilhara Fernando, Centurion 2003