Kulasekera helps Sri Lanka beat Australia

A fine swing bowling spell by Nuwan Kulasekera helped Sri Lanka beat Australia by 4 wickets in the third one day international at the Gabba today and lead the 5 match series 2-1.
Kulasekera took 5 wickets for 22 runs as the Australians were bowled out for 74 runs in 26.4 overs after the hosts won the toss and elected to bat first. Lasith Malinga took 3 wickets.
In reply the Sri Lankans wobbled but managed to score the winning runs in 20 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. T.M Dilshan scored 22 runs while wicketkeeper Kushal Perera was not out on 22. (Colombo Gazette)
 

Scorecard courtesy Cricinfo
Australia 74 (26.4 ov)
Sri Lanka 75/6 (20.0 ov)
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 180 balls remaining)
 
Australia innings (50 overs maximum)RB4s6sSR
View dismissalDA Warnerc Eranga b Mathews4110036.36
View dismissalPJ Hughesc Jayawardene b Kulasekara3140021.42
View dismissalMJ Clarke*b Kulasekara9261034.61
View dismissalDJ Husseyc †MDKJ Perera b Kulasekara461066.66
View dismissalGJ Baileylbw b Kulasekara01000.00
View dismissalMS Wadec Dilshan b Malinga8210038.09
View dismissalMC Henriquesb Kulasekara2200100.00
View dismissalMG Johnsonb Malinga2160012.50
MA Starcnot out22282078.57
View dismissalCJ McKayc †MDKJ Perera b Malinga08000.00
View dismissalXJ Dohertyc Mendis b Eranga15273055.55
Extras(lb 2, w 3)5
Total(all out; 26.4 overs)74(2.77 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Warner, 2.1 ov), 2-13 (Hughes, 5.3 ov), 3-21 (Hussey, 7.3 ov), 4-21 (Bailey, 7.4 ov),5-28 (Clarke, 11.1 ov), 6-30 (Henriques, 11.3 ov), 7-35 (Johnson, 14.6 ov), 8-38 (Wade, 16.5 ov), 9-40 (McKay, 18.3 ov),10-74 (Doherty, 26.4 ov)
BowlingOMRWEcon
View wicketAD Mathews401012.50
View wicketsKMDN Kulasekara1022252.20(3w)
View wicketsSL Malinga721432.00
NLTC Perera301404.66
View wicketRMS Eranga2.401214.50
Sri Lanka innings (target: 75 runs from 50 overs)RB4s6sSR
View dismissalDPMD Jayawardene*c Warner b McKay150020.00
View dismissalTM Dilshanc Clarke b Johnson22333066.66
View dismissalHDRL Thirimannec Warner b Johnson7241029.16
MDKJ Pereranot out22284078.57
View dismissalAD Mathewsc Starc b Johnson01000.00
View dismissalWU Tharangac Clarke b Starc12152080.00
View dismissalBMAJ Mendisc McKay b Starc2130015.38
NLTC Pereranot out4210200.00
Extras(lb 1, w 3, nb 1)5
Total(6 wickets; 20 overs)75(3.75 runs per over)
Did not bat KMDN KulasekaraSL MalingaRMS Eranga
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Jayawardene, 0.6 ov), 2-33 (Dilshan, 9.3 ov), 3-37 (Thirimanne, 11.1 ov), 4-37 (Mathews, 11.2 ov),5-63 (Tharanga, 15.5 ov), 6-71 (Mendis, 19.4 ov)
BowlingOMRWEcon
View wicketCJ McKay803113.87
View wicketsMA Starc702523.57(1nb, 2w)
View wicketsMG Johnson301133.66(1w)
MC Henriques20703.50
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Sri Lanka led the 5-match series 2-1
Player of the match KMDN Kulasekara (Sri Lanka)