Mathews sets up Sri Lanka win over Australia at Sydney

Sri Lanka won the 1st Twenty20   International against Aussies  by five wickets at Sydney on Saturday Night. following Australia made  137 for 3 in their 20 overs, Sri Lanka replied among 139 for 5 in 18.5 overs.

David Warner had before put Australia in a fine position with a sparkling knock of 90 not out.The  Sri Lankan batsmen were forever in control of the run chase and they reached the target when Thisara Perera blasted Ben Laughlin for two successive sixes. Sri Lanka lead the two match series 1-0. David Warner named for the Man of the Award for his best knock.

The both  teams will meet again in the 2nd  and final match in Melbourne on Monday.

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