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.